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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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Finding Your Passion

Finding Your Passion. . . Say what? How new-agey. What an esoteric and obscure phrase---finding your passion. You may have clicked this posting just to find out what the heck I mean by this? Do I mean, discovering your life purpose? Do I mean, figuring out what you want to do for a living? Maybe, I… Continue reading Finding Your Passion

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Trust Your Crazy Ideas

I had to drive my son to school yesterday--in my pajamas, without a driver's license or even a bra to my name. We tried catching the bus at other stops, but we missed the bus all together. I ended up having to drive him all the way to school. The reason? He was reading my… Continue reading Trust Your Crazy Ideas

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Movies and Scenes that Inspire

Looking for a good flick to watch---one that will move you to tears, inspire you, and make you feel uplifted?  Each of the following movie clips were selected for its pertinent message.  I hope that you will check out the movies (if you haven't already) or -- at the very least -- watch the clips below.… Continue reading Movies and Scenes that Inspire

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52 Weeks of Healthy Habits

Listed below are 52 Healthy Habits. The idea is to practice ONE Healthy Habit a week by building it into your daily routine. Then, you are to add another Healthy Habit the next week, and then another the next . . .

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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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How My Life Perspective Changed at a Gas Station

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I Have a Confession. My name is Kristin and I, among other things, am a WRITER.  I write because I love it; I write because it is my thing—what I’ve done since I was a child; and I write because it’s what I think I’m on this earth to do.… Continue reading How My Life Perspective Changed at a Gas Station

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My Pantry Organizational Re-do

This is my BEFORE (oh my, what a mess!).           And this is my AFTER. Photo Credit: TessaSollway.com Photo Credit: TessaSollway.com It looks much more sparse, but the truth is everything has a place. I keep fresh fruits and vegetables elsewhere.  To create the space (clean and clutter-free) that I wanted,… Continue reading My Pantry Organizational Re-do

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The Ultimate Home Improvement Master List

Spring is in the air---at least that is how it feels in Maryland, even though it is the middle of February. And with this beautiful weather comes my itch to renovate, clean, purge, remodel, and redecorate.  I am a dreamer but also a realist; I know that everything cannot be done all at once. There is… Continue reading The Ultimate Home Improvement Master List

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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