Woman's World October 11, 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
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52 Issues

in this issue

3 min
fill your week with smiles!

MONDAY, OCTOBER 11 IT’S MY PARTY DAY Raise a glass to fun! Celebrate at home with a flavor-packed pink grapefruit margarita! To make Frozen Pink Grapefruit Margaritas: Freeze 2 cups of ruby red grapefruit juice in ice cube trays. On plate, combine 1 Tbs. of salt and 1 Tbs. of grated lime zest. Dip rims of 2 glasses in water, then salt mixture. In blender, mix frozen juice cubes with ¼ cup of confectioners’ sugar, ¼ cup of tequila, ¼ cup of ruby red grapefruit vodka and 2 Tbs. of lime juice. Cover; blend. Pour into glasses. Garnish with grapefruit and lime wedges. Serves 2 JOKE OF THE WEEK Shop till you drop It was 7:45 AM at a grocery store that opened at 8 AM for seniors only. A young man came from the parking…

1 min
start your week with a laugh!

“My workout program is a long living room and a broken remote” Q What is a scarecrow’s favorite fruit? A Straw-berries! “My ex-boyfriend was always making things up. From now on, I’m only dating nonfictions” Kids are fUnNy! My 7-year-old son, Max, was having trouble logging on to the computer. He asked me, “Is there a window open in the house?” I said, “Yes, they’re all open—I’m trying to let the breeze in.” Max replied, “Can you close them? The computer just told me to close all the windows and restart.” —Karen Eder, Green Brook, NJ Getty (3); Alamy; Lines + Angles. Text: Shay Trotter…

3 min
relax and have fun this week

BYU TV Experience toe-tapping joy with An Evening with Marie Osmond! Get swept away as you sing along with Marie Osmond during this special concert filmed at the scenic red rocks of Utah’s Tuacahn Amphitheatre. Marie performs hits ranging from her iconic “Paper Roses” to a cover of “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” accompanied by the Southwest Symphony. She’ll also perform selections from her upcoming classical and Broadway album, Unexpected, including “The Flower Duet,” “The Prayer” and “But the World Goes ’Round.” Premieres October 1, then streams at BYUtv.org or on the app. HALLMARK Fall in love with The Vows We Keep! Get lost in the wedding drama as event planner Hazel tries to organize the perfect nuptials for her sister, when she finds out that the Rosewood, the place where their parents were…

1 min
it happened this week!

• I Love Lucy aired its first episode in 1951. A whopping 300 live audience members attended each taping. • The first lava lamp was launched in 1963. The inventor was inspired by an egg timer in a pub that was filled with liquids bubbling on a stove top. • Winnie-the-Pooh was first published in 1926. The character was inspired by the author’s son’s own teddy bear. • Lip Smackers debuted in 1973. They were the world’s first flavored lip balms and came in Strawberry, Lemon and Green Apple. • Debby Boone’s “You Light Up My Life” topped charts in 1977. The single also won her a Grammy Award for Best New Artist.…

2 min
this week’s best new books

Fiction WOMEN’S FICTION The Wish by Nicholas Sparks Beloved author Nicholas Sparks is well-known for his heartfelt, emotional stories—and his newest novel follows suit. When Maggie Dawes, a travel photographer, receives an unexpected medical diagnosis, she struggles to come to terms with it. As she relies more on her assistant, she tells him about her time in the Outer Banks when she was 16, and the love she had for Bryce Trickett, a boy who changed her life forever. ROMANCE The Sweetest Remedy by Jane Igharo Drama, sweet moments and a little adventure…this saga has it all. Hannah Bailey never knew her father. But upon his death, she’s invited to Lagos, Nigeria, for his funeral, and soon meets his prestigious family—some who accept her and some who think she doesn’t belong. Hannah is shaped by secrets…

4 min
“we were kidney donors for each other’s husbands!”

Tia Wimbush smiled into the mirror as Susan Ellis walked to the restroom sink beside her. Co-workers at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, the two women had formed a close bond in 2019, when they discovered both of their husbands had gone into kidney failure within days of each other. Both men were in desperate need of kidney transplants, but in the year since they had been put on dialysis, neither was having any luck finding a donor. “We’re on the list,” Susan explained as Tia, who had just started the process with her husband, Rodney, listened intently. “I was tested to see if I could be a match for Lance, but I wasn’t.” “What’s Lance’s blood type?” Tia asked, reaching for a paper towel. “O negative,” Susan replied. “He needs a donor with type O…