Ask Ms. Jilly- 5 Ways to De-stinkify a boy’s room

A friend on Facebook recently asked me how to get that bad smell out of her son’s room.  I thought about it and came up with some strategies that I use to help with the smell- and there is a SMELL!!!   Keep shoes outside- Because my son doesn’t like to wear shoes in the […]

Ask Ms. Jilly- How to get perfectly softened butter, quickly!

A reader asks: I want to make cookies, but my butter isn’t soft.  How can I soften it quickly? This has happened to me countless times!  I want to eat the dough make cookies, but my butter is still as hard as a rock.  I’ve tried a number of ways, but none have given me […]

Ask Ms. Jilly- Basic Cooking Spices

Back in March, a reader asked “What advice would you give for someone starting out in the kitchen? What are common spices to have on hand when you’re baking? Well, you can read about my favorite baking spices HERE. Today I want to share with you my basic COOKING spices.  These are the spices that […]

Ask Ms. Jilly– Basic Baking Spices

A reader asks:  ” What advice would you give for someone starting out in the kitchen?  What are common spices to have on hand when you’re baking? Well, I love to cook and I’m a big fan of baking so this was an easy one! 1. Cinnamon– I use this spice all of the time!  […]