Tough Laundry Stains? Kirkland to the Rescue!

I’m ALWAYS looking for a great laundry detergent that can do the job of getting out the toughest of stains. ~ 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!~ Enter Kirkland Ultra Clean […]

How To: Make an Elegant Easter Ham with Pineapple Honey Glaze

Once a year, I leave the recipe for my Easter Ham with Pineapple Honey Glaze right here, so you don’t have to root around for it. Lawsy. Drooling yet? Why keep posting instead of making something different? To the list! #1) It’s a fan favorite. #2) It inspires me to buy a ham. #3) Buying […]

Need a Wireless Keyboard and Mouse? Love This One.

When you need a new keyboard, you need it quick! Garry and I both need(ed) new keyboards, but Garry was upgrading from a wired board and mouse to a wireless set. Welcome to the 21st Century, Baby! ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links […]

The Amazing Power of the Humble Flaxseed

In my 20s, I did nutritional research that lead me to the powers of the humble flaxseed. I started to include them in my/our diet, but I couldn’t find a way to incorporate them consistently, so I stopped eating them. Change is hard, isn’t it? Last year, as I proceeded through treatment for breast cancer, […]

Managing Breast Cancer as a Chronic Disease?!

Um, what? Yes, you read that right: managing breast cancer as a chronic disease. If you have ever been diagnosed or know of one who has, you died a little inside, right? Or flipped off your screen, which was exactly my initial response. You can take the gal outta West Texas… Let’s look a bit […]

How To: Using a Light Kit Will Improve Your Photos

I love photography, but have never used a light kit until recently. I prefer natural light when I shoot, but some days, even in sunny Texas, the lighting is subpar. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog […]

How To Get a Leprechaun to Love You: Irish Soda Bread

Once a year I remember how much I love Irish Soda Bread, especially slathered with homemade apple butter, then promise myself not to forget about it again until next March. I’m making that promise again this year. I LOVE YOU IRISH SODA BREAD! I PROMISE NOT TO FORGET YOU! Have you ever made Irish Soda […]

Need a Home Cooked Meal Fast? Instant Pot To The Rescue!

When I was a kid, moms were cooking with pressure cookers that had to be treated carefully, so as not to explode. Yep, exploding small appliances. Not good. It’s the reason I never bought one. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this […]

Love Cheesecake? Bake Like Grandma, But Better.

Who else bakes when the going gets tough? ~show of hands~ Oooo, that’s a lot of us. I’ve had this recipe on hand for a while, waiting for the perfect moment to make. When we had a rough week, I pulled it out, shopped for ingredients and got to baking. Your turn! Meyer Lemon Blackberry […]

Perimenopause Can SUCK IT #15: Keeping Your Cool

Perimenopause is a beast: a hot, sweaty, cranky, beast. Let’s talk taming hot flashes. ~to the fire extinguisher!~ * Disclaimer: All information in this series is based on my personal experience and is not intended to take the place of your doctor’s advice. Typically, hot flashes are a by-product of reduced estrogen in a woman’s […]