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Kristen Boye

Kristen Boye is a freelance health writer, blogger and mother passionate about living a natural life. She is the owner of Holistic Writing Concepts, a copywriting company specializing in the natural health and green living markets. Kristen lives with her husband (a natural product formulator and herb cultivation enthusiast), daughter, and various wildlife in beautiful rural Western North Carolina. Visit her online at: www.holisticwritingconcepts.com

Recent Posts

Barndominiums—Reinventing the Rural Live-Work Space

Barndominiums, also known as “Barn Homes” or “Taj Mastalls,” are gaining popularity with landowners across the country.

Aunique Ranch: A Horse Rancher’s Paradise in New Waverly, TX

If your dream is to move to the country and buy rural land to turn into a horse or cattle ranch, you know you have your work cut out for you.

Could Country Living Be Your Best Probiotic?

Our health expert takes a look at ways living in the country can serve as a natural probiotic, building up your immune system when you don't even...

Could a Cob or Straw Bale Home Be Right for Your Rural Land?

Could a Cob or Straw bale home be the right choice for you? An expert explains the pros and cons of each, plus the benefits of a hybrid cob-straw...

The Rural Landowner’s Guide to Earth Sheltered Homes

Could an earth sheltered house be right for you? An expert explains how these affordable alternative, energy-efficient homes are built.

How to Start a Farm-to-Fork Business on Your Homestead

The owner of a successful farm-to-fork meal service business explains how she got her start and what it takes to run the company that provides...

The Ultimate DIY Kids' Playhouses for Your Rural Land

We interview the imaginative carpenter behind Paul's Playsets, which offers cheap DIY Kids Playhouse plans you can purchase and download.

Secrets to Making Farm Chores Fun for Children of All Ages

Farm chores might not sound like your children’s idea of a good time. But with some encouragement from you, they can learn to love helping out.

5 Natural Tick Repellents that Actually Work

Ticks are toxic for your body, but your repellent doesn't have to be. Try this health expert's top solutions to keep the ticks at bay.

10 Ways Country Life Can Be Your Best Personal Trainer

Long before people started paying monthly fees to work out at a gym, country folk were keeping in shape the old fashioned way: through hard work.