Holiday Traditions with Hickory Farms (& Giveaway!)

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Howdy, friends!  I hope your Thanksgiving was full of food, fun, friends and family.  I have a delicious giveaway to entice you today, read on to hear all about what you can win for yourself or as a gift!

Hickory Farms gift set giveaway

It’s amazing what we remember from childhood, the innocuous things we associate with certain times of the year.  Growing up, I vividly remember seeing the Hickory Farms stand pop up at the mall and knowing the holidays were right around the corner.  Today, seeing a gift basket from Hickory Farms elicits those same warm thoughts: the holidays are coming, let the feasting begin!  Hickory Farms has been around for more than 60 years, bringing families together both near and far.  Many Americans have the same distinct memories of Hickory Farms at your family gatherings, I know I’m not the only one!

Hickory Farms gift set and giveaway

This adorable ‘Taste of the Trade’ Toolbag gift set arrived in time for our houseful of guests to enjoy this Thanksgiving.  My husband’s eyes grew wide at the sight of all that meat and cheese, and I immediately grabbed the Rosemary & Olive Oil crackers (my favorite flavor combo on the planet).  As I prepared our meal, guests munched on the delicious crackers, cheese, and pepperoni.  The kids were also getting in on the feasting– handing down our Hickory Farms tradition to the next generation.

Hickory Farms gift set giveaway

Hickory Farms is very proud to be a part of those nostalgic moments and continues to focus on and celebrate its long heritage of tradition and authentic holiday memories.   You can buy Hickory Farms in over 700 holiday stores and kiosks across North America as well as select retailers, or from your own home at

 Hickory Farms gift set giveaway

Wouldn’t you love to win a ‘Tase of the Trade’ Toolbag for yourself?  You can enjoy it with your family, use as a hostess gift, or give to your favorite DIY blogger friend or family member.  They’ll love it!  Simply enter using Rafflecopter below, and I’ll pull the winner on December 2rd, 2012.  Enjoy!

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Do you have a Hickory Farms memory to share?

Disclaimer: Compensation and products for review were provided by Hickory Farms via MomTrends. I received a free sample of the product for the purpose of this review and to facilitate a giveaway.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Hickory Farms.

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  1. Watching Rudolph and Frosty every christmas eve with all my kiddos.. 25 years and running!

  2. My husbands family always makes a chocolate yule log for Christmas Eve dinner

  3. Hmm…not Hickory Farms specific, but me & cheese, man, we go way back. It’s not a holiday without lots of it, at and between every meal.

  4. I love making (& eating) gingerbread cookie houses with my kids every year.

  5. Terri Betz says:

    My Grandmother always bought Hickory Farms Gift Packs and Sees Candies for us kids at Christmas! To me, Hickory Farms is the taste of the Holidays! :)

  6. debbie jackson says:

    My dad used to throw large walnuts on the roof and we could see the reindeer hooves

  7. we always go deer hunting as a family on thanksgiving

  8. cynthia neidlinger says:

    When kids were young we would go to church at 4 pm Christmas Eve then come home to open presents from the relatives. As we did this we munched on a Hickory Farms beef stick, crackers, cheese and fruit.

  9. As a child, I loved watching the christmas specials each year. We knew exactly when each show came on and we looked forward to it for days. Charlie Brown Christmas is my absolute favorite!

  10. Genevieve Jordan says:

    Christmas wouldn’t be as sweet without those delicious melty pastel mints!

  11. My dad makes baked ziti at every holiday. Everyone LOVES his ziti, no matter how hard I try mine is never are delicious as his!

  12. I love baking apple pies with my Mom for the holidays

  13. My favorite holiday food is traditional British Christmas Pudding

  14. i love baking cookies as a family

  15. katherine d says:

    i love making homemade pies with my mother and grandmother at the holidays

  16. Kim Henrichs says:

    My favorite holiday food is chocolate dipped pretzels for sweets, and doing a cold shrimp salad for Christmas Eve!

  17. Making sugar cookies w/my ( now adult) daughter.

  18. I LOVE LOVE LOVE Hickory Farms Turkey Sausage, which I can only buy locally during the holidays! Love to share this treat with y two girls!! :)

  19. Monkey Bread Christmas Morning :) Yum!!

  20. Laura Jacobson says:

    My favorite memory was growing up and my little brother wanted to leave carrots on the snowy and icy roof for Rudolph! Dad said Rudolph would love them more in the grass….but when dad wasnt looking….my brother threw them up on the roof. All turned out good…Rudolph ate his carrots during the night :) and Dad had no injuries in the morning :)

  21. my favorite holiday food is my moms cranberry relish.. simple yet amazing!

  22. My MIL makes the best gumbo every Christmas Eve. It’s amazing!

    On a side note, I wanted to let you know that even though you moved wordpress you still show up in my GFC feed. Sweet! I didn’t have to do anything.

  23. Bluberry Muffins!

  24. My favorite is homemade Jam Thumbprint Cookies.

  25. Dark chocolate truffles!

  26. courtney hennagir says:

    i love making christmas cookies with my son every year. i love how he takes extra special care in making santa’s special cookies.i hope he will pass on the tradition with his own kids one day.

  27. Definitely baking pumpkin rolls with my mom next to seeing my childrens faces on Christmas morning. <3

  28. We always make cookies for Santa even though we are in our 20’s now.

  29. My favorite holiday food is my moms homemade caramel with nuts!! My favorite memory is making it with my mom.

  30. judy gardner says:

    santa always managed to give us kids the best stockings, even tho we didnt have much money

  31. my favorite holiday food is original German “Stollen” (a type of fruit cake)
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  32. I love having mimosas on Christmas…its really the only time of year I have them so I always associate them with Christmas morning!

  33. Ashley Hatten says:

    My grandmother’s pumpkin roll is always something the whole family looks forward to on Christmas!

  34. One of my traditions is to check out all of the holiday decorations at the Disney resorts each year!

  35. Kathy Artis says:

    I liked our holiday tradition where we string popcorn & put on christmas tree together

  36. Hickory Farms is a Christmas Favorite!

  37. My favorite is anything my mom makes : )

  38. My favorite holiday food is the baked ham, yams and apple pie we make every year for Christmas
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  39. Marti Parks says:

    My favorite holiday food is red velvet cake.

  40. I love my aunt’s baked macaroni :)

  41. Christine says:

    Every Christmas we would all enjoy a log of summer sausage, cheese, and crackers.
    Thanks for the chance!

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