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Thursday, August 19, 2021

Encouraging Hearts and Home 08.19.2021

Amazing Date and Apricot Bread, My Top 10 Favorite Food Blogs, Upcycle Tee Shirts to Gift Bags, and How to String Outdoor Lights are this week's featured posts!  


Hello and Welcome!

Yesterday I was walking through the yard with my daughter and grandson when my daughter inquired, "how is the straw bale potato project coming along"? Curious myself, we took a look. And honestly, I was not surprised to see what I saw. Some critter had come along and eaten the cut potato pieces!

But that is how it goes sometimes! There are good crops and a few failures. Along with too much fruit one year and none the next, like this year. Life on a small homestead or farm is never the same two years in a row...

We have all picked up (and shared...) a summer cold. Fortunately for all of us, the grandson did not get very ill. But, the rest of us oldies sure did. The menfolk came down with it first, then my daughter and the baby, and then finally myself. I can not wait for it to be done and gone! 

Sending good wishes for no summer colds to come and visit your home. 

And now, it's time for this week's Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop!

   Come and see what's new this week at Encouraging Hearts and Home, at Scratch Made Food! & DIY Homemade Household.
Introducing our team of Co-hosts! 
You may learn more about our team, right here
Thanks for joining in, we appreciate your visits, contributions, and comments!

Linda @ Apron Strings and other things.

Amy @ A Nest in the Rockies.

Jennifer @ Faithful Homestead.

Joanne @ Slices of Life.

Destiny @ Some Call it Destiny, and

Melynda @ Scratch Made Food! & DIY Homemade Household. 

Join your Encouraging Hearts & Home Co-Hosts each week for encouragement and support for your heart & your home. We hope to provide a space that builds each other up and lends a helping hand along the way. With all the negativity in the world, let's all shine a positive light!

   

Most Viewed Post from Last Week:

Encouraging Hearts and Home 08.19.2021. Stop by and say hello! Check out the great links to visit @ Scratch Made Food! & DIY Homemade Household.

My Top 10 Favorite Blogs!, from Krafty Planner.

My personal favorites:

Encouraging Hearts and Home 08.19.2021. Stop by and say hello! Check out the great links to visit @ Scratch Made Food! & DIY Homemade Household.

Amazing Date and Apricot Bread, from Trick & Treat. 


Encouraging Hearts and Home 08.19.2021. Stop by and say hello! Check out the great links to visit @ Scratch Made Food! & DIY Homemade Household.

Upcycle tee-shirts to gift bags, from Keeping it Real.

 
Encouraging Hearts and Home 08.19.2021. Stop by and say hello! Check out the great links to visit @ Scratch Made Food! & DIY Homemade Household.

How to Hang Outdoor String Lights, from Dragon Fly Treasure.


What will you be sharing today? And, as always thanks for joining in the fun, here at Scratch Made Food! & DIY Homemade Household!

Use the form below to share your family-friendly posts this week, and please consider these nice things you can do:

  • Follow and/or subscribe to your host's blog.
  • Visit a few other bloggers and show them your support. We all love getting comments, and who knows what inspiration you may find? Be sure to share the love--that's what a blog hop is all about!
  • Check out our Encouraging Hearts & Home Pinterest board where each host pins her 10 favorite posts each week.
  • Join us every Thursday!
  • If you are interested in co-hosting, contact Linda at Apron Strings & Other Things!

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  1. Melynda,

    Thanks again for hosting this lovely party every week! I know how much time and effort goes into doing so and I want you to know that it is greatly appreciated!! Stay safe, healthy and happy!!
    Hugs,
    Debbie

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  2. Thank you for choosing my Amazing Apricot Date Bread as your personal favorites and thanks for hosting this great party....

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    1. You are so welcome, thanks for sharing with Encouraging Hearts and Home.

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  3. Thank you so much for choosing my "How to String Outdoor Lights" as one of your personal fav's!. Thanks for hosting each week, it's such an awesome party. ♥

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    1. Deb, you are so welcome, and thanks for sharing with Encouraging Hearts and Home.

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