How To Beat the Heat: A Cool Fire Hydrant Sprinkler

Summer is long and hot. Summer is longer and hotter when kids have nowhere to cool off – am I right? ~ 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!~ This […]

LifeStraw For Your Adventurers

Do you know an adventurer, a camper, a Boy Scout, a Girl Scout or a weekend hiker that likes being out in the boondocks, in the wildness, where water sources may be iffy? If you do, giving them the gift of a LifeStraw is like giving them the gift of less thangs to haul around […]

Water Benefits: (H)201

The last time we talked about water, I left you with this advice: DRINK UP!  Did you?  Let’s expand that theme. What do you consider before deciding what to drink during the course of the day?  Is it tasty?  Is it convenient?  Is it hot or cold?  Is it carbonated?  Is it fashionable?  Is it […]

Water Benefits 101

When I was a kid, neighborhood moms mixed pitcher after pitcher of sweet fruity-flavored Kool-Aid for thirsty growing bodies.  As they handed out the paper Dixie cups of our generation’s drink, I was the kid asking for a cup of water instead.  The request would be met with surprise, and some good-natured cajoling to try […]