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Having The Dreaded Death Talk

The birds and bees talk is always fun, ain't it? Oh, behave! But, that's not the talk we're discussing today (DANG IT!). The one I'm offering, is the talk about dying, and what your wishes might be upon your death, you know, if you go first...or second...or last, even. Having the … [Read More...]

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Having The Dreaded Death Talk

The birds and bees talk is always fun, ain't it? Oh, behave! But, that's not the talk we're discussing today (DANG IT!). The one I'm offering, is the talk about dying, and what your wishes might be upon your death, you know, if you go first...or second...or last, even. Having the death talk is important, y'all. Being diagnosed with cancer makes a person … [Read More...]

10 Rules Upon My Death

10 rules upon my death?! For the reals? Think of this as a not-to-be-taken-completely-seriously guide to final wishes, or a fun-time death note. I met a fellow writer for coffee and the talk turned to how I handled my diagnosis with humor. I laughed because it's pretty much how I handle everything; it's in my DNA, y'all. As we yapped about all things … [Read More...]

What I Ate During Chemo

Cancer, Cancer, Cancer! There is so much to learn for anyone going through cancer treatment, and one very important topic is nutrition. Fighting the beast is a complicated journey, but the best foods to eat while on chemo, shouldn't be complicated. What I Ate During Chemo Omgosh, it hasn't even been that long since my diagnosis and even I'm tired of hearing about … [Read More...]

OMT! Eats

Oven Roasted BBQ Chicken

There are days I neeeeed some finger-licking, oven-roasted, BBQ chicken, even in the dead of winter. Hell, especially in the cold when I'm missing sun-kissed days and umbrelly drinks by the pool. This recipe is for those days. BBQ chicken in the oven? Is this real life? Yes. All the yeses. This is the time of year I start craving BBQ chicken straight from the … [Read More...]

Top 10 Reasons To Love Homemade Hot Chocolate

Ooooowhee, Oh, Mrs Tucker! loves her some delicious homemade hot chocolate.  Today, I'm gonna give you the top 10 reasons for you to love homemade (not Swiss Miss) hot chocolate. Think of this post as your bonafide permission slip to drink more...MORE!...hot chocolate. The biggest reason, surprisingly, is there are antioxidant health benefits to this … [Read More...]

Looking for an Easy and Delicious Meat Sauce Recipe? This!

We eat lots of homemade meat sauce in our house. I use it with pasta, quinoa or rice. It's versatile and superior to anything you'll find in a jar. Once you learn how to make an easy and delicious meat sauce recipe, you'll never go back!   One of the great things about this recipe is how versatile it is. Adapt to your family's tastes and you can't go … [Read More...]

OMT! Shops

What You Need to Know Before Buying: Cascade or Kirkland Dishwasher Pacs Review

Let's talk about getting our dishes clean. Sparkling clean. Eat with the Queen clean. (I know, it's weird I referenced the Queen - but she's fancy and most likely wants - EXPECTS! - to eat her cake with a clean fork.) What You Need to Know Before Buying: Cascade or Kirkland Dishwasher Pacs … [Read More...]

Tul Pens Will Make You Happy

As a writer (and not-so-closeted office supply hoarder. Proof: I covet this ridiculously oversized calendar.), I'm always on the hunt for the perfect pen. I think I have discovered them, in Tul. Tul pens make me happy - and I'm willing to bet you will love them too! Seriously. Smiling like a … [Read More...]

How to Cut a Copper Pipe

No, that headline is NOT a mistake. I gots skillz, y'all! OMT! does, and has, cut copper tubing (plumbing stuff, yo). You can too! Don't be afraid! Because I don't want y'all to be like us - meaning having to block out five hours to do a 30-minute job - this tutorial should come in … [Read More...]

OMT! Grown-Ups

One Pot Goulash Recipe: American and Hungarian

Have you ever eaten or made goulash? Who hasn't, right?! It's so ingrained in our collective cultures that I think everyone has a special version of goulash (American or Hungarian) in their family's recipe files. What is goulash? For those of you who haven't had goulash (and are wondering … [Read More...]

How to Cut a Copper Pipe

No, that headline is NOT a mistake. I gots skillz, y'all! OMT! does, and has, cut copper tubing (plumbing stuff, yo). You can too! Don't be afraid! Because I don't want y'all to be like us - meaning having to block out five hours to do a 30-minute job - this tutorial should come in … [Read More...]

Folex Carpet Spot Remover

Let's talk about what I use on my carpet to get out stains: Folex carpet spot remover. Stains of all kinds - even blood. EEK! We'll get to that later... Folex is the best carpet stain remover I have used. And that says a lot, given the dogs with muddy paws on white Berber carpet, the hairball … [Read More...]