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 […]

A Registry Made With Santa in Mind?

If only there was a simple registry for your family’s Christmas (or birthday) wish list. Christmas is hard work, yo.  The baking, the decorating, the shopping.  Whew.  I needs a vacay just thinking about it. What if your shopping could be made easier?  What if there was one place to find all the wishes and […]

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 […]

Barefoot Bubbly Review. Yes, Please.

If it’s time to celebrate, then it’s time for a Barefoot Bubbly review! What are you celebrating? Nothing? PISH-POSH! I subscribe to the tenet that one doesn’t need much of an excuse to celebrate. Exhibit A: Found my keys in under five minutes? Didn’t trip on my run? My favorite snacks are on sale at […]

Why You Should Consider a Fine Quality Pencil

If you are on the hunt for a fine quality pencil – look no further than Ticonderoga pencils. Hi, I’m OMT! and I’m an office supply junkie.  Just walking into an office supply store gives me shivers of happiness. Pens, pencils, and paper, oh my! WHAT? You TOO?! Thank goodness, I’m not alone. Whew… OMT […]

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 […]

Corn Fritter Casserole

Comfort food is a big deal in the South, and Corn Fritter Casserole is about as comforting as it gets.  You’ll see these casseroles at holiday tables, church potlucks, and funeral meal buffets. We especially love casseroles that have anything to do with corn – we lurv our corn – or a variation of of […]

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 Make a Simple Spaghetti Squash Dinner

Spaghetti squash – it’s what’s for dinner – are y’all ready to learn how to make this simple dish? Up until this year, I had eaten spaghetti squash, but had never made it. Not once. Me, the gal who loves veggies and fruits – never made it. Hell, I hadn’t even bothered to pick one […]