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Are You Considering a Smart Heart Rate Watch?

Do you use a smart heart rate watch, or are you considering purchasing one? Up until now, my method of keeping track of my heart rate has been the simple and effective method of being able to talk though a workout. Or sing through one. This from one who is pretty much tone … [Read More...]

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What Do You Eat When You’re Trying To Survive Chemo?

It has been a little bit over two years since my breast cancer diagnosis and there are two things I think of regularly: #1: I am grateful to be alive. #2: It took a lot of effort to eat while going through chemo. This post was written in the throes of that terrible time. It remains a popular article, so I thought I'd share again with updates. If you know … [Read More...]

Feeling Invisible is Awful. Learn How to Be Seen.

Did the headline make you squinch in recognition? Did it tick you off a little? Did you know that if you are feeling invisible there's something you can do about it? I'm here to help you find your way to visibility. As I like to describe to folks (as a way to explain my boldness), I grew up surrounded by wild dingoes males. When one's confidants, friends … [Read More...]

What I’ll Tell Sweet E: Life Can Come At You Hard, So Remember The Good

Dearest Sweet E, This life is full of wonder and awe - it contains the best of what we experience - but this life can also come at you hard, stealing joy and hope, if you let it. Don't let it, baby. So many in this world think they're the only one with a suffering story to tell, but the fact is everyone everywhere has a hard tale to tell; life is fickle and no … [Read More...]

OMT! Eats

Best No-Bake Chocolate Cookies You’ll Ever Make

Who doesn't love cookies? Who also doesn't like turning the oven on in the summer? ~ALL OF US~ Chocolate Yummies to the rescue. I make these every year for Christmas, but in recent years have also been making them in the summer when I neeeed cookies, but don't want to heat up the whole danged house by turning on the oven. After I make them, I pop them in … [Read More...]

How To Make Lasagna with No-Cook Noodles

Lasagna. Who loves to eat it but hates to make it? ~ugh~ So much time spent in the kitchen. Lots of folks hesitate to make it because it's time-consuming, with the cooking of the noodles and the making of the sauce. What if I told you that this is the fastest lasagna you'll ever make? What if I told you you could use jarred sauce and uncooked … [Read More...]

How To Make Homemade Roasted Garlic Butter

Have you ever attempted to make homemade roasted garlic butter? Sometimes it's the simple things that makes us the happiest. Homemade roasted garlic butter is high on my makes-me-crazy-happy list. Creamy, buttery, garlicy - did I mention buttery? And garlicy? This is the stuff, my babies. The stuff of long mmmmms and satisfied eye-rolling delight. To the … [Read More...]

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Are You Considering a Smart Heart Rate Watch?

Do you use a smart heart rate watch, or are you considering purchasing one? Up until now, my method of keeping track of my heart rate has been the simple and effective method of being able to talk though a workout. Or sing through one. This from one who is pretty much tone deaf. ~poor … [Read More...]

3 Top Reasons Why You Need a Quartet Glass Pad

I'm always on the hunt for a new product that is not only functional, but ohso cool. I think I've found that in the Quartet Glass Dry Erase Computer Pad for your desktop. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you … [Read More...]

Do You Make This Common Kitchen Tool Mistake?

I've been cooking for over 30 years and I feel like an idiot admitting this, but WHO KNEW (um, not me) that the appropriate length tongs make all the difference? (You probably knew this, right?) ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon … [Read More...]

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Are You Considering a Smart Heart Rate Watch?

Do you use a smart heart rate watch, or are you considering purchasing one? Up until now, my method of keeping track of my heart rate has been the simple and effective method of being able to talk though a workout. Or sing through one. This from one who is pretty much tone deaf. ~poor … [Read More...]

What Do You Eat When You’re Trying To Survive Chemo?

It has been a little bit over two years since my breast cancer diagnosis and there are two things I think of regularly: #1: I am grateful to be alive. #2: It took a lot of effort to eat while going through chemo. This post was written in the throes of that terrible time. It remains a … [Read More...]

Have You Seen This Smart Jump Rope?

When I was a kid, I loved jumping rope, then somewhere along the line I took up running instead. Garry got a jump rope for Christmas, and since then I've made a pact with myself to take it up again. As one gets older, one (< that's me!) must concentrate on good health and in this case the fun … [Read More...]