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Orchid Care: How To Water Orchids

It’s been far too long since I’ve been active on here, but I’ll be posting more soon.πŸ™πŸΎ.

One of my current pastimes is caring for my orchid plants.🌱🌺🌸🌿

Here are a few photos of my recent blooms…

 

 

 

I’m still adapting my watering schedule and learning the care that will allow orchids to thrive in my particular home environment and articles like this one are full of useful tips!

It’s been a long time since I blogged about basic orchid care! Because I often get questions regarding how to water orchids, I thought it was high time I revisited my original post on watering these beautiful but sometimes challengingΒ houseplants.

via Orchid Care: How To Water Orchids β€” Brooklyn Orchids

Mardi Gras 2018 – It Pays to Be Prepared!

This year’s Mardi Gras did not turn out as we planned.

I thought we would celebrate a friend’s birthday at the Zulu Ball and then go off on a week long cruise to commemorate my husband’s birthday and our 5th wedding anniversary, but life happens.

Thankfully, my husband is now recovering at home and I was still able to participate in some local events and re-purpose some of the items I’d packed for our cruise:

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Girls’ Night IN

I so enjoy spending time with friends.

There’s always so much to do in New Orleans, but there’s nothing wrong with a good old girls’ night in!

Yesterday, I was able to have breakfast with a friend who was in town for a conference and then wrapped up my day with a game night with my girlfriends.

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Bible Taboo got HEATED! One of my friends got this candid shot of me clutching my pearls with the church fan going! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

We had a ball playing Bible Taboo and enjoying a few snacks.

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What’s a game night without snacks?!?

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The Christmas Wrap Up!Β 

I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas and are enjoying the New Year!Β 

For this year’s family dinner, I was responsible for a few of the side dishes and some desserts.

I decided to cook smarter and not harder with the goal of minimizing my kitchen clean up. πŸ˜‰

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