Holiday Hints by Jill Savage

2017-11-13T14:43:12+00:00November 13th, 2017|Jill Savage|

I have a confession to make: I have a love/hate relationship with the Christmas season. I love the traditions, the decorations, and the music. When it comes to making memories, the holiday season is a perfect time to build family traditions that anchor us to home.  At the Savage home, the traditions include decorating the [...]

Adult Peer Pressure by Jill Savage

2017-07-03T17:56:10+00:00July 3rd, 2017|Jill Savage|

After spending a year writing our Living With Less So Your Family Has More book, my husband and I really began to think about the reality of adult peer pressure. The words “peer pressure” usually refer to the pressure to conform that teenagers experience. But if we’re honest, peer pressure doesn’t stop after the teen [...]

Aromatherapy for the Family by Jill Savage

2017-04-03T15:58:58+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Jill Savage|

It's amazing where your sense of smell can take you. One whiff of someone's perfume can bring to mind a special friend who used to wear the same fragrance. The smell of cookies baking will take you back to when you were grade-school age sitting in your grandmother's kitchen. However, scents not only cause us [...]

Better Together by Jill Savage

2017-01-23T14:47:45+00:00January 23rd, 2017|Jill Savage|

We mom better when we mom together. It took me many years to learn that truth. I, like many other moms, carried friendship baggage from middle school relationships gone bad. To be honest, I had more “guy friends” than “girlfriends” growing up because I found guy friendships to be much less complicated that female friendships. [...]