Do You Love The Country Life?

United States
March 12, 2007 9:53pm CST
I love the country. I love the fresh air, the birds singing and the wildlife that wander in my front and back yard. I love the sound of the river that is just across the road. I love to sit outside on my swing and read a good book. I just love so many things about the country. I was online doing some searching in the garden seeds area and somehow wandered to this site: http://www.livingthecountrylife.com/index.jhtml?_requestid=256799 It has some wonderful stuff there. I noticed that they are offering a free subscription to their magazine "Living The country Life". So I just had to have that. You can sign up for that here. https://secure.livingthecountrylife.com/bhg/store/checkout/partner/index.jhtml?promoCode=I6055LD12&_requestid=257782 Then I noticed they had tons of free enewletters on things from free woodworking patterns to cooking. What a great variety they have.You can sign up for them here: https://secure.livingthecountrylife.com/common/profile/newsletter.jsp?regSource=8003&_requestid=258524 They have message boards along with gardening and landscaping tips. They have this wonderful video on how to maintain and manage a driveway. It says comming soon will be outdoor cooking and heirloom tomatoes. What most amazed me was all the information that was on the site. My husband made me a purple martin house for Christmas and they have a wonderful article on them. I love purple martins because they will eat bugs in the yard including fleas. This will preven us from using so many chemicals on our animals to keep the fleas away. The current magazine in digital form is online now to read. I am very interested in the article on pruning grapevines. We have some wonderful grapevines that we are going to have to prune this year. So I was just thrilled to find this article. It had things about horses, gardening and so much more. You really do need to check this site out. I hope you find something that will interest you.
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• United States
13 Mar 07
Great site! I have it bookmarked. I took the opportunity to browse the site a bit. I love all the information that it is packed with. Hubby will enjoy the projects.
• Romania
13 Mar 07
cool :d
@AskAlly (3627)
• Canada
13 Mar 07
Hey this sounds awesome. I will check out this link. It is the country life for me all the way. I could not imagine ever having to live in a city. I would be so claustrophobic! I love purple martins too. They are the funniest most territorial birds ever. I used to get attacked everytime I hung out my laundry because they had built thier nest near my clothesline. I had to constantly duck from those dive bombers. lol.
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• United States
13 Mar 07
That is so funny. We had to duck from them when we hung out clothes too. LOL
@babyhar (1335)
• Canada
14 Mar 07
I do not live in the country anymore, but when I had I truly loved it.. Since I used to live in the country I grew a great appreciation for country life! I love how the country is so quiet, but also peaceful. When I lived in the country I used to just love to look up at the night sky & I loved how.. You we're able to actually see the stars. I also found in the country you could see so many more stars.. In the country I don't find you are able to enjoy the stars as much as when you are out in the country.. There are so many more to see in the country.. It's so very beautiful! I also loved the country because it was so simple, yet so refreshing at the same time! I find now that I am living in the city it is so much more of a fast paced life style.. At least in the country it's so quiet, yet so cozy, so peaceful kind of life style.. I find each time I visit the country that you get this type of feeling.. I also love how quiet the country is.. You don't hear loud noises of cars driving by, constant air planes flying over, sounds from peoples stereos blaring as they drive by, etc.. If it's not quiet usually the only sounds you will hear.. Is the sounds of animals close by.. It's quite beautiful only having to hear these sounds! What I also loved about the country life was how.. There was always a sense of a soft warmth when living out in the country.. I always liked how the country sun used to always feel so much more warmer, so much stronger, yet so much more inviting compared to the city life. I found the breezes from the wind to be so much more softer.. But also so much more perfect because they weren't as strong as compared to the city.. I also love the fresh air of the country, & how each morning I would wake up I would always hear the sound of the birds chirping.. It was such a comforting sound to hear each day I woke up.. I also loved how there we're no city lights in the country, & you we're able to see more of the stars shining brightly.. Over-all I found the country life to be so much more serene, more of the type of place I'd love to be living.. I will definitely have to check out that site sometime soon.. As it sounds rather interesting.. And it sounds to me like it has a lot of things one can use in there daily life when it comes to gardening, among other things.. Thank you for sharing this link with all of us! In conclusion.. I love how in the country how you have so much more freedom compared to living in the city.. I feel you can do whatever you want out in the country without any disturbances.. I feel it is so much more of a relaxing environment to live in.. If I could I know that I would love for me & my other half to move to the country.. I think we are a very private couple who likes to have there privacy, there freedom.. It would be nice to move out there some day & I know it has crossed both of our minds.. As the country is a rather beautiful area I'd love to live in some day again! . . Thanks for allowing me to share! xx
• United States
14 Mar 07
For me, the country is the only place to live. I too love the peace, fresh air, birds singing, coyotees howling with the wolves, horses and wild donkey heeeing, and watching the white cotton tail bunnies running around. I love to sit on my rocker on my porch, and sit still reading a book, and feeling the presence of the Lord. At night, the sky is covered with stars that look like glitter, as it is so clear. The moon even has a red halow around it.
