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Top 5 Secrets to a Happy Marriage

Our nephew is walking down the aisle soon and in honor of this new union, I wanted to (re)share my secrets to a happy marriage. Two things before we start: #1: Yes, that pic is from the way-back vault. #2: It's one of my favs. ~~~~~ Garry and I have been married for over 34 … [Read More...]

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Top 5 Secrets to a Happy Marriage

Our nephew is walking down the aisle soon and in honor of this new union, I wanted to (re)share my secrets to a happy marriage. Two things before we start: #1: Yes, that pic is from the way-back vault. #2: It's one of my favs. ~~~~~ Garry and I have been married for over 34 years and we're happier than ever. Not that it's always been easy; anything this … [Read More...]

No Breadcrumbs in the Pantry? Your Rolling Pin to the Rescue!

Today's lifehack is one I use all the danged time! To the video. someone get the lights! (sorry about the newby vertical filming) How stinkin' easy is that? If you don't keep stuffing mix in your pantry, you could also use this method with toasted bread. I love an easy and useful lifehack/kitchenhack. Have you guys ever made your own breadcrumbs? … [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: How the hell did this happen? My second question: Is there a quick … [Read More...]

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No Breadcrumbs in the Pantry? Your Rolling Pin to the Rescue!

Today's lifehack is one I use all the danged time! To the video. someone get the lights! (sorry about the newby vertical filming) How stinkin' easy is that? If you don't keep stuffing mix in your pantry, you could also use this method with toasted bread. I love an easy and useful lifehack/kitchenhack. Have you guys ever made your own breadcrumbs? … [Read More...]

How To: Quick and Dirty Bacon-Stuffed Grilled Cheese

Some recipes are complex and require fancy-pants ingredients...others, like this quick and dirty bacon-stuffed grilled cheese, not so much. Lifehack: Click here before you begin: How To: Quick and Easy Bacon Makin'. One Saturday we were cleaning out the attic. The attic which Garry likes to tease holds Boy's presidential library. Oh, hardy-har. It wasn't until … [Read More...]

Pound Cake Cupcakes With Sweet Lemon Glaze

Have seen my Pound Cake Perfection post? These cupcakes are basically from that recipe, with an added glaze, a delicious sweet lemon glaze. Garry agreed: cupcake perfection. < Whoa. High praise. This is the original recipe for the pound cake with the lemon glaze added. You could just as easily split the cupcakes in half, spread with filling and top with … [Read More...]

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Need a Powerful and Quick Hair Dryer? Dyson.

Dyson makes a hair dryer now? Yep. They're expensive? Yep. They're really expensive? Yep yep. Do people love them? Yep yep yep. What us regular folk want to know: is the price worth the technology? I'd lay my money down as a full. stop. Y-E-S. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon … [Read More...]

Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors

I doesn't matter what side of the political fence you lean on, we can all appreciate the personal stories (written by the President) behind these portraits. I can't wait to read the book. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on … [Read More...]

Get Out of the Dog House With a Fun Matching Game!

Forgive the blurriness of the pic and focus on the fun of the game! ~ 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 appreciated!~ (source: Amazon) Sweet E received a … [Read More...]

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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...]

Perimenopause Can SUCK IT #15: Keeping Your Cool

Perimenopause is a beast: a hot, sweaty, cranky, beast. Let's talk taming hot flashes. ~to the fire extinguisher!~ * Disclaimer: All information in this series is based on my personal experience and is not intended to take the place of your doctor’s advice. Typically, hot flashes are … [Read More...]