The Hearth and Soul Hop 8 December

The Hearth and Soul Hop
Welcome to The Hearth and Soul Hop, the blog hop for family and comfort food recipes, healthy, sustainable living posts, homemaking, gardening, family, kids, crafts and DIY. Encouraging and inspiring posts are very welcome too.

I hope you are all enjoying the start of the holiday season. We have been visiting with family and friends and later this week we’ll be hosting our annual Christmas party. I’ve been baking my vintage recipe for Lemon & Walnut Squares as well as my Auntie Irene’s Coconut Date and Cherry Christmas Squares. I’ve also been sharing my Holiday Shopping Tips.

This week I’m featuring:-
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Seriously cute Simple Crocheted Christmas Wreath Ornaments from Julie’s Lifestyle

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A Crumble Coffee Cake from Simply 1 2 3 Allergy Free that is both Gluten and Dairy Free, and

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A healthy and delicious Roasted Cauliflower Waldorf Salad from Sidewalk Shoes

Okay, here we go!

The Hearth and Soul Hop is co-hosted by me, April of and Swathi of Zesty South Indian Kitchen.

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Article by April Harris

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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. Thank you April for hosting another party 🙂
    I’ll check for the other links in the morning

  2. Hi April,
    What lovely features you have this week. Thanks so much for the party and have a fantastic week!
    Miz Helen

  3. Hope all is well. and ready for Christmas thanks for hosting

  4. Thanks for hosting, April! The crumble coffee cake looks delicious!

  5. Thanks so much for the party. I am trying to pick which link to click first. Hmmmm… Best wishes!

  6. Hi April, wow what a nice surprise to be featured on your blog! Thanks so much for featuring my crocheted wreaths. You just made my day! I hope you have a nice day and enjoy visit family and friends and baking! Have a great week.

  7. Wow! Thanks for the feature!! It always makes my day!! Have a great week!

  8. Diane Balch says:

    Hi April,
    I am enjoying the holiday season now that I got most of my shopping done and my Christmas cards in the mail. Haven’t been to a holiday party yet…next week there’s one. Your treats for your party sound delightful. Good Cheer.

  9. Hi April

    I’m in a festive mood this week and made some simple chocolates which look wonderful inside a mason jar with a ribbon tied around!

    Have a lovely week!

  10. Hey April. Thanks so much for another hop 🙂 . Loving all the Christmas submissions this week! I’m sharing a Christmas treat too — chocolate peppermint candy cane cookie balls.

  11. G’day Thx for hosting this great party Pinned and shared April!
    Look forward to you joining us at our #SayGdayParty on Saturday!
    Cheers! Joanne @What’s On The List

  12. Thank you April for hosting such a fantastic party. Have a great weekend ahead.

  13. Thanks for hosting the event.

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