Spicy Pretzels

Spicy Pretzels

I had my first Spicy Pretzel when a friend dropped off a birthday package for Garry.  There they sat, in a ribboned-adorned apothecary jar, looking very ordinary, as pretzels are known to do. Pretzels being pretzels are not exciting, although the jar was a keeper (if only it had come in this jar!). Garry took […]

I’m a Cheeseball About Cheese Balls

Easy Peasy Customizable Cheeseball

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 […]

10 Reasons Homemade Hot Chocolate is Good For You. Bonus Deliciousness Included.

Health Benefits of Homemade Hot Chocolate

Ooooo, OMT! loves her some delicious homemade hot chocolate!  I bet you do too. I’m talking the kind that you heat on the stove and uses milk, vanilla, a teeny bit of sugar, and pure unsweetened cocoa powder.  Oh, yeah.  I see you nodding in agreement. Yet, while you like it, or love it, do […]

A Christmas Crack Fairytale

Christmas Crack

Come close, my babies.  OMT has a tale to tell. Once upon a time, two years ago to be exact, My sister-in-law made us a Christmas surprise that at first glance seemed nothing more than a healthy snack of nuts and raisins.  When I looked upon it, I may or may not have (totally may) […]

Easy Peasy Customizable Cheese Ball

Easy Peasy Customizable Cheeseball

Who doesn’t love a delicious cheese ball (other than the lactose intolerant)? They are ridiculously easy to make, as well as more economical and tasty than store-bought.  Not to mention, but I will anyway, almost effortless to customize to individual tastes. Ready to be a cheese ball-making SUPER STAR?! How does this look? Take a […]

Zucchini Bread Done Right: Recipe One


Zucchini Bread: You either like it or despise it. I fall in the first group, but am always trying to move the second one in with me.  So… …I adapted two new zucchini bread recipes in the hopes that you guys who are wrinkling your noses will like at least one of them. COME ON!  […]

Popcorn Popper Done Right: Part 2


Y’all remember the popcorn popper bowl that I stumbled upon and swore I was gonna buy?  I done bought one and I’m back to fill you in on the hype. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog […]

Costco Nuts = Obsession


Every year = same obsession.  Well, every year since becoming a Costco member. Nuts. I lurvs them. Cover them in chocolate and I want to marry them. ~ 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 […]

Strawberry Smoothie

Strawberry Smoothie

I’m a Southern gal and that means I politely decline ice in my smoothies, strawberry or otherwise.  Ice is reserved for a Coconut Slush, a rainbow snowcone or rocks in my whiskey. Ice in a smoothie?  Oh mah dear, no thank you! Oh, Mrs Tucker’s No Fail, Ice-Free, Pick-any-Fruit Smoothie Serves One 1 cup milk […]

Chocolate-Covered Gummy Bears

Chocolate-covered Gummie Bear

You read that right, but I’ll go over it again: Chocolate. Covered. Gummie. Bears. Two quick asides before we get to the aforementioned bears: #1) I grew up in West Texas with a German-born mother, whose family sent us packages of the original Haribo Gummie Bears when I was a kid.  No one else knew […]