Fresh Starts at The Hearth and Soul Link Party

Hello and welcome to The Hearth and Soul Link Party. I’m a real “September is the New January” kind of girl so this week’s features are all about fresh starts, self improvement and making your home and life beautiful for the new season.

The Hearth and Soul Link Party where we welcome posts about anything that feeds your soul

At The Hearth and Soul Link Party, posts about anything that feeds your soul are welcome – from family, home, decorating, crafts and DIY to travel, organisation, book reviews, the arts and self improvement. And of course, food from the hearth to feed your soul is a real favourite here too!

As well as fresh starts, this time of year is all about Back to School. After last week’s Vegetarian Dinner Ideas for Back to School, I’ve been sharing recipes to help make weekday evenings easier again this week.

Easy Back to School Dinner Ideas on

My Easy Back to School Dinner Ideas help make family meals with a full schedule much more manageable – and more delicious too!

I also shared a vegetarian main dish that makes a terrific side dish as well.

An easy to make, healthy alternative to rice, my Mushroom Orzotto recipe makes a delicious vegetarian main dish or side.

My Mushroom Orzotto is a nutritious alternative to vegetarian risotto – but I also love to serve it as a tasty, healthy side with all kinds of other dishes, especially my Baked Cod with a Sautéed Veggie Topping.

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Fresh Starts Features

This week’s features are all about fresh starts, self improvement and making your home and life beautiful for the new season.

Fresh Starts at The Hearth and Soul Link Party where we welcome you to share posts about anything that feeds your soul

Fresh starts features (from top right, clockwise):

Dinner For Breakfast Toast 3 Ways (GF, Vegetarian, Vegan) from Sprinkle of Vanilla Sugar

She’s Still There – Rescuing the Girl in You – a Review from Create with Joy

Overtraining or Overthinking – 5 Ways To Center Your Mind & Reset Your Body from Life in Spandex

10 Unique Creative Outdoor Fall Wreaths from Dazzle While Frazzled

and (not pictured) Tips for Decorating Your Home as a Couple from Candace Woesch

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Article by April Harris

April has written 1280 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. Hi April,
    I love to regroup in September, it became a way of life when the kids were in school and we just still regroup in September. Lot’s of great ideas here today. Thanks so much for the party and have a great week.
    Miz Helen

  2. Thank you for featuring my 10 Autumn Outdoor Wreath Ideas. Much appreciated!

  3. Thanks for another lovely party April. Have a great week!

  4. Thank you for hosting this week. There is always have so much to see here. Have a great week.

  5. Thank you for hosting, April! Have a lovely week ahead!

  6. I’m also a fresh starts in September person. I think for me when I was a teacher, it was always like you got to start all over, all excited and hopeful.

  7. Thanks for hosting! Have a great week!

  8. Hello April,
    Thank you for hosting! Yes, I did link back and shared your link party to G+. Thank you for a fun evening.

    Barb 🙂

  9. Thanks so much for hosting and for featuring She’s Still There at your party this week!
    Here’s Some Happy is one of the fun books that I shared this week at Hearth and Soul – enjoy! 🙂

  10. April,
    Thanks for another great party as we begin to see more fall recipes!

  11. Yes, back to school, back to “normal” menus. I love summer, but fall definitely has its advantages.

  12. April – thank you so much for the feature! It’s always a pleasure linking up here each week! Cheers to fall!

  13. Good Afternoon April, I love your Mushroom Orzotto recipe. I love pearl barley and use it quite often during the winter time. As you mentioned, a nice alternative to rice.
    When September arrives, I can feel a difference in the morning air, not so much a chill, but definitely a difference. The weather here in the north is certainly changing.
    Best Wishes

    • Good Afternoon, Daphne, Thank you so much! Pearl Barley is a favourite of mine in the winter too. I know exactly what you mean about the change in the air! Although it’s still humid and around 18C in the south, there’s just something in the morning air…Best wishes!

  14. Oooo, the Mushroom Orzotto looks delicious! Thanks for another great party, April.

  15. Thanks for another lovely party.Nice recipes you have shown in September. I love this month because of the falls season starts here. Enjoy the new season.

  16. April thank you so much for featuring us! W always look forward to your comments. We really appreciate your support and all you do for this link up!

  17. Thank you April for hosting. I shared your party and I’ll be back later to check out some of the links.

  18. April, I agree. September is more of a start to a new year than January for me — a holdover from my own schooldays. Wishing you a wonderful autumn! Thank you for hosting.

  19. I absolutely agree about that wonderful September feeling! I’m off to check out a few of these tempting links. Thank you, April for hosting.


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