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Gardening for Dummies

Nina Griffin | Posted 09.11.2016 | HuffPost Home
Nina Griffin

Two weeks after we moved to Vermont I received a call from my friend, a native Vermonter who was as excited about our move north as we were. "You need to start your garden." she warned me. "Memorial Day is coming. You need to get your starters hardened off." Whoa.

My Life Among the Children of the Corn

Thom Nickels | Posted 03.08.2015 | Impact
Thom Nickels

As children we knew that nobody ever went into the cornfield alone. Not even the brash neighborhood bully who loved to chase me down and sit on my chest. Even he would pale at the thought. The only way to navigate the maze was to stick together.

9 Incredible Exterior Makeovers That Gave Old Homes Dramatic Curb Appeal

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 11.11.2014 | HuffPost Home

Never underestimate the power of curb appeal -- that's the takeaway from this Country Living video, which covers nine incredible exterior makeovers. T...

Bright Lights and Fireflies: Why I Need the City and the Country

Rachel Verlik | Posted 09.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachel Verlik

In the city, I can constantly learn. I can flex my brain, explore new streets, meet someone from a different country, and reinvent myself or my career. But when the city life gets to me -- the traffic, the commute, the congestion and the pace -- I need to drive down country roads on a summer night, with the windows open and the music at full volume.

It's 5 Minutes to Everything! Why I Love the Country Life

Candace Davis | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
Candace Davis

I recently moved from one country town to another and I'm happy as a pig in a peach orchard. But when people discover that I actually chose to move here they can't seem to fathom why. Have we lost that sense of pride in being closer to the land, or do we no longer realize how good we've got it?

13 Plants That'll Really Pay Off

Posted 04.10.2014 | HuffPost Home

By Warren Schultz What makes a plant a good buy? It's not purchase price alone. Value is best measured by how a plant performs once it's in the gro...

Country Quandary

Chuck Nyren | Posted 06.02.2014 | Fifty
Chuck Nyren

I am bucolically befuddled. As a newly minted ruralist, a rube's rube, not only my senses but my sense of justice are in chaos. Ahhh, for the simple life of the city!

Unusual Home Has Plenty Of History

www.countryliving.com | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

The Test of Time With low ceilings, peeling paint, and creaky floorboards, this timeworn cottage in Darien, Connecticut, would've struck most house...

HUGE News For Country Living Magazine

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.14.2013 | HuffPost Home

When we woke up this morning, we thought it was going to be just another Monday, but it turns out, we were so, so wrong. Hearst Magazines has anno...

Why This Lesbian Prefers Country Life To The City

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

An Alabama-based lesbian spoke out in support of a recent study which found that gays and lesbians living in metropolitan areas may not be as happy, h...

Why You Shouldn't Throw Away The Stuff You Inherit

Posted 09.23.2013 | HuffPost Home

We're very excited to syndicate one of our favorite columns, 'What Is It? What Is It Worth?' from one of our favorite magazines, Country Living. All t...

LOOK: Family Heirloom Has A Surprise

Posted 10.12.2013 | HuffPost Home

We're very excited to syndicate one of our favorite columns, 'What Is It? What Is It Worth?' from one of our favorite magazines, Country Living. All t...

Why It Can Really Pay To Be Organized

Posted 07.08.2013 | HuffPost Home

We're very excited to syndicate one of our favorite columns, 'What Is It? What Is It Worth?' from one of our favorite magazines, Country Living. All t...

PHOTO: Could Big Bucks Be Hiding In Your Yard?

Posted 07.01.2013 | HuffPost Home

We're very excited to syndicate one of our favorite columns, 'What Is It? What Is It Worth?' from one of our favorite magazines, Country Living. All t...

8 Signs That You've Lived In The 'Country' Too Long

Raydene Salinas | Posted 08.27.2013 | HuffPost Home
Raydene Salinas

Though I'm a city girl now, I have a past. And that past involved growing up in the 'country' -- farm animals, bugs, weeds and lots and lots of antlers.

10 Reasons I Ditched the City and Moved to the Country

Heather Donahue | Posted 08.21.2013 | Arts
Heather Donahue

I'm Heather Donahue, previously known as The Girl from The Blair Witch Project. That was back when I was a city girl. Now I'm a country girl, living in a tiny Northern California town nestled in the Sierra foothills.

LOOK: Vintage Find Has Interesting Backstory

Posted 06.17.2013 | HuffPost Home

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LOOK: An Unusual Vintage Find Worth Big Bucks

Posted 06.10.2013 | HuffPost Home

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PHOTO: This Little Wagon Is Worth Big Bucks

Posted 06.03.2013 | HuffPost Home

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LOOK: An Unusual Vintage Find Worth Big Bucks

Posted 05.27.2013 | HuffPost Home

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PHOTO: The Coolest Vintage Find Ever?

Posted 05.20.2013 | HuffPost Home

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Why I Celebrate The Day After Mother's Day

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 07.14.2013 | Fifty
Melissa T. Shultz

My expectations about midlife, and having a white picket fence around my home, obscured the real view.

LOOK: Vintage Find Worth Big Bucks

Posted 05.13.2013 | HuffPost Home

The buyer had no idea they were getting gem.

When Was The Last Time You Saw One Of These?

Posted 05.06.2013 | HuffPost Home

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This Vintage Suitcase Has A Surprising Past

Posted 04.29.2013 | HuffPost Home

We had no idea this famous company made luggage.