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The Big Give S.A.

The Big Give S.A.

I know most of you don’t live in Texas, nor do you live in San Antonio, but hang with me for just a moment while I explain why I would promote The Big Give S.A. charity drive in an area that has nothing to do with you…or does it? Show of hands: How many of …

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Neil Sperry's Complete Guide to Texas Gardening

My Gardening Bible

Over the years, I’ve been asked where I learned about yard care.  I always say everything I learned, I learned from Neil Sperry and his book Complete Guide To Texas Gardening. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the …

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Pecan Pie In a Jar

Pecan Pie in a Jar

Thanksgiving be coming, y’all!  Like I had to remind you. What kinda pies are you making?  Pumpkin?  Check.  Chocolate Pecan?  Check.  Pie in a Jar?  Um, say what? To be clear: this has nothing to do with mason jars; I think we all know how I feel about food in a jar. ~ A gentle …

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Christmas Eve Tamales

My mother is German and my father hailed from New York, so holiday meals took on an International/East Coast flavor.  As a Texan, hailing from the West, yet now living in the South, the yummy cherry on the cultural mix, I gots to have me some tamales on Christmas Eve. Doesn’t matter where you live …

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