Guest Room Tweak…

Guest Room Tweak…

Sometimes in home decorating, a room needs major surgery or a complete transfusion. But other times? It just needs a couple of small tweaks. That was the case with one of our guest rooms that hadn’t been changed much in 14 years. Back in its busy toile days with...
Chicken Teriyaki BOWL…

Chicken Teriyaki BOWL…

Do you love food bowls as much as I do? They seem to be popping up everywhere, from Mexican food chains like Chipotle, to Asian inspired offerings, to salads. I love them so much, you might say I’m “bowled over” by having the whole meal in one dish!...
Simple Fall Updates…

Simple Fall Updates…

Today, I am excited to share some simple 5-minute fall arrangements that you can incorporate into your decor. We are starting to experience that crisp air here in Southeastern Washington, bringing with it my favorite time of the year, fall. Even though we are...
Drying Hydrangeas…

Drying Hydrangeas…

Today’s blog is all about waiting. In other words, it’s about the exact opposite of instant gratification. Back in the late 90’s, we had some beautiful hydrangea plants in our yard. For a few years, as fall arrived and they started to fade and dry on...
Fall Snack mix…

Fall Snack mix…

Fall is officially here!! Although I don’t drink coffee, and therefore miss out on all of the pumpkin spice latte buzz, I still love foods that evoke the autumn season. Enter Fall Snack Mix! During the Christmas season, I love to make versions of Chex Mix, from...
London Bridge Has Fallen Down…

London Bridge Has Fallen Down…

Hello, and welcome to Tumbleweed Tidings! I don’t ask this very often, but if you know someone that might enjoy this little blog, would you please share and ask them to subscribe? That would be great! London bridge from the Thames… Big Ben… The end...
The 50 Year Class Reunion…

The 50 Year Class Reunion…

A few weeks ago, my 50-year class reunion was held in Walla Walla, Washington, about an hour away from where we live in Kennewick. Because my mother still lives in Walla Walla, we are over there often to visit her and explore the beautiful town nestled at the foot of...
Simple Patio Updates…

Simple Patio Updates…

When I was a child, the end of the school year brought a summer that seemed to stretch on forever. Weeks and weeks of swimming, visiting out-of-town family, summer camp, and dining alfresco on picnic food and BBQ’s. Those three months were idyllic, and by the...
Bridal Shower Decorations 2.0…

Bridal Shower Decorations 2.0…

Recently, I posted some of the decorations I made for my daughter’s bridal shower. Today, I wanted to show you a couple more things I made, using simple, inexpensive items. Let’s get started! A simple piece of cardstock and pre-made gold letters… For...
When Life Hands You Lemons…

When Life Hands You Lemons…

We were supposed to be on a plane yesterday. We should be in Colorado Springs, watching the first of our nine grandchildren, Paul, graduate from high school today, and be at his celebration this evening. But after months of making travel plans and looking forward to...

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