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Perimenopauce Can Suck It

Perimenopause Can Suck It #11: Breast Cancer and Heart Disease Risks

Dang it.  Just when we're almost ready to say ADIOS, AUNT FLO! we encounter an entirely new, sometimes foreboding landscape facing our health. Ladies, let's pay attention to our changing health needs as we march forward (like the fierce warriors we have grown to be) on this … [Read More...]

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Perimenopauce Can Suck It

Perimenopause Can Suck It #11: Breast Cancer and Heart Disease Risks

Dang it.  Just when we're almost ready to say ADIOS, AUNT FLO! we encounter an entirely new, sometimes foreboding landscape facing our health. Ladies, let's pay attention to our changing health needs as we march forward (like the fierce warriors we have grown to be) on this sometimes perilous road in our journey. Breast Cancer Risks Did you know a woman's … [Read More...]

Your Top 10 Posts 2014

Your Top 10 Posts 2014

Each year, I like to do a recap of all the posts you LOVED here at OMT!  It's fun for me to see what resonates with you (so. much. food!) and to take a look back over the year. Hope you guys enjoy it too. Your Top 10 Posts 2014! #10: Trick or Treat This   #9: 10 Things My Father Taught Me #8: Homemade French Bread #7: How to … [Read More...]

Overcoming Rejection

What I’ll Tell Sweet E: How to Overcome Rejection

Dear Sweet E, my very first post to you was What I Will Tell Sweet E: Dig Yourself.  Today's post about overcoming rejection ties into the notion of digging yourself by knowing who you are and what you want from this life. Rejection stings, my sweet boy; you'll never get used to it when it happens to you.  The good news is that you can learn from it; you can overcome … [Read More...]

OMT! Eats

Dark Chocolate Shortbread

The Dark Chocolate Shortbread That May Make You Unsubscribe

I love me some shortbread...you?  Wait.  Why am I even asking?  Pretty much everyone loves them some shortbread. Y-U-M! Couple this shortbread with a steaming cup of Good For You Hot Chocolate and the angels may join you in singing HALLELURIAH! Don't they look divine? While I was expecting a sturdier shortbread, because when I hear the word shortbread I … [Read More...]

Easy Peasy Customizable Cheeseball

I’m a Cheeseball About Cheese Balls

My Confession: I'm a cheeseball about cheese balls.  Yes. Yes. Most definitely, YES. The first time my baby brother made this cheese ball for me (okay fine.  he made it for a party.  but i ate so much that it should have just been mine), I was in love.  It's easy.  It's customizable.  It's additively get-in-mah-piehole. Outside: Inside: Don't just sit … [Read More...]

Pecan Coconut Dream Bars

Pecan Dream Bars

I have already offered this recipe under Almond Coconut Dream Bars, but wanted to offer you the pecan version, too. In the past, when I've made the Almond Dream Bars, I'd always say I'd make the pecan version, but, um, well, I, uh... Lazy baker much?! WAIT!  Here they are! As soon as they hit Garry's taste buds, he decreed this version his favorite … [Read More...]

OMT! Shops

Runner Gift Thangs!

For the Runner in Your Life

CHRISTMAS IS ALMOST HERE! Sorry y'all, didn't mean to panic anyone, it's just that maybe you're like me and you don't have all your shopping done.  I'm dedicating this post to the runners in your life, or for the runners who need to drop a major hint. Psssst, Santa!  THIS. ~ A gentle … [Read More...]

LifeStraw For Your Adventurers

LifeStraw For Your Adventurers

Do you know an adventurer, a camper, a Boy Scout, a Girl Scout or a weekend hiker that likes being out in the boondocks, in the wildness, where water sources may be iffy? If you do, giving them the gift of a LifeStraw is like giving them the gift of less thangs to haul around when they be … [Read More...]

SteakChamp for the Win!

SteakChamp is *THE* Champ!

Y'all remember this post: Is Your Steak Done?  Well, get ready to snag a great Christmas gift (or New Year's, or birthday, or...whatever grills your steak). SteakChamp sent me a medium rare thermometer to check out!  (all opinions that follow are mine...ALL OF THEM!) So of course, I did.  … [Read More...]

OMT! Grown-Ups

Depression Facts and Stats

Depression Facts and Stats

October is National Depression Awareness Month. Even though I've written about depression before, I thought I'd take a moment to talk about it again. FACTS: 1)  Most people who are depressed, about two-thirds, do not seek treatment. 2) Women are TWICE as likely to suffer from … [Read More...]

Secondary Drowning Signs

Required Summer Reading: Secondary Drowning

I've written about drowning before and how the actual process of drowning doesn't look like you might think it would (if you missed that important post, you can read it HERE).  Today, let's take a look at secondary drowning. If you're like most of the world, when it gets hot, you want to cool off … [Read More...]

DIY Firepit Tutorial

DIY Fire Pit Tutorial: Updated

Cliff Notes of a DIY Fire Pit Tutorial = chop down a big ash tree, have the stump properly shaped for burning, then burn ALL THE THINGS! The DIY fire pit post is one of my most popular.  Who knew so many of you were looking to make a hobo pit like us! When I first broached the idea to Husband, … [Read More...]