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 […]

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 […]

Portuguese Sweet Bread (Pao Doce)

I’m a sucker for carbalicious bread, in any form.  Tell me you have a loaf of Portuguese Sweet Bread (or as the Portuguese call it: Pao Doce) hot out of the oven and I’m in! I’ll bring the butter! You get the knife! This Portuguese bread recipe is not a quick bread. Quick breads are […]

Perimenopause Can SUCK IT! #3: Caffeine is a No-No

Our peek behind the women’s health curtain of all thangs perimenopause continues: let’s take a look into the world of caffeine and perimenopause. * Disclaimer: All information in this series is based on my personal experience and is not intended to take the place of your doctor’s advice. Perimenopause Can Suck It #3: Caffeine is […]

Easy Crock Pot Country Style Pork Shoulder Ribs

Who else just had a yummmmm reading that mouthful of a title? You should. Crock Pot country style ribs pork shoulder ribs (boneless) are easy and delicious to make, especially if you have a slow cooker. Burgers, BBQ, hotdogs – they’re all good, but some days you need ribs. And right after that mmmmm, you […]

DIY Tree Stump Fire Pit Tutorial

Cliffs Notes of a DIY Tree Stump Fire Pit Tutorial This post offers you the granddaddy of all hillbilly DIY ideas: when you need a stump removed – no need to call a service to grind that stump into oblivion. No siree, JIM BOB! I’m gonna show you how to burn yer very own tree […]

The Best Strawberry Smoothie Recipe

I’m a Southern gal and that means I’m polite (mostly). I will politely (mostly) decline ice in my smoothies, strawberry or otherwise. The best Strawberry Smoothie recipes do not require ice! Ice is reserved for a Coconut Slush, a rainbow snow cone, or as rocks in my whiskey. Ice in a smoothie? Oh, mah dear, […]

How to Make Breadcrumbs At Home Fast! {VIDEO!}

  Today’s lifehack is one I use all the danged time! Once I realized how easy this hack was, I never looked back. If you’re short of time and can’t get to the store – this method to make breadcrumbs fast works! {Video at bottom of post!} No Breadcrumbs in the Pantry? How to make […]

The Best Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake

Imma ’bout to show you how to make the BEST Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake. Y’all know OMT! loves her cake. Y’all! Since I had a hankerin’ (Texas-to-the-rest-of-y’all translation: a powerful neeeed) for something cakey, I went looking for a recipe and found this oldie but YUMMY: Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake. I know Texans like to […]

Time to Be Who You Are and Say What You Feel

Time to Be Who You Are and Say What You Feel There is no time like RIGHT NOW. I mean it: time’s a’wastin’. Be brave – it’s time to channel your inner Dr. Suess.   Or, as I like to say: it’s time to lean in. Leaning in has always been a method of growth […]