Margaret Rose Realy Archive
Your wedding gown could be a gift for someone else. Margaret Rose Realy shares how.
The story behind Margaret Rose Realy's borscht recipe is as captivating as the idea of a chilled soup on a hot, muggy day. This meatless soup is perfect for summer!
Margaret Rose Realy ponders pilgrimage, homesickness and homecoming and their tie in to the Ascension.
Sometimes when faced with a muddy situation, you just can’t dodge, just jump in and clean up later.
Margaret Rose Realy looks at "mud season" -- that end of the winter, snow receding period that creates a longing for what is fresh and new.
Comfort food, a flexible recipe, and ease of preparation combine to make this corn chowder, using a recipe Margaret Rose Realy learned from her grandmother.
With Spring and Summer swim seasons approaching, Margaret Rose Realy offers an important safety tip for parents.
Margaret Rose Realy invites us to rethink traditional ideas about the Lenten fast.
Still pondering a New Year's resolution—one that doesn't involve modification of nutritional intake? Something that will keep your hands busy so you don’t exceed the feed-limit? Become a charitable knit-wit!
If you like feeding the birds through the winter, here are a few tips from Margaret Rose Realy, the Catholic Gardener.
A cleaning of a favorite article of furniture brings back memories of precious family moments.
Margaret Rose Realy suggest that apples are a wonderful tool for teaching the youngest of children about our faith.
A special celebration for the Blessed Mother's birthday!
From spring forsythia branches to fall garden mums I bring the beauty and fragrance of my garden into the house. Some arrangements are minimalistic and modern; others are full and robust, looking very much like a 16th
When my friend, Linda, and I bought this house twenty-six years ago we had to literally dig out the basement with coal shovels. It looked like a hoarder lived downstairs. With the help of Linda’s family the