Book Give-a-way! Signed Copies of “Chickens in the Road”

Congratulations to the 4 winners of Chickens in the Road. Thank you to all who participated and we look forward to seeing you at the next giveaway.

Michael and Mary O’Brien


Farm blogger Suzanne McMinn from Chickens in the Road just published her memoir.


From Amazon:

Suzanne McMinn, a former romance writer and founder of the popular blog, shares the story of her search to lead a life of ordinary splendor in Chickens in the Road, her inspiring and funny memoir.

Craving a life that would connect her to the earth and her family roots, McMinn packed up her three kids, left her husband and her sterile suburban existence behind, and moved to rural West Virginia. Amid the rough landscape and beauty of this rural mountain country, she pursues a natural lifestyle filled with chickens, goats, sheep—and no pizza delivery.

With her new life comes an unexpected new love—”52,” a man as beguiling and enigmatic as his nickname—a turbulent romance that reminds her that peace and fulfillment can be found in the wake of heartbreak. Coping with formidable challenges, including raising a trio of teenagers, milking stubborn cows, being snowed in with no heat, and making her own butter, McMinn realizes that she’s living a forty-something’s coming-of-age story.

As she dares to become self-reliant and embrace her independence, she reminds us that life is a bold adventure—if we’re willing to live it. 

Chickens in the Road includes more than 20 recipes, craft projects, and McMinn’s photography, and features a special two-color design.


From Buck ‘n Run Ranch:

I purchased four copies to give away and this is your opportunity to get one! If you would like a chance to win a copy of Chickens in the Road: An Adventure in Ordinary Splendor follow the Rafflecopter directions below!  Good Luck! UPDATE…THESE WILL BE SIGNED COPIES OF THE BOOK! Suzanne has graciously offered to sign the books. 


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  1. Wow! I just found your site! LOVE the chicken wire and burlap! The book would be nice to have as well… :)

  2. Kathie Craig says:

    This sounds like an excellent book to read!! Thank you for the opportunity!!

  3. Nana Ruth says:

    I enjoy recipes and crafts from others, l like diversity and this book sounds like it is just right for me. Thank you for sharing. :) Sending sunshine from warm SW Florida.

  4. Looks like this would be a fun book to read!

  5. I have followed Suzanne for years, I would love to win a copy.

  6. Carol Flaming says:

    I would love to win!

  7. Melanie S says:

    I had never heard of this book. We live on a farm and I always enjoy hearing stories about people moving out to the country and finding themselves!

  8. Mary, I came across this blog awhile ago and heard she was writing this book! I love it! Thanks for offering the opportunity to win a copy! It sounds like a wonderful armchair-by-the-fire read while I listen to my own roosters crow outside. :)

  9. Sometimes life sends a curve ball, and that’s when we find out what we’re made of and just how much we can handle. I think I might like this book!

  10. Denise S. says:

    She has had quit the adventurous life thus far,maybe there will be a sequel 30 or 40 years from now. Looks like a good read.

  11. Oh, this sounds like a book I would love!

  12. I’d love a copy :)

  13. Looks like this would be a fun book!!!!

  14. Winter is coming and I’m always on the lookout for a new fun book

  15. Life really is an adventure. This looks and sounds like a great read.

  16. I’d love to win!

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