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Woman's World October 4, 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, OCTOBER 4 NATIONAL VODKA DAY Raise a glass to fall! Celebrate autumn by mixing up a vodka cocktail bursting with seasonal flavors. This delicious tipple combines apple cider, cinnamon and caramel for an irresistible fall drink. To make a Cinnamon Appletini: Wet the rims of 2 martini glasses with apple cider or water, then dip on a plate of cinnamon. Set aside. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine 1⁄2 cup of chilled apple cider, 1⁄4 cup of vodka, 1 tsp. of cinnamon and 1 Tbs. of jarred caramel sauce. Shake well. Pour into glasses. Makes 2 drinks JOKE OF THE WEEK You know you’re getting older when you’re entering your birth date on a smartphone and to get to the year, you have to spin it like it’s the Wheel of Fortune…

3 min
relax and have fun this week

MUSIC Take a trip down memory lane with Reba McEntire’s new album! Feel a sense of joyful nostalgia as you sing along to the Queen of Country Music’s king-size three-album box set titled Revived Remixed Revisited. A wonderful reimagining of Reba’s most iconic songs, Revived features new arrangements of fan favorites like “Can’t Even Get the Blues,” while Remixed puts a whole new spin on songs like “Little Rock” and “I’m a Survivor.” On Revisited, she strips back songs like “Consider Me Gone” and includes the classic duet “Does He Love You” with Dolly Parton. Get the set on October 8. ON DEMAND Fall in love with About Hope! Delight in the charm of this romantic drama about Thomas McKenzie, who’s been searching for his true love his whole life. On the advice of family…

1 min
it happened this week!

• Breakfast at Tiffany’s premiered in 1961. The film picked up two Academy Awards. • Pac-Man was released in the U.S. in 1980. The character’s designer was inspired by a pizza pie that was missing a slice. • Queen’s “Another One Bites the Dust” topped charts in 1980. It remained #1 for three consecutive weeks. • LEGOs were patented in 1961. The name came from taking the first two letters of the Danish words “leg godt” meaning “play well.” • The Mickey Mouse Club first aired in 1955. The variety show gave rise to dozens of stars over the years, including Annette Funicello.…

2 min
this week’s best new books

Fiction ROMANTIC COMEDY On Location by Sarah Echevarre Smith A sizzling, swoon-worthy ride begins just as Alia Dunn gets her big break. After years of working her way up at a travel television network, she finally gets approval to produce her own series. She’s thrilled, until she meets her newest crew member, Drew Irons—who never called her after their date a few weeks prior. But soon, their tension gets steamier, and Alia wonders if it’s somehow possible to get a hit series and her dream guy. HISTORICAL FICTION The Stolen Lady by Laura Morelli This captivating tale first takes readers to 1939 France at the dawn of WWII. Anne Guichard, the Louvre’s archivist, is looking for her missing brother, while also working to keep the Louvre’s art collection—most notably the Mona Lisa—from the Nazis. Rewind to 1479, when…

4 min
she was adopted at age 19—proving it’s never too late to hope!

We’re here,” Leah Paskalides left a second voice mail, then shrugged. “Guess she’s running late,” the Bradenton, Florida, adoption caseworker told 14-year-old Monyay Randall. They were scheduled to meet with a potential adoptive mom. But after another hour and several more unanswered calls, it was obvious. “She’s not coming, is she?” Monyay murmured. “I guess not, honey,” Leah replied sadly. “Why don’t you just adopt me?” Monyay piped up, feigning lightheartedness. If only, Leah mused. But adopting a client would be a conflict of interest. Turning to Monyay, she forced a smile. “We’re going to find you a good mom and dad,” Leah promised. Longing for a family Monyay was 10 years old when she was placed in a foster group home. At 13, her status was changed to adoptable, and she was given a new caseworker—Leah, who…

1 min
3 expert ways to live your best life—at any age!

1 Reframe your fears “Instead of telling yourself what could go wrong, ask yourself, What should I be afraid of if I don’t do what’s on my mind?” suggests Margie Warrell, author of Make Your Mark. Shifting your perspective this way helps you slash worry so you can act! 2 Take a chance “Tapping into courage to take a risk leads to joy, slashes anxiety and helps us avoid regret,” Warrell says. Even more: Harvard researchers found that our “psychological immune system” bounces back from taking a chance and failing more easily than when caution holds us back from trying. 3 Envision your dreams Before you let go of a dream, picture yourself already achieving it, says positive psychology expert Louisa Jewell. “Creating success imagery in your head tricks your brain into believing you’ve done…