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

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

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

May your Christmas be filled with childlike faith on this holy day. Merry Christmas and God’s blessing to you and yours.     OMT! Recommends: No related posts.

Digital Security Is Important, Yo!

Digital security is…..HEY!  WAKE UP!  I know talking about digital security can be boring and at times intimidating, but this video puts the information in plain and useful language.  Do yourself a favor, yo: watch and learn! See! That wasn’t hard at all and now you have a tangible digital security to-do list made easy. […]

I Am Thankful

Each year, as Thanksgiving sneaks up on us, I take time to reflect on my blessings.  If you’ll indulge me, I’ll do it here this year. ~ My deep gratitude that I was born an American.  My family is not descended from the original Americans, but we got here as fast as we could.  As […]

A Registry Made With Santa in Mind?

Christmas is hard work, yo.  The baking, the decorating, the shopping.  Whew.  I needs a vacay just thinking about it. What if your shopping could be made easier?  What if there was one place to find all the wishes and wants of your loved ones? (nope, not Amazon wish list) What if I told you there’s […]

Hipster’s Fashion Roots Point to Grandparents

As much as we think we’re fashion originals (hello…I wore red Chuck Taylor’s, men’s ties, and boy’s polos before it was cool), we’re all just a bunch of bogarting grandpa/grandma wannabes. Yeah, I’m including the you, you younger-than-me whippersnappers. Take a look: Surprised? I was. But, I gotta admit, happenin’ is happenin’, hip is hip. […]

Techie Magee’s Dongle ~UPDATE~

~ 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!~ Dongle, dongle, dongle!  It’s baaaaack! image source: Amazon When I wrote the original article, I had not yet received my Chromecast dongle […]

Lifehack 101

You’ve seen the term, but maybe you’re not quite sure what it means.  Let a granny help you out.  Lifehack: stuff that makes life easier. If you Google the term you’ll find all kinds of ways to simplify your life.  Some of it’s fun and filled with common sense, other hacks are questionable. One thing’s […]

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