With safety always being a priority, we have put together information on two products for your vehicles, depending on your situation. It is not surprising to have off-road vehicles get stuck in the mud or some challenging terrain regardless of their tough mechanisms and dynamic designs meant for such situations. This is when Badland winches would […]
We’d always liked country life…growing things…open space around us. We wanted to stay active in our senior years. Life in a condo or golf course community just didn’t appeal to us.
What tips would you give someone thinking about moving to a rural area?
Make sure you really want the life—not just to visit, but to live it day after day. You may have to go cut up a windfall tree when you’d rather be watching a football game. Or you might need to check on a sick animal when you’d really love to stay in bed another couple of hours. You may miss shopping, takeout or restaurant dining, city entertainment, or big league sports events.
How much change can you comfortably make? This goes for yourself, your family and anyone else that will be moving with you.
Just because you’ve chosen to live away from the hustle and bustle of the city doesn’t mean you have to forego all modern-day amenities. In fact, the technology of today has made it so you can enjoy almost all the things of urban life—maybe even more—without compromising the simple one. Take a look at these […]
People have often asked me my best advice on property development. Here it is: “What you don’t know is the thing that can hurt you the most.” That statement is true for many situations in life, but is especially true as you embark on finding the perfect rural home or retreat. The thing you don’t know will […]
Making Ends Meet on the Farm: Many of our readers have expressed a real concern that finances are a major hurdle to their hope and dream of moving to the country. In our first post of this series, we focused on the fact that in most locations, the cost of living in the country is […]
Is it that time of year again? Our family truly enjoys this special month of December. We celebrate Christmas in many ways, from a birthday cake for Jesus to special holiday menus, from stockings on the mantle to a fragrant Christmas tree. But our favorite facet of the month has to be the warm and festive gatherings with […]
After living for a long time in urban and suburban environments, I am now living a rural lifestyle. Is this for everybody? Maybe not. But I sure do enjoy living 52 weeks a year in a place where I used to vacation for 2 weeks a year. Here are 10 Things to Love About Rural Living 1. I […]