Category: Healthy Habits

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Tips for Fitting Exercise Into Your Busy Schedule

No more excuses. Make time to exercise, despite your busy schedule, by implementing these helpful tips. Whether that involves exercising when you are at your child’s sports practice or actually writing down exercise classes on your calendar, there are ways to ensure that you do not skimp on the exercise.

Lunch Salads Made in Advance

What should I eat for . . .lunch? I will be honest: I am not the best at bringing my lunch to work. I should be. It would save me a lot of money, calories, and angst in deciding what to eat each day. Some…

Saving Money with Meal and Grocery Planning

“Do you feed your kids?”   I was at a family gathering a few weeks ago when my sister in-law asked me this. We were discussing grocery shopping and how much we spend each week.  My sister in-law gasped when I told her how…

One Hour — Seven Dinners

The Easy Guide to Making a Week’s Worth of Dinners in One Hour I am all about making things E A S Y (finding ways to eliminate the stress)—that is one of the goals of BrightLightLiving.com and for myself. I have not mastered this…

Chicken Teriyaki Stir Fry Crockpot Meal

I am all about EASY, and this recipe is quick to prepare and tastes great. Besides cooking up the rice at the end, the rest of the preparation is simply dumping in the ingredients. My kids love this too–they claim my crockpot Chinese meals are…

Easy and Tasty Crockpot Chili

Chili is one of my youngest son’s favorites; he would eat it every day if I let him. Thankfully, this recipe is super easy to make and very delicious. Spring is almost here, so why not give Chili one last eating before grilling season officially begins. (Not that this household will stop eating chili. My son would not stand for that.)

Crockpot Beef and Broccoli

If you are in the mood for a little Chinese food, reward your taste buds with this beef and broccoli dish. Tastes like your ordered out! Ingredients: 1.5 – 2 lbs. top round steak, beef chuck roast, or flank steak. I learned that the…

Crockpot Chicken Taco Soup

One word: Delicious!   I absolutely loved this soup and cannot believe how easy it was to make. It is always a hit when the entire family (cough, cough — my boys) likes it AND asks for seconds. Best of all, it is healthy. //assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.js Ingredients:…

8 Ways to Drink More Water

Water – it does a body good.  I can honestly say that I have noticed a positive difference with my increased water intake.  On the flip side, I can also tell when I am dehydrated. Let me start with the positive:  water makes me…