It Isn’t Easy Being Green…

It Isn’t Easy Being Green…

We live in a circa 1999 home that still has a formal dining room, which I love. It’s cozy, and when we entertain in there, it really feels special, almost cocoon-like. Over the years, we have shared many memorable times, lingering over melting candles with...
Fall Herb Drying…

Fall Herb Drying…

Welcome to Tumbleweed Tidings! It is cooler and a little blustery today, so my husband has been doing a lot of outdoor winterization tasks like putting the vent plugs in under the house and draining down the pool. I just helped him haul the solar cover on the large...
The Inspired Fall Arrangement…

The Inspired Fall Arrangement…

My husband and I recently took a trip to Western Washington to visit my sister. The first day, she took us to a lovely nursery in Mount Vernon, right in the middle of the tulip festival area. This nursery had an amazing array of greenhouses and open areas full of...
Neighborly Fall Bounty…

Neighborly Fall Bounty…

Before I jump into this very short post, I wanted to ask a favor of you. If you know someone who might enjoy the content of Tumbleweed Tidings, would you take a minute to share or forward them the link so they can subscribe? Word of mouth is the best way to spread the...
A Gentle Leaning into Fall…

A Gentle Leaning into Fall…

The air is a little crisp, the days are shorter and cooler, and the smell of Pumpkin Spice Latte is in the air. Well, that and a lot of smoke due to all of the wildfires in Oregon, California and Western Washington, but it is getting a little better today. These...
Braised Beef Short Ribs…

Braised Beef Short Ribs…

Before I jump into the post, I have to share that today is a very special day because my mother Clarette is 89 years old! So happy birthday; I am so lucky that you are my mother! As we settle in to fall, one of things that means for our household is pots of things...
Hello, it’s Herb again…

Hello, it’s Herb again…

Before I jump into today’s blog, you will notice in many of the pictures, I had a lovely assistant today; my 15 year old granddaughter Cassidy. She is homeschooling this semester due to COVID, so once her work was done the other day, she was able to help with...
So I Bought Some Canvas Storage Bins…

So I Bought Some Canvas Storage Bins…

Don’t you just love corralling items together? Me too! Whether it be for organization or just keeping things from toppling over in a cupboard, putting items into some sort of container has made my life so much easier. Whether it be a magazine holder near a...
Using up Fresh Herbs…

Using up Fresh Herbs…

You may not be old enough to remember this, but there was a commercial on television years ago where the mother was in the kitchen making rice krispie treats for her family. Wanting them to think they were more work than they were, she threw some flour on her face,...
How Would You Like to Decorate My…

How Would You Like to Decorate My…

It is a well documented fact that decorating is a passion of mine. For most of my life, creating a nice home through decorating was my creative outlet, and I spent hours making window treatments, pillows, wall art and other items for our various houses, trying to get...

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