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Woman's World September 13, 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, SEPTEMBER 13 NATIONAL PEANUT DAY You deserve a treat! Celebrate this holiday by indulging in a creamy peanut butter and chocolate shake! To make Chocolate PB Milkshakes: Microwave ¼ cup of semisweet chocolate chips in bowl on high in 15-second intervals until melted. Dip rims of 2 mason jars into chocolate, letting excess drip down; roll rims into crushed peanuts. To blender, add 2 cups of milk, 2 scoops of chocolate ice cream, ½ cup of peanut butter and 2 Tbs. of caramel sauce. Cover; blitz until thick. Pour into glasses; top with whipped cream, peanuts and chocolate chips. Serves 2 JOKE OF THE WEEK Give me coffee to change the things I can, and wine to accept the things I can’t. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 INTERNATIONAL RED PANDA DAY See them play! “When a zoo celebrates International…

3 min
relax and have fun this week

MOVIE Be captivated by the drama with The Eyes of Tammy Faye! Get swept away in the dramatic rise and fall of popular televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker and her husband, Jim. See how the pair rose from humble beginnings to create the world’s largest religious broadcasting network, and were revered for their message of love, acceptance and prosperity. Tammy Faye was legendary for her eyelashes, her singing and her eagerness to embrace people from all walks of life; however, it wasn’t long before financial issues, scheming rivals and scandal toppled her empire. In theaters September 17. ACORN TV Thrill at the twists with My Life Is Murder! Put on your sleuthing cap and solve all-new curious capers with fearless private investigator Alexa Crowe (Lucy Lawless). She’s back in New Zealand, where she’s been asked to…

1 min
it happened this week!

Roman Holiday, starring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck, premiered in 1953. • Play-Doh was first introduced in 1956. It even has its own unofficial holiday, which is celebrated on September 16. • Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel Little Women was published in 1868. The instant bestseller took Alcott only 10 weeks to write. • “Boogie Oogie Oogie” by R&B group A Taste of Honey topped charts in 1978. • Candy Buttons debuted in the 1930s. Following their resurgence in the ’80s, 750 million candy buttons were made annually.…

2 min
this week’s best new books

Fiction HISTORICAL ROMANCE Bombshell by Sarah MacLean Known for her heartfelt and steamy sagas, bestselling author Sarah MacLean’s latest novel is brimming with her signature swoon-worthy charm. After years of living as London’s most-talked-about scandal, the beautiful and brash Lady Sesily Talbot has learned to embrace her reputation. But when her path crosses with her brother’s best friend, Caleb Calhoun, sparks soon follow. An electric, beautifully written love story. WOMEN’S FICTION Paper Doll Lina by Robyn Lucas This emotional, empowering tale follows wife and mother Lina Henry, whose life appears perfect from the outside. But the secret truth is that her toxic marriage to her husband, David, is tearing her apart. When Lina reconnects with a friend and develops a friendship with another man, David senses he’s losing control. Now, Lina must find courage within herself…

4 min
“my favorite tv star turned out to be my birth mom!”

As her cellphone dinged, Lisa Wright glanced at the screen, and her breath caught. Her DNA results from 23andMe were in. This is it…I’ ll finally know about my past, her heart thundered. Clicking on the message, Lisa immediately looked for matched relatives. At the top of the list was the name Carlton Moody, followed by the words: This person is your uncle. Nervous but curious, Lisa messaged him, explaining she’d had her DNA tested. It says I am your niece. Intrigued, Carlton replied and, soon after, the two connected by phone. When she shared her birthdate, Carlton knew Lisa was indeed his niece, the daughter his sister had given up as a teen. “What is my mother’s name?” Lisa asked. “It’s Lynne,” he responded. “Lynne Moody.” The name sounded familiar. So when they hung up,…

1 min
3 health benefits of reconnecting with loved ones!

1 Boosts immunity! In-person visits with family not only jump-start joy by releasing the “feel-good” hormone oxytocin in your brain, but a study published in Psychological Science found that people who often receive hugs from loved ones are significantly less likely to get sick than those who don’t. The reason? Study authors say physical contact and emotional support help ward off potential infection. 2 Slashes stress! “Interacting with a close social network—especially face-to-face as opposed to digitally—significantly reduces stress, depression and anxiety,” says Dr. Todd Thatcher, D.O. In fact, researchers have found that being physically present with loved ones fosters a stronger feeling of emotional support, which helps dial down levels of the stress hormone cortisol. 3 Increases longevity! People who have satisfying relationships with family and friends, and see them often, are significantly happier…