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Do You Make Homemade Gifts? If So – THIS

Have you ever gotten a homemade gift that made you cringe? Ugh. I'm uncomfortable just thinking about it. CRINGE NEVER MORE! Homemade Vanilla is my favorite cringe-proof gift to give. I offer this homemade gift idea every year for two reasons: #1: Homemade vanilla … [Read More...]

OMT! Blogs

What I’ll Tell Sweet E: How To Choose

Dear Sweet E, One day I won't be here to offer my advice on how to choose well, so these words will have to serve. How to Choose (anything)? A college? A car? A movie? A companion? ANYTHING! When I was growing up, I had to rely on the wisdom of those who had gone before me, of my elders (hey! that's me!), as well as books. We didn't have a … [Read More...]

Do You Embrace Your Worth?

The magic of what you want to do and how you want to do it, starts and ends with you. How you respect yourself. How you move through the voices that try to reduce your efforts. How you determine what you're WORTH. Male or female - it doesn't matter. If you walk around apologetic and wishy-washy in your belief of your worth, people around you will take their … [Read More...]

How Not To Be A Perfectionist

OMGosh, y'all.  How many times have you worked towards perfection in all that you do? How many times have you fallen short? How many times have you tried again, with the idea, the hope, that this time will be different - only to miss the mark? Maybe - just maybe - if you wanna save your sanity -it's time to consider that just good enough is good enough. I … [Read More...]

OMT! Eats

Do You Make Homemade Gifts? If So – THIS

Have you ever gotten a homemade gift that made you cringe? Ugh. I'm uncomfortable just thinking about it. CRINGE NEVER MORE! Homemade Vanilla is my favorite cringe-proof gift to give. I offer this homemade gift idea every year for two reasons: #1: Homemade vanilla astounds people, so there's the happy surprise element: You made homemade vanilla?! … [Read More...]

Perfect Corn On The Cob Right From Your Oven

When I think of summer, grilled corn on the cob is one of the things I look forward to eating, but did you know making corn on the cob is easy peasy in the oven? Witness: When Garry smokes or grills, the pit is typically packed to the seams and there is no room for corn. OMT! has an easy and delicious solution: oven-baked corn on the cob! #1: Shuck yer … [Read More...]

How To Add Fun Flavors to The Best Cake Filling

A few years back, I found a scribbled recipe for cake-filling. No surprise there, as I lurv cake and everything that fills it. The paper was a bit worn and as I looked at the ingredients I thought, "Why not?" I proceeded to whip up a batch of the now FAMOUS cake-filling and the rest is spoon-licking history. The original recipe called for vanilla pudding, so … [Read More...]

OMT! Shops

How to Be on the Soaping Edge

I know you know this, by OMT! loves new finds. More than that, I love sharing my finds with you! On a visit to Boy, Girl and Sweet E, I noticed they were using a hand soap I'd never heard about or seen before. BACKSTORY: OMT! is an allergic gal and some hand soap scents are toooo much, so … [Read More...]

How To Sleep Like The Angels

I'm going to ask a favor. Don't let the quality of the following Amazon stock photo scare you away. These pillows make me so happy to climb into bed every night - and I want you to hear (read) me out. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through … [Read More...]

The Wilderness is Scary – Pack Survival Cards

Boy and Girl (my lovely DIL) take a trip without Sweet E every year. This year and last, it was into the wilderness. The wilderness is scary (is so!) - so I packed them survival cards. Did it make me feel any better? Not really. But they looked fun - and I'm all about zee fun! Pic as proof  … [Read More...]

OMT! Grown-Ups

How to Be on the Soaping Edge

I know you know this, by OMT! loves new finds. More than that, I love sharing my finds with you! On a visit to Boy, Girl and Sweet E, I noticed they were using a hand soap I'd never heard about or seen before. BACKSTORY: OMT! is an allergic gal and some hand soap scents are toooo much, so … [Read More...]

Do You Embrace Your Worth?

The magic of what you want to do and how you want to do it, starts and ends with you. How you respect yourself. How you move through the voices that try to reduce your efforts. How you determine what you're WORTH. Male or female - it doesn't matter. If you walk around apologetic and … [Read More...]

How To Make Fresh Homemade Jalapeno Avocado Dressing

Ooooo, we love a good dip and I bet you do too. Remember when the price of avocados exploded due to the popularity of the Keto diet? We didn't eat near as many as we wanted to...cause HOLY MOLY they were expensive. Today, the prices have stabilized to near normal levels and we eat them … [Read More...]