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Saving Money with Meal and Grocery Planning

s,  "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 much I spend; she said she spends twice as much,… Continue reading Saving Money with Meal and Grocery Planning

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Cooking Tools That I Can’t Live Without

Cooking is not my forte. To be honest, I hate cooking. For me, it is a necessity--a means to an end.  In the corresponding post, One Hour--Seven Dinners, I describe the plan that has literally eliminated a lot of stress in our household: Pre-Cooking or what I like to call Power Cooking.  This is when I plan… Continue reading Cooking Tools That I Can’t Live Without

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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 (not by a long shot), but the intent is there. After… Continue reading One Hour — Seven Dinners

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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 just as good as Chinese take-out. What You Will Need: One… Continue reading Chicken Teriyaki Stir Fry Crockpot Meal

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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.)

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Crockpot Beef and Broccoli

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: 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts 1 chopped onion 1 can of […]

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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: 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts 1 chopped onion 1 can of… Continue reading Crockpot Chicken Taco Soup