Natural Remedies For Summertime Bumps & Bruises

summer remedies

With kids spending so much time outdoors biking, hiking, swimming, at the playground, playing sports, etc....there are bound to be more bumps, bruises, cuts, scrapes and other minor injuries. These are the most common reasons parents seek help this time of year, but they are also conditions that usually respond to safe and ... Continue Reading

How To Stop The Comparathon!


I have found myself in an extremely ironic situation this past month. One in which I am enjoying some of the greatest success of my career with the publishing of my book "One Good Life" and yet at the same time feeling some of the most overwhelming feelings of insecurity and inferiority I've ever experienced. After giving this a ... Continue Reading

My 28-Day Skin Challenge Results

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Burt’s Bees challenged me to take the 28-Day Skin Care Challenge using their new all-natural line of Renewal Face Care products. At this point in my life, I’m all about products that promise results! So I was very excited to get started! First off, I can't believe it has already been 28 days! Time flies...especially during ... Continue Reading

Utah Fry Sauce — A State Culinary Treasure!

fry sauce

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 February 7, ... Continue Reading

30 Creative Uses For Your Steam Cleaner

Uses for steam cleaner

I've had a Haan Steam Mop for several years and I absolutely love using it on my tile floors! Gone are the days of dragging out a big bucket of water to mop the floor. I've never used my steam cleaner for anything other than tile, but I recently came across some great ideas for putting it to work on an amazing array of other ... Continue Reading

Homemade All-Natural Bubble Bath

Homemade Bubble Bath

I have always been a big fan of bubble baths. Taking a bubble bath is one of the easiest ways to feel relaxed and rejuvenated, without even needing to leave the house! So when I came across this recipe for an all-natural homemade bubble bath, I immediately had to give it a try! Not only does it take seconds to put together, but ... Continue Reading

How to Remove Permanent Marker from {Just About} Anything

How to Remover Permanent Marker from {Just About} Anything

When my daughter, Britta, was a toddler she found a permanent marker that I had been using to label moving boxes. She then proceeded to draw all over the carpet, walls, and furniture of our rental home...the day before we moved. You can just imagine how the Hubster and I reacted upon finding Britta's masterpiece. We weren't ... Continue Reading