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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (155 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: MaryJane Butters Narrator: MaryJane Butters Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Carpenter, waitress, janitor, upholsterer, secretary, milkmaid, wilderness ranger, environmental activist, entrepreneur, the founder of MaryJanesFarm has worn many hats in her day, but none more proudly than that of modern-day farmgirl. Speaking to the farmgirl in all of us, MaryJane Butters offers a captivating introduction to the organic lifestyle, resurrects forgotten domestic arts, and shares lessons gleaned from her diverse background and two decades of life as an Idaho farmer.

Whether you simply need encouragement to embrace a more authentic, wholesome lifestyle or you're looking for guidance on building a greenhouse, chopping firewood, hosting a town event, caring for a flock of chickens, making your own butter, growing a winter salad, or choosing a water filter, MaryJane's Ideabook, Cookbook, Lifebook is both an inspiration and a practical road map for farmgirls of all stripes.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by JoDee | 2/17/2014

    " Made me yearn for the simple life. Very enjoyable and relaxing to read. Prompted me to get back to some simple hand working (ie, crocheting). "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Casey McNeill | 2/16/2014

    " This book is full of great stories of the past. It is filled with cooking recipes and cleaning detergent recipes. It has good embroidery and sewing patterns, tips on livestock and the outdoors and just about anything else you need to know about! Oh..it has BEAUTIFUL pictures and quotes!! I was so excited by how interesting this book was that i was able to sit down and read the first 300 pages of it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Nicole | 1/18/2014

    " This book makes me wish I'd grown up on a farm. I've always been a crafty, home-maker type person, and this book is packed full of the stuff! Recipes, gardening, and frugal living. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Didi Delighted | 12/16/2013

    " This is a cute book, but it is very all over the place and doesn't settle down on as many "how to's" as I would have liked. I do not like that the book had a section on how to make "Bake Overs", but lacks the recipes for the crust mixtures. This section is geared towards getting folks to purchase pre made mixes from her, and I felt that weakened the book somehow. Likewise, the section including "chillover" recipes. Overall it is a cute and charming book, and there are many nice ideas in it. The book offers a sampling of how to's including: a pocketed apron, a full apron, embroidered hankies, a clothespin doll, etc. The author has a fantastic and cheerful attitude which is why I decided to give this book four stars instead of three. "

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