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10 Country Lifestyle Blogs You Should Be Reading

Whether you’re looking for new inspirations or DIY ideas, this list offers a variety of options.

Everyone can use some life tips now and then. One of the easiest ways to access and explore what your looking for is by diving into the blogging world. Unfortunately, millions of bloggers out there publish useless information.

Sifting through all of them can leave you totally frustrated. Here are some of our favorite country lifestyle blogs offering great tips and tricks.  Dive in!

10. Ride Along with The Pioneer Woman

Pioneer Woman
Pioneer Woman

This vibrant redhead covers a lot of subject matter. Ree lives on a cattle ranch way out in the country with her husband and children. She has a lot to offer when it comes to country life. Whether you’re trying to spice up classic recipes or get some tips on homeschooling, she jumps right it.

Another great bonus about this blog is the entertainment section. Ree takes you with her as she talks to celebrities. If you’re looking for a blog that dips into a variety of life issues, definitely check this one out.

9. A look at the Modern Country 

Modern Country
Modern Country

Sometimes you have to really look outside your comfort zone to get some ideas. This blog is filled with beautiful home inspirations from across the globe. The blogger, Aina, shares her design concepts from the homes around Denmark and Norway. Most posts combine a quaint cottage feel with an antique country finish.

If you’re looking to add a quiet cottage vibe to your home, you’re sure to find some wonderful suggestions in her photos. Whether you’re interested in her beautiful market shopping or her additions to the dinner table, you’re sure to feel inspired from this blog.

8. The sweet taste of Peanut Butter Fingers

Peanut Butter Fingers
Peanut Butter Fingers

Some bloggers dive into one subject of expertise and others cover a lot of ground. This blog is great for easy recipes and strong workouts. The blogger, Julie, resides in Charlotte, North Carolina. She touches on tons of health and beauty topics, and tests great products that work for women.

Another really great thing about Peanut Butter Fingers is the crockpot section. Julie gives tons of great crockpot recipes like chicken tacos and pulled pork. She’s also a group trainer. There is a tab dedicated to work out routines and fitness questions. Visit her blog for great wellness advice.

7. Why you should start Living in Yellow

Living in Yellow
Living in Yellow

Erin, blogger and problem solver, hits all the essentials a blogger should. Something you’ll really appreciate is her fashion section. If you’re looking for great everyday looks, search no more. She has pages of fashionable head-to-toe outfits for all four seasons. There’s even an advice column.

Everyone has questions they want to ask anonymously, and now is your chance. If that isn’t enough, her recipes are perfect for friends and houseguests. She offers tons of great dip recipes and crockpot options that work well for large groups. Living in Yellow definitely covers some good ground.

6. Take me to the Crowley Party

Crowley Party
Crowley Party

If you’re looking for more fashion forward tips than you’ll definitely enjoy this blog. Alycia is a wife, sister, daughter and aunty, and takes you through tons of styling options. You can shop through the links right on her blog.

Alycia also has a YouTube channel. She posts about products she’s trying out and beauty tips that work for her. She’s also a big believer in accessories like handbags and simple accent pieces. She can also help you find good presents for the guys. Alycia lists the top guy gifts to lookout for. This is a great shopping blog.

5. The Old Country Blog never gets old

Old Country Blog
Old Country Blog

Get ready for sweet tooth central! This is the tastiest blog yet. Caroline, a Pittsburg native, focuses on the sweetest things life has to offer. Whether it’s apple pie or s’mores cake balls, she covers the classics and beyond with completely new recipes you’ve only dreamed of.

Do you happen to be a dog lover, too? Great! Caroline has a whole section of delicious doggie recipes you can make in a flash saving you money and a trip to the store. Impress the girls at the next gathering or shower with these fabulous desserts and recipes.

4. The Shabby Nest is not so shabby

The Shabby Nest
The Shabby Nest

If you already have all the recipes you need and want to focus more on your home, this is the blog for you. Wendy, a Utah resident, covers beautiful home décor concepts with simple to use tutorials.

Whether you’re a wiz or novice with a sewing machine, there are plenty of ideas to keep you busy and whip your home into shape. Another great feature about The Shabby Nest is the “Consult” section. Are you stuck on paint colors? No problem– Wendy will give you the tips you’re looking for to bring your rooms back to life.

3. Join the Country Life Experiment

Country Life Experiment
Country Life Experiment

Finally, someone cooking their homegrown produce all on the same blog. Country Life Experiment offers fabulous recipes for jams and fresh veggies. It also touches on on the ups and downs of parenting and schooling. Jo, an Australian farm girl, will show you the tricks of simple living. Parents, young and old, this is the blog for you.

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to can and preserve, you’ll get the chance. Try the sour jelly preserve or her delicious and refreshing spring cocktail recipes. You’ll also get to explore the beautiful countryside Australia has to offer.

2. Country meets urban at the City Farmhouse 

City Farmhouse
City Farmhouse

The City Farmhouse is definitely one you can trust. Jen, a mother, wife, and country decorator, is a sty spotter for Better Homes & Gardens. You know she has an eye when it comes to style. In this blog you’ll find clean urban meets country accents.

If you’re a city slicker who clings tight to country roots in décor, this blog will definitely be right up your ally. Jen’s taste doesn’t stop there. She offers delicious drink options like “spiced hot chocolate” and quick sweets like the “mason jar shortcake.” You can also shop Jen’s Etsy store, where you’ll find adorable personalized frames.

1. The Prairie Homestead for the country girl in you

 The Prairie Homestead
The Prairie Homestead

This one is for all you farm girls. The blogger, Jill, lives on an open prairie in Wyoming. She talks about recycled homestead tricks for modern farming, and shares what her family has learned from their own struggles with farm life and animals. This blog is packed full of Jill’s gardening aspirations along with her obsession with the benefits of using essential oils.

If you’re open to trying new wellness options, Jill has spent hours researching the health benefits of using these oils. Whether it’s remembering old-fashion skills or trying out new ones on the farm, this is the blog for you country gals.

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