Hickory Farms Holiday Traditions
As I’ve mentioned over the past few weeks, I love holiday traditions. I have plans for many of them that I hope to start with my family over the years. But some traditions just seem to develop on their own as well. Some are old, some are new, and some I don’t even notice for a few years.
While I have continued the tradition of Christmas pajamas from my own childhood, Grambo and I have started another Christmas Eve tradition with W. We take him to see Santa on Christmas Eve morning in his Christmas pajamas. Then we all go out and enjoy breakfast together! It’s something we started his first Christmas when I got upset because I hadn’t taken my newborn baby to see Santa! I wanted to keep him healthy but also didn’t want to miss his first Christmas.
If you go when they first open on Christmas Eve, there is little to no line!
Another holiday tradition that has developed on its own involves Hickory Farms.
Hickory Farms Pack and Go Picnic Tote
J loves him some Hickory Farms so when we had the chance to try the Hickory Farms Pack and Go Picnic Tote, I jumped on it. I would have loved to be able to save it and surprise him with it on Christmas. But when it arrived, I had to check it out. And it was downhill from there. Once we have Hickory Farms products in our house, they never last long.
They are too good to resist!
The Hickory Farms Pack and Go Picnic Tote includes:
- Signature Beef Summer Sausage 7 oz.
- Turkey Summer Sausage 5 oz.
- Farmhouse Cheddar 4 oz.
- Holiday Pretzels 7 oz.
- Peanut Brittle 4 oz.
- Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
- White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
- Mini Melt Away Mints 4 oz.
- Olive Oil & Rosemary Crackers 1.5 oz.
Hickory Farms Holiday Gift Ideas for the Family
This Hickory Farms set is actually a fabulous gift for my entire family. J is a huge fan of the cheese and sausage. Along with the crackers, they were gone in just a few days! I think he had sausage and cheese for dinner one night when I wasn’t cooking. Grambo snagged the peanut brittle to enjoy with her hot tea as an evening snack.
And I fell in love with the peppermint cookies. I’m pretty sure I ate all four of them that came in the package. I was only going to try one each but then the next day no one else had eaten them so… it was all me! Grambo, W, and I also enjoyed the mini melt away mints. They are a candy that just reminds me of the holiday season.
Oh look, there is evidence that I held a dark chocolate peppermint cookie in my hand. Doesn’t it look absolutely delicious? I can vouch for it. My taste buds thought Christmas had come early for sure! I couldn’t decide which I liked better either. The dark chocolate and white chocolate definitely have a different taste to each cookie but I loved them all!
I have a feeling I will be stopping by the Hickory Farms kiosk at the mall to pick up another gift set. It’s just too perfect of a gift for our family. I’m pretty sure it will be labeled for J, but dads have to share with everyone, right?
And I might just have to get some Holiday Petit Fours for myself! I’m sure I could start a new holiday tradition revolving around them.
You can learn more about the full line products available a Hickory Farms this holiday season. If you’re looking to ship some gifts, they make it very easy to order online! They also have a way you can support the troops as well! You can also connect with Hickory Farms on Facebook and on Twitter @HickoryFarms.
Tell me about one of your favorite holiday traditions!