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, […]

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 […]

What You Want to Know: Best Office Chair Under $200

What you want to know (yes, you do!): I offer you my review of the best office chair under $200. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links at no cost to you.~ As a heads up before we get started, while the title states under $200, I found this beauty on sale for…wait […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]