Hearth and Soul Hop Link Party Christmas Edition

The Hearth and Soul Hop Link Party
Welcome to the Christmas edition of the Hearth and Soul Hop link party! We are a ‘no rules’ link party and welcome any family friendly posts as well as, of course, food from the hearth to feed your soul.

Our Family Christmas Traditions on AprilJHarris.com
I hope you and yours are enjoying the holiday season. Our Christmas celebrations are well underway here. The photo above is from a couple of Christmases ago. I’m sharing it because this week I wrote about some of our personal Family Christmas Traditions. I’d love to hear about some of your family holiday traditions in the comments!

Orange and Cranberry Cupcakes on AprilJHarris.com
I’ve also been doing some last minute Christmas baking, including these delicious Orange and Cranberry Christmas Cupcakes. Fragrant with orange and sweet / tart with dried cranberries, these are treats everyone will love.

Thank you to everyone who visited and shared last week. Today I’m featuring:

The Hearth and Soul Hop on AprilJHarris.com

3 Ingredient Sprite Scones from Domesblissity

Gift’s From Miz Helen’s Kitchen from Miz Helen’s Country Cottage

Stop Asking Me Why I Will Only Have One Child from Parental Journey

Chocolate Cherry Peanut Butter Truffles from Homemade Food Junkie

It’s time for The Hearth and Soul Hop Link Party! It’s easy to join in – just share your post(s) below. All family friendly posts are welcome!

It would be lovely if you could include a link back in your post or share our Hearth and Soul Hop badge (code is in the sidebar).

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You can follow my co-host Swathi of Zesty South Indian Kitchen on FacebookTwitterPinterestInstagram and Google+.

Please note: The Hearth and Soul Hop will be taking a Christmas Break next week but we’ll be back, ready to greet the New Year, on 4th January! 

By linking to the hop you are giving permission for your properly credited posts and photographs to be featured here on AprilJHarris.com as well as in my newsletter and on social media. If you have any questions please contact me at april@apriljharris.com.

I’m looking forward to seeing your posts!

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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. Thanks for hosting the fun party April. Wishing you a Merry Christmas.

  2. Thank you April for hosting this party each week.
    I’d like to wish you and all your family a very Merry Christmas

  3. Hi April,
    Thank you so much for featuring my Gifts From Miz Helen’s Kitchen, what a lovely surprise! I love family traditions at holiday time, I am sharing our Christmas Eve Buffet a family tradition for our family.

    Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas and thanks so much for all the awesome parties!
    Miz Helen

  4. I hope you and your family have a very Merry Christmas!

  5. Merry Christmas, April! I love seeing the photo from one of your past celebrations plus those adorable cupcakes! And everything else shared by others, of course. 😉 This week I’ve linked up my review of a brand new allergen-friendly cocoa and cake mix and my favorite holiday cocktail, Reindeer Antlers. Both are delicious. 🙂

    See you in 2016! Hugs,

    • Merry Christmas to you too, Shirley! I look forward to your posts, especially the Reindeer Antlers cocktail – I have a real weakness for holiday cocktails! Look forward to seeing you in 2016! Hugs x

  6. April, I wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas!

  7. Thank you, April, for hosting! I wish you and your family a blessed Christmas!

  8. Thanks for hosting! Have a great holiday 🙂

  9. April,
    Thank you for hosting during this busy week. Wishing you and your family a joyous Christmas season!
    Nancy Nancy On The Home Front

  10. Hello fabulous! Thank you for such an amazing party! I know this is a busy week but please take a moment to stop by our party that goes until Christmas @7. Let us pin and tweet all those creations that you worked so hard on! Happy Holidays! Lou Lou Girls

  11. Thanks for hosting in this busy week.
    Though this festival dose net bear any religious significance to me but i love to celebrate this with my grand children.
    Mary Christmas and happy holidays to you and your family.

  12. For this week’s hearth and Soul Hop, I’m sharing with you my Kale, Quinoa ‘n Roasted Beet Salad with Maple-Cider Vinaigrette and Cherry-Pomegranate Glazed Turkey Tenderloins…both fantastic last minute holiday dishes that will look gorgeous on your table! I am so grateful for the opportunity to share and thank you for all your hard work and support. Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

    • Both your recipes sound amazing, Linda! I love things that work well at the last minute during this busy season 🙂 Thank you so much for your support of the Hearth and Soul Hop. Happy Holidays and Happy New Year to you and yours!

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