The Hearth and Soul Hop 30 June

The Hearth and Soul Blog Hop
A warm welcome to The Hearth and Soul Hop, the blog hop for recipes using healthy ingredients, family and comfort food recipes, articles about healthy living, real, local and sustainable food, foraging, herbal remedies, organics and gardening. As much as possible, recipes should be homemade from scratch.

Before we start the hop, I have a sad announcement to make. Alea of Premeditated Leftovers is stepping down from hosting the Hearth and Soul Hop due to pressures of work. Swathi and I are very sorry to lose Alea as a co-host but of course we will stay in touch and continue to be regular visitors to Premeditated Leftovers. Alea and I joined the hop as co-hosts at around the same time and I’m so grateful to her for the contribution she has made to Hearth and Soul as well as for all her hard work!

Thank you to everyone who visited and shared recipes and posts last week. Today I’m featuring two delicious summery desserts:

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A lovely Old Fashioned Banana Cream Pie from Joy of Yesterfood

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and a delicious traditional Blackberry Cobbler from Miz Helen’s Country Cottage

On with the Hearth and Soul Hop! 

Please link a post that closely fits The Hearth and Soul Mission

Please include a link back to one of the host sites through worded link or a badge.

Please link directly to your post, not to your home page. 

By linking to the hop you are giving permission to feature your properly credited posts and photographs here on The 21st Century Housewife as well as on social media. Every post is pinned by at least one of the Hearth and Soul hop hosts.

If you have any questions please email me at

The hop hosts are:

Alea of Premeditated Leftovers

Swathi of Zesty South Indian Kitchen

and me, April of The 21st Century Housewife.

We would love it if you would please share the Hearth and Soul Hop badge to help promote the hop.

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Article by April Harris

April has written 1286 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. April, thank you so much for featuring my Old Fashioned Banana Cream Pie- and along with Miz Helen- I feel very honored! Thank you for hosting Hearth and Soul- sharing! 🙂

  2. Thank you for hosting! My first link up in a long time! I hope to be more regular!

  3. Thank you for hosting, April. It is very hard to believe that tomorrow starts off July!

  4. Thanks so much for hosting ladies!! have a great week! 🙂

  5. Hi April,
    Thanks so much for featuring my Blackberry Cobbler for the party today, what a lovely surprise. Hope you have a great week and thanks so much for the party!
    Miz Helen

  6. Diane Balch says:

    Alea will be missed. You all put on such a lovely party. Thank you.

  7. Thank you April for the party 🙂

  8. Linked up my newest recipe, it screams soul to me. Food, flavor, comfort and healthy.

  9. Thanks so much for hosting April!

  10. Wonderful party April. Thanks so much for hosting!

  11. Love the wide variety of posts!

  12. G’day! Thanks for hosting this great party April!
    Sharing the love for you and your hop hosts today!
    Cheers! Joanne


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