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A Broccoli Casserole Every One Can Love

You should know, this broccoli casserole is not haute cuisine. It's comfort food. Funeral food. Get the kids to eat their veggies food. It's pretty delicious, too. Back Story Of Guilty Pleasure Goodness: When my grandmother passed, I watched her neighbor, a literal little … [Read More...]

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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...]

Do You Know The Facts About Drowning?

Did you know that most people imagine the act of drowning involves vigorous splashing and thrashing? You know - the Hollywood version of drowning with lots of dramatic screaming and struggling. FACT: It rarely happens that way. This post, one I offer once a year, serves to educate or refresh all of us on what drowning actually looks like, as we enter into the summer … [Read More...]

What You Should Know For Melanoma Awareness Month

Each May, I feel a strong pull to inform sun-lovers (and those who would rather stay inside) of the importance of being aware of melanoma's warning signs. This post is one that I offer yearly, just as the summer activities get underway. It's important information that can save your life. Melanoma is on the rise. This is a scary cancer (aren't they all?), as it … [Read More...]

OMT! Eats

A Broccoli Casserole Every One Can Love

You should know, this broccoli casserole is not haute cuisine. It's comfort food. Funeral food. Get the kids to eat their veggies food. It's pretty delicious, too. Back Story Of Guilty Pleasure Goodness: When my grandmother passed, I watched her neighbor, a literal little old lady, walk up to the house with a covered dish in hand, then trip. The misstep … [Read More...]

Insanely Easy How To: Homemade Roasted Almond Butter

A few years back I wrote a post on how to make roasted almond butter and knew it was time to share again. If you have never attempted homemade nut butters, get ready to see how insanely easy they are to make. Homemade. All-natural. Easy. But - how did it taste? Garry, tasting almond butter for the first time: It's good. Much better than the natural peanut … [Read More...]

Love Spicy and Fresh? Jalapeno Avocado Dressing to the Rescue!

We are fortunate to enjoy avocados year-round in Texas. If they aren't in the house, they're on the grocery list to buy. Of course we love guacamole and are constantly whipping up a batch, but this avocado dressing is a little different and as versatile as well. Time to up your avocado game, my babies! If you love avocados, if you love a little spice in your life, … [Read More...]

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The Magic of Cranberry for Good Health

A few months back I wrote about a cranberry supplement I found that I started using for better bladder health. I've switched brands and wanted to update you in case you were still researching and thinking about adding this supplement to your daily routine. * Disclaimer: All information in this … [Read More...]

Ever Been Protected by a Colorful Rainbow?

When we inflate Tiny Pool for the summer, it's unprotected by shade. What's an Irish-complected Choochie to do? ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog at no cost to yourself. It’s much … [Read More...]

Need More Summer Fun? Cool Down with a Pool

Oh, my sweet readers - how I love summers spent in, what we lovingly refer to as, our Tiny Pool! ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog at no cost to yourself. It’s much … [Read More...]

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The Magic of Cranberry for Good Health

A few months back I wrote about a cranberry supplement I found that I started using for better bladder health. I've switched brands and wanted to update you in case you were still researching and thinking about adding this supplement to your daily routine. * Disclaimer: All information in this … [Read More...]

The Dreaded Urinary Tract Infection After Menopause: Is There A Cure?

WARNING: Real Talk Ahead A few weeks ago, at the age of 55, I experienced my very first bladder infection. Throughout the years, I have known women (and men) who suffered with UTIs and sympathized with them, but had never - until  recently - experienced the ~ugh~ myself. My first question: … [Read More...]

The Amazing Power of the Humble Flaxseed

In my 20s, I did nutritional research that lead me to the powers of the humble flaxseed. I started to include them in my/our diet, but I couldn't find a way to incorporate them consistently, so I stopped eating them. Change is hard, isn't it? Last year, as I proceeded through treatment for … [Read More...]