A lot of stuff that I'm already doing, but a good comprehensive overview. I think there are some creative suggestions, especially in terms of family activities that make it worth taking a look. Homemade onion soup mix -- sounds like a good idea. Lemon chicken in the slow cooker. homemade "rice and roni"Choosing a signature piece to bring for potlucks, holidays. The emphasis is on the piece and you can make it quickly whenever you need to -- no need to stress trying new dishes all the time. Change your frame. A picture frame matted to 8x11 opening. Change the picture out on the frame for holidays, seasons, special occasions. Homemade sidewalk paint. Homemade treasure stones.Gifts. Have a signature style -- be known for giving books, music, whatever. Using vinegar to clean, remove smell.Declutter. Repurpose spaces that aren't working for you.