Creative Ideas for Outdoor Entertaining On a Budget

Tips for Outdoor Entertaining On a Budget

I absolutely love entertaining outdoors during the warm weather months! It’s just such a nice change of pace that everyone seems to enjoy (not to mention it helps keep the kitchen cooler!) So whether you’re hosting a neighborhood BBQ, or just having an impromptu backyard gathering, make the most out summertime with these ... Continue Reading

How to Make Coconut Milk Yogurt


My daughter-in-law, Kaitlyn, is handling today's post while I recover from my appearance on The Today Show yesterday! But I want to say a quick thank you to all of you that have left such nice comments on social media. It was truly a dream come true and it meant so much to have the support of my wonderful blog community. I truly ... Continue Reading

12 Natural Bad Breath Fixes

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More than 80 million people suffer from chronic halitosis, or bad breath, and in most cases the odor is caused by bacteria in the mouth, the decay of food particles, and poor oral hygiene. But no matter how diligent you are in practicing good oral hygiene and watching our diet, we all occasionally suffer from an episode of ... Continue Reading

My 28-Day Skin Care Challenge

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Skin care products have come a long way since the bar soap, cold cream, and apricot scrub of my youth! :-) Today there are all sorts of high-tech options that come from sophisticated laboratories for helping us care for our skin. But, as is often the case, the natural "low-tech" way is what we usually end up going back to. ... Continue Reading

Take The Farmer’s Market Challenge!

Farmers Market challenge

Farmer's markets are a great place to purchase fresh, healthy, and delicious food directly from the source! With farms across the country bustling with activity this time of the year, it's the perfect time to go check out YOUR local farmers' market. And to make it even more enjoyable...Britta has a fun challenge for ... Continue Reading

The Secret To Better Portion Control

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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! Please pull up a chair, sit back, and enjoy an "oldie but goodie" from the One Good Thing By Jillee archives. ----Originally posted on August 2, ... Continue Reading

Make One Wreath for All Seasons

Wreath For All Seasons

I love the idea of having a festive wreath for my front door for every season but I don't have the space to store a bunch of different wreaths. So I thought it would be fun to have one wreath that can be transformed from season to season with removable accessories. Since the 4th of July is next week I decided to start with a ... Continue Reading