Connie Hilburn

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Salisbury Steak

We love a good Salisbury Steak and the gravy in today's recipe is most delicious and really makes this a winner. To me, a Salisbury Steak is …

Steak

Why Is Sex in Marriage Such a Big Deal?

According to Jake Heppner of Distractify.com, most of us spend very little time having sex relative to everything else in life that we do. He found …

Carolyn Hax: Dealing with a spouse’s demand for ‘emotional satisfaction’

Adapted from an online discussion.<p><i>Dear Carolyn: My wife of 20-plus years says she isn’t getting emotional satisfaction from our relationship any longer and I have to do something about this. This has come as a great surprise to me, but I am willing to admit, although I love her deeply, that our</i> …

Divorce

How to Make a Marriage Flourish - (in)courage

When the first two of our sons got married this spring (three weeks apart), my husband embraced the father-of-the-groom’s job of making a toast at …

Hidden Problems Behind Eliminating Employee Performance Review Ratings

With apologies to Mr. Twain for paraphrasing, reports on the death of performance ratings are not only grossly exaggerated, but missing the mark entirely. I’ve been following several performance management (PM) threads recently, including a video interview of “Firing Line with Bill Kutik,” who …

Human Resources

Overcoming Burnout: Five Ways To Get Back On Track At Work

“I haven’t seen you smile in a week,” Anne vividly recalls her husband saying. She was in the depths of burnout. She worked as a medical professional in a relentlessly pressure-packed environment, with an unreasonably heavy workload, yet she didn’t think her job was the source of her unhappiness. …

The Workplace

Unhealthy teens face job troubles later

Mental or physical health problems during the teen years may make it harder to get a good job or to complete higher education later on, a new …

Easy dinner recipes: Chicken three ways in an hour or less

When you're looking for easy dinner ideas, chicken is a versatile player. It pairs well with almost any flavoring and can be cooked in so many ways. These great ideas come together in an hour or less:<p><b>Chicken and orzo with lemon and olives:</b> This dish is one-pot perfection. Chicken drumsticks cook …

13 International Crock-Pot Recipes That Are Out of This World

I'm sick of eating the same old Crock-Pot recipes week after week. So, I've decided to mix things up with some fix-and-forget international cuisine — …

Cooking

The Ultimate Guide to Pulled Pork

Is there any food more versatile than pulled pork? Barbecue platters, sandwiches, and tacos around the world would answer with a strong no. Unlike …

Cooking

Crock-Pot lover? 5 healthy slow cooker pork recipes you have to try

When we think of making pork in a slow cooker, most of us immediately think of pulled pork, but get stumped after that. But pork tenderloins and pork chops can fare well in the slow cooker in addition to pork shoulder, given the right recipe (like these). Best of all, they are all …

Crock Pot Chicken Taco Bites Recipe

PER SERVING *<p><b>Calories</b>270Calories from Fat160<p><b>% DAILY VALUE*</b><p>Total Fat18g28%<p>Saturated Fat5g25%<p>Trans …

This Is Your Marriage On Drugs

<b>A memoir about marriage, methamphetamine & mental illness</b><p>By Stephanie Rosenfeld & Luciano Colonna<p>My story of our marriage was: We were two people who …

Methamphetamine

27 Insanely Delicious Pieces Of Meat

To be clear, this is straight meat porn.

Cooking

HR Manager Position that Pays $364,000! Want it?

I ran into an age old issue last week, which for some reason hadn’t come up for a very long time, but there he was staring me right in the face, and …

Employment

Crock Pot Ham for the Easiest Easter Ever!

Crock pot ham may be the easiest holiday meal ever. Utilize your slow cooker to do all the work during the holidays and slow cook a Maple Glazed Ham!<p>Growing up, I remember my mom baking a ham in the oven for hours. Our kitchen was stifling hot, all for the precious holiday ham. Gone are the days of …

The Only 3 Reasons to Hold a Business Meeting

The business meeting is the bane of our professional lives. According to The Muse, managers spent between 35 – 50% of their time in meetings. That’s …

How to Deliver Bad News to Your Employees

Kenneth Andersson for HBR<p>Delivering bad news is tough. It’s even harder when you don’t agree with the message or decision you’re communicating. Maybe you have to tell your star performer that HR turned down her request for a raise or to inform your team that the company doesn’t want them working …

9 Steps to Reach Your Emotionally Neglected Spouse

<i>My husband says he loves me, but I don’t feel love from him.</i><p><i>My wife gets confused, overwhelmed or frustrated every time I try to talk to her about a</i> …

I’m working 50 hours a week. How can I get my life back?

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>I work at a job I really like, but it is beginning to overrun my life. It's supposed to be a 40-hour work week, but there's no way the work can be done in that time. It's not for lack of competence, because I am experienced and efficient at the job. But there have been layoffs in the …

Marijuana Workplace: Four scenarios to deal with 420-friendly employees legally.

<i>This post was originally published in Inc.</i><p>With medical marijuana legal in 23 states and Washington, D.C., there are now millions of card-carrying …

Study: A Positive Workplace Makes Employees More Productive | Inc.com

Leaders are always looking for a new benefit, program, or strategy to increase employees' performance and productivity. But new research has revealed that there is something that can trump incentives like company cruises or gourmet lunches.<p><i>Harvard Business Review</i> cites a recent study out of the …

Employee Engagement

Sheryl Sandberg on What's Wrong With the Workplace | Inc.com

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is undeniably one of the most powerful women in business. The Harvard-educated billionaire has been instrumental in turning Facebook into a real (i.e., profitable) business. And thanks to her popular manifesto on women and work, she's coined a term--"lean in"--that's …

Sheryl Sandberg

Reasons why a human resource department necessary

One of the most important part of any company is the human resource team. They are the backbone of the company’s sustainability. A company’s profile …

4 Truths That Can Help Save Your Relationship After An Affair - It's Cheating

Affairs are betrayals, and for some people there is no moving on after a partner cheats. However, many other people who discover a partner’s …

Relationships

Feeling It

We value excitement, stress, hustle, and bustle. What we fail to realize is that by staying calm we conserve our energy, are happier, and more …

Happiness

Married Filing Jointly Vs. Separately: A CPA Weighs In

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>First comes love, then comes … taxes?<p>When you’re in the honeymoon phase of a relationship, you’re more likely to be dreaming about how many kids you’ll have—not how your sweetheart could affect your future tax bill.<p>But once relationships start to get …

Personal Finance