October Inspiration from The Hearth and Soul Link Party

Hello from Ontario and welcome to The Hearth and Soul Link Party. I’m sharing lots of October Inspiration this week to celebrate the season of harvest, pumpkins, fall fruits and Halloween! Please join in The Hearth and Soul Link Party by sharing posts about everything from home and family life, recipes, decorating, crafts, and DIY Read More…

Freshen Up Your Home For Fall – Easy Tips

There are lots of easy, inexpensive ways to freshen up your home for fall and really get the most of this lovely season.  Even though the fall season in the UK isn’t generally as bright or sunny as it is in North America, I do love this time of year. I’m definitely a believer in Read More…

Beef and Ale Stew – A Traditional British Recipe

It’s one of those magical, misty mornings here in the south of England. A light fog gently dips over the trees and you really can’t see the sky for clouds. There’s a damp chill in the air and I find myself craving multiple cups of steaming hot tea. I know that my family will be looking forward Read More…

Top Five Air Travel Tips To Make Flying Less Stressful

There are people who love to fly, and people who really, really do not. I’m definitely one of the former, and I believe that flying really doesn’t have to be stressful. It just takes a little planning ahead. My family and friends are spread all over the world, we love to holiday in far flung Read More…

Getting Cozy at The Hearth and Soul Link Party

It’s getting colder here, and the nights are drawing in, so this week it’s all about getting cozy at The Hearth and Soul Link Party. Welcome! We are all about feeding your soul here at The Hearth and Soul Link Party so we welcome you to share posts about everything from home and family life, recipes, Read More…

Old Fashioned Applesauce Pecan Brownie Recipe

This Old-Fashioned Applesauce Pecan Brownie Recipe may be the most delicious brownie recipe I have ever tasted. These pecan-studded beauties are light, seriously chocolatey, and dangerously more-ish. The recipe is adapted from an old Betty Crocker cookbook – my tried and true ‘Cooky Book’ (that’s really how they spelled it!) which I bought when I was Read More…

Banana and Chia Seed Muffins

I love baked goods made with bananas. So when I finally tried chia seeds in my Blueberry Chia Muffins with Lemon and Ginger, I knew that something made with bananas had to be the next step in my foodie love affair with these healthy little seeds. So I turned to an old family recipe for banana muffins and got to work on Read More…

Welcoming October with The Hearth and Soul Link Party

Happy October! This week at The Hearth and Soul Link Party we are welcoming October with posts to inspire you for the new month and beyond! Posts about anything that feeds your soul are welcome at The Hearth and Soul Link Party – from home and family life, recipes, decorating, crafts, and DIY to travel, Read More…

Banana Gingerbread Loaf Cake Recipe

Banana Gingerbread Loaf is one of my favourite fall loaf cakes. It’s easy to make, deliciously spiced and keeps really well too. Pin this recipe I first blogged this recipe back in 2013 and I’m bringing it back because it’s just so darn good. I love all things gingerbread – from Gingerbread Muffins to Gingerbread Cookies – and this Banana Read More…

Fall Comfort from The Hearth and Soul Link Party

Welcome once again to The Hearth and Soul Link Party! This week I’m featuring Fall Comfort posts and looking forward to the cozy days to come. At The Hearth and Soul Link Party, posts about anything that feeds your soul are welcome – from family, home, decorating, crafts and DIY to travel, organisation, book reviews, Read More…