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Steamy, stormy and strawberry-y

Disclaimer: The links below may be affiliate links. If you purchase any products after clicking on these links, at no additional cost to you, A Simple Homestead will receive a small commission for making you aware of these important resources.   Early last week it felt like we were in a  ...

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#WWKIP 2017

Yesterday (June 10) was World Wide Knit in Public Day.  It’s an annual event that encourages knitters and crocheters to get out of their homes and show the world their craft.  Anyone can organize an event – yarn shops, guilds or private individuals.  I know there were at least two  ...

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Duck Weather

  It rained almost an inch (.85″) last Monday.  It rained 1.5″ on Tuesday.  It rained another 2.5″ on Wednesday. It rained .9″ yesterday. (For my metric friends: 2.2 + 3.8 + 6.4 + 2.3 cm). We had a brief shower yesterday morning after seeing the sun’s glorious  ...

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Make Your Own Mexican Seasoning

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. By making a purchase through these links, we will earn commission that helps to keep A Simple Homestead running – with no additional cost to you. Thank you for supporting us! Read our full disclosure statement here In my  ...

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Sweater Challenge 2017

My local yarn shop (yarnology) held a Sweater Challenge again this year. I tried participating last year, but I kept hitting a sticking point in the front cable of the pattern I chose. It just didn’t look right. Eventually I ended up frogging the whole thing. It’s currently sitting  ...

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Easter Deviled Eggs

  When I think of Easter foods, first to come to mind are ham, eggs and lemon … but not combined, of course :-)! It makes sense that egg dishes are prevalent at Easter time, because the chickens are enjoying longer days and laying more eggs. Lemons are light and fresh and make  ...

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