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Woman's World August 12, 2019

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.

Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
Heinrich Bauer Publishing, L. P.
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52 Issues

IN THIS ISSUE

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fill your week with smiles!

TUESDAY, AUGUST 13 NATIONAL PROSECCO DAY Enjoy a sparkling sip! Beat the August heat with a refreshing prosecco cocktail. We asked the pros in the Woman’s World test kitchen for an easy recipe, and they offered up this irresistible sip. Bubbly, sweet and tangy, it’s the perfect way to celebrate the day! Prosecco Sunrise Cocktail: Combine ¼ cup of triple sec, 3 Tbs. of Campari and 2 Tbs. of sweet vermouth. Divide between 2 champagne flutes. Tilt flute and slowly pour 4–6 oz. of chilled prosecco down inside of each. Garnish with lemon zest twists. Serves 2 SATURDAY, AUGUST 17 NATIONAL I LOVE MY FEET DAY Treat your feet! No need to hit the spa to show your tootsies some love—you can give them a feel-good massage right at home! Podiatrist Suzanne Levine, D.P.M., says you’ll…

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relax and have fun this week

MOVIE Embark on an adventure with Where’d You Go, Bernadette This inspiring comedy will have you laughing, crying and wondering what your next adventure might be! Meet Bernadette (Cate Blanchett), a loving yet reclusive mother who, years ago, had left her job as a famous architect to care for her husband and daughter, Bee. After struggling with the feeling that something is missing, Bernadette suddenly sneaks away without a word just before a family vacation to Antarctica. Upon receiving the opportunity of a lifetime, she reconnects with her creative passions and takes a leap of faith that sends her on an epic journey, jump-starting her second act in life and leading to her triumphant rediscovery. See it in theaters on August 16. TV: HGTV Wow at the home makeovers from Mountain Mamas! Enjoy a bit…

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it happened this week!

• Bonnie and Clyde, starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, was released in movie theaters in 1967. It was originally panned by critics! • Halle Berry was born in 1966. Before scoring Oscars, she was the Miss USA runner-up in 1986. • The lava lamp was patented in 1964. Initially dubbed the “Astro Globe,” it was invented by a British accountant who was inspired by an egg timer! • Bambi debuted in theaters in 1942. Of all his animated feature films, it was reportedly Walt Disney’s personal favorite. • The song “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. topped charts in 1984—the theme song to the hit movie was also nominated for a Grammy!…

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this week’s best new books

Fiction MAGICAL REALISM The Book Charmer by Karen Hawkins Brimming with enchanting charm, this sweet saga follows Sarah Dove, a librarian who has a rare gift: Books speak to her. When Sarah’s books reveal that the fate of her sleepy town is in the hands of a displaced city girl named Grace, Sarah must use compassion, friendship, magic and the help of an especially wise book to convince Grace to help. A heartwarming and mesmerizing testament to the power of a good book. COZY MYSTERY Knot on Her Life by Mary Marks In the seventh book of Mary Marks’ beloved Quilting Mystery series, avid quilter and sometimes-sleuth Martha Rose takes in young Poppy Halaby, an orphan whose parents were murdered by a killer who was never caught. With the predator still on the loose and Poppy’s foster mom…

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“when we lift up one another, we all shine brighter!”

Sonja Perkins sat at her kitchen table smiling as she recalled the wonderful holiday party she had attended the night before. Her heart swelled thinking of the mountain of gifts the San Francisco Firefighters Toy Program had collected for children in need, and the California mom found herself wanting to do even more to help their cause. Picking up the phone, Sonja dialed the organizer of the program. “Is there anything else you need?” she asked. The woman expressed gratitude for all they had received, but admitted they could use more items for teenage girls, who tended to receive fewer gifts than the younger kids. “I had no idea!” Sonja said, arranging to send a check to help out. But as she hung up, she couldn’t stop thinking about it. If these girls don’t…

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three free “gifts” that change lives!

1 A joy-boosting word “To the brain, receiving a compliment is the same reward as being given money!” says Norihiro Sadato, a professor at the National Institute for Physiological Sciences in Japan. In fact, research shows that receiving even a small compliment can enhance performance and happiness in mere seconds. 2 An attentive gaze Making eye contact for 20 seconds of every minute while in conversation can strengthen bonds, say Scottish researchers. Relationship expert AJ Harbinger, Ph.D., explains, “Making eye contact 30% of the time not only helps people remember what you say, but increases rapport and listening.” 3 Distraction-free time When it comes to boosting joy, health and longevity, studies show that spending quality time with others is more effective than getting a raise at work. Experts suggest that scheduling just 30 smartphone-free minutes…

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