Cashew Maple Caramel Corn

Cashew Maple Caramel Corn made with or without bourbon from foodiewithfamily.com

I think the key to having a successful food blog is having many friends who like to eat. I can tell when my friends are on a diet because they avoid my company in public. They know as likely as not, I’m going to reach into my bag and pull out some sort of food…

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Eggnog Ice Cream {5 Minute Method}

Eggnog Ice Cream {5 Minute Methods} from foodiewithfamily.com

This week is seriously hopping for the Foodie with Family household. For the first time in raising five boys, I have a kiddo in a production of The Nutcracker which means HOLY REHEARSAL SCHEDULE, BATMAN! All you moms who have done this for years? I salute you! While I am spending an inordinate amount of…

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Kitchen Aid Professional Stand Mixer Giveaway

Happy Holidays Giveaway from Foodie with Family and Friends!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… is only 18 days away! To celebrate the season of giving and show appreciation for all of our fabulous readers, several of my favourite blogging buddies and I have teamed up to give away a seriously fun gift. We are giving away a Christmasy shade of redkitc…

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Mega Vanilla Syrup: Make Your Own Soda!

Mega Vanilla Syrup and Homemade Cream Soda from foodiewithfamily.com

I love fizzy drinks madly. Sometimes it’s the difference between a good mood and a bad mood. It’s hard to be cranky when you have a bubbly beverage in hand! My kids have inherited this love of all waters sparkling. We are major fans of our SodaStream Play Machine. We had an older, well-loved SodaStream…

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Outfits for Holiday Party Hopping

JCPenney Holiday Party Look 1. #JCPAmbassador #BH #Client

‘Tis the season to party hop! Whether you’re going to black-tie affairs or hanging out at a friend’s house, it’s undoubtedly the most wonderful time of the year for parties! While I do enjoy getting seriously dolled up about once a year, the most memorable parties I’ve ever been to have been the ones where…

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Cheesy Jalapeno Potato Poppers

Cheesy Jalapeno Potato Poppers {homemade tater tots} foodiewithfamily.com

This post is dedicated to my future niece or nephew who will arrive in July and is currently known as Potato. Many thanks to my brother, Nate, and his wife, Sun Hwa, for making me an auntie again! High on the list of reasons while I will never give up carbs are all things made…

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Geek Girl Gift Guide

Geek Girl Gift Guide Item #1 from foodiewithfamily.com

Crawling to the finish line in NaBloPoMo (National Blog Post Month, or NaBlahBlahBlah as I prefer to call it), I’m going to share a list of completely random things I love in the form of a Gift Guide for Geek Girls (ahem, me.) Geek Girl Gift #1 I’m 100% fixated on these t-shirts from Lithographs….

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Homemade Classic Eggnog

Homemade Classic Eggnog from foodiewithfamily.com

Christmas just isn’t Christmas without eggnog. And eggnog just isn’t eggnog unless it’s Homemade Classic Eggnog.  It’s just truth, friends. It ABSOLUTELY takes more time than buying a quart of the stuff at the store, but the payoff is so enormous that you’ll never question it when once you’ve made your own. Redolent with freshly…

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Pop Rocks Candy Bark

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I’m so ready for Christmas I feel like I might explode. Christmas makes me feel like Tigger, Ricochet Rabbit, Stimpy in Space Madness, fireworks, and Pop Rocks all in one. In fact, I feel so very effervescent about Christmas that I decided to make a candy that was as sparkly and festive as I felt:…

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