Back to the Basics of Feeding Your Family: Eat Well, Spend Less

This month in the Eat Well, Spend Less series we are focusing on getting back to the basics of feeding your family. Let’s start at the very beginning, a very good place to start. Dinnertime is ever evolving in our house. This year we embarked on the path of swim club family, dragging the eldest […]

Sweet and Salty Snack Bars with Attune Foods

Sweet and Salty Snack Bars via

Snack bars laden with salty nuts, healthy whole grains, and a bit of creamy chocolate to tempt your sweet tooth are just what you need to get through the day. Introducing my new partnership with Attune Foods. 2:30 p.m. Your coffee cup is empty. Sure, you could fill it, but at this point you’re starting […]

Looking Back on 2012 to Look Into 2013

A brief look at which posts and recipes resonated with you in 2012, and what that means for 2013 here at Food for My Family. I wasn’t going to do one of these posts where we tick off the top 10 (or 12 as the trend seems to be) posts of the past year. Still, […]

Wishing You a Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas from

We would like to wish you a happy holidays from all of us here at Food for My Family. Playbill-style font abuse and prose: Shaina Daguerreotype-style image: Shaina Serious faces: (from left) Magnus, Kiera, Lene, Kjell Moral Support: Ole

A HisXHers Holiday Block Party Giveaway ($500 Shopping Spree!!)


Watch HisXHers get their Caramel Corn on and enter their Holiday Block Party for a chance to win a $500 Visa Gift Card Shopping Spree or one of 15 Good Cook Bakeware sets. It’s a Holiday Block Party, and you’re just 24 hours away from winning a last-minute $500 Holiday Shopping Spree from Good Cook! […]

Eat Well and Spend Less on Edible Homemade Gifts for the Holidays


Ideas for edible homemade gifts for the holidays from baking mixes to cupcakes to ingredients for everyone on your list. There are certain times of the year where I start to feel as though we are bleeding money. The beginning of the school year is a great time for this feeling, with new backpacks, school […]

A Caffeinated Giveaway to Survive the Holidays


I’m giving away a Folgers Gourmet Selections Coffee Sampler Pack to get you through the next month of holiday madness that includes a Keurig Brewer, a Black and Decker Coffee Maker, and a selection of coffee for both. I’m the sole coffee drinker in my family. Occasionally my baby brother, whom I have done everything […]