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Their husbands were gone, their families were grown, and the future stretched out before them like an unfulfilled promise...Tired of always dreaming and never doing, Cici, Lindsay, and Bridget make a life-altering decision. Uprooting themselves from their comfortable lives in the suburbs, the three friends buy a run-down mansion, nestled in the picturesque Shenandoah Valley. They christen their new home "Ladybug Farm," hoping that the name will bring them luck.As the friends take on a home improvement challenge of epic proportions, they encounter disaster after disaster, from renegade sheep and garden thieves to a seemingly ghostly inhabitant. Over the course of a year, overwhelming obstacles make the three women question their decision, but they ultimately learn that sometimes the best things can happen when everything goes wrong...
Determined to live their lives to the fullest, three friends leave their stagnant homes in the suburbs and establish a new residence in a rural valley, but home improvement disasters and garden thieves cause unexpected hardships and force the ladies to reconsider the decisions they have made. Original.
Number of Pages: 374
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Author: Donna Ball
Street Date: March 3, 2009
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-4279
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booklover — 5 months ago
I am in love with the Ladybug Farm and the delightful ladies that have made it their home! Of course, the fact that ladybug was in the title of the book drew me in immediately. I'm such a ladybug fan. And then to read that the ladybugs were everywhere made me want to pack up my bags and move to t...see moreof the reviewer's review