Five quick and easy dinner recipes that you can make together. Baked ziti, cheesy pork chops with spicy apples, slow cooker chicken taco soup, southwestern grilled chicken with lime butter, and chicken alfredo pizza. Each recipe has notes, tips and tricks for making each dinner delicious and foolproof.
If you weren't in the workforce 46 years ago you might find the Emmy-nominated drama "Mad Men" to be a bit of a shock. Sexist pigs dominate the management at the fictional Sterling Cooper advertising agency, where submissive secretaries are all too willing to accept a sexual advances from their superiors. Infidelity, child-bearing out of wedlock, and of course, drinking on the job are just a few of the sins viewers will be sure to encounter this season. Here, "Mad Men" stars reports on what's changed in the past four decades.
Elisabeth Moss, best known for playing presidential daughter Zoey Bartlet on the "West Wing," portrays young and sexy secretary-turned-copywriter Peggy Olson on AMC's "Mad Men." Since the show's first season, Peggy has changed significantly, especially in relating to the opposite sex. As the only woman on the creative staff, Peggy struggles to get into the boys' club. Here, the star discusses her character's journey and on-screen style. Although love and romance are the last things her character is looking for, Moss dishes on her own off-show dating life.
According to a recent survey of moms, the most desirable Mother's Day gift is a card. A chore-free day of rest is a close second. Jewelry falls somewhere well below the two. With women tackling more household duties than their male counterparts, it's no wonder a mother's best gift is of rest and relaxation. Reuters reports that stay-at-home moms work an average 94 hour work week while moms who work outside the home clock in an extra 55 hours of "mom duty."
TheStreet.com published an interesting piece on whether marriage helps or hurts an individual’s career. Turns out, the only professions in which a spouse is beneficial are clergymen, judges, police officers, and drumroll...politicians. [Insert Eliot Spitzer joke here.]
From the Wall Street Journal By SUE SHELLENBARGER Michael Hickey knows better than to try to start a conversation with his wife when she gets home from work. After a hard day at the office, "I'm definitely too tired to talk at night," says Karen Ambrose Hickey of Palo Alto, Calif., a senior marketing director. "I put up a brick wall." Michael, an engineer, says he's resigned: Regardless of what's on his mind when Karen comes home, he says, "you just have to wait" until later. Finding time to talk is "an ongoing struggle." Tango’s Take
Former flight attendant and author Ann Hood recounts the time she met her first adult love on a flight to New York: A guy—the guy—showed me his boarding pass, looked into my eyes ... and I swear it was love at first sight. The real thing: My palms got sweaty, my heart did a triple axel, and I had to fight the urge to jump into his vintage-shirted arms. Instead, I made a mental note of his seat number, 47F, and after takeoff, planted myself at that end of the airplane.