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Woman's World August 16, 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, AUGUST 16 NATIONAL RUM DAY Sip summer aah Beat the heat with a deliciously frosty, fruity rum-based cocktail, courtesy of the Woman’s World mixologists. To make strawberry daiquiris: Dip the rims of 4 glasses in water, then onto a plate covered with salt. Set aside. In a blender or food processor, puree 2 cups of strawberries (hulled and quartered), 2 cups of ice cubes, ¼ cup each of lime juice and orange juice, 2 Tbs. of sugar and 1½ oz. of light rum (like Bacardi) until smooth, thick and slushy, about 1 min. Divide among 4 glasses. Garnish with strawberries. RIDDLE OF THE WEEK Aged to perfection I have a stem, but I am not a flower. I have a foot, but I cannot hop. Children are too young to hold me. What am I? Answer in lower-right…

1 min
start your week with a laugh!

“For my next trick, I will fit this large colander in what my wife thinks is a completely full dishwasher” Q Why did the picture go to jail? A It was framed! Kids are fUnNy! While running errands with my 4-year-old daughter, Ellie, I had to stop at an ATM. The machine was taking longer than usual to process, so we were stuck waiting. That’s when Ellie piped up, “Mommy, this iPad isn’t very fun!” —T.R., Akron, OH Answer: a wineglass Getty (3); Adobe Stock; Lines + Angles; Food & Photo. Text: Shay Trotter…

3 min
relax and have fun this week

MUSIC Get your toes tapping with new music from Connie Smith! In 1964, then-22-year-old Connie Smith’s song “Once a Day” became the first debut single by a female country artist to reach number one. On August 20, the country music icon, now 80 years old, will release her 54th studio album, The Cry of the Heart, featuring the singles “Look Out Heart” and “A Million and One.” It also touts two original songs she wrote with her husband, Marty Stuart, titled “Here Comes My Baby Back Again” and “Spare Me No Truth Tonight,” plus a cover of Merle Haggard’s hit “Jesus, Take a Hold.” MOVIE Feel swept away with Reminiscence! Lose yourself in this sci-fithriller that takes a look at how memories affect our lives. As a private investigator of the mind, Nick Bannister (Hugh…

1 min
it happened this week!

• “It’s Now or Never” by Elvis topped charts in 1960. It went on to become his bestselling single. • Razzles were introduced in 1966. They were named after a fictional flavor: razzleberry. • The television was patented in 1930. Adjusted for inflation, it cost nearly $10,000 and weighed a whopping 904 lbs. • The 3-day music festival Woodstock took place in 1969. Nearly three dozen acts performed for 400,000 spectators. • Following the release of the cartoon short Gumbasia in 1955, Gumby toys hit the market and exploded in popularity.…

2 min
this week’s best new books

Fiction THRILLER The Receptionist by Kate Myles This eerie, suspenseful saga keeps readers guessing as Emily, a top talent agent, and her CEO husband, Doug, are surprised with a pregnancy that rocks their carefully curated life. Then Doug’s relationship with Chloe, the receptionist at his market research firm, takes a dangerous turn. Before long, Chloe’s chaotic past sets off a chain of scandals, and Emily must scheme her way into saving her reputation—and her life. ROMANTIC COMEDY The Dating Dare by Jayci Lee Filled with lovable characters and sweet charm, this rom-com is equal parts humorous and heartfelt. Tara Park has had zero luck with love. Her new rule: no serious relationships. But when handsome Seth Kim walks into her life, Tara decides she’ll bend her golden rule—but only for four dates. Since they’re both only…

4 min
“our son’s legacy is spreading hope and joy around the world!”

Lauren Feldman watched in awe as she dropped off her 16-year-old son, Oliver, for his first day of 11th grade after months of hospital visits. In April of 2018, Oliver had been busy with Boy Scout service projects and was looking forward to summer, when he began experiencing pain in his right arm. Reviewing his X-rays, his doctor was somber. “I’m referring you to a specialist immediately,” he said to Oliver’s stunned family. Soon after, a biopsy confirmed a shocking diagnosis: Oliver had osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer often found in teens. How is this possible? Lauren wondered, as Oliver began the first of 12 rounds of chemotherapy, making his way through the grueling process with an optimistic word and ready smile. Still, the aggressive tumor continued to grow, eventually leading to…