Woman's World November 1, 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 39,72
R 988,82
52 Issues

in this issue

3 min
fill your week with smiles!

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31 HALLOWEEN Treat yourself to yum! Celebrate with not-so-spooky jack-o’-lantern cake pops made from store-bought donut holes! To make Pumpkin Donut Pops: Melt 6 cups of orange candy melts according to directions. In small bowl, combine 2 Tbs. each of orange and yellow decorating sugar. Insert a lollipop stick in each donut hole. One at a time, dip donuts in candy and roll in sugar. Insert into Styrofoam block. Chill 15 min. Roll out black fondant to 1⁄8" thickness. Cut out 48 triangles for eyes and 24 mouths. Re-melt remaining candy, use to attach eyes and mouths. Makes 24 pops JOKE OF THE WEEK Working hard or hardly working? A man goes to see his supervisor in the front office. “Boss,” he says, “we’re doing some heavy cleaning at home tomorrow, and my…

3 min
relax and have fun this week

APPLE TV+ Go on a wild journey with Tom Hanks in Finch! Follow an unlikely family on a road trip like no other. Finch (Tom Hanks) is a robotics engineer and one of the few survivors of a solar event that left the world a wasteland. He’s been living underground for a decade with his dog, Goodyear, and a robot named Jeff that he built to care for Goodyear when he no longer can. As the trio head off on a dangerous adventure to find a new place to live, Finch strives to teach Jeff all about the meaning of life while trying to convince him and Goodyear to get along. See it on November 5. MUSIC Delight in new music from ABBA! It’s been 40 years since ABBA’s last album, but the wait is…

1 min
it happened this week!

• Wonder Woman, starring Lynda Carter, premiered on ABC in 1975 and ran for three seasons. • The rotary phone was patented in 1892. The earliest form of the rotary dial used lugs on a finger plate instead of holes. • Listerine was trademarked in 1903. The name is a tribute to Doctor Joseph Lister, who was a pioneer of antiseptics. • “Midnight Train to Georgia” by Gladys Knight & the Pips topped charts in 1973. The tune is now in the Grammy Hall of Fame. • Monopoly was first released in 1935. The iconic Monopoly Man was inspired by J.P. Morgan, a powerful banker and businessman.…

2 min
this week’s best new books

Fiction CHICK LIT Sophie Valroux’s Paris Stars by Samantha Vérant Captivating characters, mouthwatering food and a hint of romance…this picturesque novel has it all. When chef Sophie Valroux gets invited to cook for the Parisian elite, she is thrilled. This could be just what she needs to achieve her culinary dreams. But when she suffers a fall that causes her to lose her sense of taste and smell, she keeps it a secret and powers through the event. Will it work? WOMEN’S FICTION Monster in the Middle by Tiphanie Yanique This vibrant, emotionally enthralling story follows Fly, a Black American musician, and Stela, a Catholic science teacher from the Caribbean, who meet in New York City. As the pair explore their interest in each other, they discover how they’re each influenced by the family love stories that precede…

4 min
a conversation on a bus led to a miraculous reunion!

Ally Cole sighed in relief spotting an open seat on the packed shuttle bus transporting students across Liberty University’s campus, nestled in Lynchburg, Virginia. The girl next to her smiled as she slid in next to her. “Hi, I’m Ally,” the 21-year-old introduced herself. “Ruby Wierzbicki,” her seatmate replied. As the bus chugged along, they chatted. As the bus chugged along, they chatted. “Where are you from?” Ally asked. “New Jersey—but I was adopted from China,” 19-year-old Ruby stated. Ally grew wide-eyed. “I grew up in Maryland, but I was adopted from China too.” Amazed by the coincidence, the two began to share more details, and to their amazement, discovered they were both from the city of Jinan. It was then that they jumped on their phones to pull up photos they each had from the orphanage…

1 min
believing ‘things happen for a reason’ boosts health!

1 Strengthens the heart! Having faith not only helps us maintain a better attitude but can slash risk of cardiovascular disease by 50%, studies show. Plus: A study recorded for Harvard Health Publishing found that people who expect good things to happen are more likely to stay healthy and have lower blood pressure and are at decreased risk for hypertension. 2 Reduces pain! “Studies show that hope can actually reduce physical pain,” says psychologist Andrea Bonior, Ph.D., author of Detox Your Thoughts. “This could be because people who feel more hopeful are less likely to catastrophize about pain, which in turn diminishes its mental and physical hold on them.” 3 Revs resilience! When something good or bad happens, believing that there’s a reason for it can help. In a study at Ohio’s Bowling Green State…