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Five Things Friday

Beach hike

The five little things that made my week…

1. Beach hike with my dad, whose visit is really the highlight of this whole week.

My family

2. Stranded at sea.

Reef walk

3. Reef walk.

My dad

4. Sharing a sunset with my dad. He doesn’t get to see this kind of view too often.

My backyard, practically

5. Five minutes from home feels like another world.

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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    August 27, 2013 at 8:36 am

    This a great site.Love of plants, the ocean and a lovely lady also.It’s the trifecta!

    • Linda Ly
      Linda Ly
      August 27, 2013 at 10:55 pm

      Thank you!!

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    August 24, 2013 at 3:10 pm

    I love the first photograph especially, it really draws the eye!

    • Linda Ly
      Linda Ly
      August 24, 2013 at 11:07 pm

      Thank you!

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    August 23, 2013 at 6:46 am

    wow, so beautiful!

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    August 23, 2013 at 6:32 am

    I’d say that’s a really good 5 things Friday. 🙂


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