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Tiffany Wilson

The editor of Rethink:Rural, Tiffany Wilson has been passionate about writing - and country life - since childhood. She grew up in a log house in the hills of a small town in Upstate New York. She previously worked as a newspaper reporter and hospital communications coordinator. Today, she lives with her husband and children in Yulee, Florida, and in her free time maintains a popular blog for parents in the Amelia Island area.

Recent Posts

18 Steps to Build a Custom Home in Nassau County, FL | Rethink:Rural

Custom home builder Steve Johnson walks us through the steps to build a house on land in Nassau County, Florida, from choosing the land to moving...

8 Ways to Finance a Land Purchase: A look at the Pros and Cons

We talk to the experts to weigh the pros and cons of 8 ways to buy land, including cash, owner financing, buying with a partner, land loans...

How to install a septic system in Nassau County, Florida

When you're building a rural homefor the first time, installing a septic system may be new to you. We asked Nassau County, Florida, septic...

How to prepare land for a home site in Nassau County, FL

Did you know preparing the dirt is one of the most important aspects of building a home? A company that prepares land for homes and buildings in...

15 Ways an Appraiser Determines Land Value

An experienced land appraiser explains how he investigates a property to understand what makes it valuable and what detracts from its value.

Affordability and Freedom Made Country Life Right for Military Couple

The Monds family wanted the freedom and open space of a country property, and they found a way to do it on a budget.

What it's Like to Live on a Family Compound

The Franklin family shares their story of living on a family compound on rural acreage in Hilliard, Florida.

How A Dropout’s Invention Is Saving Louisiana's Bayou

Louisiana Land Investor Tal McCain shares his fascinating story of creating a multimillion-dollar business after coming up with a technique to...

Land Buying Tips: Practical Advice For First-Time Buyers

In celebration of our 2nd birthday, we're highlighting the best 2 tips we've received on some of the most important land buying topics.

Dad's Advice: Our Readers Share Their Favorite Quotes From Their Pops

In honor of Father's Day, we asked Rethink:Rural readers to share their dads' best advice. We share our favorites.