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Six Things Saturday

Bacon-wrapped turkey

Happy (belated) Thanksgiving! With family in town this week, I postponed the usual Friday post to spend more time with them… but it simply gave me one more thing to be thankful for! Hope you all had (or are having) a wonderful weekend with loved ones.

Here are the six little things that made my week… (What made yours?)

1. Bacon-wrapped turkey in our smoker. A beloved Thanksgiving tradition at our house.

Morning-after breakfast

2. Morning-after brunch (complete with mimosas) at our favorite breakfast joint, Starling Diner in Long Beach.

Neighborhood stroll

3. Disconnecting from the Internet, Black Friday sales, and household chores… and opting for a beautiful stroll on Friday in our neighborhood.

Double rainbow

4. Double rainbow!

Stormy sunset

5. This stormy sunset.

Thankful for many things this year

6. Family, friends, and many more things to be thankful for this year… including a very exciting project that I hope to share soon!

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 »