The Domino Effect…

The Domino Effect…

It all started with a pillow… One morning, as my husband Jim and I were making the bed, he casually mentioned that he was surprised I hadn’t tired of the plaid pillows yet. We have had our bedroom with the same décor since we moved in 12 years ago, so I...
Fall Decor as Easy as 1, 2, 3…

Fall Decor as Easy as 1, 2, 3…

Here it is October 1, and in tumbleweed land, we seem to have gone from summer to winter in the past three days! What happened to that season in between that is my favorite of all? Who stole our Fall? Today, I have a fall display idea that is so easy, you can give...
Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me a Match…

Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me a Match…

Once upon a time, I was obsessing about all of the lovely topiaries that were showing up everywhere in the home décor world.  Over the years, I have had various versions of real topiaries, made from lavender, rosemary, and other greenery.  They look cute for about 15...
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...

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