Hearth and Soul Hop Link Party January 18

The Hearth and Soul Hop Link Party
Welcome to the January 18th edition of the Hearth and Soul Hop Link Party. We are a ‘no rules’ link party and we welcome all family friendly posts as well as, of course, food from the hearth to feed your soul.

After some extremely mild weather we’ve had a bit of a cold snap here in the south of England – and we even got a tiny sprinkling of snow on Sunday morning. It didn’t last long but it was pretty while it did.

If you made New Year’s Resolutions, how’s it going? I’ll be sharing some inspiration and ideas in my January newsletter later this week so if you haven’t already subscribed, please do sign up. My newsletters come out roughly once a month so it’s a great way to make sure you don’t miss anything!

The Most Popular Recipes 2015 on AprilJHarris.com
Recently I compiled the Top 10 Most Popular Recipes on AprilJHarris.com in 2015. I was surprised to find they were not all from 2015. Don’t miss my reader favourites!

I’ve also shared some delicious Foodie Finds for January. From a delicious way to add protein to breakfasts and baking, to healthy vegan snacks and flavourful sauces, I’ve found something for just about everyone!

This week I’m featuring:

Hearth and Soul Hop Features January 18 on AprilJHarris.com
Healthy Snacks for the Road from Nancy On The Home Front

The Book Nook Community at Create with Joy

Four All-Natural Sore Throat Remedies from The Rustic Elk

It’s time for the party! Joining in is easy – just share your post(s) below. All family friendly posts are welcome. 

There’s no obligation but 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).

You can follow me on FacebookTwitterPinterestInstagram and Google +.

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

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.

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  1. My resolutions are still in tact so far! Each Monday I plan my baby steps that will eventually get me there.

    Thanks for hosting and have a great week!

  2. April,
    Thank you so much for the feature! My biggest resolution for the New Year is to declutter!! Making progress one day at a time!
    – Nancy Nancy On The Home Front

  3. We just had a cold snap and a little snow here in NY. It seems to be staying which is nice. The snow brightens everything. Thanks for the party.

  4. Thanks April for the party 🙂
    As I go only by the Jewish calendar, I don’t have New-year’s resolutions…
    And you mentioned the weather – there is a big storm outside at the moment (and we live very close to the sea….)

  5. Hi, April! Thanks so much for featuring my sore throat remedies. We have had a huge coldsnap here. It’s 10 below. I love winter, but I’m ready for spring and gardening. Thanks for hosting and I hope you have a great week!

  6. Thank you, April, for hosting. My resolution is to lose a few kilos. Have a great week ahead. 🙂

  7. I’ve already broken most of my resolutions!

  8. Hi April,
    We have had beautiful sunshine, however it is extremely cold outside. We have been planting our spring onions and my hands are freezing, but those onions sure will be good. I don’t make resolutions anymore, however I do set small goals that can easily be met. Hope you have a great week and thanks so much for the party!
    Miz Helen

    • Hi Miz Helen, I’m so pleased you are getting a start on your wonderful garden! I agree, small goals are a great way forward – they can lead to big accomplishments 🙂

  9. Hi April! I am doing well with my New year’s resolution to increase my fitness level in addition to going to the gym and walking. So far so good! For this week’s Hearth and Soul Hop, I am sharing Meal Planning Maven’s Sheet Pan Chicken ‘n Root Vegetables…our new favorite single pan meal. I also brought by a lovely meatless dish to try…Roasted Butternut Squash ‘n Spinach Lasagna. Have a wonderful week and thanks for hosting such a fantastic party!

    • Hi Linda! I’m working on my fitness too 🙂 I’m glad things are going well for you. Your recipes sound lovely – I know my family will love them both. Have a wonderful week!

  10. Thanks for the party April. I am glad to see you got a round up of your 2015 best. I am going to take a look! Best wishes for tasty dishes.

  11. Thanks for the party, April!

  12. Hello fabulous! I love to stop by your amazing party. Thank you for hosting. Please stop by our party that goes until Friday @ 7 pm. We pin and tweet everything! Happy Tuesday! Lou Lou Girls

  13. Hi April,

    This is my first time linking up and just wanted to thank you for hosting! I was glancing through your most popular recipes, and your ratatouille looks delicious!

  14. Thanks April for hosting the fun party. Sorry so late as it’s been such a busy week for me. Take care and enjoy the rest of the week and weekend.
    Julie xo

  15. April, I’m still on track with some of my goals for the year. Hope I can keep it up. Thank you for hosting. You and Swathi do such a great job!

  16. Hope you’re having a lovely week April! Enjoy the weekend and thanks for the party.

    Anne xx

  17. Thanks so much, April, for featuring The Book Nook at your fabulous party!
    With a blizzard slamming the Eastern part of the US, there is no better time to be home curled up with a good book than this weekend! 🙂


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