The Hearth and Soul Hop November 3

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.

Thank you so much to everyone who entered my 12th Blogiversary Giveaway last week! I’m excited to announce that the winner is Nancy Wolff of Prudent Living’s On the Home Front. Nancy’s entry, number 4, was chosen by Random Number Generator and her $50 Amazon Gift Certificate will be on it’s way very shortly!

Thank you to everyone who shared with the Hearth and Soul Hop last week. Today I’m featuring four posts –

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I was really taken with this cute Pumpkin Pie Cake and Cupcakes from Cydnee at Tampa Cake Girl

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Ellen of Confessions of an Overworked Mom shared a beautiful fall craft – How to Paint with Leaves – A Memory Box

I also want to feature Knock Out A Cold Quickly and Naturally from The Earthling’s Handbook and 11 Ways I’m Staying Focused, Productive and Organized Right Now from Rebecca at Strength and Sunshine.

Thank you so much again to everyone for sharing. I always find it so hard choosing features as there are so many wonderful posts! Okay then, on with the hop!

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

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Guidelines –

*Please share up to three posts only*

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

Please include a link back to one of the hop hosts through worded link or a badge (code is in the sidebar) and/or follow us on social media.

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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 so much April for another party 🙂

  2. Thanks for hosting, April !

  3. Hi April,
    Hope you are having a fun week, I love your featured Pumpkin Pie Cake, great idea. Thanks so much for a great party!
    Miz Helen

  4. Thank you, April and Swathi! 🙂

  5. Thanks for the party. I love, love, love that pumpkin cake. Have a great week!

  6. Thanks for hosting, April! I’m pinning the leaf post to my Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids board. I just saw an idea for making leaves from coffee filters that I want to try with my kids.

  7. Diane Balch says:

    Hi April,
    I brought some real stick to your ribs comfort food this week: Mexican stew, osso buco, and goulash. Enjoy and thanks for the party.

  8. April,
    thanks for hosting another great party and I am thrilled to be the winner of your Blogiversary Celebration!! You made my day!

  9. Hello sweet lady! Thank you for hosting such a fabulous party. I love stopping by. I hope you get a chance to swing by our party. We would really appreciate it!
    Happy Tuesday! Lou Lou Girls

  10. Hi April! Thanks for hosting this lovely party and for featuring my Chestnut and Sage Soup! Have a nice day 🙂

  11. Thanks for the party! Sorry I missed last week–nothing to link up!

  12. Thanks for hosting a wonderful party

  13. G’day! Thx for hosting such a great party! Pinned and shared the love today!
    Cheers! Joanne @What’s On The List
    Hope to see you at our Saturday #SayG’dayParty

  14. Thanks for hosting, April!! Hope you are having a great week!

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