We are joining the FOLK Magazine team and other fun news!

Hi friends of At The Picket Fence! We have some exciting news to share with you all!

First, we are so honored to be joining an amazing line up of bloggers as part of the Contributors Team for the FOLK Magazine Blog! Are you familiar with FOLK Magazine? If not you should be!

FOLK Magazine was founded by an amazing group of talented young people, and what started out as a one time limited edition has grown into a fabulous and gorgeous seasonal magazine! Here’s what FOLK is all about!

“FOLK Magazine is devoted to presenting a fresh and youthful interpretation of simple country lifestyles, while focusing on the stories that make America our collective home sweet home. This down to Earth magazine fills a unique niche in the shelter publication landscape: content is part lifestyle, part editorial, all heart. 

We are all about Real. American. Living.

 The pages of FOLK are filled with abundant inspiration in photos, how-to articles, features, shared stories, and even beautiful advertisements. At FOLK, we strive to photograph real rooms, events, stores, shows, and landscapes… not stylized photo sets. Contributors include writers, columnists, photographers, designers, chefs, bloggers, and business owners from across the USA, Canada, and Internationally, giving the magazine a voice that is all-inclusive and wide in scope.”


Heather was privileged to meet Ben, the Editor-in-Chief of FOLK Magazine,  recently at the Country Living Fair in Atlanta.


Here are Ben and Heather solving the worlds problems.
Ben is saying, “We want to encourage authentic living, support Farm to Table, promote small business, and celebrate the American story.”
Heather is thinking, “I covet that scarf and I think I might steal it from him.”  ;)


When asked if we’d like to join a team of talented and passionate bloggers to work with the FOLK team on the FOLK Magazine blog, of course we answered with a resounding “YES!”  We are so honored to join such a talented group of writers!


We will each be sharing recipes, crafts, business, fashion and stories that honor the American Spirit that FOLK stands for and we’d love you to join us there each day!



We invite you to join us there each day as we celebrate authentic living! You can subscribe by email to receive each day’s new posts.
We’d also encourage you to subscribe to FOLK Magazine! It’s more than just a magazine it’s a work of art delivered to your mailbox 6 times a year and FOLK is offering a special years subscription for in celebration of the launch of the new blog!


The FOLK Christmas edition, a beautiful double-sided edition featuring the Beekman Boys,  is recently on newsstands and you can still order an individual copy of it for $6.95


or a digital copy for $4.00! Here’s a preview of the digital copy so you can see for yourself how gorgeous it is!


So, head on over right now to read the first contributor post from the lovely and talented KariAnne of Thistlewood Farms and stay tuned for our upcoming contributions!

Up next, we’d like to invite you to another fun event we are participating in sponsored by HomeTalk!

HomeTalk has invited us as well as KariAnne of Thistlewood Farm to show you, online and live, some fun and frugal Thanksgiving projects you still have time to create for the holidays! You can join us us on Google+ through the HomeTalk Google+ Page or by going to our YouTube Channel and watch live Tuesday at 2:00 EST! You may also view a recorded version at anytime after the event!


We will be joining several other amazing bloggers for an all week long event! Here’s a link to the Google + Event Page and a list of the other Hangouts!



We are going to do our best to catch as many of these we can, and we hope you’ll do the same! We’d most certainly love you to set aside an hour to join us for ours!


As always thanks for joining us gals….at the picket fence!

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  1. Yipeeeeee!~ How fun and very exciting for all you ladies. This magazine is right up my alley. Have a great week and congrats again.
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  2. Congrats, girls. Saw Kelly’s post and KariAnne’s and now y’all’s. So glad my friends have been chosen as contributors.
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  3. This is such exciting news! FOLK is how America CAN and SHOULD BE! I’m so happy for your two… signed up to receive your posts so I don’t miss anything! Make it a great week… jules

  4. You go girls :) Folk is amazing and so are you! So happy and overjoyed to be contributing with you!

    Have a wonderful day rock stars!
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  5. Linda@Coastal Charm says:

    Congrats ladies…this is so very “COOL”!!!! I’m looking forward to seeing y’all in an upcoming issue.


  6. I’m honored and excited to be a part of this with y’all! :) :hugs!

  7. How did you girls manage to keep this a secret??? So excited for you and can’t wait to see what the new blog has to offer. Congrats, this couldn’t have happened to two nicer ladies!!!
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  8. That’s so exciting. I’m so happy for you. Can’t wait to check it out.
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  9. This is fabulous! You girls are just hitting it out of the park lately! I can’t wait to read and see it all!

  10. Congratulations girls! This is so exciting and I’m so proud for you.
    You are a couple of sweeties,
    Shelia ;)

  11. Congrats to you two…such a well deserved honor and you are in great company!!!….and looking forward to the Google + demos…such a great idea…already viewed some!!…

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