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Knitting obsession

  My mother recently sent me a link to this article: 20 Signs You’re Truly, Unequivocally OBSESSED with Knitting. Just how would you rate yourself on these? You’re thinking about devoting an entire room to yarn storage. Sigh. I almost had this at one point. Now I’m “down to” a closet … plus whatever is lying around the house. But a girl can still dream… You plan vacations around yarn. Let’s see, a couple of months ago I went on an all-day  ...

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What to pack on a camping trip: Cooking

  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. This is Part 2 of our series on Camping.  Part 1 was about General supplies needed. The meals we prepare while camping have gotten simpler over the years. Papa used to love putting roasts on a spit, but that required  ...

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Pattern release – Bass Mountain Hat

Last week I learned that one of my favorite designers, Elena Nodel (aka Anadiomena’s Designs) passed away in mid-June. She had been battling cancer but apparently it overcame her much quicker than anticipated. A group of designers on Ravelry that have put together an eBook of patterns and are hosting a knit-along (KAL) with the proceeds going to Elena’s young daughter. Although I did not know Elena in real life, this news hit me. Hard.  More than I would have expected.  She had  ...

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What to pack for a camping trip – General supplies

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. Last weekend we went camping.  We had a great time visiting with friends – although Little Chick did end up with some type of bug/fever towards the end.  I thought this would be a good time to review how we camp and what  ...

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