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Christmas

  • Gifts

    Top 7 Gifts For Your FarmHer

    Cut through the Christmas clutter and buy something festive for your FarmHer this year that she will really enjoy! I know the chaotic voices on television say she may need another “Chris Kringle…

  • Food & Swine

    Egg Nog Cheesecake Bars

    Happy, sad, memory filled, delicious… there are so many different Christmas traditions that are honored this time of the year. Whether it is a gag-gift exchange or the opening of the first…

  • Family

    Drake’s Angel Tree

    So many families have endured losses no one ever should have to. Stillbirth, pregnancy loss, and the loss of a child is heartbreaking and raw. Personally I’ve never lost one of my…

  • Food & Swine

    Deluxe Egg Nog Milkshake

    If you are down with taking your milkshake game up a notch, listen up. This time of year, it is no secret, I love AE Egg Nog and certainly like to take advantage of the…

  • Food

    Coconut Cream Pie Bars

    Coconut cream pie is a staple on my family’s Christmas spread. This year, I wanted to make something a bit more interesting than the typical coconut cream pie offering. If you are…

  • Food

    5 Cookie Swap Tips & My Best Cookie Recipes

    Quickly approaching are the crisp snowy evenings when people gather, drink booze and make many varieties of Christmas cookies together, or bring their pre-baked treats to trade.  In theory, it works GREAT.…

  • Food & Swine

    Taste Test: AE Dairy Holiday Lineup

     Santa Claus has nothing on my friends at AE Dairy. Recently, the FedEx Fairy delivered a cooler box full of their latest and greatest holiday drinks, directly to my front door. Needless to…

  • Food, Food & Swine

    Top 12 Gifts For Bakers

    I’ve compiled a list of my favorite gifts for the kitchen this year.  Last year I had a nice little list, but this year it is quite a bit bigger.  These 12…

  • Activity, Food & Swine

    Vanilla Mint Sugar Scrub

    Homemade gifts are a top priority in my Christmas gift giving this year.  Gifts for pampering the recipient are my favorite to make.  This homemade sugar scrub is inexpensive and delightful. After you…

  • Food & Swine

    Snowball Cookies & Sows

    Russian Tea Cookies, Mexican Wedding Cookies, Snowball Cookies… they are one in the same. An old fashioned, tender little cookie that is quick to pull together and bake. My Grandma always made these when we…

  • Food & Swine

    Ginger Spice Cookies

    This is the favorite ‘seasonal’ cookie in my trusty recipe book.  These soft, rich cookies, flavored with molasses, ground ginger, and cinnamon are surely going to be a family favorite of yours. …

  • Food & Swine

    Perfect Lard Pastry & Pear Pie

    I couldn’t call this blog Food & Swine without giving you a fabulous recipe for Perfect Lard Pie Crust and a recipe for my favorite pie. Lard is my second favorite ‘pork product’…