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@Modestah (11192)
• United States
14 Mar 07
I have always been a "country girl" and I absolutely love it. At times I wish our part of the country was a little bit closer to a larger city so that I do not have to drive 3+ hours for some city events, but I would not trade my country acres. The website you mention sounds great! You've got me singing "Green Acres is the life for me" now. :)
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@harwoodkp (285)
• United States
14 Mar 07
Thanks for the information you put out. I love to say that me and my family live out in the country. We are even more fortunate to have a spring for our water source, and we dont have to rely on a well for water. I just love it living out in the countryl
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• United States
14 Mar 07
We used to live in the city. A year ans a half ago I finally found a house in the country we could afford. So now, the kids are in 4-H, we raise rabbits, and my daughter is showing a horse this year. I love it here. No noise, it's actually dark outside. No lights. Relaxing.
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• United States
14 Mar 07
I love the country too. I have always lived in the city and never had any idea how great the country was until I met my now husband. He has always lived in the country and after we got married we moved out to the country. I love the wildlife that comes up in yard. I love how QUIET it is. LOL I love how we have neighbors but they aren't close enough to look in your window. LOL
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• United States
13 Mar 07
Where else can you find air that you can actually BREATHE? Of course I love the country. I love EVERYTHING country -- from cozy cottages, to colorful gardens and lush green meadows, trickling streams, the cheeky winds. I love country cooking, country decor. And most of all, I love country music! Hee Haw!
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@kurtbiewald (2628)
• United States
13 Mar 07
that sounds soooooooooooo nice to me.
• United States
13 Mar 07
I live in the country too, I love it here.I live on a farm, and I have gardens and flower beds, and I love to sit out and watch the sun come up and sun go down while sipping my tea atfer a long hard hot day of work.I love my yard work too.I have a super large yard so I do alot of weedeating and mowing.It take 3 hours to mow on a riding mower,and 1 and a half hours to do the weed eating.I just got done helping my dad plant his seed potatoes in his garden,8 rows.And in a few minutes I am going to do mine.I have four five gallon buckets of them so I know I will be overloaded with white potatoes.And in a couple of months I will be planting tomatoes! And as for my flowers I am going to wait til April to start setting out my bulbs.Best sign to set out flowers are libra,just a tip there.
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@stephcjh (32327)
• United States
13 Mar 07
I love the country life also. We used to live in the outskirts of town but we moved out here to the country about 9 years ago. We were robbed when we lived in town and we couldn't wait to move from there to the country. We love where we moved to but the people out here are not very nice at all. It is unreal. When we moved here, the people told us we would have to live here for 10 years before they would accept us. I think they would like for us to move but we bought a brand new home here and we really love the view of the country. We will stay here for a very long time if things do not get worse here for us.
@SimplyJo (1694)
• India
13 Mar 07
Oh yes - i love country life. Living in the city is just tooooo hectic, ofcourse i'm used to it now and i think i'd miss the fast pace of city life - but i've been to the countryside and when i'm there - i just have to drag myself to go back to the city !
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@Willowlady (10666)
• United States
13 Mar 07
I cannot imagine living anywhere else every again. Too many people cooped up in the cities. Unnatural noise. Our air is a bit fresher and we are freer to do more things. Critters are easier to tend to out in the country and picnicing is easier and cheaper to do on your own land. Thanks for sharing this and you know I will check it out and hopefully alot of others will too.
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@Trinka26 (171)
• United States
13 Mar 07
I think there will be a lot on that site that will be of interest to me! Thank you for letting the rest of us "country girls" know about your find!
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@nipsu0 (23)
• Finland
13 Mar 07
i love country life too.
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@babystar1 (4235)
• United States
13 Mar 07
Thanks for the great site. I love the country. My sister lives in the country so I go out there to visit her a lot. it is so peaceful in th country. The smell of the nice clean fresh air.the birds singing to you in the morning. I like taking a nice long walk in the country it is so relexing.
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@alen0224 (527)
• China
13 Mar 07
Yes, of course I love the country life, for its fresh air, blue sky, easygoing life rhythm and...etc. But in fact, almost all of us can only enjoy these things in our dreams, because we have to face all kinds of pressures from the society lives, such as living a better life than others, driving a better car and living in a bigger house etc, all these drive us to keep working as hard as possible.
• United States
13 Mar 07
I absolutely love the country life. I have only been living here, in the middle of nowhere, for about 3 years but it was the best decision of my life. My mother, who still lives in the city, recently visited us and while she was outside with me doing morning chores she commented on how quiet it was. I love NOT hearing traffic! I love NOT hearing sirens! The peace and quiet is perfect!
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@raijin (10373)
• Philippines
13 Mar 07
I always like to spend my happy days on country living, I think I'm already getting tired of living in the city. And living in the country one best experience for living in a very tranquil place. With the smell of fresh air, pristine waters, the scent of dew on the grass and the noisy crickets at night, with no troubles at all compared to the hustling and bustling life we have in the city. Thanks for sharing the links villageanne, appreciate it!;)