Motion Sickness Science

If you have kiddos or grandkiddos, this post on motion sickness is for you. I have been known to get car sick.  I won’t go on a cruise because I tend to be motion sensitive.  I was the kid in the center of the metal merry-go-round-o’death screaming to get off because I was going to […]

PSA of the Day: Drowning and Secondary Drowning Facts

Summer is thisclose once again!  With summer break comes lots of time spent in the water, so this is a perfect time to revisit the facts of drowning and secondary drowning. Once you’ve read this post (which is an updated post of the one I did last year), come back to the above link on […]

Chuy’s Boom Boom Sauce Review

A few years back I discovered Chuy’s Boom Boom Sauce through a friend. The funny weird thang was that for years I had long been a Chuy’s fan and never knew about it.  Um, know it now and it makes me love Chuy’s more. How much do I/we love Chuy’s?  We used to make the […]

The Scientific Way To Cut A Cake

Cake!  Cake!  Cake! I think by now we get it…CAKE! Gratuitous pic of CAKE: I love all things cake and know you do too.  I love when I come across something new about cake, yet there are so few things that are new about cake.  So, I was startled to come across a video that […]

3D Printing: It’s Science!

Want a fun and information-packed video about 3D printing that you can share with the kiddies?! Here ya go! SCIENCE! Check this one out: Dad uses 3D printer to make his son a prosthesis for about $5! We live in stunning times. Science On!  

The Chemistry of Cookies

Dozens upon dozens of cookies were baked over the holidays, but have you ever considered the science, or the chemistry, of the cookies you baked?  Probably not.  We be focused on the baking…not the science! How about a post-Christmas baking marathon TED-Ed video? Someone get the lights… The Chemistry of Cookies Whoa. That was a […]

Boost Mobile vs Sprint ~updated~

About 18 months ago I switched from the All Everything plan at Sprint ($120 plus change) with a Blackberry to a Monthly Shrinkage plan at Boost Mobile ($60 and change) with a Android. The reason? My Blackberry was dying and I needed a new phone. My research lead me on a twisty journey that saw […]

Nest Smoke Alarm: A Better Mousetrap? UPDATED

IMPORTANT SAFETY UPDATE: You might wanna hold off on buying a Nest.  CLICK FOR INFO HERE. Have I ever mentioned that I ♥ Technology?  Well, I do! ~ 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 […]

What Grandma Drinks

What Grandma Drinks usually highlights an adult beverage or two, but this post is different; this post is about my morning joe. I’d like to say three things before this post gets underway: #1) I’m certified. #2) I’m happy to share most of my embarrassing foibles in hopes of a laugh.  We need more laughs. […]

Remembering 9-11

I wrote the following piece in 2010, but the sentiment is the same today. Bin Laden has since been found and killed, and while grateful, I take no comfort in a terrorist meeting his fate at the hands of Seal Team 6. This issue is simple for me: Don’t fuck with me or mine, and […]