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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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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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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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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 experience, Norwegian-Americans don’t know much about spices so I can’t claim to be an expert. But with a Spanish-originating name like Carmen, I’m willing to give it a try 🙂  ...

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