How To Build an Easy Raised Garden

My yard space, my garden space, is limited. Maybe yours is too. BOOOO! How are we to grow our own yard-to-table tomatoes with limited space? We get creative, that’s how. In 2014, we built a cedar bed close to the house (in one of the few full sun spots available). It was an easy project, […]

Need A Little Privacy? My Favorite Outdoor DIY Project

For years I lamented how the neighbors directly behind us (Cletus in particular – read on for the deets) could see onto our patio. Then, in 2014, we got smart and did THIS project: Drop Cloth Privacy Curtains! Now, it’s 2018 and I’m STILL in love with this set-up. I refreshed the drop cloths this […]

It’s Time to Blind Us With Your Light

This post is the latest addition in the What I’ll Tell Sweet E series: It’s Time to Blind Us With Your Light, Baby! Not too long ago, I wrote about proudly being who you were born to be. The extra post! There’s gonna be folks who come and go from your life that will insist […]

Proudly Be Who You Were Born to Be

My entire life I’ve been told I’m a lot. A lot of what? Energy? Yes. A lot of opinion. So much, yep. A lot of sass? ~jazz hands affirmative ~ Today, the word used for the a lot I am is extra. As in: I’m/You so extra. Note to my friends who may feel they […]

Want to Turn Up The Volume in the Shower?

Y’all have read the Perimenopause Can SUCK It! series, right? Sure you have! One of the fun facts of perimenopause is that your hair can become noticeably thinner. BOOOO! Don’t despair! I have product you might wanna try. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon […]

Is Life Too Hard? How To Make It Easy(ier)

Is life too hard? Is it comin’ at ya with windmill arms, beating you down with every flailing turn? We’ve all been there, baby. There’s gotta be a secret to this life thing, right? How do you make the hard easy when you have no flippin’ idea what you’re doing? Hang on – I’m going […]

Eye Was Skeptical of The Colossal Big Shot

Mascara? That’s what I’m gonna talk about today? Me?! The gal who makes videos without a thought to what she looks like (much to your delight – don’t pretend you aren’t pointing and laughing)? Yep. We’ll get to the saddy sad why in a sec… ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When […]

My How To Get Things Done Formula

Life can be a stinkin’ trouble maker – always in the way and forcing change in the worst ways. BOOOOOOOOO! Hang on, my babies. I have a plan – a formula – to help. The thing is, you have to ask yourself one thing: how bad to you want it? (“it” being whatever you’re chasing) […]

Have You Made Friends with Death?

Let’s talk death, more specifically making new friends – with Death. Don’t leave! I promise this isn’t as weird or creepy as it sounds. #pinkyswear A bit of backstory for any new readers: I’ve cheated death at least three times in my life.* (see bottom of post) Death defiers, in order: 1: As a new […]

How-To: Neutralize Funky Odors With Vinegar Hack

I’m *that* gal – the one that will extol the virtues of vinegar all day long. I have basically replaced most of my cleaning products and use the power of vinegar instead. Sure, it smells like you’re dying Easter eggs, but the vinegar-ness dissipates quickly and is safe to use. Especially if you need to […]