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Woman's World September 30, 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.

United States
Heinrich Bauer Publishing, L. P.
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52 Issues

in this issue

3 min.
fill your week with smiles!

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4 NATIONAL TACO DAY Go bold with flavor! Who needs Taco Tuesday? Turn Friday into a fiesta with these tips from Katy Velazquez, corporate executive chef for Qdoba Mexican restaurants. “Anything can go in a taco,” she says. “Grilled fish, roasted vegetables, canned beans, crispy potatoes, leftover braised meats…pair it with warm tortillas, fresh herbs and a delicious salsa, and you’ve got a taco!” To take your tacos to the next level, she suggests adding Mexican cheese and something crunchy for texture, like raw onions or crushed nuts. SEPTEMBER 29–OCTOBER 4 NATIONAL FALL FOLIAGE WEEK Enjoy nature! Take time this week to tune in to the beauty all around you as the leaves start changing color. Researchers reporting in the journal Psychological Science found that people who were prompted to focus on patterns…

3 min.
relax and have fun this week

THEATER Dance the night away with Donna Summer’s hits! Marvel at the story behind a music icon! Summer: The Donna Summer Musical takes you on an incredible journey of a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven who went from the gospel choir to a dance floor diva. You’ll hear more than 20 of her classic hits including “Hot Stuff,” “Love to Love You Baby” and “Last Dance.” The national tour kicks off on September 29 and visits cities across the country. For more information or to hear the cast album, check out TheDonnaSummerMusical.com. NETFLIX Have a laugh with Jeff Dunham and friends! What do a talking jalapeño on a stick and a curmudgeonly retiree have in common? They’re both voiced by ventriloquist Jeff Dunham—and now you can take in all the antics at…

1 min.
it happened this week!

• Little Women by Louisa May Alcott was published in 1868. The classic novel has since inspired three plays, eight films, six TV adaptations and two musicals! • John Mellencamp scored his first and only number-one hit with “Jack and Diane” in 1982. • The Flintstones debuted in 1960. It was the first animated show to last more than two seasons in prime time. • Dr. No, the first James Bond film, was released in 1962—it was Sean Connery’s breakthrough role, and he went on to star as 007 in six more films. • Kelly Ripa was born in 1970. She and husband Mark Consuelos co-starred as love interests on All My Children before tying the knot in 1996.…

2 min.
this week’s best new books

Fiction ROMANCE Met Her Match by Jude Deveraux A master of swoon-worthy love stories, Jude Deveraux has sold more than 50 million steamy novels full of humor and heart, and her latest is no exception. Terri Rayburn is used to ignoring the vicious small-town gossip that’s tarnished her reputation. But when she strikes up a friendship with—and intense attraction to—handsome Nate Taggert, he’s determined to discover the source of the rumors… but can he handle the truth? HISTORICAL FICTION A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier Bestselling author Tracy Chevalier, known for her beloved novel Girl with a Pearl Earring, is back with another immersive tale. It’s 1932 and Violet Speedwell has lost her fiancé in the war. Facing spinsterhood, Violet moves to Winchester, where she takes a job embroidering the church kneelers for one of England’s…

3 min.
“one act of pure love can change hundreds of lives for the better!”

“That’s right,” Phil Pavone said, speaking into the phone from his Norwich, Connecticut, shop, AZ Pawn. “I want to put an ad in the paper to give away two motorized wheelchairs.” “These aren’t just wheelchairs we’re giving out: These are gifts of independence and hope!” It had been months since the pawn broker had acquired the chairs, but with no buyers, he decided to just donate them. His plan was to solicit letters from a handful of people, asking them to tell him why they needed the chairs. But Phil was shocked when his mailbox was flooded with more than 60 letters from people who couldn’t afford a chair of their own. “I never imagined this many people would reply,” Phil sighed, his heart aching for each of them. Just a year earlier,…

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3 ways to warm hearts with refurbished goods!

Spark smiles with upcycled toys To spread joy to little ones whose families may have hit hard times, simply clean up and repair gently used toys and donate them to the Stuffed Animals for Emergencies (SAFE) organization. Log on to StuffedAnimalsForEmergencies.org to find guidelines for donations and tips for hosting a toy drive in your area! Create a cozy home with rehabbed furniture Refreshing old furniture with a new coat of paint or fresh polish can turn a house into a home for a person in need. Habitat ReStores accepts all types of household items, from tables to dressers to bed frames. Simply visit Habitat.org and enter your ZIP code to schedule a pickup to rehome your cherished pieces. “Sew” in hope with a new suit Give gently worn suits and dresses a new hem…