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Woman's World May 31, 2021

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 NA
R 36,04
R 897,18
52 Issues

in this issue

3 min
fill your week with smiles!

MONDAY, MAY 31 MEMORIAL DAY Remember the fallen Salute the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country with a patriotic bouquet featuring red poppies, a symbol of remembrance of military sacrifice. To make this stand-up arrangement: Fill a 6"-tall vase halfway with soaked floral foam. Cut 3 handfuls each of red poppies, white chamomile daisies and blue cornflowers to 10". Press stems into the foam, creating a rounded shape. Wrap a rubber band around the vase and tuck 24 wheat sprigs under the rubber band until covered. To finish, tie a twine bow around the band. RIDDLE OF THE WEEK An open-and-shut case Q: I ask no questions but require many answers. What am I? Answer in lower-right corner SUNDAY, MAY 30 NATIONAL MINT JULEP DAY Raise a glass! End your weekend with a spectacularly…

3 min
relax and have fun this week

APPLE TV+ Thrill at the twists and turns with Lisey’s Story! Get lost in author Stephen King’s supernatural love story about a woman who is forced to face memories of her marriage that she has blocked out of her mind. The limited series follows Lisey (played by Julianne Moore) two years after the death of her husband—world-famous author Scott Landon—as she tries to keep his secrets safe from people who will do anything to get their hands on the unpublished documents he left behind…even if it means destroying her. See the first of eight episodes on June 4. DISCOVERY+ Get creative with Clipped! Pull your garden shears out of the shed and get inspired by a one-of-a-kind topiary competition featuring Martha Stewart as one of the judges. In the six-episode series, seven artists create breathtaking,…

1 min
it happened this week!

• Sleepless in Seattle hit theaters in 1993. It was one of three films Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan did together. • A patent for the radio was filed in 1896. The first radios for home use were sold in 1920 and cost $35 —that’s about $464 today! • Kraft Velveeta Cheese was made available in 1928. It was originally invented to salvage broken cheese wheels. • Daredevil Evel Knievel famously jumped his motorcycle over 16 cars lined up in a row in 1967. Prior to his fame, he was an insurance salesman. • Lesley Gore’s “It’s My Party” topped charts in 1963. Recorded when she was just 16 years old, the song was her first and only #1 hit.…

2 min
this week’s best new books

Fiction ROMANCE The Soulmate Equation by Christina Lauren Heartwarming, charming and funny, this novel penned by best friend author duo Christina Lauren is swoon-worthy! When lonely single mom Jess Davis is ready to date again, she finds GeneticAlly, a matchmaking company that uses DNA to locate your soulmate. When she’s told she’s 98% compatible with the stuck-up GeneticAlly founder Dr. River Pena, she starts to question everything. A sweet, smart love story. COZY MYSTERY Independent Bones by Carolyn Haines Danger and adventure ensue in this whodunit starring sassy private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney. When Dr. Alala Diakos arrives in town to teach at Ole Miss, controversy comes with her. During a heated equal pay speech, the crowd gets unruly…then Sarah Booth finds a rifle in the bushes. The next day, a notorious bad guy is found dead and…

4 min
“these 4-legged heroes give love and support to veterans!”

Laura Barker made her way down the hall of the Portsmouth, Virginia, Veterans’ Hospital, where her Marine son, Nick, was recovering from wounds he suffered in Afghanistan. But as she passed one room, Laura suddenly stopped. The soldier, who had lost a leg and sustained head trauma, was usually angry and agitated. But today he was all smiles—thanks to licks and nuzzles from a visiting therapy dog. As a longtime volunteer trainer for search and rescue dogs, Laura knew how soothing an animal’s presence could be. Yet even she would be amazed at just how life-changing that moment would soon become—for her and dozens of other heroes. A new source of hope A few months later, back home in Exeter, New Hampshire, a couple looking for a new pet came to check out…

1 min
3 ways to make a difference this memorial day!

1 Say thanks to a soldier! Visit SoldiersAngels.org to express your gratitude to soldiers, veterans and their families. Click “Get support,” then “Family support” and “Cards Plus Team” to register to receive the names and addresses to send letters and thank-you notes to. Know a veteran? Fill out the form to have cards sent to them on their birthday or holidays. 2 Grant a veteran’s wish! Partner with Hope For The Warriors organization to help make wishes come true for veterans’ families. Go to HopeForTheWarriors.org, click “Programs and Services,” then “Transition,” then “Warrior’s Wish” to make a donation, volunteer or give back to those who have served. 3 Walk for the fallen! Walk a virtual race and raise money for Operation Gratitude, a nonprofit that helps military heroes by visiting VirtualRunEvents.com. Simply click “Shop Races”…