Thanksgiving and Travel at the Hearth and Soul Link Party

The Hearth and Soul Hop Link Party
Welcome to the Hearth and Soul Link Party where we love recipes for food from the hearth to feed your soul, but we also welcome all family friendly posts, whether they be about home, family, travel, self improvement, crafts or DIY. This week I’m featuring Thanksgiving and Travel Posts from last week’s party.

I want to take this opportunity to wish everyone who is celebrating a very Happy Thanksgiving! I’m very lucky in that, although I live in a country where Thanksgiving isn’t a holiday, I get to celebrate it twice every year. We celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving in October (because I am Canadian as well as British) and we celebrate US Thanksgiving with our American friend and her family. As it isn’t a holiday here on Thursday, we are celebrating on Sunday!

If you are looking for Thanksgiving Dessert Inspiration, I’ve got you covered.

Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes on

There’s something for everyone in this collection of Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes the Whole Family Will Love.

Old Fashioned Christmas Pudding, a traditional British Christmas Dessert

Last week, I shared a wee bit about our British Christmas tradition of Stir Up Sunday, as well as a delicious recipe for Old-Fashioned Christmas Pudding that has been in our family for three generations.

Thank you so much to everyone who visited and shared last week. Today I’m featuring Thanksgiving and Travel posts from last week’s party.

Thanksgiving and Travel at The Hearth and Soul Link Party. Please join us and share your blog posts.

From left to right, clockwise:-

Cranberry Crumble Muffins from Cook with Sara

Thanksgiving Craft & Recipe Roundup from The (mis)Adventures of a “Born Again” Farm Girl

Volkfest 2016 – Stuttgart, Germany from Reviews, Chews and How-Tos

Grain-Free Cranberry Dream Bars from Thyme to Embrace Herbs

My Trip to Paris from Hadia’s Lebanese Cuisine

Thanksgiving Edition of Hearth and Soul Guidelines

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    • please consider sharing a link back to us in your post. 
    • The party is on from now until Saturday evening, both old and new posts are welcome.
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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. Happy Thanksgiving, April! I loved reading about your family traditions and the fact that you get to celebrate twice. Lucky ducky!

  2. I count you among my blessings on Thanksgiving and many thanks for the party each week!
    Miz Helen

  3. April,
    Have a wonderful time celebrating Thanksgiving over the weekend! I so appreciate your party each week and your wonderful blog!
    – Nancy ( Nancy On The Home Front )

  4. Thank you so much, April, for featuring my Trip to Paris! Have a lovely day 🙂

  5. Lucky you to celebrate Thanksgiving 2 times! (I also think you’re lucky to live in England!!) Sending you happy Thanksgiving wishes your way!

  6. April…how wonderful that you are able to celebrate Thanksgiving twice! I love reading about your family’s traditions…thank you for sharing them with us. For this week’s Hearth and Soul Hop, I am sharing a hearty, satisfying soup…Turkey-Vegetable-Barley along with other favorites we enjoy using Thanksgiving leftovers. As always, thanks to you and Swathi for hosting as well as for all of your generous support. Have a great rest of the week and a fantastic weekend!

    • I really am lucky, Linda 🙂 I’m so glad you enjoyed reading about our Thanksgiving traditions. Your soup sounds amazing – I just love barley and what a great way to use up leftover turkey too! Thank you so much for all your support of my blog and Hearth and Soul. Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

      • Thank you April! I hope you don’t mind, but I also dropped off one of favorite holiday posts…”Keeping the Pudge on the Turkey and Away from You”. So many of us struggle this time of the year with all the temptations holiday treats present. I hope my tried ‘n true tips and tricks will help others learn how to “consciously indulge” without adding unwanted inches to their waistlines! Have a wonderful weekend my friend!

        • Hi Linda! I’m so glad you shared your post! It’s definitely a challenging time of year for healthy eating so your post is really welcome 🙂 Hope you have a wonderful weekend too 🙂 x

  7. April, I love reading about people’s family food traditions. Thank you for hosting. (PS My giveaway is also open to those outside the US *if* they wish to send the item to someone in the US.)

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