(Another) Gray Day at Longwood Gardens

On a rare foggy & 50 degree January day, I went to Longwood Gardens. I have a membership to the gardens so I like to go as often as possible. When I arrived, I was disappointed to see that the Conservatory was closed. This ended up challenging me to visit more of the gardens, and I saw a few things that I had never seen before!

Flower Garden Drive with an ominous mist in the hanging orbs
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You’re Damn Right I Bought a Cheese Advent Calendar

Yesterday I came across this article from the Food Network’s food news blog, FN Dish, about Aldi’s advent calendar offerings for the 2018 holiday season. I knew I had to get my hands on a cheese advent calendar.

I went early on the day of the release, November 7th. The store had put out two cases; one was empty when I got there two hours after the store opened. I’m glad I went early!

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Birthday Spa Trip to the Lodge at Woodloch

My birthday was October 12th! Like last year, my sweetie took me to the Lodge at Woodloch for a few days of spa treatments and hanging out in the woods to celebrate. We had a great time, like always!

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A Gray Day at Longwood Gardens

Last Friday I went to Longwood Gardens by myself for a quiet afternoon. The outdoor gardens were pretty crowded when I got there, but once the rain started, the people disappeared. The forecast hadn’t called for rain, but luckily I had my umbrella.

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I started out in the Garden Walk. Usually I feel rushed because the walkway is so narrow. It was quite peaceful and pleasant with no other people!

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How to Get Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania

 

The state of Pennsylvania has finally rolled out its medical marijuana program, and it is just as convoluted and confusing as any other government program I’ve ever seen. After a long, drawn out process, here’s how I got my medical marijuana.

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Longwood Gardens Orchid Extrvaganza

One of my FAVORITE places to visit since I moved to the Philadelphia area is Longwood Gardens!

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It’s like a zoo for plants!

The orchids were stunning, of course. I got to see the internet-famous rare Ophrys tenthredinifera, or sawfly orchid, pictured below.

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