We interrupt foodie programming for a little life…

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When you have five sons like I do, the phrase “Mom, come here! We have a surprise for you!” can make you break into a cold sweat. You could be looking at a very, horribly bad situation or something so Norman Rockwell-ish and classic Americana that it makes you borderline weepy. You can probably imagine,…

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An Ode to Silk

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Would you like to know a random fact about me? I have spent most of my life trying to avoid drinking milk. I cook and bake with it. I love yogurt and ice cream and cheese, but a glass of milk has always made me feel oogy. When I was little, my mom would hire…

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A Quick Note to Foodie with Family RSS Subscribers

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  Happy Wednesday, friends! I warned ya. There’s no getting around it. This is going to be a boring, technical -and mercifully brief- post but I need to give you all a heads-up that I’m undergoing a little technical makeover by switching my feeds from Feedburner to FeedBlitz. This is in anticipation of Feedburner biting…

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In Loving Memory of Valerie Mills Daly

Val making rice pudding.

In honour of my stepmother’s passing -more affectionately known as my bonus mom- Foodie with Family will remain quiet the rest of this week. In the spirit of Val, I’ll be back ready to feed you next week. Below is the obituary my siblings, dad and I wrote together. On Saturday December 22nd (her favorite…

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Peppermint Mocha or Hot Chocolate

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Update: The Pick Giveaway Winner plug-in chose Pamela and Miranda as the winners. Congratulations, ladies! Please respond to the email I just send to you with your mailing addresses and details and I will send it onto our friends at Korin.com! I promised a Peppermint Mocha to end all Peppermint Mochas today and I am…

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A Harry and David Dream

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On Monday, I mentioned that last week, I was privileged to be part of a group of food bloggers. Uncharacteristically, I’ve been struggling for a way to describe that time because I just had a hard time coming up with a way to do the trip justice. Explodingly fresh fruit, talented friends, stunning scenery, wine,…

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This is not food. This is just plain adorable.

aidan and ducklings

Way back in January, my now twelve year old son was offered a choice of birthday presents; a video game (immediate gratification) or live ducklings when our feed mill got in the spring shipment (delayed gratification.) Once more proving that my second born is my dad (That’s Mr. Delayed Gratification.) redux, he opted for the…

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