Merissa A. Alink

Merissa A. Alink fully believes in her mission statement of “making the most with what you have” and commits each day to taking the best possible care of her family. Since 2009, she’s been writing her blog, Little House Living, and sharing tips about simple living with from-scratch recipes, make-your-own tutorials, and much more. Merissa loves living a quiet life with her family of four on a little 125-year-old farm that they are renovating in rural South Dakota. Visit her at

Books by this Author

Little House Living


My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Make the most with what you have!

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Perfect happiness to me is living a simple life with my family and learning not to want; being happy with what I have and not basing my happiness off material possessions.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Being a mom and a writer....I'm already living the dream!

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Loyalty, Hardworking, Caring

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I'm adaptable. If it doesn't work I will figure something else out.

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