foodgawker: Is It Still Worth The Effort?

What the heck is foodgawker and is it still worth the effort? Most every online foodie, almost every food blogger with a site, knows the highs and lows of submitting their work to foodgawker. From their site: foodgawker is an online platform that enables its users to search and share recipes, techniques, and ingredients with […]

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 […]

Perimenopause Can Suck It #5: It’s All The Rage

Perimenopause can SUCK IT!, especially when rage is involved. Mrs. Tucker is a sunny gal, y’all.  Easy to get along with.  Full of happiness and optimism.  Silly².  Except when she ain’t.  Witness Part One: Perimenopause, Part Two: Perimenopause , Part Three: Perimenopause and Part Four: Perimenopause of my perimenopausal journey. Peri is the bitchiest of bitches.  […]

Essential Blogger: 10 Easy Steps To Grow Your Site

Head’s Up, Buttercups: UPDATED INFO for 2017! Let’s grow! From time to time, I get questions about blogging or site production, as in how to grow a site or blog. Today, I’ll give you a peek behind the velvet ropes (snort) and give you OMT’s! method o’madness. Lots of bloggers blog with the thought that […]

Kickin’ The Bucket List

My confession: I don’t have a Bucket List. My confession expanded: I don’t see the need for a Bucket List. My confession to its conclusion: Bucket Lists seem constricting to my sensibilities. Yes, I know!  Having a spread sheet in Excel of ALL THE THINGS for a Bucket List is very chic, very hip. Meh. […]

October: Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

October is Adopt A Shelter Dog month!  Yep, these sweet babies get an entire month of love and why not?  They need us; we need them.  Get to adopting! Every single dog we have brought into our home has been a shelter baby, or a foster, as in Dexter’s case. Dexter, oh our sweet Dexter. […]

Heel Cup Tutorial: Dealing With Heel Pain

Y’all know I’m a lifelong runner.  I’m like Forrest Gump; once I started, I just kept going.  As I lifer, I’ve had injuries along the way, one of which was thought to be fat pad atrophy.  I know, I laughed too. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping […]

What I’ll Tell Sweet E: You Are NOT Your Failures, Losses or Tragedies

When you get to be my age you’ve had your share of failures, losses and tragedies. Some of them may leave scars that never fully close.  Some of them are brought back to you by a seemingly innocuous reminder, years after you thought you had firmly dealt with the pain.  Some of them embarrass, torment, […]

5 Easy Steps to Find Focus

How’s your to-do list looking?  How high is your laundry pile?  Does the idea of staying focused long enough to plan anything, a party, a meal, a day with friends make you want to collapse into a nap?  Are your eyebrows squinched together in annoyance, just reading this?  Yeah, I know how you feel. I’m […]

I’m. Sorry.

Two small words.  Immeasurably large impact. I’m sorry.  So simple.  So eloquent.  So rarely offered. Why is that? Why is it when some have harmed us, intentionally or not, literally or not, gleefully or not, they find it difficult to say, “I’m sorry.” Why is that so damned hard? Here’s what I want when I’m […]