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Top 10 Reasons To Love Hot Chocolate

Every year, I yammer on about why you should be drinking more...MORE!...hot chocolate. Surprisingly, there are antioxidant health benefits to this chocolate-lover's dream. Pair with a slice of Scottish Shortbread and I'll follow you anywhere. Ten Reasons Homemade Hot Chocolate is … [Read More...]

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What To Do About Sexual Dysfunction Post-Menopause

Oh, man. Who else just broke out in a sweat reading that post title? NOT A HOT FLASH! I'm going to put a caveat right here so NO ONE can say I didn't warn them... CAVEAT: REAL TALK ABOUT SEXUAL FUNCTION POST-MENOPAUSE A small survey was taken (1,858 post-menopausal women, 45 and older - median age 58) by a company that sells women's health products and a … [Read More...]

Lifehack Review: Tea Bags to Freshen Closets

Tea bags to freshen a closet...a closet filled with coats...a closet that is notoriously what's-that-smell? It's what I set out to test when I came across the lifehack online. I already have a tried and true lifehack on how to Defunk a Musty Closet, so why would I try this the tea bag method? Why, OMT, W-H-Y?! You'll think I'm weird if I tell you. YES, YOU … [Read More...]

PSA of the Day: Winter Coats and Car Seat Safety

So much of a parent's life is focused on keeping our kiddos healthy and safe. Today we're talking about the dangers of buckling children into car seats while they're wearing their heavy winter coats. SPOILER ALERT: Don't do it! A parent's natural inclination when taking a baby or small kiddo outside in the winter, is to have them bundled up against the elements, … [Read More...]

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Top 10 Reasons To Love Hot Chocolate

Every year, I yammer on about why you should be drinking more...MORE!...hot chocolate. Surprisingly, there are antioxidant health benefits to this chocolate-lover's dream. Pair with a slice of Scottish Shortbread and I'll follow you anywhere. Ten Reasons Homemade Hot Chocolate is Good For You 10: It's got a punch of fiber. One tbsp has 1.8 grams of fiber. When … [Read More...]

How To: Steam Eggs for Perfect Peeling

I have never had luck peeling fresh hard boiled eggs...until now: I swear that's EXACTLY how they looked upon peeling! No matter what super-guaranteed Internet method I've tried before, I've ended up with eggs that look like this: Before you jump upon the word "fresh" in the opening sentence, know that I have bought fresh eggs and have let them age before … [Read More...]

A Bacon Meatloaf That Will Make You Love Meatloaf

Mmmmmm, bacon. Add meatloaf and I'm asking where the forks are and can I have seconds. Let me break this down for you: Prepare your recipe (or mine) for meatloaf: Wrap that bad boy in bacon: Try not to drool from the glorious bacony smell: E-A-T. ~die~ Come back to life. Eat more: OMT's Bacon-wrapped Meatloaf Ingredients: 3 lbs … [Read More...]

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Tools of Titans: Learn From the Best

In the age of all things digital, do you have a current book to pass along to others? A book that makes you think and stretch and marvel at what is written? A book that can be read in wandering moments or in binging gulps? A book of fascinating insights and workable information? I do! ~ A … [Read More...]

The Netatmo Camera Is Smart Home Security

Holy smokes, y'all. I'm a sucker for smarty pants technology and when paired with a high-tech security camera, I get all tingly! Plus, the Netatmo Presence Security Camera isn't bad on the peepers. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon … [Read More...]

How to Win At Gift Giving: A Candy Club!

Who here loves to eat, look at, eat, gift, eat, get...candy?! ALL OF US! ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses affiliate links. When you do your shopping through the links on this page, you support the blog at no cost to yourself. It’s much appreciated!~ Behold: Candy Club! Y'all...I knew … [Read More...]

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What Grandma Drinks: Glenfiddich 12-Year-Old Scotch

Oh, Grandma! You have such refined taste! Any scotch drinkers in da house? You know, other than Choochie? This bottle of Glenfiddech Single Malt Scotch Whiskey was a gift from Boy to Garry at Christmastime, yet we didn't get around to opening it until Garry's birthday and we were not … [Read More...]

How-To: Make Your Own Electrolyte Replacement Drink

As many of you know, OMT! is a distance runner. (BRAGGER!) I started when a coach at my elementary school asked me to join the track team. Me? Track? I had never considered it before, but because my friends were doing it, I agreed. It was there, on the dusty West Texas school ground fields, I … [Read More...]

What To Do About Sexual Dysfunction Post-Menopause

Oh, man. Who else just broke out in a sweat reading that post title? NOT A HOT FLASH! I'm going to put a caveat right here so NO ONE can say I didn't warn them... CAVEAT: REAL TALK ABOUT SEXUAL FUNCTION POST-MENOPAUSE A small survey was taken (1,858 post-menopausal women, 45 and … [Read More...]