Toasting The Traditions with Hickory Farms! #HickoryFarms

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I can’t imagine the holidays without the fine products from Hickory Farms. You could consider it a tradition in our family to have delicious treats set out while we enjoy the togetherness of the season, and Hickory Farms products never fail to satisfy!

Taste of Traditions

Join us this year in celebrating the holidays with a fine basket from our friends at Hickory Farms. They have sent us the Toast the Traditions Gift Basket. It contains the following:

  • Hickory Farms signature Beef Summer Sausage
  • Farmhouse Cheddar
  • Smoked Cheddar
  • 2 Fuji Apples
  • 2 Red D’Anjou Pears
  • 1 Crown Comice Pear
  • Mixed Nuts
  • Roasted and Salted Pistachios
  • Chocolate Covered Cashews
  • Le Crema Chardonnay

The Toast the Traditions Gift Basket retails for $99.99 and makes a great gift for those people who are impossible to shop for! Hickory Farms also has many other baskets that will fit any budget. You check out all their options on their website. Be sure to follow Hickory Farms on Facebook and Twitter to find out about their newest products.

Hickory Farms is giving away 1 Toast the Traditions Gift Basket to 1 lucky Midwestern Moms reader!

Giveaway Rules:
US Only, Must be 21+ years of age
Open December 13, 2013 to December 26, 2013 at 11:59 EST.
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Devon is a work at home mom and owner/editor at Midwestern Moms and Midwestern Meals. In her spare time you can find her hanging out with her family, curled up with her Kindle Fire, or playing computer games with her hubby.


  1. Myrna Kasick says:

    Your fb like buttons are not working.

  2. jodi frasier/lasher says:

    I accidentally hit enter on an entry that i cant have because i cannot like the page .. I have hit my max likes on facebook. Could you please deduct and entry.

    Also my favorite tradition is going to my grammas on xmas eve. Been doing it since i was a kid and now my kids do it. Thanks

  3. Margaret Smith says:

    My family, my brothers family and my Dad all meet at Church on Christmas eve and sit together. Afterwards, everyone comes to my home for dinner.

  4. One of our favorite family traditions is baking cookies for Santa.

  5. Mary Gardner says:

    we always bake cookies and decorate the tree with the kids

  6. One of my family traditions is opening a present on Christmas Eve as well as baking peanut butter blossoms every year for Christmas.

  7. My favorite tradition is picking out a Christmas tree on the day after Thanksgiving, and then decorating the tree together.

  8. ryan minton says:

    our family always decorates the christmas tree after thanksgiving dinner

  9. Tracy L Davis says:

    We bake Christmas cookies together

  10. Lately the tradition has been for my aunt and family to drive out from Colorado. I like that!

  11. Barbara Montag says:

    My sis and I see a holiday play each Christmas season – thank you.

  12. We have a lovely prime rib roast instead of turkey or ham

  13. Rebecca Graham says:

    We bake lots of Christmas cookies.

  14. we love to bake cookies

  15. We go to my grandmother’s house for Christmas Eve every year for appetizers and gift exchange after church.

  16. One tradition I like is riding around looking at lights and decorations.

  17. Robin Abrams says:

    The whole family coming over and spending the night on Christmas eve getting up to a big breakfast and kids opening presents

  18. Growing up, we always got to open a new set of Christmas pajamas on Christmas Eve. Now that I’m grown and married, my husband and I have started making a batch of his family’s secret baklava recipe.

  19. On Christmas Eve, my husband, daughter, and I go shopping together. We then come home and wrap presents together, watch Christmas Vacation, and we each open a present.

  20. Ann Fantom says:

    One of our Christmas traditions is that we always watch A Christmas Story as a family on Christmas eve.

  21. We we allowed to open one gift of our choice on Christmas Eve. Did this with my daughter as well when she was growing up.

  22. We have chili on Christmas eve and open one gift each

  23. Our tradition is to drive around looking at christmas lights while listening to holiday music on the radio.

  24. Opening one present Christmas eve. Drinking lots of egg nog and making holiday cupcakes.

  25. My favorite family tradition is getting the whole family together and having dinner then play games all evening.

  26. Allison Downes says:

    Every year on Christmas Eve, we each get to open one present! Thank you for having such a nice giveaway. I would love to win this. I have never had Hickory Farms before!

  27. Mya Murphy says:

    Going to see the lights and baking!!

  28. My granddaughter and I make cookies, and on Christmas Eve, the kids get to open 1 gift :)

  29. joseph gersch says:

    we like to bake cookies

  30. ELIZABETH C. says:

    My kids and I always bake cookies and apple pie together. A lot of fun!!

  31. danielle lima says:

    We watch a movie called the Hogfather each year.

  32. Decorating a gingerbread house and then watching The Nightmare Before Christmas.

  33. Allison S. says:

    I love having my youngest sister over the night before Christmas to help with all the cooking. We watch movies and wrap gifts together.

