Random Thoughts

Five Things Friday

Family heirloom ornament

The five little things that made my week…

1. Decorating our first Christmas tree together with ornaments passed down from my husband’s family over several decades. (And yes, that’s a popcorn and cranberry garland! I hadn’t made one of those since grade school… so fun to revisit the craft during a wine and movie marathon at home.)

The smell of pine in the house

2. The smell of pine that fills the house.

The Wasatch Mountains

3. The mighty Wasatch. I really need to get out to Utah more and explore these mountains.

Stoked for the beautiful snow and impending storm in Utah

4. Amped up about the Utah snow and the impending storm behind me!

Garden Betty represent

5. Garden Betty representin’ on the slopes.

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 »