Random Thoughts

Five Things Friday

Backyard eggs

The five little things that made my week…

1. The first eggs of the year!

My little bundle of love

2. This little bundle of love just celebrated her 11th birthday! (And, we still owe her a beach day.)

Grapefruit season

3. Citrus season is upon us.

Coastal fog

4. Ahhh, beautiful brisk fog… after weeks of blazing sun and summer-like temps, the clouds started moving in mid-week and my winter garden gave a sigh of relief.

Chile peppers in winter

5. The upside of our non-winter this year: chile peppers, lots of them. (These are Blue Filius heirloom peppers.)

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 »