My Orchid is Blooming

I as many of you probably have found out, that Orchids are quite cantankerous and can be very hard to keep alive much less get to bloom again.  Well let me tell you that it is possible.  I purchased a purple orchid in the spring, it was so pretty and even though they are not very... Continue Reading →

Christmas Patio

I have been cursed the last couple of places that we have lived with patios that face the west, and in Texas the western sun can burn eggs on a sidewalk, green thumbs turn brown on western facing patios.  Anything and everything that I have tried to grow on my patios usually ends up dead... Continue Reading →

Ham and Red Onions

  Pre cooked Ham, cubed to make 2 cups 1 small red onion, medium slices 1 cube Knorr Chipotle seasoning course ground pepper oil   In a skillet add a small amount of oil to pan and heat, once heated add diced onions and saute for 3-4 minute till starting to go transparent.  Add ham... Continue Reading →

Spice Cookies

  Cookie: 1 box spice cake mix 1 stick butter, softened 2 eggs 1/4 c water **see bottom for filling** In mixer bowl combine all ingredients till well blended.  Spoon cookies on to greased cookie sheet or parchment covered. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Let cool for 3-4 minutes, then take the back... Continue Reading →

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