Make Your Own Homemade Pain Relieving Cream

pain relieving lotion

I have a declaration to make today, and here it is:  My 17-year-old son Kell is an amazing kid! I know, I know...we all think our kids are amazing...but allow me to share just exactly WHY I think this guy is so special. Kell has had Type 1 Diabetes since 2 years old and wears an insulin pump 24/7 which is basically his "life ... Continue Reading

Copycat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets & Honey Mustard Dippin’ Sauce

chick fil-a copycat

I get a kick out of peoples' vehement reactions to the words "Chick-Fil-A". Some are outraged by the recent controversial comments made by Chick-Fil-A's CEO....but others are just plain PASSIONATE about their chicken nuggets! :-) Now, to be honest, I think I have MAYBE been to a Chick-Fil-A twice in my life. Once while living ... Continue Reading

Freshen Up Your Home!
Make Your Own Homemade Deodorizing Disks


I recently had someone ask me via the One Good Thing By Jillee Facebook page how they could get rid of the smell eminating from their trash compactor. It wasn't long after that I came across an idea for deodorizing DIAPER PAIL DISKS at  Diapers, Dirt, Donuts, Doodling and Digital that I thought was so smart! I figured if ... Continue Reading

Microwave Popcorn . . . No Bag Required!

microwave popcorn

Today's post is one of those ideas that I just couldn't get out of my head!  It's been driving me crazy for about a week now...ever since I spied it on Everything But The... Microwave popcorn? Without the bag? It can't be. Can it? (Please tell me I'm not the ONLY ONE who had never heard of this idea!) Well, of course I had ... Continue Reading

Bathroom Cabinets Makeover – My First “Grown-Up” DIY Project

bathroom cabinets makeover

This blogging thing is really getting to me! In a GOOD way, of course. :-) After over a year of blogging and researching and surfing and pinning....I finally succumbed to the DIY bug and decided to tackle a somewhat significant project in my house. I must have been a bit mental when I saw this tutorial by Monica at Monica Wants ... Continue Reading

Make Your Own Deodorizing Bath and Body Powder

homemade bath powder

You know the saying..."you learn something new every day?" Well TODAY I learned that making your own bath and body powder could NOT be easier or faster! 3 ingredients...less than 5 minutes...and you have your own customized powder for personal use or gift-giving! I decided to make mine "unscented"...but you can CERTAINLY use ... Continue Reading