Hilarie Ross Burton (Sterling (Virginia), 1 juli 1982) is een Amerikaanse actrice. Nadat ze haar diploma kreeg, begon Burton te werken als vj voor MTV. Hierdoor kreeg ze een gastrol als vj in de tienerserie Dawson's Creek in 2002. Burton kreeg in 2003 de rol van Peyton Sawyer in de tienerdramaserie One Tree Hill. In 2005 was ze naast Jason Ritter te zien in indiefilm Our Very Own. In 2006 werd Solstice uitgebracht. Normal Adolescent Behaviour werd uitgebracht op 27 april 2007. Ook speelde ze Sarah Ellis in de serie White Collar. Bron: Wikipedia.
The beloved actress and star of One Tree Hill, White Collar, and Lethal Weapon, Hilarie Burton Morgan, tells the story of leaving Hollywood for a radically different kind of life in upstate New York with her husband Jeffrey Dean Morgan&;a celebration of community, family, and the value of hard work in small town America.
While Hilarie Burton Morgan's hectic lifestyle as an actress in New York and Los Angeles gave her a comfortable life, it did not fulfill her spiritually or emotionally. After the birth of their first son, she and her husband Jeffrey Dean Morgan, the star of The Walking Dead, decided to make a major change: they bought a working farm in Rhinebeck, New York, and began a new chapter in their lives.
The Rural Diaries chronicles her inspiring story of farm life: chopping wood, making dandelion wine, building chicken coops. Burton looks back at her transition from urban to country living&;discovering how to manage a farm while raising her son and making friends with her new neighbors. She mixes charming stories of learning to raise alpacas and buying and revitalizing the town&;s beloved candy store, Samuel&;s Sweet Shop, with raw observations on the ups and downs of marriage and her struggles with secondary infertility. Burton also includes delicious recipes that can be made with fresh ingredients at home, as well as home renovation and gardening tips.
Burton&;s charisma, wide eyed attitude, and fortitude&;both internal and physical&;propels this moving story of transformation and self-discovery. The Rural Diaries honors the values and lifestyle of small-town America and offers inspiration for anyone longing to embark on their own unconventional journey.