Smiles, Laughter and Flower Crowns with the Boca Grande Garden Club

Flower Crowns in Boca Grande

It’s always Fun to be with a Group of Flower Folks- and it’s even better when those folks are a Wonderful Group of Garden Club Ladies in Boca Grande Florida. I was looking forward to this wonderful gathering- and of course it came at the perfect time… when winter was FULL STEAM in Michigan… giving … Read J’s Complete Post

Read More

Emotional Impact of Flowers

Scientific Studies- Proven benefits from Flowers!

“What’s most exciting about this (Flower Impact) study is that it challenges established scientific beliefs about how people can manage their day-to-day moods in a healthy and natural way,” said Jeannette Haviland-Jones, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at Rutgers and lead researcher on the (Flower Power) study” See Dr. Jones Study on the Power of Giving … Read J’s Complete Post

Read More

Herb infused Goat Cheese

Herbed Goat Cheese- #RecipeInBloom

Herbed Goat Cheese #RecipeInBloom from Episode 6- Tulips Year-Round Spring This simple recipe creates a delicious appetizer- that is served on the petals of organic tulips! This creative flower presentation will be perfect for your next cocktail or dinner party! Ingredients: Goat Cheese 1 Clove of Garlic Fresh Oregano Coarse Salt Lavender Buds Extra Virgin … Read J’s Complete Post

Read More

Dutch Punch Recipe

Traditional Dutch Punch- #FlowerCocktailHour -Recipe

Traditional Dutch Punch #FlowerCocktailHour Recipe “J Schwanke’s Life in Bloom” Episode 6- Tulips” Year-Round Spring! This Traditional Dutch Punch is a fun group cocktail- served in a punch bowl for your tulip time get-together! Ingredients: Genever Gin Maraschino Liqueur Absinthe Liqueur Simple Syrup Bitters Tulips Lemons Create this cocktail in a punch bowl or large … Read J’s Complete Post

Read More

This Flower inspired cocktail is featured on J Schwanke's Life in Bloom!

Marigold Agave Cocktail- #FlowerCocktailHour

The Marigold Agave Cocktail- served at Donkey Taqueria – this craft cocktail was created during J’s visit to Donkey Taqueria in the Succulents- Not Quite Flower Episode of J Schwanke’s Life in Bloom. Both Succulents and Marigold flowers partner to create the unique flower inspired deliciousness in this hand crafted flower cocktail! Follow the Recipe … Read J’s Complete Post

Read More

Life in Bloom

Carnation Joe Classic Manhattan- #FlowerCocktailHour

This #FlowerCocktailHour is for a Classic Manhattan – Served up in a martini glass. Ingredients: Bourbon Sweet Vermouth Dry Vermouth Bitters Cherry Prepare in a Cocktail shaker- filled with Ice 2 oz Bourbon 1 oz Sweet Vermouth 1 oz Dry Vermouth Several drops of Bitters Shake vigorous over ice and strain into a chilled martini … Read J’s Complete Post

Read More