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 […]

May is Melanoma Awareness Month: Check Yo’Self!

May is Melanoma Awareness Month: Check Yo’Self! Each year I like to bring attention to the fact that it’s important to check yourself for skin cancer. Not a particularly fun topic to nudge you about, but a necessary and serious one. That’s what we skin cancer survivors like to do, you know: nudge you! We […]

Super Soaker Lifehack: How To Kill Wasps Naturally

Super Soakers are my go-to method to kill wasps naturally. So naturally (just NO with the puns, Patti), I’m going to share my amazing no-fail lifehack with you. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links at no cost to you!~ Um, a Super Soaker Lifehack? What have we become here at OMT? Brilliant, […]

Getting Older? The Quick and Easy Guide To Aging Gracefully

Hands in the air if you’re getting older. If you’re still breathing, I’m going to need you to take a moment to high-five yerself. YAY – you’re getting older! Lucky you! Aging Fact: it’s kinda like being in the front seat on the wildest roller coaster you can imagine, right?! HANDS IN THE RIDE AT […]

How to Show Up For Life

I learned early how to show up for life. I learned through a tragedy, that by being present for others is a deeper way to be present for yourself. Easy in theory, harder in action. My Dearest Sweet E and beloved readers, Life is full of the big stuff. For you. For your family. For […]

Perimenopause Can Suck It #5: It’s All The Rage

Perimenopause can SUCK IT!, especially when rage is involved. * 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. Original post dated: 10/25/2013. Updated post 3/26/2019   Mrs. Tucker is a sunny gal, y’all.  Easy to get along with.  Full […]

After Chemo My Body And I Are In The Dating Stage

After chemo, my body and I are in the dating stage. Chemo is hard on a body and afterwards it’s like you’re a new you; things just aren’t the same. There’s a bit of uncertainty and awkwardness that happens, so I like to think of getting to know the new me as dating myself. I […]

How To Protect Yourself with a Tactical Pen

Let’s talk about how to protect yourself with a tactical pen. What the heck is a tactical pen? And, why the heck should you consider carrying one? Both great questions. This can be an uncomfortable subject, but something we should be willing to discuss and consider for personal safety purposes. A tactical pen is an […]

How To Decide What to Do

This or that? THIS or THAT?! How do you decide what to do in this life? How do you narrow it down? You love so many things, yet things aren’t flowing. How the heck do you narrow thangs down? I’m always filling notebooks full of notey notes. Cause let’s be honest, that’s what writers do […]

How to Like Who You Are

You know those people – the ones that seemingly always like who they are. The ones who ooze confidence and chutzpah. How do they do it? More importantly, how can you do it, if you have trouble letting your light shine? ♫ This little light of mine…♫ Remember that song from your childhood? The one […]