How to Keep The Kids Happy

Sweet E has come and gone from 2018 Camp Choochie and G-Daddy, but the craftiness remains – as in we kept him happy with crafts (oh my!). Y’all know I am the least crafty gal you’ll come across, so don’t roll your eyes – yet. My friend, Jamie (YES, SHE IS!), sent me her book […]

How To Enjoy This Smooth Summer Smoothie

It’s hot outside. It’s hot inside. It’s hot in the pool. It’s hot in ~your hot spot here~. What’s an ohsohot person to do?! Enjoy a smooth summer smoothie, that’s what! DON’T LEAVE!!! I know, I know – it’s green. Try and ignore that for a minute. I swear it’s refreshing and delicious. OMT! won’t […]

It’s Time to Stop Hooking Up with Fear

Fear is an awful companion; one many of us wish we could shake. It can be the life of the party in the beginning – its dangerous and bordering on unhinged behavior can be familiar and explainable – even, comfortable. Then, one day, you’re gripped by fear in the worst way and all you want […]

Need A Little Privacy? My Favorite Outdoor DIY Project

For years I lamented how the neighbors directly behind us (Cletus in particular – read on for the deets) could see onto our patio. Then, in 2014, we got smart and did THIS project: Drop Cloth Privacy Curtains! Now, it’s 2018 and I’m STILL in love with this set-up. I refreshed the drop cloths this […]

How is it For Spraying Your Spouse?

Say again? How is it for spraying your spouse? P-E-R-F-E-C-T! That’s the question (and my answer) Boy asked when I told him we bought the best nozzles we’ve ever used. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog […]

It’s Time to Blind Us With Your Light

This post is the latest addition in the What I’ll Tell Sweet E series: It’s Time to Blind Us With Your Light, Baby! Not too long ago, I wrote about proudly being who you were born to be. The extra post! There’s gonna be folks who come and go from your life that will insist […]

How to Prevent Stolen Garden Produce

Gardeners, where you at? Does this sound familiar: You plan, then plant the perfect garden. You lovingly water and weed around your tender babies and cheer them on to maturity. You watch impatiently as the produce gets thisclose to harvest; you can taste the homegrown goodness. Picking day arrives, only for you to discover half-eaten […]

How To: Burgers Made in the Oven

In the dead of winter, I long for Garry’s smoked-on-the-grill burgers. Then spring comes, GLORIOUS SPRING!, but sometimes he’s too busy to grill, so I find my cravings go unsatisfied (the humanity!). What’s a gal to do when she’s jonesing for a grilled burger? One saddy sad day, with no burgers in sight, I decided […]

How to Turn The Volume Up with Your Hairspray

Let’s get really realz: once you hit perimenopause, your hair…OMGOSH, YOUR HAIR!…starts to look, let’s say, less than it used to. I feel ya! OMT! is here to help, baby. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog […]

Tired of Looking for a New and Easy Cauliflower Dish?

  OMT CONFESSION: I am not a fan of cauliflower, but I eat it because it’s good for me (so grown up!). Following the fact that I’m not a fan (my nose is wrinkled as I type), I’m tired of looking for new and easy cauliflower dishes. Are you? I am happy to report I […]