Rural Mom Travels: Shelbyville Kentucky

You may think of Kentucky as the bluegrass, bourbon and horse capital of the U.S.  Or you may associate Kentucky legends like the Louisville Slugger and Daniel Boone trails.  Our fascinating state certainly has all of these wonderful attributes and then-some. What you may not realize is how much small town charm, agritourism and natural […]

Rural Dads: Creative Play is an Awesome Parenting Tool!

Do you engage your child with creative play?  Studies show that the benefits of encouraging creative play include fostering imagination, building logic skills and teaching your children to communicate more effectively.  These are all great skills they will need in life. There’s even a greater benefit when you spend time with your child participating in […]

Rural Moms Love Getting Good Stuff Cheap at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet

As a frugal mom, I love getting a super good bargain.  As a Rural Mom, that’s not always easy to do, but Ollie’s Bargain Outlet is making it easier to enhance your lifestyle without without busting your budget!  Thanks to our partnership with Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, I’m sharing my experience shopping at Ollie’s, exciting news […]

7 Ways to Make Your Campsite Comfortable

Camping is the sort of thing that can be either the most fun you’ve ever had or the worst weekend ever. There’s rarely an in-between. Having a few key items on hand and anticipating things in advance can make all the difference in the world. Here are a few of my biggest tips for making […]