What’s Cooking?  Pesto…

What’s Cooking? Pesto…

Last weekend I made pesto, and let me tell you, it made our kitchen smell AMAZING! My love affair with pesto started a few years ago when I had basil growing like a weed in our garden. What to do with all of that basil? Pesto, of course. I followed a recipe from the...
DIY:  Shadowboxing…

DIY: Shadowboxing…

Before I jump into the blog post, I wanted to explain my limited blogging this summer. As my husband and I age, we have made a conscious commitment to being “lifetime learners.”  He accomplishes this by continuing to consult in the nuclear...
What’s Cooking?  Greek Orzo Salad…

What’s Cooking? Greek Orzo Salad…

Summer is here and my herb garden is in full swing. Off of our covered patio, there are steps leading into the yard and pool, and flanking the steps are two built-in planters. Over the years I have used these planters for flowers, succulents, and most recently my herb...
Exercising my Indoor Green Thumb…

Exercising my Indoor Green Thumb…

Spring is here and in addition to filling all of the outdoor pots with flowers, I decided my indoor greenery could use some updating as well. A couple of weeks ago, we were at a Silent Auction fundraiser where someone had donated a small glass terrarium. The minimum...
Decorating: Easter Centerpiece as Easy as 1, 2, 3!

Decorating: Easter Centerpiece as Easy as 1, 2, 3!

Welcome to Tumbleweed Tidings on this beautiful spring day! Before I jump into today’s post, I wanted to share that tomorrow, my 87 year old mother Clarette is having double hernia surgery. This will be her second surgery in three months, so I would appreciate...
DIY: Oui, Oui…

DIY: Oui, Oui…

Last summer, to commemorate a milestone wedding anniversary, my husband and I took an 18 day trip with dear friends to the UK, and one stop in France. We spent the first five days in London, seeing as many sites as could possibly be seen during that time. Suffice to...
Decorating: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall…

Decorating: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall…

Welcome to Tumbleweed Tidings! You may have wondered where I’ve been, as it’s been a few weeks since I posted. Well, long story short, I came down with the flu about two weeks ago, and it wasn’t pretty. The fever, chills, congestion, ache everywhere...
Decorating: Spacelift of Daughter’s Family Room…

Decorating: Spacelift of Daughter’s Family Room…

Welcome to Tumbleweed Tidings! Do you have a room in your house that is so familiar you don’t even see it anymore? And then one day you look at the space with new eyes, and all of a sudden it hits you; this room needs a spacelift? That is exactly what happened...

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