Why We Skype

Using Skype

I have a confession to make. I STINK at math. I mean really, REALLY stink. Sure I can add, subtract, multiply and divide (unless we're talking fractions!) but beyond that I am hopeless. So when each of my kids reached Jr. High and beyond I was pretty much useless helping them with their math homework. Fortunately with tutors and ... Continue Reading

Dessert Sliders Made 3 Different Ways!

Dessert Sliders

If you're a fan of "sliders," like I am, you're going to love the new twist we're putting on them today...DESSERT! Not only are they delicious (I mean REALLY delicious!) they are simple to make and beautiful to look at! They ALMOST look too good to eat....but don't let that stop you! :-) Kaitlyn writes.......... When J ... Continue Reading

Save Time & Money — 31 Things You Can Freeze!

Frozen Grapes

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 October 7, ... Continue Reading

The OGT Summer Reading List & Giveaway!

Summer Reading

As far as I'm concerned...summer just wouldn't be complete without a great book (or two) to lose myself in! I. LOVE. TO. READ. I know I'm not alone in this passion so I thought a post offering some summer reading suggestions would be a great idea! First we polled OGT readers on our Facebook page and asked them for their book ... Continue Reading

Sharing for Grown-Ups: Ways To Pool Resources & Save Money

Sharing Resources

We’ve posted extensively in the past about reducing, reusing, and recycling as ways to save money, cut down on waste, and get the most out of our limited resources. However, there’s another method that can help us achieve these goals that we haven’t discussed yet, and it’s one that we all learned as toddlers... sharing ... Continue Reading

DIY Soothing After-Sun Lotion

After-Sun Lotion

Doesn't this picture just make you want to cry?! This is my niece Haley after a fun day at the beach where she, unfortunately, forgot to put on sunscreen. Now before you judge, I doubt there is one of us who hasn't found themselves in the exact same situation. I've known this girl all her life and she's the last person that ... Continue Reading