  34. We make a gingerbread house every year.

  35. Jana Horne says:

    One Christmas tradition in our house – gift of jammies on Christmas eve, followed by a nighttime drive for Christmas Lights.

  36. I like our tradition of making sugar cookies on Christmas eve.

  37. My grand daughter comes the Saturday after Thanksgiving to help decorate the Christmas tree. This has gone on for 9 years, since she was 7 years old.

  38. Every Christmas Eve, the entire family would gather at my grandparents house for gift exchanges and celebration.

  39. We all get together at my mother in law’s house for dinner.

  40. Lorena Keech says:

    We open one present each on Christmas Eve, and the presents are always new pajamas. Then we put on our new jammies and have a very silly fashion show.

  41. Family tradition is making a ton of Christmas cookies and decorating them.

  42. One of our tradition is go to may parents friends during christmas day to bring gifts

  43. Patricia Edwards says:

    I used to enjoy going to my paternal grandma’s home for Christmas dinner. She was an
    excellent cook. I loved to try all of her cakes and pies!

  44. We bake Christmas cookies together.

  45. One tradition is we all go to mass on Christmas eve.

  46. John Kirkpatrick says:

    My mother worked retail, my father was a Santa.
    We opened out gifts on Christmas Eve so they could sleep & I made brunch or a late lunch whenever they got up.

  47. We celebrate the traditional European Christmas which includes Advent, St. Nicholas Day, Christmas Eve when presents are opened, and following with the 12 days of Christmas which ends on January 6.

  48. Watch football with my children.

  49. PAIGE CHANDLER says:

    We all get together to put popcorn on the tree Christmas Eve,

  50. Christmas eve open house

  51. Kerry Clark says:

    My family always opens one present each together on Christmas eve.

  52. Casey Everidge says:

    we open up a present on christmas eve!

  53. Jonathan Barton says:

    We help the elderly in our neighborhood decorate their homes and put up a tree for them the weekend before Christmas.

  54. Linda Lansford says:

    We have a family meal

  55. We make a big production out of the opening of the gifts on Christmas morning.

  56. Michelle Hamilton says:

    One of our family traditions is to bake cakes and cookies for neighbors.

  57. Joseph Gersch says:

    We bake cookies on Christmas eve

  58. Sarah Hall says:

    We get together and have a big meal and then open gifts.

  59. We leave cookies and carrots for Santa and the reindeer

  60. Mendy Dinsmore says:

    Family get togethers. Going Christmas light drives.

  61. Lauren Becker says:

    We always see a movie on Christmas Day and cook ham at home.

  62. Paula Willbanks says:

    Decorating cookies with my children after going to see the Christmas light display in the park. :)

  63. Angela Newsome says:

    We always take the kids to see the lights at the park and ride the Santa Train!

  64. Sky Sparkle says:

    We always make cookies.

  65. Deb Christie says:

    We have cocoa and cinnamon buns on Christmas morning.

  66. We like to drive around the neighborhood and beyond to look at all the holiday decorations!

  67. every year we go out a cut our own Christmas tree.

  68. All the women in the family get together and bake pies, cakes, and cookies for the holidays. Lots of fun! Thanks.

  69. Tee Trimble says:

    Fav holiday tradition is midnight mass.

  70. James Coyne says:

    My mother and i always go to the movies on christmas

  71. monika schmidt says:

    How many of you celebrated St Nicolas Day on December 6th?! It’s a European tradition passed on to us kids from my mother. The night before… on the Dec 5th.. every kid puts their house shoe or slipper out on the window sill. In the morning,..if you’ve been good ;) …You’ll find that St Nick has visited and put some goodies into your house shoe. If you’ve been bad, you get a lump of coal! Thank goodness I never got a lump of coal!

  72. meeting at our mom’s house each Christmas for the dinner buffet, then presents

  73. Alex Willis says:

    My family all meets at my sisters house for dinner on Christmas Eve and again for lunch on Christmas day after the gifts have been opened.

  74. Susan Smith says:

    On Christmas Eve we drive around looking at Christmas lights and then come home and eat sugar cookies and eggnog.

  75. I love to go around the house each evening with my daughter to turn on all of the lights and candles in the windows!

  76. My my favorite tradition is when the family decorates the Christmas tree.

  77. We all open 1 gift after midnight which is right after the mass

  78. Big Christmas Eve dinner and exchanging gifts

  79. Jennifer Reed says:

    One family tradition is to stay in our pajamas all day on Christmas Day and eat snack type food as we enjoy family and presents.

  80. Stephanie Larison says:

    We always bake cookies the night before Christmas.

  81. theodore esteghamat says:

    We would drive around the neighborhood on Christmas eve and enjoy the decorated homes.

  82. paula peterson says:

    Christmas movie night with my daughter. We eat popcorn and drink cocoa. Thanks for the awesome give away!

  83. Wes Hovorka says:

    Eat copious amounts of delicious food!!!

