It’s a whole new decade – a real fresh start for us all, and I’m making the most of it! Welcome to the Hearth and Soul Link Party. I hope you had a wonderful New Year celebration and are looking forward to the year to come.
At the Hearth and Soul Link Party, you can share blog posts old and new, about anything that feeds the soul. This includes – but is not limited to – family, home, recipes, decorating, crafts, DIY, travel, organisation, book reviews, the arts and self improvement.
My husband and I celebrated the New Year with friends at our club.
There was a ‘Roaring Twenties’ Black Tie Ball at Phyllis Court Club in Henley to celebrate a whole new decade. It was such fun.
We were entertained by three of The Gatsby Girls, all very talented dancers. They even attempted to teach us all the Charleston. I learned to Charleston in dance classes as a child, but I found it much more challenging after a couple of glasses of champagne, particularly as I was wearing a long dress!
We also celebrated our son and his parter’s birthdays (they are a day apart) a few days after New Year. We stayed at The Ritz London and had a really lovely time.
On The Blog
Whether you are making healthier choices as part of a whole new decade or you just enjoy really delicious pasta, you are sure to love this!
Made with lots of gorgeous veggies in a rich tomato sauce, my Pasta alla Norma is a delicious, wholesome twist on the traditional Sicilian pasta dish. The recipe is vegetarian with gluten free and vegan options too!
A Whole New Decade Featured Posts
Thank you to you all for visiting, sharing, and for your support of Hearth and Soul. I truly appreciate it – and you!
A whole new decade featured posts include (from left):-
Rachelle of My Hubbard Home encourages us to look at January in a different way – and get outside and enjoy it – in her January Musings, inspired by the gift of The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady.
Hearth and Soul community member Chas faced a number of challenges in 2019, and her practice of gratitude inspires me. Chas’ DIY Reusable Grateful Board could encourage you in your gratitude practice as well.
Steamed puddings are hugely popular here in the UK, particularly this time of year. Jean of Delightful Repast has developed a method for making them in the Instant Pot, and her Steamed Persimmon Pudding sounds wonderful. I love that it can be made ahead as well. It’s perfect for relaxed entertaining.
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