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Celebrating the Joy of Living & Home Making ~

Baking, Cooking, Decorating, Tea Time, and taking Inspiration from those I love and the world around me...

A sharing of my heart and my home from a Christian perspective

...with a wee bit of whimsy added.

Monday 2 May 2016

No Place Like Home

Having a place to go - is a home.
Having someone love you - is a family.
Having both is a blessing. ~ Donna Hedges

Welcome to No Place Like Home and welcome the lovely month of May! This is one of our busiest months of the year with three birthdays, two anniversaries, and Mother's Day. Lots of celebrations going on.

The other day I posted a recipe for Overnight Chicken. It is delicious and wonderful for a large gathering.

I also shared my new teapot with you. 

If you missed this post just click here.

Last week's party served up a wonderful variety of ideas, crafts and recipes. They were all marvellous and thank you so much for sharing. You are a wonderfully talented group of ladies and I am honoured to have you join me! 

These are my features from last week's party:

Penny @ Penny's Vintage Home shared the lovely touches she added to her green house. 

Christine @ Christine's Home and Travel Adventures shared her wonderful tablescape in celebration of her daughter's birthday.

Emily @ The French Hutch shared a gorgeous tea in the rose garden.

Rebeca @ Lincluden Cottage Life shared her beautiful kitchen with some Spring updates.

Elizabeth @ The Daisy Fields shared her sewing skills including the pretty Bible cover which she made.

Thank you ladies for participating last week. As a courtesy, and if you would like to be featured, you should have a link back to my party. 

Now let's see what you are creating in your home to make it a cozy place to come home to for your family, your friends, and yourself. 

Lord, this humble house we'd keep
Sweet with play and calm with sleep. 
Help us so that we may give 
Beauty to the lives we live. 
Let Thy love and let Thy grace 
Shine upon our dwelling place. - Edgar A. Guest 

 Sharing from my heart ~ Sandi


  1. Sandi,
    Thanks so much for hosting!! Wonderful features!! Have a great week!!

  2. Hi Sandi! Thank you so much for featuring me! I am thrilled! ;)

  3. What an honor to have my greenhouse included in your features this week...thank you!

  4. Thanks for hosting the fun Sandi and have a nice week. :)

  5. Hi Sandi,
    Oh your new teapot is just darling. It matches beautifully with your Royal Albert teacup. I also love hydrangeas and found some artificial white ones that I can enjoy throughout the year. That chicken casserole looks delicious - thank you so much. I may substitute cream of chicken soup since some of the family don't like mushrooms. Thank you for hosting No Place Like Home. Have a Wonderful Week! Karen

  6. Hi sweet Sandi! The features are wonderful, as always. I forgot to mention on my comment on your previous post that I have never read any of Karen Kingsbury's books, but I did see two of the movies from her book, The Bridge, which I enjoyed very much.
    Thanks for hosting and enjoy your week!

  7. Hi Sandi...almost forgot to come back and link! Great features and thanks for hosting!

  8. Lovely party Sandi! Thanks for hosting us and showcasing such wonderful posts!

  9. Happy First Week of May, Sandi! Thank you for hosting and have a wonderful week!

  10. Happy May Day Sandi. Love this month. Enjoy all of those celebrations. Love this weeks features! Thanks for the party.

  11. Happy May! Thank you for sharing your Overnight Chicken recipe. We're going to participate in a weekly potluck with some other families this summer. Your recipe is perfect for all ages! Love your pretty hydrangeas in your earlier post. Don't hydrangeas look lovely in vases? Thanks for hosting and I'm off to look at all of the features.

  12. Hi Sandi,
    just I admire your new teapot, what a charming design.
    I wish you a sunny May, enjoy the beautiful celebrations, Carmen

  13. Lovely party, as always, Sandi. Thanks for being such a wonderful hostess.

  14. Thanks for hosting! Have a great week!


  15. Hi Sandi :) Thank you so much for featuring my Sewing post! That was such a wonderful surprise and an honor!! Thank you as well for the kind words you left on my blog today. I so appreciate you taking the time to come visit- it's always a delight to have you!!

    Wishing you a wonderful first week of May ♥


  16. Lovely features!
    I love your teapot and teacup Sandi; they're soo pretty.
    Thank you for hosting dear.
    Have a great week.

  17. Hi Sandi. Hope you are having a wonderful week and thank you for hosting. I always enjoy being here..Happy Tuesday..Judy

  18. These featured posts are amazing! That greenhouse is a real feast for the eyes, and I'd love to have tea in the garden with those beautiful roses draping all around. Have a wonderful week Sandi!

  19. Sandi, I always love visiting your blog in the morning with a cup of tea. Feels like a visit with you and gets my day off to a sweet start!

  20. Sandi, I always love visiting your blog in the morning with a cup of tea. Feels like a visit with you and gets my day off to a sweet start!

  21. Sorry for being late in acknowledging this. I have been out of the country. Thank you so much for. The feature....Christine


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