People and profiles from rural America

Teach Your Children Well

By Amy Greene

You learn more growing up than you realize, about how to take care of yourself and being self sufficient.

Living The Country Dream

By Judy Laquidara

Hopefully, an encouraging post to those wanting to live in the country but who are not yet there.

Strange Weather At The End Of January

By Ginnie Baker

The weather is very strange this winter, going from rain to freezing rain to heavy snow.

Minimizing Our Wardrobes

By Traci Baker

I conducted a short experiment on our clothing and laundry habits. Here is what I found and, hopefully, you will find some helpful advice!


The Coming New Year and Garden Room Project

By Mary Carton

My plans for the coming year and an update on the garden room project I started two years ago. Plus the Hooligans enjoy their Christmas presents.

Living Life on the Homestead and Off the Grid

By Kate Marlowe

Choosing to live a life homesteading and off the grid is a challenge, with a great deal of work and responsibility. The rewards far out-weigh the negatives, though, and you are left with a simple, happy and fulfilling life.

10 Household Tips From My Great-Grandmother

By Rhonda Crank

These tips come from my great-grandmother. Her daughters wrote them down for those of us in the younger generations so that we would have a written record of her wisdom and life. I was 13 when she passed away, and I am thankful for the memories of her and the lessons she shared with all of us.

How to Build a Tiny House – Part 14: Installing Trim Around the Door

Discover how to install trim around the door with easy-to-follow instructions in the final step of the "How to Build a Tiny House" series.

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