Hi there! Welcome to the Hearth and Soul Link Party. Are you anticipating the holidays? I sure am!
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If you celebrated Thanksgiving last week, I hope you had a wonderful time with family and friends. We were invited to a Thanksgiving dinner at our friends’ house, and our son drove down from Cambridge to join us. We all had a really lovely time.
It’s definitely beginning to feel like the holidays around here, especially in my kitchen! I’ve been making lots of holiday treats including one of my new favourite quick breads.
This tender, cinnamon-spiked Chocolate and Cranberry Quick Bread gives loads of holiday flavour with very little effort. It keeps well too!
Yesterday was Stir Up Sunday, so if you have ever wanted to make a traditional Christmas pudding, now is the time!
It’s a real labour of love but this Old Fashioned Christmas Pudding Recipe means you can enjoy the delicious flavour of a British Christmas no matter where you are! The recipe dates from the Victorian era, and has been in our family for four generations.
And if you are craving comfort food, but need it to be quick and easy, you’ll love this!
My Easy Mediterrananean Sausage and Vegetable Bake is a sheet pan wonder the whole family will love. It can be on the table in under 45 minutes and doesn’t leave you with tons of washing up!
Thank you so much for visiting and sharing last week!
Anticipating the Holidays Featured Posts
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Celebrate and commemorate Advent, which begins this coming Sunday with Carol at Comfort Spring Station’s Advent Acts of Kindness, inspiration to help you share the spirit of the holidays with other.
Rachel of Adventures of a DIY Mom has an easy tutorial for How To Make A Christmas Poinsettia Wreath, a decoration you can enjoy all throughout the holidays.
Stuffing is such a big part of our Christmas meal here in the UK, and Shirley of Gluten Free Easily has 35 Gluten-Free Stuffing Recipes perfect for the holiday season.
Penny of Penny’s Vintage Home is sharing Christmas Tree Inspiration from her visit to Holland Gardens in Lubbock, Texas. There are so many lovely trees, and so many great ideas! I’m hoping to decorate my tree this coming Sunday so the timing is perfect!
If, like me, you are hoping to get ahead on your holiday baking, you will love these Rugelach from Wendy of The Monday Box. These delicious pastry cookies, traditionally served during Chanukah, will make a lovely addition to your holiday celebrations.
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