May 6th, 2013
After looking at the cigar magazine ipad that my sister had me look at we have decided to purchase our father some nice cigars and give him a subscription to this particular cigar magazine for Father’s Day. We stopped buying him cigars as presents a few years ago, but it looks like he has made up his mind to continue smoking his precious cigars, so we might as well buy him some nice ones once in a while to enjoy.
April 26th, 2013
While on the subject of yummy foods, I have to tell you that the cheese and mushroom stuffed chicken that I made last night (under protest, mind you) turned out really great. I don’t normally like anything to do with mushrooms, although I have found a few recipes that I have been able to stomach along the way. So when my mother sent me the recipe that she found online for this cheese and mushroom stuffed chicken on the Sargento Foods website, I wasn’t all that excited about trying it. Now that I have tried it, now I have to confess to my mother that she was right, something that I don’t enjoy doing, but alas I must.
I have always enjoyed the cheeses made by Sargento and their italian cheese really makes a difference in this recipe. I do believe that the strong taste of the italian cheese helps mask the taste of the fresh mushrooms that are included in this stuffed chicken recipe. I think that I will check out their website as well and see if there is something else there to offer that I might be able to cook up and serve one night. Eating the same old same old gets tiresome doesn’t it?
Cheese and Mushroom Stuffed Chicken
February 18th, 2013
One of my all time favorite fairy tales is Cinderella. I could watch that movie over and over again and never get tired of it. My niece told me that last year in her English class that they were given numerous variations of the classic tale of Cinderella to read and she was amazed (and I as well) at how this nouveau riche (newly rich) story has changed through out the years and is told in so many different languages these days.
Cinderella is considered a nouveau riche story due to that fact that Cinderella came from such rags and came into riches when her prince finally came and rescued her from her evil step mother and crazy step sisters. From rags to riches, such a classic. My niece had never heard the phrase “nouveau riche”, which didn’t surprise me. It really isn’t a term used much these days. So she was grateful for the Internet and Wikipedia to enlighten her on the subject. It’s great that these kids these days have the Internet to use for their researching, it sure beats having to get to the library and spend so much time digging through numerous books and magazines for their needed information. Wish we had that opportunity back in my days of schooling.
February 10th, 2013
Most women are concerned with the way that they look but they also want to make sure that they are as comfortable as possible. That is why it is important for you to consider the clothing that you are wearing, both what is a visible on the outside and what is not typically seen by others (Source: Lula Lu 34a bras) . So as a matter of fact, choosing the right bra can make a difference in your comfort, in your beauty and also, in some cases, in your health.
Many women who are petite tend to feel as if they are not able to find a bra size that is going to be right for them. It doesn’t matter if you are wearing 32a or 34a bras, there is going to be a choice that is right for you. You need to look for some of the common problems that occur when choosing a bra that would make it inconvenient and potentially uncomfortable. For example, if you take the bra off and it leaves a visible strap mark, that means that it is too tight for you. If it is constantly falling off of your shoulders, this means that it is too loose. There are going to be options that are available and if you have a proper bra fitting, you will be able to choose one that is right for you.
Once you’re able to find a bra that fits you properly, make sure that you wear that size by the same company on a regular basis. If you are going to switch to a different bra, make sure that you go in for a fitting once again.
February 7th, 2013
Going back to school is something that I have been thinking about and keeping in the back of my head for several years now and I am now researching the idea a bit more and the urge to learn something interesting is getting mighty powerful. It just makes sense considering that the company that I work for will pay the majority of the bill and it will possibly raise the amount of money that I am earning, depending on what courses/classes that I take.
Today at our H.R. department I was given a good amount of literature that they keep on hand and piled up in that department, one of the papers suggested going online and looking at the professional engineering courses that are available to take by going to many websites that they made available to me in all of the papers that I came home with to go through.
There are several areas that I’m interested in and it will take some time to figure out just what path I want to take, but one class stood out from all of the others, it is called Future Energy Sources and is described briefly as follows: “This course describes the state-of-the art, cutting edge efforts by scientists and engineers in the United States who are involved with research to continue to find alternate energy sources for the future.” I really like the sound of that and want to look further into it as soon as possible.