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Five Things Friday

The pugs' first pumpkin patch

The five little things that made my week…

1. The pugs’ first pumpkin patch.

First attempt at pumpkin carving

2. My first pumpkin-carving attempt.

Toasted pumpkin seeds

3. Delicious perk of all that pumpkin carnage.

Freshly baked banana-fig muffins

4. Waking up to my husband’s freshly baked banana-fig muffins. I really should have him contribute a recipe one day.

Piles of fall bulbs

5. Piles and piles of fall bulbs (200 tulips and muscari!)… It’s going to be a busy week next week.

Linda Ly About Author

I'm a plant lover, passionate road-tripper, and cookbook author whose expert advice and bestselling books have been featured in TIME, Outside, HGTV, and Food & Wine. The No-Waste Vegetable Cookbook is my latest book. Garden Betty is where I write about modern homesteading, farm-to-table cooking, and outdoor adventuring — all that encompass a life well-lived outdoors. After all, the secret to a good life is... Read more »


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    Tanya @ Lovely Greens
    October 22, 2013 at 1:27 am

    All five would make me happy too! Especially those roasted pumpkin seeds…yum 🙂

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    October 18, 2013 at 12:11 pm

    Cant wait to see the result of those tulips and muscari!!!


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