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How to Make a Pumpkin Roll of Your Holiday Dreams

The holidays are upon us and it's time for all thangs easy pumpkin recipes!A lil' birdy told me that you've never attempted a pumpkin roll because you think it's too difficult.Nonsense! Let OMT! show you how to make a pumpkin roll! Look what awaits: This is the … [Read More...]

OMT! Blogs

Home Remedies For UTI (10 Treatments I Tried) UPDATED

Home remedies for a UTI - fact or fiction? I recently had a UTI and didn't want to take unnecessary antibiotics.Wondering if there was any truth to home remedies, I did some Internet research.What follows is my own experience with 10 different home remedy treatments to see if I could cure my UTI without antibiotics. * Disclaimer: all information in this post is … [Read More...]

foodgawker: Is It Still Worth The Effort?

What the heck is foodgawker and is it still worth the effort? Most every online foodie, almost every food blogger with a site, knows the highs and lows of submitting their work to foodgawker.From their site: foodgawker is an online platform that enables its users to search and share recipes, techniques, and ingredients with others. Think food recipes with … [Read More...]

Do Grandparents Get Jealous of the Other Grandparents?

Do Grandparents Get Jealous of the Other Grandparents? Yes, yes they do.Who else just got uncomfortable?If you are a parent, if you are a grandparent, you know that there can be some jealousy between grandparents.It's okay.While jealousy between grandparents is absolutely normal, it doesn't have to signal war.Do grandparents experience the green-eyed … [Read More...]

OMT! Eats

How to Make a Pumpkin Roll of Your Holiday Dreams

The holidays are upon us and it's time for all thangs easy pumpkin recipes!A lil' birdy told me that you've never attempted a pumpkin roll because you think it's too difficult.Nonsense! Let OMT! show you how to make a pumpkin roll! Look what awaits: This is the year to conquer that fear - promise me!Pumpkin rolls can be intimidating, if … [Read More...]

King Ranch Chicken Is The Best Comfort Food

Years ago, when I was a young momma, and not feeling well, a friend made me a King Ranch Chicken casserole. I had never heard of King Ranch (as we call it in Texas) until that day.I'm a finicky eater, so I poked at it with my fork, trying to discern what it was I was about to eat. As a Southern gal, I needed to take at least one polite bite before moving it around on … [Read More...]

The Best 1-2-3-4 Cake Recipe You’ll Ever Make

Y'all, I just discovered an old American cake recipe and because I'm all about cake, I buttered some pans and got to bakin'.It's a throwback to the late 1800s (whoa!) when bakers were starting to use baking powder instead of yeast as a leavening agent in cakes.Upon reading the recipe, I knew I had to try it - and, of course, come tell y'all all about it! A 1-2-3-4 … [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...]