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Have a Simple Happy Thanksgiving

We can always find something to be thankful for, no matter what may be the burden of our wants, or the special subject of our

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How to Start Setting Priorities for a Simple Life

It may seem like setting priorities for a Simple Life is similar to a walking down a quiet country lane. We know it will be

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Actively Pursuing a Simple Life: What Comes Next?

If you are actively pursuing a Simple Life, you may be making progress in your journey. You have accomplished the research, trimmed your calendar, and

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Seek Wisdom of Our Elders – The Best Lessons to Learn

Flip a coin. When it lands, it will either be heads or tails. Either way you look at it, you still have a coin in

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Annie Lewellyn

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The Farm Wife is the greatest website to lose yourself in articles on living a simple life, homesteading, and more. Her southern charm draws you in and leaves you wanting more. Being knowledgeable and entertaining in every facet makes this a favorite site of mine!
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As a transplant to the South, I enjoy Julie's approach to Southern hospitality, her wisdom, and her guidance to making a home full of memories and charm.
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Julie is such a talented writer! Her style brings back memories of a simpler time gone by. I could spend hours pouring through her posts!
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Amber Bradshaw

Homesteader and Blogger
The Farm Wife is the perfect place to start your journey towards a simple life. Julie is a salt of the earth person who shares her knowledge with others. From baking from scratch to raising livestock and everything in between, you'll find it on The Farm Wife.
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