Five Spice Roasted Turkey

Five-Spice Roasted Turkey with pear, scallions, and garlic from foodiewithfamily.com

Not only is this my second NaBloPoMo (or as I like to call it, NaBloBlahBlah) post, but it’s also Day 1 of #TurkeyWeek! I’m going to be bringing you my favourite turkey or turkey leftovers recipes all this week in the lead-up to my favourite holiday of the year: Thanksgiving! I don’t know about the…

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DIY All-Natural Disposable Makeup Remover Towelettes

Using a DIY All-Natural Disposable Make-up Removal Towelettes from foodiewithfamily.com

I love pretty clothes, nice smelling candles, and makeup. It’s no small feat managing to stay a girly-girl in the House-O-Men. I steadfastly cling to my God-given right to remain high-maintenance in a home full of people who may or may not actually pull a brush through their hair every day. The little boys find gawking at…

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Mexican Chicken Soup {Caldo de Pollo}

Mexican Chicken Soup {Caldo de Pollo} from foodiewithfamily.com

Soup. It’s magical, isn’t it? While it bubbles and simmers and infuses with any of a host of lovely flavours, the anticipation has the power to transform a stressed out heart into one that is pretty darned psyched about what’s to come. I know it isn’t just me. How could anyone remain unmoved in the…

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The Family that Flosses Together…

Building Healthy Habits for the whole family with Listerine and foodiewithfamily.com

This post is sponsored by the LISTERINE® BRAND family of products. My family uses and loves these products, so all opinions represented are our own. With five sons, I have to pick my battles. There’s a daily in and out of whether they do indeed have to pick up after themselves (yes), whether they have…

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Trashy Barbecue Pulled Pork & Toasted Cheese Sandwich

Trashy Barbecue Pulled Pork & Toasted Cheese Sandwiches from foodiewithfamily.com

Every now and again, you just need to eat something trashy. I’m talking about something that you’d be horrified to serve to any company other than your sister and brother, and maybe, -just maybe- your best friend but only if she’s known you for more than 20 years and she’s not on a diet. Whether…

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Salted Caramel Bourbon Rice Crispy Treats

Salted Caramel Bourbon Rice Crispy Treats from foodiewithfamily.com

Have you ever sat on the couch and just desperately wanted a sweet treat? I do that from time to time. I don’t buy sweets at the store, though, generally speaking. It’s a combination of motivators that makes it a habit… 1) I look at the prices of sweets -be they cookies, cakes, candies- and…

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