First Alert Heavy Duty Fire Extinguisher

First Alert Heavy Duty Fire Extinguisher

Let’s talk fire safety, shall we? WE SHALL! Years ago, when we bought our first house, my FIL gifted us with a fire extinguisher for the kitchen.  I had never owned a fire extinguisher before and I found that it put me at ease knowing I had a way to fight a a fire if […]

Water + Fruit = Delicious Hydration

Flavor Infuser Water Bottle

I’m a water drinker; it’s my #1 drink of choice every day. Most days I like my water plain, but for the times I’d like a little something extra… ~ 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 […]

Yama Glass Stovetop Coffee Siphon Coffemaker

Yama Glass Stovetop Coffee Siphon Coffemaker

Say what now? First, I bring you the fun-time Bunsen burner Breaking Bad-esque siphon coffeemaker and now an updated siphon coffeemaker that you use on your stovetop? Yes, my babies, yes. Coffee drinkers rejoice! You can now have a bit of theater with your superior cup o’joe.  Ain’t it soooo-PHIS-ticated?!  (the answer, again, is yes, […]

Father’s Day Gift Idea: Grilling Grate Oiler Brush

Grilling Grate Oiler Brush

Father’s Day is thisclose, y’all! So how about a practical gift that also makes Dad happy? ~ 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!~ Grilling Grate Oiler Brush: (source: AMAZON) […]

Review I Never Thought I’d Do Based on Personal Experience

Wahl Haircutting Kit

Take a look at these badboys: Yep, used on my own head.  Used them and loved them, so I thought, “Hey! You should write the review you never thought you’d do based on personal experience!” Many of you know that I was diagnosed with breast cancer in the spring.  In anticipation of losing my hair, […]

Chill, Baby.

Vacu Vin Rapid Ice Wine Chiller

Wine.  OMT likey.  I offer Exhibit A, Exhibit B and Exhibit C  (this last one is really taking liberties when I say “wine”). I prefer whites, but will drink a sweet red.  Dry reds not so much.  They make my face squinch in unflattering spasms. When I enjoy my whites, I like them chilled properly.  […]

The LED Bulb I Can Get Behind

Feit Electric Omni Directional 100W/15.5W LED Dimmable 1600 Lumens

FINALLY!  Halleluriah!  HIP HIP HOORAY! Finally, LED technology has caught up to what I have been jonesing for…a 100 watt everyday use bulb, baby! ~ 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 […]

Camping/Hiking Enthusiast? This.

Outdoor Stanley Mountain Vacuum Food System

Have I ever mentioned that while I love me some fancy-pants camping equipment, I’m not so much a happy camper, at least not roughing-it camping, you know, just a tent, in the woods, alone with the bears.  ~gasp!~  It’s totally true.  Hate the activity, love the stuff.  There’s just something about all that gear that […]

Gone Weed Huntin’

Chapin 20000 1-Gallon Lawn and Garden Sprayer

Our yard, our beautiful lawn, gives us hours of enjoyment every year. Usually, I do a few things to keep everything growing and humming along, and the weeds to a minimum, but this year we have a weed bonanza that I simply can’t keep ahead of by manually pulling the aggravating interlopers. So what’s a […]

Oatmeal in a Pouch: Suck It!

Oatmeal in a Pouch: Suck It!

Oh, my.  The German is horrified at my unladylike language.  Suck it?!  Oh, Pat-TEE! Have you no shame? None.  Come on, Mom.  I think we established that a long time ago. Back to the subject at hand: Oatmeal in a pouch.  Huh? ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your […]