Thursday, November 15, 2012

Hickory Farms Giveaway

As a foodie, I love a good Christmas food gift.

Crazy, I know.

Usually that food gift comes in the form of a gift basket.  Fruit gift baskets, cheese gift baskets, wine gift baskets  – it doesn’t matter. If it contains food, I like getting them and I like giving them as holiday gifts.

Those little meat and cheese gift baskets have a special place in my heart because we always got at least one Hickory Farms gift basket from out of state family for the holidays when I was a kid. It just didn't seem like Christmas until we broke open a roll of summer sausage.

I carried on the Hickory Farms gift basket tradition as an adult because it is such a simple gift to find, give, and ship to out of state family. Hickory Farms is an Ohio company (shopping local. Oh yeah!) but are easy to find with over 700 holiday stores and kiosks across North America

Truthfully, I take the lazy way out and place my orders through Hickoryfarms.com that way I don’t have to deal paying extra to ship the gift after I get it. Hickory Farms does that for me. Especially when it comes to family in military because the Home for the Holidays Gift Box has free shipping to APO/FPO military addresses.



A few of my other Hickory Farm Favorites are:

The Party Planner Gift Box that supports Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign. Hickory Farms will donate $5.00 Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign with each Party Planner Gift Box sold this year.


The Family Favorites box is perfect for small families like mine.



If you are looking for an extra gifty thing to go with your gift basket, The Pack and Go Picnic Tote is amazingly useful. I have a similar insulated tote bag I use for frozen and refrigerated food when grocery shopping. Last summer Husband and I used it as a picnic basket to a music festival instead of our basket and like it so much we may not be going back to the wicker basket.


  
I also like the Tastes of the Trade Tool Bag because this type of tool tote is more practical for me than my hard sided toolboxes. Although I am a little peeved Hickory Farms markets it as a gift for men who use tools instead of people who use tools (says the lady with the DIY blog.) On the other hand, most of the time I buy Hickory Farms for a guy on my gift list so there’s that. They know their audience.


Do you want to win a Hickory Farms gift basket? Of course you do! Read on.

Hickory Farms Gift Basket Giveaway

For more than 60 years, Hickory Farms gifts have been a classic holiday tradition that brings family and friends together

Many Americans have a distinct memory of Hickory Farms at their holiday gatherings; 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 will win the Hickory Farms Family Favorites gift basket I received for review.  This collection of classics includes two Beef Summer Sausages and Farmhouse Cheddar and Smoked Cheddar cheeses (ours were quickly snarfed by Husband. He tells me I really missed out), Olive Oil & Rosemary Crackers (co-opted by me. Yum!) and Mini Melt Aways.


To enter: I will use a random number generator to select the winner. 

You can enter the giveaway by doing any or all of the following:

1. Leave a comment below about your favorite holiday memory. It doesn’t have to be a Christmas memory – especially if you don’t celebrate Christmas – any fun or funny holiday memory will do.

2. Like Condo Blues/Lazy Budget Chef on Facebook.

3. Follow Me (Condo Blues) on Pinterest.

4. Follow me (@condoblues) on Twitter and tweet "Visit Lazy Budget Chef for a chance to win a Hickory Farms Gift Basket Giveaway #giveaway #contest " on Twitter.

5. Follow me (@condoblues) on Instagram

If you choose to enter using all of the methods listed above, you will have five chances to win!

The Lazy Budget Chef Hickory Farms Giveaway will run from November 15, 2012 to December 1, 2012 12:00 AM EST. I will use a random number generator to select the winner.

Good luck!


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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.