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No More Rubbing Your Hands on the Kitchen Faucet!

I love cooking with onions. I love cooking with garlic. They are both weekly regulars in our house. In yours? If so, you know how pungent your hands smell after all the aromatic chopping and mincing. I've got an easy solution that will help you eliminate that weirdo habit of … [Read More...]

OMT! Blogs

What I’ll Tell Sweet E: Learn How to Drive a Stick

Dear Sweet E, You gotta learn how to drive a stick, sweet boy. #1: Sticks, or standards, are the most fun vehicles to tool around in. Ask anyone who has ever driven one. #2: Learning how to drive a stick is a great metaphor for life. You haven't properly lived until you've learned to drive a stick. I learned in my 30s. In my 30s! It's never too late to … [Read More...]

Never Forget: Caretakers Take on a Unique Challenge

Caretakers, God bless them. They show up. They work. They handle the hard stuff like nobody's business. They repeat the process until they are no longer needed. I am grateful for the caretakers that have graced my life, yet so often they are overlooked. My rallying cry: REMEMBER THE CARETAKERS!* (*kinda like the Alamo) While I wrote this a couple of years … [Read More...]

A Somber Reminder to Never Forget

Tuesday, September 11, 2001 In the wake of all that has happened to the collective us in the last month, there is so much we'll never be able to forget. To those who fight the good fight, to those who step up when times are unimaginable, to those who love in the face of terror, I will never forget. Onward. … [Read More...]

OMT! Eats

How To Keep Your Cool in the Kitchen: Crock-Pot Pork Ribs

I like to recycle my most popular recipes for two reasons: #1: You're new here and need a super easy recipe. #2: You've been an OMT! fan but you totally forgot the awesome sauce that is Crock-Pot Pork Ribs. These slow cooker pork ribs are good eats and you're gonna want to make them. Keep your cool in the kitchen - get to slow cookin'!   Let's … [Read More...]

Easy Homemade Peanut Butter Will Make You Swoon

Have you ever tried your hand at homemade peanut butter? If not - now's the time to try. No fear. Just grinding until you arrive at smooth spreadable peanuty love. It's easy and spoonfully delicious! We are always looking for ways to eat healthier without sacrificing flavor or nutrition and this peanut butter is a bonafide hit. There are no additives, no corn … [Read More...]

Hands Down The Best Cake-Filling You’ll Ever Eat

I have amnesia. I have where-I-found-this-recipe amnesia. For that I am truly sorry, because whoever created this deserves a stinkin' cake-filling medal. Ain't even kidding! Look at this lovely bowl full of fluffy cake-filling nirvana: We'll just cut the chit-chat and get right to it, shall we? THE RECIPE Ingredients: 1 large box vanilla instant … [Read More...]

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No More Rubbing Your Hands on the Kitchen Faucet!

I love cooking with onions. I love cooking with garlic. They are both weekly regulars in our house. In yours? If so, you know how pungent your hands smell after all the aromatic chopping and mincing. I've got an easy solution that will help you eliminate that weirdo habit of rubbing your … [Read More...]

These Sunglasses Will Make You Fighter Pilot Cool

Aviator's are classic cool. These aren't any different - except, they're the ones I wear! ~ 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!~ Kirland's … [Read More...]

This Waterproof Mattress Cover Will Make You Happy

Show of hands: Who has young whippersnappers jumpin' like monkeys on their bed with drinks? (YES - I know they shouldn't, but back to the question...) Sweet E has been known to bring a drank or two into bed. Instead of worrying if he's gonna spill (cause, he's GONNA spill), I have covered his bed … [Read More...]

OMT! Grown-Ups

A Somber Reminder to Never Forget

Tuesday, September 11, 2001 In the wake of all that has happened to the collective us in the last month, there is so much we'll never be able to forget. To those who fight the good fight, to those who step up when times are unimaginable, to those who love in the face of terror, I will … [Read More...]

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...]