Wednesday, April 6, 2011

MaryJane's Ideabook~Cookbook~Lifebook
by MaryJane Butters

*****




MaryJane's Ideabook, Cookbook, Lifebook : For the Farmgirl in All of Us



"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 practical road map
for farmgirls all stripes."

If you are living or aspire to persue the homesteading lifestyle, this 400+ page reference manual is for you. 
From cooking and cleaning, to sewing, gardening, and crafting, building and animal-rearing, you'll find a treasure trove of information for all things domestic and farm-like.  With an ease of delivery, MaryJane shares her vast knowledge of these lost arts with a dose of reminiscing of days gone by.  Loaded with vintage photographs and step-by-step instructions, this book is packed with great ideas, wonderful memories and a can-do attitude.  Through it all, simplicity and common sense ring true.  In her words, "Farmgirl is a condition of the heart." 
Indeed it is.