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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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#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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12 Tips for Breaking a Crafting Slump

  I haven’t written much about crafting lately. I’ve only published one design in the last 4 1/2 months.  I’ve completed just a handful of projects in that same time-frame, and most of those completed have been tiny. It’s safe to say … I’m in a crafting slump.  Well, in truth I’ve been in a bit of a funk overall lately. Perhaps it fitting to talk about this as May is National Mental Health month.  Studies have shown that crafting can ease  ...

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Spring brings changes to A Simple Homestead

If you’ve been paying attention to this site (which I hope you have), you may have noticed some changes.   The blog has a new fresh, clean look. There is now a shop associated with the site where you can find physical and digital products we create. and … we have an official newsletter! Up until now, those that subscribed would receive an “RSS feed”-style newsletter.  All that meant is when something was posted to the website, it would automatically send an  ...

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