Need More Summer Fun? Cool Down with a Pool

Oh, my sweet readers – how I love summers spent in, what we lovingly refer to as, our Tiny Pool! ~ 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!~ (Source: AMAZON) […]

Easiest No-Ruin Cheesecake Pie You’ll Love To Make

I’ve been making this cheesecake pie since the earliest days of my marriage. It was my go-to dessert whenever the need arose. Today, it’s still a family fave. You know you wanna bite… The World’s Easiest Cheesecake Pie Ingredients: 1 8oz. package cream cheese 1 can Eagle Brand Condensed Milk 1/3 cup lemon juice 1 […]

Ready for Peach Cobbler Season?

Anyone else dreaming of peach cobbler season? Fine, it’s not an actual season, but in the summertime, when the peaches are ripe, it seems like all things peach cobbler season to me! This classic post will teach you how to peel peaches like a pro. Ready? Let’s peel! Peach cobbler made with fresh peaches = […]

Summer PSA: Drowning and Secondary Drowning. Do You Know The Facts?

Once a year I write about the signs of drowning and secondary drowning (who knew that was a thing?!) because A) Most people think drowning looks like the Hollywood version of struggling about in the water and B) the post serves to educate  or refresh all of us as we enter into the summer season […]

Grilled Corn on the Cob

Last summer I wrote about how stinkin’ easy, foolproof really, it is to make grilled corn on the cob. It was such a popular post, I thought I’d do a reprint today.  Just in time for prime summer grillin’ months! Let’s get to it, shall we? We shall! Start with some corn still in the […]

Summer is Coming: Aquapod Bottle Launcher

I’m a HUGE fan of filling the kiddie’s noggins full o’education while at play.  You too?!  Well, you’re gonna love this. ~ 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!~ Check […]

Keep It Simple; Let It Ride

Consider this your reminder that things don’t need to be complicated right now; there will be plenty of time for that.  Right now it’s summertime, a time for keeping things simple, a time for letting things ride, baby. Let’s hang on to that for a bit longer. A Few Of My Simple Summer Favs: The […]

Tiny Pool

A handful of years back I bought and inflated a small pool, or Tiny Pool to folks who knew me (now that’s you!). Our backyard is on the small side; we no havey room for a pool and a big dog.  We chose to have the dog. Then one day, I came across this beautiful […]

Required Summer Reading: Are They Drowning?

Summertime = pool time, lake time, get-in-the-water time.  It’s also the perfect time to bone up on water safety, particularly knowing how to spot someone who might be drowning. Do you think drowning looks like thrashing about in the water, yelling, kicking, and dramatic splashing? You’d be wrong.  Doesn’t look a thing like that.  And […]