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What Do We Tell Our Children? The Truth of Love.

Three years ago there was a bombing on U.S soil at the Boston Marathon. It was senseless (aren't they all?), outrageous and scary as hell. Suddenly bombings were happening to us, to the collective us, and our children saw and heard about it, which meant we had to talk about what they saw … [Read More...]

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What Do We Tell Our Children? The Truth of Love.

Three years ago there was a bombing on U.S soil at the Boston Marathon. It was senseless (aren't they all?), outrageous and scary as hell. Suddenly bombings were happening to us, to the collective us, and our children saw and heard about it, which meant we had to talk about what they saw and heard. We had to figure out what to say, had to figure out a way to truth that … [Read More...]

Is Maple Syrup the New Super Food?

Can it be? Can something so delicious as maple syrup be considered the new super food? Be still my sweet-loving tooth! A study released by the impressive Dr. Navindra Seeram of the University of Rhode Island, suggests maple syrup, the pancake's and waffle's BFF, is on the cusp of stardom (pending more studies, of course!). Someone get the lights. To the sweet … [Read More...]

Even A Beating Is Better Than Chemo, Right?

My surgeon...he's a funny guy. Side Note: NO, I will NOT get on the table for this exam. I've got a paper shirt on and that's as far as I go today, thank you very much. Side Note #2: This is the same pic filtered through the fun Prisma App! I have so much fun with the filters and the best part is it's free! After examining me at my one-year post-surgery … [Read More...]

OMT! Eats

Is Maple Syrup the New Super Food?

Can it be? Can something so delicious as maple syrup be considered the new super food? Be still my sweet-loving tooth! A study released by the impressive Dr. Navindra Seeram of the University of Rhode Island, suggests maple syrup, the pancake's and waffle's BFF, is on the cusp of stardom (pending more studies, of course!). Someone get the lights. To the sweet … [Read More...]

Last Cheesecake Recipe You’ll Ever Need

Once a year I offer this recipe because #1) It's. That. Good. and #2) I love you and want you to eat only the best of what the cheesecake world has to offer. This is the best the cheesecake world has to offer. Trust me on this. STOP DROOLING ON YOUR KEYBOARD! To answer the question you're asking: Yes. It's as friggin' good as it looks. Better even. I have … [Read More...]

How To: An Entire Simple Meal on One Grill

Some days are too hot to cook inside and those are the days we love making an entire simple meal outside on the grill. Check it (for recipes, click post links that follow): Oh, momma.¬† Anyone else drooling? ~ 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 … [Read More...]

OMT! Shops

Cuisinart Smart Stick Hand Blender

Man, oh man, was I ever in need of a stick blender. Can you believe I went old school before this?! After the first use, I slapped my forehead in a D'OH! moment. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the … [Read More...]

Vanilla Beans for Making Homemade Vanilla

I'm making homemade vanilla and I want to share the kind of beans I'm using. Personally, I ignored their method of making vanilla and used my own, but who knows, maybe theirs is just as great. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links … [Read More...]

Protecting What You Gots: A Review

I have entered the hallowed land of iPhone owners and after slapping my hard-earned money down (my service is Boost, so I pay outright for the phone), I knew I needed serious protection of the Otterbox sort. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through … [Read More...]

OMT! Grown-Ups

Summer PSA: Drowning and Secondary Drowning. Do You Know The Facts?

Once a year I write about the signs of drowning and secondary drowning (who knew that was a thing?!) because A) Most people think drowning looks like the Hollywood version of struggling about in the water and B) the post serves to educate¬† or refresh all of us as we enter into the summer season of … [Read More...]

Duolingo Spanish Lessons

I used to be bilingual; I spoke West Texan and broken German. It has been years since I conversed in German, yet there is still much I understand when I hear it spoken. Today, I'm no longer bilingual, but I'm hoping to change that with the program Duolingo. Sweet E attends a Spanish immersion … [Read More...]

Melanoma Awareness Month: Check Yo’Self!

As a melanoma survivor, I feel a strong responsibility to share this post every year. 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 can be tough to treat. Don't mess around if you think you see changes in a mole … [Read More...]