The Hearth and Soul Hop Link Party August 17

The Hearth and Soul Hop Link Party
Welcome to the The Hearth and Soul Hop link party! We welcome posts about home & family, gardening, crafts, DIY, encouraging and inspiring posts and of course, food from the hearth to feed your soul. We are a ‘no rules’ link party!

It was a busy week here last week! I was asked to review a local restaurant to help promote #summerdine at The Oracle in Reading.

Cafe Rouge The Oracle Reading Review on
You can join my husband and I at this charming French style bistro in my review of Café Rouge.

Places to Have Afternoon Tea in London on
I also shared my Favourite Places to Have Afternoon Tea in London (so far!). To learn more about how we Brits celebrate afternoon tea and see some seriously drool-worthy treats just click here!

Chicken Stroganoff
And don’t miss one of my ultimate comfort food recipes – Chicken Stroganoff Pasta Bake.

Today I’m featuring:

Hearth and Soul Hop Features 17 August

17 Different Banana Cake Recipes from Domesblissity

Blueberry-Cinnamon Cake from Hadia’s Lebanese Cuisine

Black Forest Roll Cake from Hun What’s For Dinner

Make Your Morning Routine For School Run Smoother
from The Jenny Evolution

Summer Celebrations Recipes from Cooking on a Budget

On with the party! It’s easy to join in – just share your link below. There’s no obligation but I’d love it if you would follow on social media or include a link back in your post. Our Hearth and Soul Hop badge code is in the sidebar and we’d love for you to share it. Also, please share the Hop with your blogging friends and on social media so we can continue to grow. Thank you!

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Article by April Harris

April has written 1280 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 , April, for featuring my blueberry-cinnamon cake. You made my day!! And thank you too for hosting another great link party!

  2. Great reviews April, what fun you are having. Hope you are having a great day and thanks so much for the party!
    Miz Helen

  3. Great looking desserts at the bistro you reviewed. Thanks so much for the party.

  4. Thanks so much for hosting the party:-)

  5. April,
    Thanks for hosting the party every week. Hope you’re having a great week.

  6. Looks like a great restaurant to review! I hope you have a wonderful week!

  7. Thank you for hosting, April!

  8. Stopping back by to finish up here. Yesterday, I added my links before we headed out the door for the evening. It’s fun to share the best recipes in the gluten-free community–tortillas and wraps for the main meal and then apple desserts for all! 🙂

    I love reading your reviews, April. When I visit the U.K., I’ll want to check out all the spots you’ve so generously shared with us!

    Off to check out all the goodness linked up so far. 🙂 Thanks so much to you and Swathi for hosting each and every week!

  9. Hello gorgeous! Thank you so much for hosting such a fabulous party! Please take a minute and stop by our party. We would love to party with you twice this week! Lou Lou Girls

  10. Thanks for hosting the fun party ladies!

  11. Hey April – thanks again for hosting another great party! I just added my link #75 – Zucchini Pie to the mix. See you again next week!

  12. I look forward to this my email for this each week and I think I am long overdue in saying so. Its a real good read with a cuppa.

    • Thank you so much, Jo, and thank you for being a subscriber! I’m really glad you enjoy the weekly email and the Hearth and Soul Hop. There’s so much inspiration in the posts that are shared! And I’ve got big plans to improve on my newsletter. I’m getting some professional help with it so I hope it will soon be an even better read 🙂

  13. Oh my son would love the Stroganoff Pasta Bake, it looks soooo good!!
    Hope you have a great weekend!


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