Hilarie Burton is an actress and producer best known for her role as Peyton on One Tree Hill, as well as her work as an MTV VJ, and her leading roles in popular Hallmark movies. She lives on a working farm in the Hudson River Valley with her partner, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, their son Gus, baby daughter George, and a whole lot of animals.
An honest depiction of how [Hilarie] transformed from actress to farmer in upstate New York, reconnecting to the land she grew up in and navigating motherhood. -- Marie ClaireIn her new memoir, actress Hilarie Burton Morgan candidly speaks about her love, life, careers and everything in between. -- People"From the realities of farm living, home renovations, and the struggles of growing a family and finding her footing after heartbreak, Hilarie's warmth and humor are on full display. The Rural Diaries reads like a favorite girls' night chat." -- Country LivingThis funny, insightful look at Hilarie's time on her family's farm is a a must-read for anyone dreaming about giving it all up to live off the land--but it's also a reality check and reminder that 'the simple life' isn't always so simple. -- Town & CountryBurton's charisma and charm can be enjoyed in The Rural Diaries, which tells the heart-warming story of looking for her place in the world. She tells stories of life on her farm with her family, shares recipes and tips, and expresses the importance of finding acting roles that support and empower women. -- Refinery 29