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Mr. Coffee Wemo Smart Coffeemaker

FINALLY! A Coffeemaker with Wi-Fi!

Y'ALL!  You know how I love me some cutting edge technology. Well, I'm here today to tell you I see the future and it's in a smart coffeemaker that uses Wi-Fi! ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you … [Read More...]

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PSA of the Day: Winter Coats and Car Seat Safety For Your Children

PSA of the Day: Winter Coats and Car Seat Safety For Your Children

We have covered hot car safety, child passenger safety, car seat stickers and today, we're going to cover winter coats, or bulky outerwear, and car seat safety. Getting our safety on!  OMT likey! 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, but did you know, were you … [Read More...]

Health Benefits of Homemade Hot Chocolate

Top 10 Health Benefits (Plus Two) of Homemade Hot Chocolate

About a year ago I wrote about the health benefits of homemade hot chocolate.  Since it's that time of year where we're generally freezing our fingers and toes and sanity off, I thought it would be good to revisit the healthy goodness that is homemade hot chocolate. It's nice to know something we love loves us right back, right?  Right-O! As I made me a creamy … [Read More...]

PSA of the Day: Car Seat Safety Sticker

PSA of the Day: Car Seat Safety Stickers

Car seat safety is near and dear to my heart, for all the obvious reasons of being a mom and grandmama, but also to shed a bit of light in a sometimes confusing world of the newest/latest safety recommendations for itty-bitties. Today, let's talk about emergency safety stickers on car seats. These stickers, filled in with important information, are placed on a … [Read More...]

OMT! Eats

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

Have you ever made Irish Soda Bread?  I could eat it all day long.  Right out of the oven slathered in butter.  A few hours later toasted with jam.  At midnight, as is.  I love the stuff. If you've never made soda bread, this recipe is a good place to start.  Just be forewarned that it won't last long.  Buttery goodness rarely does. While you're making a mess in the … [Read More...]

Pumpkin Bread

The Pumpkin Bread You’ll Make All Year

Oh, boy. Wait. I mean: Oh, Boy! As in, I love when Boy points me to a recipe he loves knowing we'll love it too. Sharing is caring, y'all. We are big fans of Sour Cream Banana Bread in this house.  Big. Fans.  The out-of-this-world deliciousness that is that banana bread is our gold standard of quick breads.  So, when Boy told me this was the best pumpkin bread he's … [Read More...]

BBQ Chicken Mac and Cheese

BBQ Chicken Mac and Cheese = Ultimate Comfort Food

Summer is my favorite time to make BBQ chicken on the pit, but it's not always summer, dang it.  As you know, I've offered a BBQ Chicken version we do in our oven, so now we can enjoy this mac and cheese recipe all year round, even in the cold chill of winter. HALLELURIAH! When I first started tinkering with this recipe, I wondered how the peach preserve BBQ sauce … [Read More...]

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Mr. Coffee Wemo Smart Coffeemaker

FINALLY! A Coffeemaker with Wi-Fi!

Y'ALL!  You know how I love me some cutting edge technology. Well, I'm here today to tell you I see the future and it's in a smart coffeemaker that uses Wi-Fi! ~ 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...]

Will it Waffle?

Will It Waffle?

Will it Waffle? What?  You know...if you cook it in a waffle iron, will it be edible? ~ 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!~ Hmmm, good … [Read More...]

Owl-Shaped Egg Mold

Eggtastic Fun!

Owl do you like you eggs?! Funny-side up? Then, you're in luck!  One of my favorite companies, Fred and Friends, does it again! ~ 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. … [Read More...]

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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...]