Sheryl Thompson
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  • Sherman, ME
  • United States
  • The Wilderness Wife

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Jun 12, 2013
Sheryl Thompson commented on Pualani's group 'Submit Your Giveaway!'
"$130 KitchenAid 5-Speed Immersion Blender Giveaway (ends 10/25) US only "
Oct 13, 2012
Sheryl Thompson replied to Michelle Augimeri's discussion 'Newcomer Here!' in the group Follow Each Other In Blogs
"I'm new too.  Been here for a couple of weeks. There's a lot of information and help here which is great for beginning bloggers! I'm following you now on Networked Blogs.....and by the way, your kiddos are adorable."
Sep 20, 2012
Sheryl Thompson replied to Fiza Khan's discussion 'Post Your Link Here and Get Followers'
"I'm trying to build my Facebook page "likes" so could youg to this link and give me a "like".   Thanks, Sheryl Thompson"
Sep 13, 2012
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Sep 3, 2012
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Sep 3, 2012
Sheryl Thompson replied to Fiza Khan's discussion 'Post Your Link Here and Get Followers'
"I'd love to have you visit my blog and follow it if you'd like.  I return all follows. I started blogging in March 2012 and I'm working hard to build my stats and would love any help you could give.  I blog about…"
Sep 3, 2012
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Sep 3, 2012

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The Wilderness Wife
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A Gift of Maine
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Hi! I’m Sheryl Thompson. My blog is “The Wilderness Wife” and the URL is . I live in a very remote rural area in northern Maine, often referred to as The Maine Northwoods. If you have ever seen the Discovery Channel show “American Loggers”, I live about 20 miles north of where that is filmed. This part of Maine is the land of loggers and large potato farms. The closest city that has a movie theater multiplex is 90 miles south of us. The town that I live in, Sherman, has a population of 885, so it’s very small. It’s a 12 mile trip to a bank and a small grocery store. You get the picture! When we moved here 20 years ago from New Hampshire, my sister-in-law commented that we lived in “Boonieville”. Although this group is a Mom Blogger group, I am a Grammy Blogger, as my 3 sons have all left the nest, and now I enjoy the pleasure of grandchildren. I blog about life in the country, gardening, cooking, and crafting. I have my own garden, and I freeze and can the food from it. We have our own small flock of chickens so I have the pleasure of fresh eggs to cook with. For years I have painted folk art under the pseudonym “Grammy Mouse”. My paintings have been published as greeting cards and prints, and they have been licensed out for the home décor industry. I was a travel teacher at decorative painting conventions representing DecoArt and Delta Ceramcoat, and I wrote a number of articles and projects for magazines like Paintworks, Decorative Artists Workbook, Craftworks, and more. You can see my paintings on my art website .

Crafting has always been an important part of my life and I never met a craft I didn’t like LOL. I’ve sewed, crewel embroidered, painted, stenciled, scrapbooked, and made jewelry, dollhouses and miniatures, stained glass, and macramé. I have caned chairs, decoupaged and “Modge podged” furniture ….the list goes on and on. I grew up in a different time frommost of you,The 1950’s and 1960’s, and I blog about that too. It’s sort of a trip down memory lane….those good old days you hear your parents and grandparents talk about.

I enjoy reading Mom Blogs and I am happy to see so many of you are SAHM and are home schooling your children! You are doing the right thing by your kids! It is an admirable choice that you have made. I look forward to connecting with all of you!

Moose Hugs from Maine,

Sheryl "The Wilderness Wife" Thompson
What is your blogging philosophy?
Be kind, be fair, teach what you know, and learn as much as you can. Don't just "talk" but be sure to listen to your readers. Build a community, not a business.
I have been blogging since...
February 2012

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At 12:21am on July 14, 2013, Lea said…

Work At Home Mom, WAHM, Mom Blogger

I am stopping by to say "hello" :)
I haven't been here in a while.
I welcome your friendship :)

Lea @ Mother Baby Child & Weight Loss Help

At 12:49pm on September 5, 2012, Cynthia Helwig-Putorti said…

Hi there and welcome from The Girlz Korner where you'll find light, witty and rather entertaining articles on every topic imaginable from beauty, health, fashion, parenting, sex and everything else in between. So if you get a chance to kick back and exhale, if only for a brief moment, we'd love to have you. Hope you enjoy your stay :)




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