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 what is this foreign sounding meal?!), […]

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 […]

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, […]

Home Remedies For UTI (10 Treatments I Tried)

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Inexpensive Patio Curtain Ideas

It’s time to manifest your inexpensive patio curtain ideas. You can take the super easy route of plastic or bamboo blinds (we did this), or jump into a fairly easy project of hanging drop cloth curtains (we did this too – and are in love with them still). As in, it will take a few […]

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 […]