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

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

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?

Take A Break – Girls’ Only Vacation

This is an article taken from Travel and Leisure: “Ladies who are looking to get away will soon have the perfect refuge from their everyday stresses: an island off the coast of Finland where only women are allowed to vacation. Finally, a place where women can relax away from the pressures of society and surround themselves with supportive feminine energy and release their inner goddesses. … Continue reading Take A Break – Girls’ Only Vacation