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 […]

What You Need to Know Before Buying

This post is a review between Kirkland (the Costco house brand) and Cascade dishwasher pacs. What you should know before buying? Things to Know: #1: I LOVE Costco and Kirkland, their house brand. #2: I will NOT stick with a product that doesn’t work, no matter the brand or my love for said brand. ~ […]

How To Clean Your Microwave Volcano-Style

Confession time: I don’t clean my microwave as often as I should. I mean, if the Queen was headed over and we were gonna share popcorn, I’d clean it RIGHT NOW, but she’s not, so I’m meh – it’ll get done…someday. What if you could make cleaning the microwave fun? WHAT IF?! ~ A gentle […]

Do You Make This Common Kitchen Tool Mistake?

I’ve been cooking for over 30 years and I feel like an idiot admitting this, but WHO KNEW (um, not me) that the appropriate length tongs make all the difference? (You probably knew this, right?) ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this […]

Do You Dream of a Retractable Clothesline?

Y’all! This is the exact retractable clothesline I use in my backyard in the summer. ~ 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!~ Looky (it is mounted on the wooden […]

Need a Powerful and Quick Hair Dryer? Dyson.

Dyson makes a hair dryer now? Yep. They’re expensive? Yep. They’re really expensive? Yep yep. Do people love them? Yep yep yep. What us regular folk want to know: is the price worth the technology? I’d lay my money down as a full. stop. Y-E-S. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When […]

Need a Home Cooked Meal Fast? Instant Pot To The Rescue!

When I was a kid, moms were cooking with pressure cookers that had to be treated carefully, so as not to explode. Yep, exploding small appliances. Not good. It’s the reason I never bought one. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this […]

The Netatmo Camera Is Smart Home Security

Holy smokes, y’all. I’m a sucker for smarty pants technology and when paired with a high-tech security camera, I get all tingly! Plus, the Netatmo Presence Security Camera isn’t bad on the peepers. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support […]

Duvet Schmuvet, No More!

Confession Time: I’ve wanted a generously large goose down comforter for years, but have failed to fulfill that wonderfully fluffy dream because I’m scared of duvet covers.  Yep, scared.  They are totally bewildering to me.  I’ve looked at them with no understanding. Yes,  I see you’re a cover that protects my goose downy investment.  Yes, […]