Now in Bloom: Blc. Majestic Light “Crown”

I had not given much thought to the world of the cattleya in the early days of my orchid obsession.  Then,  while perusing the greenhouse and chatting with Fantasy Orchid employee, Hannah, I was shown these amazingly fragrant big beautiful plants.  Apparently they tend to be an employee favorite and as Hannah explained, “They are always doing something.” To the… Read more →

Healthy Baked Oatmeal

I finally got around to making my version of Angela Liddon’s Maple-Cinnamon Apple & Pear Baked Oatmeal.  The difference? Not as much measuring, I halved the recipe as I was only cooking for two and a few “cheap guy” improvisions. Here is my version. Ingredients: 2 cups rolled oats 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut flakes 2 apples, diced 2 teaspoons cinnamon… Read more →

The Orchid Project

I’m not sure when my interest in orchids went from intrigue to insane but I’m definitely crazy about orchids. I love gardening, and I have some sweet house plants, but nothing compared to orchid. I attribute some of my interest to my sister Jessica, who is also an orchid lover and luckily inherited a few of her plants that never… Read more →