Hearth and Soul Hop Linky Party 1st February

The Hearth and Soul Hop Linky Party
I can’t believe it’s the first day of February already!! Welcome to the Hearth and Soul Hop Linky Party, a fun, friendly, no-rules linky party where we welcome all family friendly posts as well as, of course, food from the hearth to feed your soul!

The trees are starting to blossom here in the UK and a few brave daffodils and other spring flowers are coming through, despite very cold, wet and rainy weather. It’s the perfect time to pamper yourself.

Winter Beauty Faves on AprilJHarris.com

Last week I shared my Winter Beauty Favourites as well as a Traditional British Shepherd’s Pie.


The Shepherd’s Pie is made using leftover roast beef or lamb so it’s a great way to Love Your Leftovers!

I’ve started February off with another comfort food post –

Warming and Comforting Desserts on AprilJHarris.com

Perfect for cold, wet and windy days – or any day really – these Warming and Comforting Desserts are tried and tested family favourites I make again and again.

Thank you to everyone who visited and shared at last week’s Hearth and Soul Hop Linky Party. Today I’m featuring:

The Hearth and Soul Hop Linky Party Features on AprilJHarris.com

Eeyore’s Requiem – Tipsy Tuesday from Grey is the New Black

Vegenaise, Walnut Oil and Rice Wine Dressing
from The Kitchen Chopper

Cajun Chicken Linguini Alfredo, Skinnyfied from Skinny Kitchen

Let’s get the Hearth and Soul Hop Linky Party started! Please share your post(s) below. 

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

Please do follow me on FacebookTwitterPinterestInstagram and Google +. Let me know if you follow so I can follow back!

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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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. You are so sweet to feature my Cajun Chicken Linguine Alfredo, Skinnyfied. Thanks April! Your link parties are always so delicious!
    With my very best wishes,

  2. Happy February April!
    We are getting ready for the big Super Bowl here so I am sharing a few Party Recipes. Hope you are having a great day and thanks so much for the party!
    Miz Helen

    • Happy February to you too, Miz Helen! I am hoping to watch a bit of the Superbowl – we have a special channel for American football on our satellite package but unfortunately with the time difference the game starts very late at night! I look forward to seeing your party recipes. Have a lovely week!

  3. Thank you so much for the party, April. Have a nice week ahead.

  4. thank you so much for featuring my cocktail!

  5. Oooh, I’m all for the warming comforting desserts! This week I’ve linked up my French Toast Casserole, which really rocks the comfort factor during the winter, and Molten Chocolate Cake or Unmolten Chocolate Cake (both are great).

    Happy February, April! Thanks to you and Swathi for hosting. 🙂


  6. Thanks for hosting April! I’m including a healthier fudge for upcoming Valentine’s day. Have a great week!

  7. Beautiful desserts! I can’t wait to go take an up close look. Thanks for the party and best wishes!

  8. April, I am very pleased that you chose to feature my Vegenaise Dressing. Thanks so much. On my way to link up now. I’ll put a link back on the recipe and do some extra sharing as well. Yippee!!

  9. Happy February April! I am drooling over your warming and comforting dessert collection! Hmmm…which ones to choose? For this week’s Hearth and Soul Hop, I am sharing Meal Planning Maven’s Crockpot Beef ‘n Beans Chili-3 Ways to warm you up on a cold winter’s night! I also brought MPM’s Dark Chocolate Oblivion Torte, a special Valentine’s treat for all the chocoholics in your life! Have a wonderful week and thanks for hosting such a fantastic party!

  10. Hello cute lady! Thank you for hosting such an amazing party! We would love to see you at our party that goes until Friday @7. We pin and tweet every post! Happy Day! Lou Lou Girls

  11. Thanks so much for the party April. Have a great weekend!

    Anne xx

  12. April, love the Hearth and Soul Blog Hop! I’m going to start with the ways to be self-sufficient post, then the 5 comforting desserts is a must!


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