Daily Yogurt Routine

Yulu Yogurt #AussieStyle from foodiewithfamily.com

I’ve never been much of a breakfast eater, owing in part to a lifelong distaste for food before 10 am (with all bets being off at 10:01 where no food is safe within reach of my very long arms) and also in part to the fact that I’m just too ever loving bleary eyed and…

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The Ultimate Foodie Gift Guide

Ultimate Foodie Gift Guide from foodiewithfamily.com

Do you have someone in your life who lives, EATS, sleeps, and drinks food all the time? You know, someone like me? If so, I’m here to help you out. I’ve assembled a guide to some of my favourite kitchen indulgences: the things that aren’t STRICTLY necessary but definitely make a kitchen-based life much easier…

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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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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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15 Must-Have Kitchen Items

The 15 items every kitchen must have from foodiewithfamily.com

It’s that time of year! Every manufacturer and his brother is gearing up the marketing push to convince you that they have the latest gizmo, widget, or gadget that will get you in and out of the kitchen more quickly. So many blindingly shiny, pretty, expensive things are out there taunting you with promises of…

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Hair Vitamins


It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of low-maintenance, high-yield beauty products. I don’t want to nor do I have time to fuss, but I still want to look good. I think most folks would be of like mind to some extent. Here’s the tricky bit, though. When it comes to marketing pitches, I…

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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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King Arthur Flour Blog & Bake

Baker's Couches at King Arthur Flour Baking Education Center | www.foodiewithfamily.com

Last week I had an opportunity that made me squeal with delight; I was invited to attend the Blog & Bake™ conference at King Arthur Flour’s Baking Education Center. I want to give many thanks to Allison Furbish and the entire crew at King Arthur Flour for bringing me there and giving me three days…

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Dirty Chai | Make Ahead Mondays

Dirty Chai Featured Image

Dirty chai sounds kind of wrong, doesn’t it? In a sense, really, it is. It’s the marriage of tea and coffee. …And in another sense, it’s a metaphor for my marriage. I am a tea drinker. My husband is a coffee drinker. In fact, he never voluntarily drank tea until he met me. I lived…

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