Share Our Simple Life at
Blackberry Blossom Farm and Campground
You've found friends here on our Farm...
Living a Simple Life isn't for wimps!
olymp trade review Maybe you've found, like we did, that voluntarily
simplifying your life has it's challenges. Here you will find
personal stories of triumph, joy, humor, and sadness. Real life
experiences, information and resources about things we've
learned, some of it the hard way. We had very little cash, but a
true desire to change the direction our lives were headed. We had
loads of creativity, only 24 hours in each day, and most
importantly, tenacity and gumption. We're a scrappy
We're a home schooling family living a very simple life
in the Appalachian Mountains of east Tennessee. This life has
taught us so much, but we still have so much more to learn.
Won't you visit with us often and let's share our simple
From the beach to the mountains...
We moved here in 1999 from the coast of North Carolina, escaping job
stress and a beach house that our family of 5 outgrew. With two
small children and Ed's mother who suffered a debilitating
illness and needed continual care, we were ready to try something
We'd always gardened, had a few domesticated pets like
cats, dogs, rabbits, hermit crabs and fish. Our beach neighbors
were just over the fence, the grocery store right down the
street. The wild animals were limited to raccoons and possums, a
few snakes, and of course, beach critters, like ghost crabs and
an occasional alligator.
olymp trade login What would it be like to move to the wilderness of the
Appalachian mountains where black bear appeared in your backyard
and your nearest neighbor was 1/4 mile away?
With a true pioneer spirit and an occasional 25 mile trip to
town for supplies, we renovated, invented, created, and
transformed the Tennessee life into our home.
After a few years, we adopted children so we could share the
blessings we'd been given, and more challenges appeared. Life
has been tough but interesting and, oh so rewarding!
Are you looking for what we found?
Although our life is simple, it's not easy, and
it's very busy.
If you're looking for a way to slow down and gain more quality
from the hours in your day, then visit our simple life at
Blackberry Blossom. This was our goal too. What we'd like to
offer you is a place to find all of the stuff we learned on this
journey without having to research it for years, and through
hundreds of resources, like we did.
olymp trade usa As our site progresses, you'll find all of the information below:
Native and Medicinal plants
Family Tent Camping
Tent Camping Tips
Camping, Farm & Canning Recipes
Handmade Quilt making
Nature & Twig Craft
Adoption and Parenting Challenging Children
Woodworking & Boat Building and more…
Our website is just beginning, come back often as we share
our simple life and add new pages.
Stay tuned... this will be very interesting!>