How To Re-Grow Green Onions (and use again & again!)

This is a great frugal and fun tip! If you only use the green part of your scallions, you can pop the root ends into a jar with some water, put it somewhere sunny, and the green stems will regrow […]

How To Make Quick & Easy Freezer Jam

So last week I did a post: How To Make Homemade Jam In 30 Minutes In The Microwave, this post was so, so popular, it has 1,141 shares on Facebook so far!  Microwave jam is so great, we only make our […]

Beautiful DIY Natural Room Scents

I hate artificial room scents and sprays. Sure, some of them smell nice, but it is just polluting your home’s atmosphere with synthetic chemicals.  This is especially the case with spray scents; that chemical mist just can’t be good to […]

Homemade Wasp Repellent That Is Safe And Effective

Have you ever had a picnic or barbecue spoilt by wasps? They are annoying at best, but things can get painful and dangerous quickly, especially if you have young children or anyone who is allergic to wasp stings… There are […]

Best Tear-Free Technique for Chopping Onions (Guaranteed no tears!)

  Today I am going to share with you the BEST and ONLY 100% effective way to chop/slice onions without tears… No trick, no gadgets, just one simple technique which guarantees no tears. There are loads of tips and tick […]

6 Insect Repellent Plants To Grow – repel: mosquitoes, gnats & more…

I don’t know about you, but now the weather has warmed up, we have all the doors and windows open and we are spending a lot of time outdoors and eating in the garden. The downside to this is all […]

The Secret To PERFECT Pie Crust (Light & Flaky)

Whenever I make a pie and there is an issue with it, it is always the pie crust which is the problem.  Getting perfect flaky pie crust is an art, but I am about to share a secret tip which […]

Make Healthy Eating Plates For The Kids

To be fair my kids eat pretty well, although they seem to be getting pickier as they get older. I think this is mainly due to starting school and picking things up from other children. My daughter told me the […]

Three QUICK Anti-Hangover Breakfast Recipes

Sometimes after hectic week it gets to the weekend and it’s nice to have a few drinks and kickback a bit.  If you are like me, you (very, very) occasionally overdo it a bit and pay for your night of excess […]

Common Kitchen Measurements “Cheat Sheet”

  How frustrating is it when a recipe uses measurements you are not familiar with? Luckily ‘One Good Thing By Jillee’ is here to the rescue. Print this out and pin it to the refrigerator or keep it handy with […]