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J’s Aunt Kay’s Sherry Cake Recipe #RecipeInBloom

I love a bundt cake- One of my favorite childhood memories- is when my Mom would make Great Aunt Kay’s Sherry Cake Bundt Cake… It was a staple in our house for special occasions- and even became a multi-generation treat… my Nephew’s love it… because they ‘thought’ they were getting drunk eating it… heheheh! It’s a simple bundt cake recipe… and the ideal prop for this segment… Continue Reading

By |December 22nd, 2023|Flowers and Food, Life In Bloom|0 Comments

The Calla Lily Cocktail- #FlowerCocktailHour

The Calla Lily Cocktail is a historic classic cocktail- often served on board passenger steamer ships- and it’s a classic- I hope you enjoy this tasty cocktail..,. named after this elegant flower! Continue Reading

By |December 3rd, 2023|Flower Cocktail Hour, Life In Bloom|0 Comments

J’s Mom’s Shrimp Dip Recipe #RecipeInBloom

Here’s one of my favorite recipes – it’s a Shrimp Dip that is great on crackers or with corn chips…” Shrimp Dip Recipe – (the complete recipe-hehehe) 1 Can Small Deveined Shrimp – Drain and mash with a fork… Add the following… Continue Reading

By |December 1st, 2023|Flowers and Food, Life In Bloom|0 Comments

Support Life in Bloom on Giving Tuesday!

Your support allows us to continue offering Life in Bloom - new episodes AND previous seasons - FREE to ALL Public Television Stations in the USA! Together, we’ll keep Fresh Cut Flowers and their Health & Wellness Benefits on PBS and Create TV stations for the coming year! Continue Reading

By |November 27th, 2023|The Flower Stand - J's Blog|0 Comments

Help Keep “Life in Bloom” on the Air!

Both of these messages are nothing short of awe-inspiring. “J Schwanke’s Life in Bloom” has an amazingly positive impact on the lives of so many viewers. It is clearly important to ensure that the show continues, so that the impact flowers will continue to be felt and shared. Continue Reading

By |November 22nd, 2023|The Flower Stand - J's Blog|0 Comments

Episode 514 – Holiday for Blooms

In this special edition of Life in Bloom, J shows you ways to enjoy flowers for the holiday. J gives us a tour of his holiday decorations- show us how to decorate a mini boxwood tree, and create a Triple Berry centerpiece complete with floating cranberries. Learn to wrap presents the “J-way”, and a bouquet made with a few of J’s favorite things. Watch Video or Free Preview

By |November 21st, 2023|Episode Guide, Life In Bloom|0 Comments

Peppermint Hot Cocoa with Whipped Cream #flowercocktailhour

J shares his version of Peppermint Hot Cocoa- completed by adding Peppermint to the Whipped Cream- J will make the Whipped Cream with Peppermint flavoring- and Cook up his Recipe for Cocoa- that includes butter… of course… Want the Complete Recipe? Here it is... This is a recipe for a non-alcoholic version- but I've put in the information for a SPIKED version a Continue Reading

By |November 21st, 2023|Flower Cocktail Hour, Life In Bloom|0 Comments

Happy Clouds Cocktail – #FlowerCocktailHour

Colorful and fun, this deconstructed Negroni is inspired by Bob Ross’s popular painting show ‘The Joy of Painting’ (premiered in 1983) and his iconic phrase “Happy Little Clouds.” Continue Reading

By |September 7th, 2023|Flower Cocktail Hour, Life In Bloom|0 Comments

Episode 513- Flower Memories

Flowers have a way of intertwining with memories in this episode of Life In Bloom. We’ll visit with my grandpa, Carnation Joe, discuss first memories of flowers, memorialize those who’ve gone before us and even enjoy some happy clouds. Watch Video or Free Preview

By |September 7th, 2023|Episode Guide, Life In Bloom|0 Comments