Perimenopause Can SUCK IT #14: Scratch That Itch

Perimenopause is a wild ride, as we have seen HERE  and HERE and, aw hell, just know it’s W-I-L-D! We’ve got mood swings, weight gain, muscle loss, joint pain, insomnia, sexual adjustments (oh my!)…GAA!…it just keeps on comin’, no matter how many times we tell ourselves the worst is almost over. One of the lesser […]

The Power of Turmeric

Have you heard of turmeric? Sure you have, it’s so trendy and hip these days. How about turmeric tea? ~ 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!~ Just like my […]

What Grandma Drinks: The Neighborhood Edition

I swear I don’t know how this happened, but apparently I’ve become the drop-off for boxes of booze when my neighbors move away. It all started with our beloved elderly neighbors. Hey, we have some alcohol left in the cabinet. Why don’t you take it. So, I did. You know, as my last neighborly gesture. […]

The Lazy Way To Unclog a Tub Drain

I have written about the virtues of vinegar before, but today I have a new trick that can save you some dough, keep you from buying harsh toxic chemicals that claim to work, but so many times don’t, and is easy to accomplish the results you’re after. Our main tub has a notoriously slow drain. […]

Miaderm Radiation Relief Cream

Cancer treatment can hurt, but you can incorporate tricks, tips and products that might help you get to the other end as painlessly as possible. ~ 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. […]

Begin Here: Cancer Resource Websites and Links

While I have offered my Patti-ized version of breast cancer advice, this post is a pure resource page for those who have no idea where to get start gathering solid info about cancer. Some links are specific to breast cancer and others cover the wider topic of cancer. I pray you never need this list, […]

Chef Shamy Gourmet Garlic Butter

I don’t usually highlight a product that I can’t post an affiliate link to (cause you know, OMT gots to make bank, yo!), but this product is so life-changing, so life-affirming, I had to tell y’all about it. Garlic butter.  ~yawn~  What’s so special about garlic butter?  If it’s this garlic butter…everything! I’m pleased to […]

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 depression as men. 3) Exercise can alleviate depression and […]

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 […]

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 […]