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Who Can Imagine the Best Tall Tale?

Ever play the game where one person starts a story, then the next person offers more details, and on and on until the story is complete? This is just like that, but with a little more thought and organization. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your … [Read More...]

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Be Brave For a Friend Who Suffers

Being brave for a friend who suffers the loss of a child, either through miscarriage or a stillbirth is holy work. How, though? How can we possibly help when we shy away from talking about this stomach-churning topic? As women, we are known for our love of discussing all the things. Yet, when the words miscarriage or stillbirth are mentioned, we struggle to know what … [Read More...]

This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things – Or Is It?

Cancer. I profoundly hate that six letter word. It conjures fear, loss and uncertainty. There's not one nice thing I can say about it. It devours monetary resources. It mocks future dreams and plans. It steals understanding of what the hell is happening to my body?! As of this writing, I am two-years and a few months post treatment. Two years - whoohoo! I am … [Read More...]

How-To: Neutralize Funky Odors With Vinegar Hack

I'm *that* gal - the one that will extol the virtues of vinegar all day long. I have basically replaced most of my cleaning products and use the power of vinegar instead. Sure, it smells like you're dying Easter eggs, but the vinegar-ness dissipates quickly and is safe to use. Especially if you need to rid a closet of dat funk. Fun Fact: Vinegar can defunk your … [Read More...]

OMT! Eats

You Might Be Shocked to Know How Easy This Is

The first time I made my own mayonnaise, I swore I'd never buy store bought again. Why? Because it's that delicious. Lawsy. So, delicious. Did I mention it's amazing? Cause it is. And easy. So stinkin' easy to make. [Tweet "The first time I made my own mayonnaise, I swore I'd never buy store bought again."] Let's get to it. Homemade Mayonnaise 1 … [Read More...]

How To: Easy Pork Chops and Sauerkraut

Do you love pork chops and sauerkraut, but are intimidated by the cooking the pork part? You've heard how hard it is to get pork just right, and that it's easy to overcook and be left with a tough chop, that no one can cut through, right? Good thing you found OMT! Hang on - you're about to learn how easy it is to get pork chops right! Pork Chops and … [Read More...]

How To: Tender Pork Tenderloin Done Right

I love making pork tenderloin because it's so stinkin' easy. Plus, all that tender, juicy, yumminess. Most of the time, I rub a bit of oil on it and either Garry smokes it on the pit or I slide it in the oven, but this time I wanted a little something different. Looky: Oh, momma...what have you done?! I rubbed that badboy with a bit of Dijon mustard mixed … [Read More...]

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Who Can Imagine the Best Tall Tale?

Ever play the game where one person starts a story, then the next person offers more details, and on and on until the story is complete? This is just like that, but with a little more thought and organization. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping … [Read More...]

Make a New Fan With These Fun Star War Books

OMT! is the grandmama that always gives books. I can't help it, as a book lover myself. Books expand the imagination, transport to wonderful lands and serve as a bridge between generations. Check out these fun-fun-fun (and sneakily educational!) Star War books for early readers and … [Read More...]

How To Know the Right Plunger for the Job

I have maintained a home for over 34 years and I JUST LEARNED there are two different plungers for two different jobs: sink/drain or toilet. WHAT THE WHAT?! Color me embarrassed. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this … [Read More...]

OMT! Grown-Ups

Be Brave For a Friend Who Suffers

Being brave for a friend who suffers the loss of a child, either through miscarriage or a stillbirth is holy work. How, though? How can we possibly help when we shy away from talking about this stomach-churning topic? As women, we are known for our love of discussing all the things. Yet, when … [Read More...]

This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things – Or Is It?

Cancer. I profoundly hate that six letter word. It conjures fear, loss and uncertainty. There's not one nice thing I can say about it. It devours monetary resources. It mocks future dreams and plans. It steals understanding of what the hell is happening to my body?! As of this writing, I am … [Read More...]

How-To: Neutralize Funky Odors With Vinegar Hack

I'm *that* gal - the one that will extol the virtues of vinegar all day long. I have basically replaced most of my cleaning products and use the power of vinegar instead. Sure, it smells like you're dying Easter eggs, but the vinegar-ness dissipates quickly and is safe to use. Especially if … [Read More...]