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Woman's World

June 28, 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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52 Issues

in this issue

3 min.
fill your week with smiles!

THURSDAY, JULY 1 AMERICAN ZOO DAY Score some giggles Next time you visit the zoo, swing by the orangutan exhibit for some entertainment! The trick to catching the animals at their best? Be patient, says Rick Schwartz, ambassador for San Diego Zoo Global. “Many people see the orangutans in the trees relaxing, so they move on. But if you stay, you may see them engage with their environment and one another quite a lot,” he says. “And if you’re fortunate enough, you may even catch the younger ones playing!” No orangutans at your zoo? Check out the zoo’s ape cam (Zoo.SanDiegoZoo.org/cams/ape-cam). JOKE OF THE WEEK License to thrill A man was startled when a car came barreling through the bushes in his yard. He rushed to help the driver and said, “You’re quite elderly to…

3 min.
relax and have fun this week

ON DEMAND Thrill at the twists with Six Minutes to Midnight! Uncover the exciting truth in this spy thriller based on true-life events. Just days before World War II breaks out, English teacher Thomas Miller arrives at Augusta Victoria College, a school for the daughters of Germany’s most influential families, run by headmistress Miss Rocholl (Judi Dench). After Miller’s predecessor shows up dead, he begins doing investigating of his own and ends up a murder suspect on the run from the police and part of a secret espionage plot. Stream it now to find out what happens. UPTV Fall in love with A Whirlwind Wedding! Love is in the air for more than just the bride and groom at this wedding! Talented event planner Darcy returns to her hometown to plan her mother’s wedding, but…

2 min.
this week’s best new books

Fiction HISTORICAL ROMANCE The Wisteria Society of Lady Scoundrels by India Holton Readers are transported back to the Victorian era in this witty, endearing tale starring Cecilia Bassingwaite, who is both a lady and a thief in the Wisteria Society crime sorority. She soon meets Ned Lightbourne, an assassin who is under orders to kill her from Captain Morvath. But when sparks fly between them, the duo team up to save the Wisteria Society from the one trying to take them out! FAMILY SAGA The Stepsisters by Susan Mallery Bestselling author of more than 20 heartfelt novels, Susan Mallery’s latest is a touching saga of two women, Daisy and Sage, who used to be stepsisters. Their “sibling” rivalry ends up coming between them for 18 years. But when their other sister, Cassidy, needs them, they finally put aside…

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“these special best friends prove love heals all hearts!”

“Maybe we need to accept that it’s never going to happen,” Michaela Robbins said sadly to her husband, Dave. The Pittsburgh couple had been trying to adopt for four years, but they still didn’t have a child to call their own. Longing to share their love, in August of 2019, Michaela and Dave decided to volunteer at a local facility that helped infants and children transition from hospital care to home. They were planning on cuddling babies. But the first day they went, Dave and Michaela were told there weren’t any babies available. But there was a little boy who needed some attention: Noah, a lively redheaded spitfire, who was 4 years old at the time. He had been born with arthrogryposis, a disorder that, along with growth, feeding and breathing issues,…

1 min.
3 surprising health benefits of friendship!

1 Slashes stress! Knowing you have supportive friends cuts stress hormone production by 25%, reduces blood pressure by as much as 12 points and improves immunity, says Joseph C. Maroon, M.D., a professor of neurological surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. And it’s easy to get the benefits! A Brigham Young University study found that simply chatting with a friend for 10 minutes a day can boost health and longevity by 50%. 2 Jump-starts joy! Spending time each week with a friend has been shown to cut your risk of blue moods in half and lift spirits 67% faster if you’re feeling blah, say British researchers. Their studies show that one-on-one time spurs the brain’s production of oxytocin, a feel-good hormone that helps you bounce back fast from life’s curveballs. Short on time?…

2 min.
boost your mood in sunny style!

Paint on a sunny mani! Simply follow this quick, easy how-to from QuixiiNails.blogspot.com ❏ Light blue polish (like Wet n Wild Wild Shine Nail Color in Putting on Airs, $1, RiteAid.com) ❏ Yellow polish (like Smart Nail Lacquer in Yellow, $2, KikoCosmetics.com) ❏ Nail art brush (like Soft-Grip Script Liner Brush, $3, Michaels.com) ❏ Top coat 1 Paint all nails with two coats of blue; let dry. 2 Use the yellow polish to draw a semicircle in the corner of each nail, then fill in. 3 Dip the nail art brush into the yellow polish and use it to draw the sun’s rays; let dry. 4 Seal with top coat and let dry completely. Splash; Getty; Backgrid. Text: Victoria Conn…