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Independence Day 2018 (with Stars & Stripes)

  For those that live in the United States, I hope you had a wonderful July 4th celebration. It was a good time to spend with family, concentrating on the positive. It was incredibly hot on Wednesday here in Wisconsin – close to 100°F but we also had extremely high humidity. The combination of the two – plus the fact that we’ve had this same weather for almost two weeks is making me feel ill. Literally. We are supposed to get a slight break today (Friday) and Saturday  ...

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Splash Pad 2018

Announcing: I am one of the Pro Shop Sponsors for this year’s Splash Pad 2018 party over on the Down Cellar Studio Podcast Ravelry group!  I am super excited!! What does that mean?  Well, if you knit, crochet, or spin any item between June 1 – July 31, it counts as a Splash Pad  ...

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Pico de gallo

Happy Cinco de Mayo (May 5th)! We don’t really celebrate Cinco de Mayo – mainly because my family isn’t all that crazy about Mexican or Tex/Mex food. I’ve gotten Papa to like quesadillas – which is my favorite way of using up leftover chicken (with some pan-fried  ...

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Cream Cheese Cutout Cookies

I know, I’m addicted to alliteration, but honestly, I didn’t plan that in naming these cookies. It is what they are called! 🙂 In my opinion, these make the BEST cut-out cookies you could ask for. Not difficult to mix and easy to roll out!   The only bad part about these  ...

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Heavenly Hot Chocolate

We have had unbelievably frigid weather this winter! Have a few days at a time – or even a week is not unheard of in western Wisconsin, but we have literally had WEEKS of this stuff. We were spoiled with long-running fall like weather for so long that some are saying that is why many have  ...

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2017 in review

It’s the end of the year already! How did that happen?! Disclaimer: The links in this post 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  ...

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