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Looking for Land For Sale in Texas? 9 Reasons To Consider Walker County

Looking for Land For Sale in Texas? 9 Reasons To Consider Walker County

Are you looking for land in Texas? If so, here are 9 reasons to consider looking for land for sale in Walker County, Texas plus tips and resources on...

Looking For Land For Sale In Texas? 10 Reasons To Consider Polk County

Looking For Land For Sale In Texas? 10 Reasons To Consider Polk County

Are you looking for land for sale in Texas? Here, we share 10 compelling reasons to consider buying land in beautiful Polk County, Texas.

Ode To A Truck

In an unexpected Valentine's Day ode, outdoor mom Corey Hunt recounts her newlywed and early parenting adventures spent driving and off-roading...

8 Ways to Meet Friends  Socialize in the Country

8 Ways to Meet Friends & Socialize in the Country

Have you recently moved to the countryside? Often, meeting new people and socializing in a rural area can pose a challenge. Here we share 8 creative...

Reading Nature's Newspaper: How To Spot Evidence of Wildlife On Your Land

Reading Nature's Newspaper: How To Spot Evidence of Wildlife On Your Land

Are you curious about the wildlife that shares or runs through your property? While trail cams can help, there's no substitute for developing keen...

Musings from the Front Porch

Musings from the Front Porch

The front porch has become symbolic of the rural South and a cherished place for folks to relax, regroup and even make sense of world's problems....

How to Layer For Cold Weather In the South

How to Layer For Cold Weather In the South

Winters in the South may not always mean snow, but it does get cold! Especially for those who have farm chores or outdoor projects to attend to. A...

Rural Home Defense Strategies

Rural Home Defense Strategies

Rural crime rates are about half that of urban crime rates (which is why many people are moving to the country), but that doesn't mean you should...

A Scholarship That Takes You Outdoors

A Scholarship That Takes You Outdoors

Learn how to put your children's or grandchildren's passion for the outdoors into action by applying for the annual Outdoor Journalist Education...

Why I Don't Want to Grow Up: A Reflection on the Wonders of Childhood

Why I Don't Want to Grow Up: A Reflection on the Wonders of Childhood

Father, Grandpa, and outdoorsman L. Woodrow Ross reflects on the wonders of childhood during the holidays, how we can help preserve that and how...