Chicken Salad Veronique

This recipe is from Ina Garten and one of my favorites. I think what makes it special is that the chicken breasts are oven roasted instead of boiled. It’s perfect for making chicken salad sandwiches. I omit the tarragon because my husband doesn’t like the flavor, and sometimes I add chopped walnuts if I’m not making it into sandwiches. Oh! And it doesn’t have to … Continue reading Chicken Salad Veronique

Movies Coming Out This Weekend

Death Wish (A remake of the ’74 classic starring Charles Bronson) Dr. Paul Kersey (Bruce Willis) is a surgeon who only sees the aftermath of Chicago violence when it is rushed into his ER – until his wife (Elisabeth Shue) and college-age daughter (Camila Morrone) are viciously attacked in their suburban home. With the police overloaded with crimes, Paul, burning for revenge, hunts his family’s … Continue reading Movies Coming Out This Weekend

Books On Raising Children

As parents, our goals are to create humans that are kind, happy, successful, and someone who thinks outside of themselves (I’m sure there’s more to this list but I’m all over the place at the moment). I know, we all say “why can’t children come with manuals?” or something to that effect. Luckily, there are several books that can give you an understanding on how … Continue reading Books On Raising Children

Take A Break – Have Fun

Because I love this song, because it still feels like Monday, because I’ve taken on too many projects at once, because girls just wanna have fun. Take a break, breathe, stretch, dance, and sing along. Here’s Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Want To Have Fun”: Video and lyrics below.   LYRICS I come home in the morning light My mother says when you gonna live your … Continue reading Take A Break – Have Fun

Are Gender Specific Vitamins Better For You?

I am anemic so I make sure I take an iron supplement and have iron-rich foods in my diet (spinach, beans, chicken, beef, dark chocolate). I also have a darker skin tone so I worry over my Vitamin D intake, especially in the winter, when I rarely go out long enough to get sun. The other day I was looking at multivitamins in the supermarket … Continue reading Are Gender Specific Vitamins Better For You?