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From the desk of a stashaholic…

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. I have a serious stash problem. And then my family says, “well, duh!”   Not that it’s ever stopped me from accumulating more. I’ll be good for a while and then WHAM! Case in point … YARNventure 2017. It’s the  ...

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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 sauna. Temperatures hovered around 90°F (32°C) and we were lucky if it dropped below 75°F (24°C) at nighttime – the bare minimum I require in order to open the windows.  Our house is very well  ...

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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 gatherings in our area.   My parents just flew in from Florida late this week, so it was a great opportunity to pick Mom up and take her with me to a gathering in Cameron Park in LaCrosse!  She  ...

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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 face – for about 30 min during church. There’s a chance of rain today and Tuesday – but for now at least, it’s bright and sunny.  While we’re grateful for rain, it can  ...

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