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Woman's World

April 26, 2021
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A great week made easy! Woman's World is written for the traditional, family-oriented working woman. Each issue delivers a feel-good mix of heart-warming human interest stories, practical everyday solutions for work and home, and mouth-watering recipes.

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United States
Heinrich Bauer NA
52 Issues

in this issue

4 min.
fill your week with smiles!

THURSDAY, APRIL 29 PEACE ROSE DAY Brighten your day! Celebrate the day with a beautiful bouquet! “Variegated garden roses, such as Peace Roses, give a refreshing and vibrant feeling,” says Mayra Spillane, owner of The Singing Florist in Chula Vista, California. “The blooms add a burst of joy—it’s the perfect display for spring!” To create this arrangement: Fill a 7"-tall vase with water, then snip rose stems to 8" to 12". Remove thorns and most of the leaves, leaving only the top leaves for greenery. Add roses to the vase, placing the tallest roses in the center and adding shorter ones all around to create fullness. RIDDLE OF THE WEEK The perfect fit I come in different shapes and sizes. Parts of me are curved; other parts are straight. You can put me anywhere you like,…

3 min.
relax and have fun this week

ABC Root for your favorites at the Oscars! Get a dose of virtual glamour when Hollywood heavyweights salute the year’s best movies at the 93rd annual Academy Awards. In this year’s Best Supporting Actress category, The Father’s Olivia Colman goes head-to-head with Hillbilly Elegy’s Glenn Close, but could Amanda Seyfried’s performance in Mank take home the trophy? For Best Picture, early buzz has Nomadland taking the top prize and its director, Chloé Zhao, winning Best Director. In the Best Actor category, it looks like the late Chadwick Boseman is the favorite. See who wins on April 25. BRITBOX Take a break with Kate and Koji! See what happens when an unlikely friendship develops between Kate Abbott, a working-class woman who runs an old-fashioned seaside café, and a regular customer named Koji, a doctor from Africa…

1 min.
it happened this week!

• Growing Pains aired its final episode in 1992. It picked up nine awards—including two Emmys—over the course of its seven-year run. • Chanel No. 5 debuted in 1921. It’s been said that Coco Chanel picked the fifth sample that the perfumer presented to her, leading to the moniker N°5. • Roberta Flack’s “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” topped the charts in 1972. It was her breakout hit and remained at #1 for six weeks. • Beauty and the Beastdebuted on Broadway in 1994. All eight original songs from the movie were used in the musical. • The ice cream waffle cone became popularized at the World’s Fair held in St. Louis in 1904.…

2 min.
this week’s best new books

Fiction COZY MYSTERY A Death Long Overdue by Eva Gates Chaos, danger and adventure ensue on the coast of North Carolina in this thrilling new whodunit in the Lighthouse Library Mystery series. When Lucy Richardson attends her 40th anniversary college reunion with library director Bertie, the women take a walk down to the pier. To their shock, they discover the former Lighthouse Library director lifeless in the water. Now, Lucy must find the culprit—or else! HISTORICAL FICTION When Stars Rain Down by Angela Jackson-Brown Readers are transported back to 1936 Georgia in this rich, emotionally gripping story. Opal Pruitt senses things are off in her town, and she hopes it won’t overshadow her upcoming 18th birthday. But soon, race relations reach a boiling point in her small community. Meanwhile, Opal navigates her relationship with her grandma, her employer…

4 min.
“this purrfect kitty healed so many lonely hearts!”

“This is your new foster cat, Tommy!” Christy Santoro’s heart swelled as she scooped up the kitten before her, rubbing his head as he purred gently in her arms. He’s such a sweet, mellow boy, Christy mused—an amazing characteristic in a cat who had been through so much in his short life. Just 4 weeks old, little Tommy had been taken in by the Animal Network in Las Vegas and suffered from a bad eye infection that severely limited his sight. Having had experience raising cats with disabilities, Christy immediately signed on to foster the kitten, but after just a day with Tommy, she knew their bond was too strong to ever let him go. “There’s just something so special about him,” she’d say to herself, watching the youngster grow sweeter and…

1 min.
get your pet therapycertified!

1 Look for these traits! “A great therapy pet has an affinity for people,” says Dr. Annie Valuska, Ph.D., a behavioral expert for Purina Cat Chow. “Your pet must have a calm temperament, respond to commands and be litter-box and harness trained.” Pets must also be 1 year old, have lived with their owner for six months and have no history of aggression. 2 Apply for certification To register your pet through Pet Partners, visit PetPartners.org/catchow, says Dr. Valuska. Click “Pet Partners therapy animal team,” create an account, then click “Start my volunteer registration.” Next, complete the handler’s course online and visit your vet to complete your pet’s health evaluation. Then schedule an evaluation to test your pet’s skills. Once your pet has passed the test, there is a one-time $95 fee to…