  84. Tracie Trump says:

    Decorating gingerbread houses with my nieces

  85. Telephone calls because we’re all in different states.

  86. We spend Christmas Eve with my fiance’s family and Christmas with mine.

  87. Terry Beck says:

    With New Years Eve and day coming up a long standing tradition dating back to at least 65 years in my family is we do not do laundry on those 2 days.. The saying goes “If you wash clothes on New Years Eve and New Years Day you was a family member away”…may sound weird but we follow that to a T as my grandma truly believed in that saying because she lost one of my aunts who at the time was about 7-8mos old and she washed clothes on New Years day.

  88. Whitney Lindeman says:

    Matching PJs!!! Me, my mama, and my grammy. :)

  89. Lorayne Gothard says:

    We have a family tradition to all get together as a family and watch a movie on Christmas Day

  90. We paint ornaments every year.

  91. Baking Christmas cookies.

  92. Judy Gregory says:

    Not many traditions but we do put our tree up together.

  93. Bonnie Caselman says:

    One of my traditions is to volunteer to work on Christmas so that people that really celebrate the holiday can be off & be with their families.

  94. Barb Stenby says:

    we hide a pickle ornament on the tree whoever finds it gets a special gift!

  95. One of our traditions is attending the Christmas program at the church our adult daughter attends.

  96. Nicole Carter says:

    One of our traditions is me spending the night with my Mom on Christmas Eve to help her get things ready for Christmas ( a whole lot of baking) and phew! Finally enjoying Christmas!

  97. christina moore says:

    Our family gets together at my house to open presents on Christmas Eve

  98. Wanda Banks says:

    The children place a brand new ornament on the tree before is decorated every year.

  99. kimberly Snyder says:

    we live at the coast so we incorporate seafood into our christmas dinner with oyster dressing

  100. We love to decorate the Christmas Tree together.

  101. Chinese food and a movie on Christmas Day!

  102. kathy pease says:

    we love to bake gift baskets for friends and family on christmas eve

  103. Kat Emerick says:

    My family tradition started when My kids were babies and each year I got them a special ornament. Anything that they liked at the time. I stopped when they turn 18 and they had a nice collection with them when they had their own tree. Well now I have 7 grand kids and I started getting their ornaments as well.

  104. mary renshaw says:

    One of my favorites is going on christmas eve to look for rudolphs nose. We live on the bottom of a large hill and we drive to the top and can see the top of a tower in the distance. On top of the tower there is a red light for airplanes. I don’t know how the kids don’t see it any other time of the year but they don’t.

  105. Rickie Hinrichs says:

    I’ve been teaching my grandson how to cook.

  106. Paula Tavernie says:

    One of my favorites is we open one of our gifts on Christmas Eve!

  107. Brad Merrell says:

    Just having the family together on Christmas to open gifts

  108. robyn paris says:

    we like to play a silly grab bag game on christmas

  109. Eating lots of holiday goodies; sausage balls, fudge, butter cookies, fruit cake and my favorite-rum cake!

  110. natasha tucker says:

    we stay up til midnight watching movies and open our gifts at 12 am!

  111. On Christmas Eve, we drive through Candy Cane Lane to see all the houses lit up.

  112. We read a special book on Christmas

  113. tina reynolds says:

    we always bake cookies for santa on christmas eve

  114. We play dirty santa at my mother in laws on Christmas eve. THank you

  115. We go to midnight Mass

  116. amy deeter says:

    driving around on christmas eve looking at all the pretty lights

  117. We allow the kids to open one gift on Christmas Eve,

  118. We always go to church together on Christmas Eve.

  119. One of my favorite traditions is hosting the get together for my husband’s side of the family on Christmas Eve. Everyone always has such a nice time. Plus, it’s been a joy watching the nieces and nephews grown up and start their own families.

  120. Kendra Gillilan says:

    Going to the family, decorating tree, baking

  121. My husband and I always exchange gifts alone on Christmas Eve. It’s blissful!

  122. We go to the candlelight church service on Christmas Eve.

  123. Virginia Rowell says:

    Our tradition is to ride through the neighborhoods and see who has the best decorations.

  124. we bake cookies and give them to the neighbors

  125. rebecca day says:

    we all get together for a big family dinner every year

  126. Carolyn Daley says:

    Getting family and friends together on Christmas Eve for snacks and sweets.

  127. I buy my son Lindt Lindor Truffles every year for Christmas.

  128. Beverly Metcalf says:

    I always make a cheesecake for Christmas dinner. Thanks.

  129. We always bake cookies on Christmas Eve to leave for Santa

  130. decorating the Christmas tree.

  131. We bake a lot of cookies every year.

  132. Kathleen McGuire says:

    Root beer floats on Christmas Eve.

  133. Rachel Ellis says:

    We make sugar cookies on Christmas eve so Santa will have fresh cookies ;)

  134. Buddy Garrett says:

    My favorite tradition is selecting and cutting down a tree and bringing it home for the family to decorate. It kicks ths Christmas season off.

  135. Trisha McKee says:

    We play cards and bake cookies all evening.

  136. We always read The Night Before Christmas before bed on Christmas Eve.

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