School Lunches Fall-to-Winter Edition: PlanetBox

PlanetBox Lunch Container Giveaway | FoodforMyFamily.com

A look at packing winter produce for school lunches, and a complete PlanetBox Rover system giveaway to make packing lunch in the new year a breeze. I’m not going to lie, one of my favorite things about the winter break from school was not having to make four school lunches every day. Today I woke […]

Spring Cleaning: Small Kitchen Updates for a Big Change

Small Kitchen Updates for a Big CHange ($500 Legrand Giveaway) via FoodforMyFamily.com

We did a few things while spring cleaning to update our kitchen with big changes to how the space feels. You can enter for a chance to win $500 of Legrand adorne products by showing them a picture of your space. Fresh out of grad school with a job secured, in the middle of winter, […]

A Little Cheese to Get You Through the Weekend

Saputo Cheese Recipes via Shaina Olmanson at FoodforMyFamily.com

Seven cheese recipes to inspire you to create this weekend. I have an obsession with the cheese counter. I hover over rounds and wedges, reading labels and searching country of origin on paper triangles that stick out from each kind. I wonder about the cows and goats and sheep that gave milk to create the […]

Valentine’s Day Treats with Frontier Co-op

Valentine's Day Treats #recipes via FoodforMyFamily.com

A few Valentine’s Day treats for your sweet, including heart-shaped no-bake energy bars, pink cranberry muffins, and a chocolate yogurt fruit dip. Last night we invited friends over for dinner. The older children arrived both by bus and on foot with my own, traipsing into the house and kicking off snow-covered boots before disappearing to […]

Diet is a Four-Letter Word: Albion Fit Giveaway

Diet is a Four-Letter Word (Albion Fit Giveaway) via FoodforMyFamily.com

In which I discuss a few of my feelings about the word “diet” in our culture and give away $150 to Albion Fit. Three nights a week we don gloves and winter coats after dinner and pile into the car and head to swim practice at the local YMCA. While my kids swim, I make […]

A New Look for the New Year

A New Look for a New Year: FoodforMyFamily.com Redesign

Wishing you a Happy New Year and unveiling the new look for Food for My Family. This past week was one of purging. Dressers were pulled from the walls, swept behind, pushed back. The dusty area under the bed was cleaned until it sparkled. The topmost shelves were emptied and then carefully collated with an […]

Peanut Butter Balls {Buckeyes} Recipe

Peanut Butter Ball (Buckeye) #cookies #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

Creamy peanut butter and crunchy quinoa cereal are coated in a smooth chocolate coating. Whether you call them buckeyes or peanut butter balls, these classic cookies are ones not to miss. Rather than Christmas carols, Clark Griswold is in the background stringing lights and crunching through the snow with his kids from a small laptop […]