Tag Archives: Gardening

The Tree

My mother died at almost 95, and I needed to walk to the tree. That’s what my son would say after we planted a Texas redbud in Riverside Park 18 years ago. His father had died two years before, when … Continue reading

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How to Preserve Fresh Herbs for Later

Best for: Hardy herbs like rosemary, sage, oregano and thyme Keep:  Freeze for up to 6 months Use: Melt 1 or 2 cubes directly in a skillet to add more flavor to sautéed meat or veggies or thaw in a … Continue reading

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Backyard Dreams

Comical Explanation

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Making Backyard Dreams a Reality

Backyard Updates Opening the gate to my backyard and walking down the  walkway, my friend paused, did a 360, and said, “Wow how did I miss this update on Real Life of an MSW?” I informed her she didn’t completely … Continue reading

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Spinach Salad Meets Luxury

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
I had to read the sign twice- $1.00! One couldn’t beat that. With a quick glance at the expiration date, which was three days away, I knew my dinner problems would be…

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