Norwegian Pancakes – A Christmas Morning Tradition

norwegian pancakes

Happy Monday everyone! Can you believe that tomorrow is Christmas Eve? I really can't! It's all coming up so fast....but I'm excited!  I love the time we spend as a family laughing, talking, relaxing, playing, and especially EATING! :-) I love all the traditions we have surrounding holiday meals. Ever since I married my ... Continue Reading

A Simple Hanging Dish Towel 2.0

hanging dish towel

I know there are only a couple of days left until Christmas, but in case you are still searching for a simple handmade gift idea for someone on your list, I have just the ticket! Today's post is a practical idea and a simple, last minute Christmas gift idea all rolled into one! This is the second post I've done about hanging ... Continue Reading

The Many Uses For Magic Erasers!

magic erasers

{Welcome to “Save My Sanity Saturday” at One Good Thing By Jillee….where I attempt to avoid having a nervous breakdown by actually giving myself a day off from blogging once a week! So pull up a chair and sit back and enjoy an “oldie but goodie” from the One Good Thing By Jillee archives.}   Do YOU believe in magic ... Continue Reading

3 Fun Game Ideas To Liven Up Your Holiday Parties!

party games

Last night I had the pleasure of hosting our One Good Thing By Jillee Christmas Party at my house. It wasn't a huge gathering like my family party last Saturday, so we were able to actually play a few games and ended up having such a fun time with them I decided to make it today's post. (I love the unpredictability of blogging! ... Continue Reading

Simple Handmade Gifts – Part Eight!

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I just love doing this kind of post! It is so fun to just get lost in the pursuit of SIMPLE HANDMADE GIFTS. Just when I think I can't possibly find anything new....I find DOZENS of ideas and then spend HOURS trying to decide which ones to use! This happens to be my EIGHTH installment of this post. I started with ... Continue Reading

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups

PB Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups

A funny thing happened last week. I was at the grocery store navigating my usual route through the aisles when something caught my eye that I'd never seen before. It was odd (but not the "funny" part, that's coming up) because it was in the refrigerated dough section, a place I hardly ever pay attention to. Since my son Kell was ... Continue Reading

Make Your Own “Designer” Insulated Tumblers & Mugs

diy tumblers

A few weeks ago I was doing some web surfing looking for DIY gift ideas and stumbled upon these adorable Kate Spade tumblers. My first thought was that it was odd that there was even such a thing as a "designer" water cup! My second thought was HOW CUTE ARE THOSE!? And my third thought was...I could totally make a DIY version of ... Continue Reading