The Hearth and Soul Hop 14 July

The Hearth and Soul Blog Hop
Welcome to the Hearth and Soul Hop! We are still the blog hop for recipes using healthy ingredients, family and comfort food recipes, real, local and sustainable food, organics, gardening and healthy living but we have introduced some changes to the hop recently to help make it more inclusive and let you share more of your wonderful posts. We are now also welcoming posts about family, kids, crafts, homemaking and DIY. Encouraging and inspiring posts are welcome too.

It’s been a really busy couple of weeks here with The Henley Royal Regatta and The Henley Festival. Both the Regatta and the Festival are great fun and I always love the opportunity to get dressed up.  I’m sorry I haven’t been posting here on the blog as much recently but between our busy social schedule, an exciting new project (more news shortly!) and working on the books I am writing, it’s been hard to keep up.

The Hearth and Soul Hop is always one of the highlights of my week and I’m so grateful to you all for sharing your posts and making it such a wonderful resource for food, home and family. There were lots of great posts shared last week. It’s always hard to choose favourites but two posts that stood out for me last week were:

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Lemon Rosemary Tart from Maria of The Good Life Girl

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French Silk Brownie Pie from April at Dimples and Delights

On with the Hearth and Soul Hop! 

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The hop hosts are:

Swathi of Zesty South Indian Kitchen. 
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and me, April of The 21st Century Housewife.
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Article by April Harris

April has written 1281 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. Thank you for the party April 🙂

  2. Hi April,
    You have been a very busy girl, I see you all dressed up and looking beautiful on Face Book. Looks like you have been having a great time. Hope you are having a fun day and thanks so much for the party.
    Miz Helen

  3. Thanks so much for hosting April! Have a great week! 🙂

  4. Thanks for the great party. Glad I could make it this week.

  5. Thanks for hosting, April!

    The combination of lemon and rosemary in a tart sounds intriguing, and not something I would have thought of.

    • My pleasure, Barb. The lemon and rosemary intrigued me too – I’m seeing rosemary used in desserts more and more. I’m looking forward to giving it a try!

  6. Thanks for hosting! I love seeing what everyone has made!

  7. Diane Balch says:

    Hi April,
    Lots of great recipes this week. I love the lemon rosemary tart. Thanks for the party.

  8. Greetings!
    Thanks for hosting another great hop! I’m going to go search for a new recipe now..

  9. Thanks for hosting! I’m sharing my ice cream birthday cake which is a great alternative to a traditional birthday cake—no apologies needed for being allergy-friendly. I’m also sharing my update to coconut milk ice cream— vanilla custard ice cream that’s rich and creamy and SCOOPABLE.


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