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Samantha Johnson
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Do you share a bed with your dog? My latest post on the Petco blog explores the benefits (and drawbacks). :)
Is it a “three dog night?” This popular saying originated long ago, thanks to very cold winter nights when people without a reliable home heating source would literally put extra dogs in their bunks for warmth. While one or two dogs might have been sufficient for an ordinarily cold winter night, a t...
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Did you know it's #AdoptaRescuedRabbitMonth ? Check out my 7 best tips for welcoming a new bunny: https://community.petco.com/t5/Blog/7-Tips-for-Welcoming-Your-New-Pet-Rabbit-Home/ba-p/69018 …@Petco
Congratulations! Adopting a pet rabbit is an exciting experience that’s filled with joy and anticipation. And since February is “Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month,” we want to help you welcome your new bunny to a lifetime as part of the family. These tips will make the transition as easy as possible for ...
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Interested in growing nut trees? My new piece for AcreageLife magazine provides info on growing this source of healthy fat: http://www.acreagelife.com/articles/nut-trees-can-you-grow-source-healthy-fat  
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Not everyone has a green thumb, but my latest post for @BedBathBeyond explores 5 plants anyone can grow: http://blog.bedbathandbeyond.com/2015/04/5-plants-anyone-can-grow#gardening
Here are five plants that can be successfully grown by anyone — yes, even you!
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Buying an old farmhouse? Be sure to ask these important questions. #realtor    http://www.hobbyfarms.com/farm-marketing-and-management/5-questions-to-ask-when-buying-old-farmhouse.aspx
Rural living—especially in a century farmhouse—has its fair share of challenges. Make sure you know what you’re getting into before making the purchase.
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Reason #4,728 that I love my job: sometimes I get to write about CHOCOLATE. :) My new story for @AmericanProfile http://americanprofile.com/articles/chipping-in-the-iconic-nestle-morsel/ …
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Is there a new bunny in your family? My latest post for Petco explores 5 tips for rabbit-proofing your house. 
If you’ve ever baby-proofed or puppy-proofed your home, you know the routine: create a haven of safety by removing any potentially dangerous items and keeping them out of reach of inquisitive hands or mouths. Bunny-proofing your home is a similar endeavor, but it requires a specific process tailored...
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"Hey, I’m Peaches and it’s summer! And when you’re a Corgi, like me, summer means one thing: food! (Just kidding.)"
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Are you a fan of All About #Reading or All About #Spelling? We'd love to hear YOUR story! AALP needs some #homeschool moms who'd like to share with our readers how our #curriculum fits into their homeschool.

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Have you ever wondered how Latin roots could help in your #homeschool? Marie shares tips (with FREE download!) on using them to help your child learn how to spell longer words.
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Today I’d like to share with you an interesting way to teach your children how to spell longer words with Latin roots. How do Latin roots help with spelling? Think about the Latin root scrib/script. This root means to write. When you add prefixes and suffixes to the root, you can create many new words…
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Do you know the 7 Habits of Great Gift Givers? Check out my new post for Bed Bath & Beyond: http://blog.bedbathandbeyond.com/2014/12/7-habits-of-great-gift-givers/
Gift giving shouldn’t be a chore, but it can start to feel like one. What are some ways you can become a top-tier gift giver? Try these seven habits.
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Occupation
Freelance writer, editor, and proofreader. Certified horse show judge.
Employment
  • Freelance Writer
    Freelance Writer, present
  • All About Learning Press
    Product Development, homeschool language arts curriculum, present
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Gender
Female
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Writer, author, proofreader, Oxford comma proponent, maker of to-do lists, fan of Mondays, and Welsh Pony & Corgi enthusiast. I also eat a lot of ice cream.
Introduction
I am the author or co-author of the following books, published by Voyageur Press:

How to Raise Horses: Everything You Need to Know (2007)
The Field Guide to Rabbits (2008)
Horse Breeds: 65 Popular Horse, Pony, and Draft Horse Breeds (2008)
How to Raise Rabbits (2009)
The Field Guide to Horses (2009)
The Rabbit Book (2011)
The Beginner's Guide to Vegetable Gardening (2012)
The Beginner's Guide to Beekeeping (2013)
The Complete Illustrated Guide to Farming (2014)
How to Build Chicken Coops: Everything You Need to Know (coming in 2015)

Some of my favorite things: 
Welsh Mountain Ponies
writing
proofreading
reading
pets
heirloom vegetable gardening
politics
1950s/1960s sitcoms
eating chocolate and potatoes (but not at the same time)
homeschooling
sunshine
laughing
Bragging rights
I write regularly for magazines, including Hobby Farms, American Profile, Horse Illustrated, Hobby Farm Home, Urban Farm, Rabbits USA, Out Here, American Gardener, Northern Gardener. My online content also appears regularly on a variety of websites. I frequently cover pets, food, home, rural life, livestock, horses, and gardening.
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Wisconsin, United States