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An Inside Look At Hormel Foods

Hormel Foods

As a Hormel Foods Extended Family Blogger I was recently invited to ask questions of Joan Hanson, Test Kitchen Director for Hormel Foods about anything I’d like to know about the company. I thought it was a wonderful opportunity to get to know the brand better. Since I’m always interested in learning about how companies […]

How To Cook A Turkey: Tips From Hormel Foods Test Kitchen Director


One of my biggest challenges every year at Thanksgiving is how to cook the turkey. Thankfully we usually celebrate Thanksgiving at my parents house where my mom is in charge of the turkey and does a great job with it. I do enjoy learning cooking tips & tricks though so if I do decide to […]

Hormel Foods Kitchen Table Project

Christmas in July

I’ve been a Hormel Foods Extended Family Blogger for awhile now and one of my favorite parts of the program is sharing the ways the company gives back. This month I was excited to learn about the Hormel Foods Kitchen Table Project. The project encourages you to share photos of your kitchen table along with […]

Hormel Natural Choice Sandwich Contest – Vote To Win $2,500!

Pineapple Ham Puff

You may remember a couple of months back I posted a recipe for Pineapple Ham & Cheese Puffs. I’m excited about this recipe because it is super simple and perfect for moms on-the-go. Whether you need a new idea for school lunches or are searching for something different to enjoy over the summer, this sandwich […]

Our Summer Staycation with Hormel Foods


Last weekend we thought it would be fun to go on a little staycation. We love the Cleveland area and all it has to offer and the weather was beautiful so we decided to head out to one of our favorite local parks and have a picnic. This park is huge and has so much […]

Enter to Win a Flat Screen HDTV in the Hormel Foods Hoops Hysteria Sweepstakes

Hoops Hysteria

It’s time once again for another fun Hormel Foods sweepstakes. This one is called Hoops Hysteria and one entrant will will a Flat Screen HDTV! I love sharing the Hormel Foods sweepstakes because they are always so easy to enter, they offer fantastic prizes, and last summer one reader of 2 Wired 2 Tired won […]

Hormel Foods Go Big For The Game Sweepstakes

Hormel Go Big

Back in July, I wrote a post about the Hormel Foods Summer Grilling Sweepstakes. I bring it up because after that sweepstakes ended, I had a reader contact me to say that she was selected as the Grand Prize Winner! She had read about the sweepstakes on 2 Wired 2 Tired, visited the Hormel Foods […]

Cheesy Potatoes – A Tradition Meal With A Hormel Twist

Cheesy Potatoes

One of my favorite dishes that my mom makes every year is Cheesy Potatoes. I love it because she adds her own spin on it and it’s perfect for those cold winter nights. It’s a wonderful filling and flavorful comfort food, that we all enjoy. My mom’s Cheesy Potatoes are just a bit different than […]

Win A Donation To Your Local Food Bank From Hormel Foods – CLOSED

Our Way To Ending Hunger

Hormel Foods has a wonderful program called “On Our Way To Ending Hunger.” Through this program, Hormel Foods works with nonprofits, retailers, and the government on hunger relief efforts, motivates corporate partners and individuals to take action to fight hunger,and helps nourish the hungry in the U.S. and abroad. I think this wonderful and it […]

New Hormel Chili Cheese Dip Kit Review & Giveaway CLOSED

Hormel Chili Cheese Kit

Nothing says Sunday to Dave like Cleveland Browns football. He’s a die hard fan and no matter if the team is winning or losing, he tunes in for every game. I like football but can’t say I’m quite the fan that Dave is. In fact, I must confess that my favorite part of football is […]

Shopping for School Lunches & Snacks with Hormel


Kora and Logan love to help in the kitchen. Ever since Kora started all day kindergarten, Logan has been home for lunch and one of his favorite parts of the day is making his own lunch. We’ve made many pb&j sandwiches and many ham & cheese sandwiches. This past weekend we were on the lookout […]

Celebrating Christmas in July with Hormel Foods Giveaway CLOSED


As a Hormel Foods Extended Family Blogger, each month we are presented with different activities or challenges to write about. For July, we were asked to show how we keep our Summer fun fresh. The other night I had a fun dinner planned for the family and was going to go with another backyard barbecue […]

Hormel Foods Summer Grilling Sweepstakes

Hormel Foods Summer Grilling Sweepstakes

Hormel Foods is running a fantastic and fun contest on Facebook right now called the Summer Grilling Sweepstakes. The Grand Prize is a premium outdoor gas grill valued at $500! Also, two 1st Place winners will each a grill valued at $200. And on top of all of that, ten 2nd place winners will win […]

Backyard Barbecue with Hormel Foods


Yesterday the weather was perfect here in Cleveland. It had been pretty warm over the last few days, hitting the mid-90s. So we were very happy to enjoy the low 80′s and breeze so much that we decided to have a Backyard Barbecue! Kora and Logan love picnics and playing outside so it was the […]

I’m A Hormel Foods Extended Family Blogger

Hormel Extended Family Blogger

I’m really happy to announce that I was recently selected to be a Hormel Foods Extended Family Blogger! As part of Hormel’s “Extended Family” which includes a small number of other specially selected bloggers, I’ll be sharing Hormel recipes, entertaining ideas, and tips over the next couple of months. This is a very exciting opportunity […]