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Woman's World August 9, 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.

Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
Heinrich Bauer NA
Frequency:
Weekly
R 36,04
R 897,18
52 Issues

in this issue

3 min
fill your week with smiles!

JOKE OF THE WEEK Life in the fast lane A turtle is crossing the road when he’s mugged by two snails. When the police show up, they ask him what happened. The shaken turtle replies, “I don’t know. It all happened so fast!” SUNDAY, AUGUST 8 MELON DAY Sip fruity, fizzy delish! Celebrate melon season with a slushie cocktail loaded with sweet cantaloupe, courtesy of the mixologists in the Woman’s World test kitchen. To make Melon-Mango Zingers: In batches if necessary, puree 4 cups of cubed cantaloupe in a food processor until smooth. Transfer to ice-filled pitcher. Stir in 1⅓ cups of orange-mango juice (like Simply Orange Juice with Mango), ¼ cup of lime juice, 2 tsp. of grated, peeled fresh ginger and ¾ cup of citrus vodka until blended. Top with orange-flavored seltzer. Garnish…

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1 min
start your week with a laugh!

Q What’s a bumblebee’s favorite kind of candy? A Bumblegum! Kids are fUnNy! The other day, I was watching my young grandsons, Eli and Noah, play outside. As they chatted about various topics, I heard 4-year-old Eli ask, “Hey Noah, do you know what the five senses are?” to which 6-year-old Noah replied, “Sure! They’re called nickels!” —L.F., Winter Park, FL Getty (4); Adobe Stock; Lines + Angles. Text: Shay Trotter…

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3 min
relax and have fun this week

MUSIC Remember the good times with Trisha Yearwood’s iconic songs! Where were you when you first heard Trisha Yearwood’s 1991 mega-hit “She’s in Love with the Boy”? Get that carefree feeling again, 30 years later, when the country icon releases a new acoustic version of the song on the deluxe edition of her 2019 album, Every Girl, available August 13. The full-length album also has two more unreleased songs, including a piano ballad, “I Dare You to Love,” and a must-hear cover of the A Star Is Born smash hit “Shallow,” on which she duets with her superstar husband, Garth Brooks. DISCOVERY+ Have a laugh with Well Done! Tickle your funny bone with this new show that combines comedian Sebastian Maniscalco’s love of comedy and his passion for food. With appearances by his wife, Lana,…

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2 min
this week’s best new books

Fiction YOUNG ADULT The Right Side of Reckless by Whitney D. Grandison This romantic, feel-good story follows opposites Guillermo Lozano, who is new in town and hopes to shed his “bad boy” past, and Regan London, a “good girl” who is starting to crack under all the pressure to be perfect. At first, the pair dislike each other, but soon Guillermo starts to understand Regan and sparks fly. When it comes to the heart, sometimes you have to be a little reckless. COZY MYSTERY A Deadly Deletion by Lorna Barrett Quirky adventure and chaos ensue in this whodunit—the latest in the Booktown series by bestselling author Lorna Barrett. Tricia Miles is torn between two men, Marshall Chambers and Grant Baker. But when Marshall is purposely hit by a car and killed, Tricia feels terrible. As secrets…

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2 min
what’s your favorite beach read?

Romance: You’re imaginative Losing yourself in love stories heightens your communication skills and improves your ability to interpret subtle facial expressions. The reason: Reading about complex relationships triggers activity in the social and language centers of the brain. Your heightened emotional intelligence goes hand in hand with greater creativity. In fact, there are two things you would risk it all for: love and a great idea. Magic realism: You’re idealistic Between the hint of truth in science fiction and the flights of fancy in fairy tales lies magic realism. Your preference for a style that defies definition reflects your intellect and spirituality because the books you love are symbolic of bigger issues. In fact, the stories that have stayed with you over the years are mirrors of reality with just enough magic to…

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4 min
“rescuing pigs taught me we can all make a difference!”

Making her way to the pig pens at the animal rescue, a ball of emotion lodged in then-14-year-old Olivia Head’s throat. Having grown up on a farm in Brownsburg, Indiana, Olivia adored all animals, but she especially loved the family’s two pigs, Pixie and Penelope. Olivia would play and cuddle with them just as she did the family’s dogs and cats. When Penelope passed away, Olivia begged her parents to let her get another pet pig. “Please, I’ll take care of it myself,” she promised. She was planning on getting a little piglet, but when she and her mom arrived at A Critters Chance rescue, the young teen was struck by how many adult potbellied pigs they had for adoption. “Why?” she asked. Lots of people get pigs as pets when they are…

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