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My husband Rick and I are the "grown" part of the Homegrown String Band, which also includes our daughters Erica (fiddle) and Annalee (mandolin). All three have been on etsy long before me -- roosterick (Rick, pewter buttons and Navajo spindles), fiddleknits (Erica, original knit patterns and hand-dyed yarn), and watersongsoap (Annalee, handmade soap). When we were first starting out performing in 1997 we wanted a catchy name. Rick wanted to name the band Rooster Rick and the Cacklin' Hens. As you can guess, he was voted down and we became the Homegrown String Band. Unfortunately, my laugh does sound like a cackle, so the name was probably appropriate. Since it never got used for our band, except as a joke, I adopted it for my cooking blog and my shop here on etsy. You'll catch each of us on the other's sites, too, since I woodburn Rick's spindles, Annalee models for Erica, Erica uses my shawl pins and Rick's buttons, Rick helps with…

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  • Joined December 2, 2009

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My husband Rick and I are the "grown" part of the Homegrown String Band, which also includes our daughters Erica (fiddle) and Annalee (mandolin). All three have been on etsy long before me -- roosterick (Rick, pewter buttons and Navajo spindles), fiddleknits (Erica, original knit patterns and hand-dyed yarn), and watersongsoap (Annalee, handmade soap). When we were first starting out performing in 1997 we wanted a catchy name. Rick wanted to name the band Rooster Rick and the Cacklin' Hens. As you can guess, he was voted down and we became the Homegrown String Band. Unfortunately, my laugh does sound like a cackle, so the name was probably appropriate. Since it never got used for our band, except as a joke, I adopted it for my cooking blog and my shop here on etsy. You'll catch each of us on the other's sites, too, since I woodburn Rick's spindles, Annalee models for Erica, Erica uses my shawl pins and Rick's buttons, Rick helps with photography, and Annalee pairs my crocheted washcloths with her soap. Please check out the rest of the family here on etsy, and, if you want to see us all together, check out www.homegrownstringband.com.

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