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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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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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Homestead happenings – April 2017

Nothing like dropping off the face of the earth for the last couple of weeks! That’s almost what it has felt like. We had plans to head to Grandma’s house for Easter to see Papa’s family as well as my sister and brother-in-law. Best laid plans … and all that. You see, Papa worked really hard the week before Holy week, helping to set up for our church’s annual rummage sale. He was over at church every day for several hours while Little Chick was in school and  ...

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