How To Not Put Salad in a Ball Jar

Ball jars that are not used for Ball/Mason jar purposes (storage) makes me itchy. Ball jars were meant for canning, storing food, maybe nuts and bolts for Dad, but the prevailing theme is storage. They are not dishes! So, how to not put a salad in a Ball jar? Don’t. Do. It. Grab ya a […]

How to Include Brewer’s Yeast in Your Diet

~ Disclaimer: All information is based on my personal experience and is not intended to take the place of your doctor’s advice. ~ Oh, my babies! First I added organic ground flax seeds to my diet and now… Brewer’s Yeast! Quick! Someone grab the bongos and the peace beads – OMT! done gone hippie! ~ […]

How to Deal with Medical Problems During Disaster

Once a year, Camp Choochie and G-Daddy is rockin’ and rolling here. While the fun is underway, there’s always a part of me that is worried for Boy and Girl. Why? Because their adventures include climbing precarious and steep slopes, and hiking through wild and sometimes bear populated lands (think: national parks). Sure, they might […]

How to Enjoy Peanuts With Less Fat

Are you a peanut butter lover, yet cringe at the fat content? Lots of folks face the same peanut-enjoying dramaz. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog at no cost to yourself. It’s much appreciated!~ Until… Organic […]

Do You Celebrate Day of the Dead?

Do you celebrate the Day of the Dead? Does that seem like a weirdo question? In South Texas, Day of the Dead, or as it’s commonly called, Dia de los Muertos, or even more specifically, how we shout it: it’s OMT!’s BIRTHDAY (fine. i’m probably the only one shouting), is YUUUGE! It falls on November […]

Tul Pens Will Make You Happy

As a writer (and not-so-closeted office supply hoarder), I’m always on the hunt for the perfect pen. I think I have discovered them, in Tul. (source: AMAZON) Product Deets: ~ Rubberized grip provides writing comfort and control ~ Retractable tip protects from unintentional marking ~ Stainless steel clip secures to pockets and notebooks ~ Medium, […]

How to Be on the Soaping Edge

I know you know this, by OMT! loves new finds. More than that, I love sharing my finds with you! On a visit to Boy, Girl and Sweet E, I noticed they were using a hand soap I’d never heard about or seen before. BACKSTORY: OMT! is an allergic gal and some hand soap scents […]

How To Sleep Like The Angels

I’m going to ask a favor. Don’t let the quality of the following Amazon stock photo scare you away. These pillows make me so happy to climb into bed every night – and I want you to hear (read) me out. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping […]

The Wilderness is Scary – Pack Survival Cards

Boy and Girl (my lovely DIL) take a trip without Sweet E every year. This year and last, it was into the wilderness. The wilderness is scary (is so!) – so I packed them survival cards. Did it make me feel any better? Not really. But they looked fun – and I’m all about zee […]

What Do You Do With Yours?

In 2016, I was hoping Santa would bring me a Vitamix. He didn’t, so I patiently waited. And endlessly jibber-jabbered about how I would make ALL THE SMOOTHIES. I decided to stop waiting on Santa and take the plunge. I HAVE ONE NOW! I’m part of that club: Vitamixers. When I come across a club […]