Enjoying January at The Hearth and Soul Link Party

The Hearth and Soul Link Party where we welcome posts about anything that feeds your soul
Happy New Year! Welcome to the first Hearth and Soul Link Party for 2018. This week’s features are all about enjoying January – a month that can be a bit challenging to enjoy, especially with the weather in the northern hemisphere!

At Hearth and Soul, blog posts about anything that feeds your soul are welcome. Share your blog posts about family, home, recipes, decorating, crafts, DIY, travel, organisation, book reviews, the arts, self improvement and more!

January is not the best of months in the UK. We do get the odd brilliantly sunny day, but in general it’s pretty cold, damp and wet. It’s been grey all day today. So today I’m focusing on enjoying January, and making the most of a month that often has it’s challenges!

I’m definitely really excited about the new year, and especially about my newly redesigned site which is scheduled to launch the week of 29th January! Watch this space! 

How was your holiday season? I really enjoyed ours, but I’m ready to get back on track. If you are too, don’t miss My 5 Easy Healthy Eating Tips.

5 Easy Healthy Eating Tips That Helped Me Lose Over 30 Pounds

These Healthy Eating Tips helped me lose over 2 stone (that’s 30+ pounds) and keep it off over the last couple of years. They can help you too!

However, if you are still celebrating the New Year – or any other occasion – don’t miss this very special cocktail.

Vintage Champagne Cocktail Recipe - an easy 3 ingredient recipe

In the 28 years I’ve known my husband, he has never shared the recipe for this delicious Champagne Cocktail with me – until now! I was so excited to blog his 3 ingredient recipe. It’s super easy to put this lovely celebration drink together.

And don’t miss my 5 Favourite Cookbooks of 2017!

My Top 5 Cookbooks of 2017

There’s something for everyone in my collection of favourites, including an amazing book from The Countess of Carnarvon of the Real Downton Abbey!

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Enjoying January Features

I’m so grateful to everyone who visits and shares at the Hearth and Soul Link Party! This week’s features include:

Enjoying January at The Hearth and Soul Link Party where we welcome posts about anything that feeds the soul

From top left, clockwise:

Learn from 2017 and make a great start to 2018 with How to Review Your Year from My Sweet Home Life.

Find your next great read in Jenny Louise Marie’s Fall Book Reviews.

Enjoy some comfort food with The Lou Lou Girl’s delicious Slow Cooking Brisket. I love that this recipe is slow cooked in the oven!

The Hearth and Soul Link Party

There are no rules, but I’d love it if you would include a link back to AprilJHarris.com in your post and/or share the party on social media.

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Article by April Harris

April has written 1291 great articles for us.

April is a writer, recipe developer, frequent traveller and blogger sharing travel, food, and style. Based in the south of England, April is a British Canadian who is passionate about family, hearth and home, healthy living (with treats!) and the transformative power of travel.

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  1. Thank you for the party, April !
    Wish you a Happy New Year…

  2. Thank you for hosting. I linked my mom’s tuna noodle casserole recipe, a mac and cheese even an adult can love, and a healthy dump and go soup.. I hope you enjoy them! Have a happy week! #OverTheMoon #WWBlogHop #ThursdayFavoriteThings

  3. Thanks for the party. I would like to try to take off some weight and decided to try Korean radishes. I dislike the typical radish grown in the garden but when I tasted this I really liked it!


  4. Thanks for hosting April! Looking forward to seeing your new design launch! Hope you’re weather improves!
    – Nancy ( Nancy On The Home Front )

  5. Thanks for hosting, April! Hope your holidays were wonderful. Happy 2018! 🙂

  6. Happy 2018!!! Hope you had a wonderful holiday!

  7. I hope your year is off to a great start April! I am definitely going to keep you eating tips on mind! Thanks.

  8. I can’t wait to see your new design!!

  9. Yes! I’m enjoying January — and congratulations on putting together a new site. You’ve been busy!

  10. Thanks so much April for the feature. I love getting to spread book love around! Hope you’re off to a fantastic start to 2018.

  11. April, thank you for hosting. I’m going to check out that Champagne Cocktail – it’s been decades since I’ve had one!

  12. Thanks for hosting a terrific party April. Happy New Year!

  13. Happy New Year, April! I know it’s already the 10th but I thought I’d wish you well. 🙂 Thank you for hosting, as always!! Two of my favorite blogs which I love to visit I see are here today ~ the Lalka Crochet dolls and Penny’s Vintage. The sweet crochet dolls are such charmers and I always end up saving some to Pinterest! And Penny’s blog, I just enjoy seeing all the fun things she has made/done with her home.

    Have a great rest of your week!

  14. April, I’m gathering my ingredients for Guy’s Champagne Cocktail, which is what it will always be known as in our house! Thank you for hosting.

  15. Happy New Year April to you and your beautiful family! I hope this year brings you everything you’re wishing for. You deserve the BEST in life my sweet friend!

  16. Thank you for hosting, April, as always! <3 I've shared a few pins from their sources. Penny's kitchen is sweet with the new mirror over the range! Enjoy your weekend!

    • It’s a pleasure, Barbara. Thank you so much for visiting some of the other links and for pinning too. I really appreciate it. It’s wonderful when we can share each other’s content. I hope you have a lovely weekend too!


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