What a difference a week makes! It’s definitely time now, more than ever, to stay home stay safe. If you can and are allowed to, I still would encourage you to get outside whilst maintaining social distance, but other than that, it’s definitely time to hunker down and look after the things that really matter – our physical and mental health and that of our families.
Whether your blog posts are old or new, as long as they are about things that feed the soul, they are welcome here at The Hearth and Soul Link Party. Things that feed the soul may include (but are not limited to) recipes, decorating, crafts, family, home, DIY, organization, travel, book reviews, the arts and self improvement.
Stay home stay safe can be hard to swallow, but in the end, it will save thousands, or perhaps even millions of lives. As I type this on Sunday 22nd March 2020, it’s Mother’s Day in the UK. Mother’s Day is an emotive day at best, and this year it is extra challenging as older children are being asked not to visit their mothers. This is particularly hard for vulnerable mums and those over 70, who have also been asked to refrain from virtually any social contact and not to go out at all. Thankfully I’m still in my fifties, but those of us who follow the advice will be helping to save so many lives. I spoke to my son on FaceTime and I’m grateful for the technology that allowed me to do that.
How are you all doing? I’m looking hard at ways we can be more of a support to each other, and I’m wondering if any of you might be interested in having a virtual cup of tea? It could provide a bit of a distraction and it’s also a chance to discuss ways we could help one another. Let me know what you think by commenting or emailing me on firstname.lastname@example.org!
I confess, my lack of focus has not led to a lot of new content, but if you fancy an easy recipe to use up the things you may already have on hand, I’ve got an idea for you.
My Easy Yogurt Loaf Cake is an incredibly flexible recipe that uses store cupboard ingredients. It’s a great way to brighten your day, or perhaps someone near to you. (Although please be sure you are healthy before sharing home baking with others.)
Thank you all for visiting and sharing your wonderful content!
Stay Home Stay Safe Features
Stay home stay safe features include (from top left, clockwise):-
Enjoy an old family recipe with Mawma Gilley’s ‘T’ Salad from 2 Dishing Divas, a delicious bean salad that will brighten up store cupboard meals
I am intrigued by the transformation taking place over at Botanic Bleu with this Well House to Tool Shed Project
These Succulent Easter Favours from Dragonfly Treasure would also make lovely gifts for anyone who is shut in or self isolating
And finally something I know that is pressing for so many of us who have children – What To Do With Your Time at Home from Amy Senter
Oh, and if you are still struggling for ideas to help the adults in your family during this time of drawing closer to home, have you seem my post on Things To Do When You Are Stuck At Home?
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Please take care, friends. Wishing you a safe and healthy week!