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Jennifer Frazier

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After 10 years as a travel writer for Southern Living Magazine, Jen Frazier traded in the corporate world to stay home with her two children, three dogs and three hermit crabs.

Now she juggles carpool and laundry with writing for the Great American Country website, AAA Texas Journey Magazine and Texas Monthly Magazine, as well as blogging for thejensource.blogspot.com While she lives in the big metropolis of Dallas, she longs for weekends in the country. To learn more about this award-winning writer (recipient of the Barbara Jordan Award and the Luce Award), visit her website at jennifermfrazier.com

Recent Posts

Wes Moore follows his heart at Alabama's Alligator Alley

Wes Moore follows his heart at Alabama's Alligator Alley

The owner of Alligator Alley used his land to set up the rural attraction as a rescue shelter for alligators and a place where visitors can safely...

10 Charming Farm Vacation Destinations in the South

10 Charming Farm Vacation Destinations in the South

We profile 10 farm vacation destinations in the South, including horse ranches, an avocado farm, a working cattle ranch and more.

Family homestead becomes farm vacation destination

Family homestead becomes farm vacation destination

The homesteaders who own The Farm, a farm vacation destination in Danville, Kentucky, explain how their farm tourism business got started. You can...

Taking a tour on a Southern quilt barns trail

Taking a tour on a Southern quilt barns trail

Quilt barns are an American tradition, adding art to the countryside. Learn their history and take a photo tour of some of Tennessee's finest.

Wildseed Farms: The Disneyland of Texas flora

Wildseed Farms: The "Disneyland" of Texas flora

Wildseed Farms is the largest working wildflower farm in the country and also produces seeds that can be ordered by catalog. You can visit the...

Walk through history at LSU Rural Life Museum

Walk through history at LSU Rural Life Museum

Museums are all about untouchable paintings, hushed tones, behind-glass artifacts and snooze-inducing history, right? Sometimes, perhaps, but not in...

Birding Across the Southern USA  Rethink Rural Blog

Birding Across the Southern USA | Rethink Rural Blog

The South provides the perfect setting for bird watchers. Grab your binoculars and check out some of these places where Mother Nature has provided a...

From Dallas to Prosper: Trading the city for rural life

From Dallas to Prosper: Trading the city for rural life

When Dallas Sports FM Radio 105.3 The Fan Host Ben Rogers approached his wife Kat about leaving Dallas and moving to the country, she thought he was...

The mystery behind this Texas lake? It's Uncertain

The mystery behind this Texas lake? It's Uncertain

Northeast Texas's Caddo Lake is the only naturally formed large lake in the Lone Star State. You'll find it in the town of Uncertain.

How to homeschool and stay sane in the country

How to home-school and stay sane in the country

You love your life in the country, the serenity and the chance to truly embrace and experience nature. You also love your children and know that...