Happy Friday, friends! I swear that just last week, we were still in October. But here it is, almost the end of the year. November and December have flown by so fast with cooking and eating and entertaining that if I don’t slow down to take it all in, I feel like I’ll miss it. […]

December 20 2013      13 comments     Linda Ly

It’s National Career Development Month. And more specifically, it’s National Career Development Week, so I thought this would be the perfect week to share a few things I’m often asked when it comes to blogging as a career (or as something more than just a hobby). First, a disclaimer: I don’t consider myself a career […]

November 11 2013      40 comments     Linda Ly
Jardín   Trabajo   Vida

I want to take a moment and admit something here, something that I didn’t believe could be true until I was married. As last mentioned in the story of Will’s proposal, I didn’t consider myself the marrying kind. I was never one to dream about my wedding day, I never tore out magazine pages of […]

September 18 2013      28 comments     Linda Ly
Aventuras   Vida

I still remember that day — that whole weekend — quite vividly. I get goosebumps thinking about it. December 31, 2012. That was the best day of my life (thus far) and it was filled with so much joy, love, laughter, tears, and of course, tequila. Because you can’t have a wedding in Mexico without […]

September 17 2013      33 comments     Linda Ly
Aventuras   Vida

This is my hand. I wish I could say I was on my way to the boxing gym, but that wasn’t the case. I wish I could say that this — the bandage — happened while I was climbing, or surfing, or skateboarding or mountain biking or even just hiking… but I don’t have a […]

August 14 2013      25 comments     Linda Ly

There’s always a lot going on in spring. Not only is it a busy time in the garden, but it’s also the start of whitewater season, a great window for local surf (before the northwest swells stop rolling through), and a beautiful time of year for road trips up north (for snowboarding, hiking, climbing, camping, […]

July 1 2013      30 comments     Linda Ly
Viajes   Vida

If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live. — Lin Yutang When I go to the Boat Ranch, I come back feeling relaxed and inspired — by the crisp country air and days of doing nothing, the purity of local food and family time, […]

June 21 2013      29 comments     Linda Ly