5 Simple Tips For a Healthy Lawn

5 Things to Do For a Healthy Lawn

Gardening and I have always had a love-hate relationship.  I love the idea of fresh produce from my own land, yet my garden hates me. It doesn’t stop me though, no sir.  Every year, like a total amnesiac, I head to the nursery to find the healthiest plants and do stuff like building raised garden […]

3D Printing: It’s Science!

3D Priniting: It's Science!

Want a fun and information-packed video about 3D printing that you can share with the kiddies?! Here ya go! SCIENCE! Check this one out: Dad uses 3D printer to make his son a prosthesis for about $5! We live in stunning times. Science On!   OMT! Recommends: Baby, It’s Cold Outside The Chemistry of Cookies […]

Easiest DIY Cedar Flower Bed You’ll Ever Build

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The German is an amazing gardener.  Me?  Not so much.  But….I do know how to do things that make it appear as if I’m a gardener.  Gardening for wannabes…that’s me! Take this easy DIY flower bed, as an example.  Look at those clean cedar lines.  Look at the barrier between grass and mulched goodness (yes, […]

What I’ll Tell Sweet E: Find Your Voice

Find Your Voice

When I learned to read, you could pretty much find me with a book in my hands from there on out.  Especially if that book had been written by Dr. Seuss.  I was entranced by his lyrical use of seemingly normal words and by his imagination when creating others. It’s with his words that I […]

Your Unintentional Imprint

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Have you ever thought about your unintentional imprint on this world?  You know, the pieces of you that make an impression on others when you’re not even thinking about it? Life is surprising and twisty; you never know what’s just around the next bend. It’s the element of surprise that’s my favorite part.  Unintentional imprints […]

What I Will Tell Sweet E: Grace Endures

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Grace for the day; grace for the way, baby.  Having a saving grace, saves.  Burdened with sin; blessed with grace. grace noun \ˈgrās\ 1. a :  unmerited divine assistance given humans for their regeneration or sanctification b :  a virtue coming from God     c :  a state of sanctification enjoyed through divine grace 2. […]

What I’ll Tell Sweet E: Sometimes You Pick Your Family

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We’ve all been unexpectedly hurt by someone in our family.  Well, most of us have.  Whether it’s an auntie or a sibling or even a parent, there will most likely come a time when someone in your family, someone you trust and love, maybe adore, will cause you such an unfathomable pain that you’ll question […]

Grandparents as Statistics

Grandparenst as Statistics

Grandparents are fascinating and surprising, statistically speaking. Ready to get your stats on? Let’s do it! * Becoming a grandparent is happening at a younger age.  43% became grandparents in their fifties, 37% in their forties.  The average age is 48. * 10% of all grandparents have a tattoo.  Of what, they didn’t say. * […]

Keep, Exchange or Regift?

Christmas is over. Everything you got was amazing…just what you wanted…stunningly stylish…perfectly perfect. Right? No?! Oh, man.  That’s a toughie. So what do you do? Do you keep it because of the love and thought that went into the gift-giving? Do you exchange it for store-credit, cash or something else? Do you regift that badboy? […]

Merry Christmas to All

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May your Christmas be filled with childlike faith on this holy day. Merry Christmas and God’s blessing to you and yours.     OMT! Recommends: Christmas Eve Love Christmas Eve Tamales Christmas Cravings in June Is It Christmas Yet?!