What’s Thanksgiving Without a Drunk (Carrot)?!

Drunk Carrots have been a staple on our Thanksgiving table since the very first time I tasted their delicious drunk orangy goodness and fell into a Hallelujah stupor. The simple recipe includes carrots, butter, brown sugar and whiskey, with the alcohol burning away, leaving behind a rich earthy depth to an otherwise ordinary side dish. […]

How-To: Grill with the Volcano Portable Stove

A volcano grill what what?! ~ 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!~ The Volcano Grill 3-Fuel Portable Camping Stove: (source: AMAZON) When I saw this grill, I immediately thought […]

Classic Holiday Pumpkin Roll

Feast your eyes on this classic holiday pumpkin roll! Oh, momma! Is anyone else suddenly craving cream cheese filling? A dear friend gave me this recipe years and years and years ago, and since then this classic dessert has showed up on our holiday table every year, much to the delight of those with forks! […]

Filled Chocolate Cookies: A Halloween Tradition

Halloween is a tradition-filled holiday and I want to share one of ours: Filled Chocolate Cookies. Oh, momma! The dark chocolate cookies covers the spooky appeal of the day, and the POW! of the orange-filling speaks of jack-o-lanterns. Plus, they’re delicious, so there’s that. FILLED CHOCOLATE COOKIES Ingredients: Cookies: 1 1/4 cup of butter, softened […]

Madd Gear Mini Drift Trike

Y’all. Y’ALL! I think I have found the fun-time trike for Sweet E that I can ride too. (If the last part of that sentence confuses you, then you obviously haven’t read THIS post) ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, […]

The Importance of Dad

I’ve written before about my father and the things he taught me in his short life and this Father’s Day I will remember and honor his wisdom once again. There is no denying the importance of Dad in our lives. The yin to our mother’s yang (mostly), the lessons that a male perspective offers, and […]

Possibly the Easiest Easter Ham with Pineapple Honey Glaze You’ll Ever Make

Do I have your attention? I like to post this easy spiral ham once a year, because: #1) It’s a fan favorite. #2) It inspires me to buy a ham. #3) Buying a ham = making a ham. #4) Making a ham = eating a ham. #5) Eating a ham = OMT is a happy […]

Merry Christmas

It’s Christmas and this time of year brings to mind the blessings we sometimes take for granted.  I didn’t want this day to pass before I told you how thankful I am that you spend your time here, joining in on the fun. May you be blessed with peace and the loving grace of God […]

You’re Such a Ham!

Last year, I wrote about how to make a ridiculously easy spiral ham with a pineapple honey glaze.  This year, I thought I’d bring back the post because #1: it was a hit and #2: if you’ve never made ham, if you’re intimidated by spiral ham, then this is a post you do NOT want […]

Brine Your Turkey, Turkeys!

Hey, Turkey!  You’ve never brined a turkey?  Well, today is your lucky day cause I’m gonna show you how incredibly easy it is to get a succulent, mouth-watering, tender bird every time by brining that badboy. As many of you know this is a post that pops up once a year around the holidays, because […]