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Thursday, December 8, 2011

Hickory Farms Giveaway & Review

 If you've read past reviews you will see that Hickory Farms hold a special place in my families heart, remembering traditions with loved ones past and sharing a new tradition with our children. Hickory Farms reminds me of home & family "familiar and heartwarming."
My family got to sample the Party Planner Gift Box from Hickory Farms this year and I was eager to try the turkey summer sausage. We have never tried it before, you know you get in the habit of one thing and sometimes don't try something different. Well I'm so glad we did because it had superb sweetness in taste and I love it. One thing you will immediately notice with Hickory Farms meats, they are fresh, you can see and taste it. You can expect the best cheese blends imaginable and Cranberry Mustard is out of this world good!!
Party Planner Gift Box Includes:
-Our Signature Beef Summer Sausage 7 oz.
-Italian Style Beef Summer Sausage 5 oz.
-Turkey Summer Sausage 5 oz.
-Smoked Gouda 6 oz.
-Farmhouse Cheddar 4 oz.
-Smoked Cheddar Blend 4 oz.
-Mission Jack Blend 4 oz.
-Creamy Swiss Blend 4 oz.
-Sesame, Caraway & Sea Salt Crackers 1.5 oz.
-Sweet Hot Mustard 2.25 oz.
-Cranberry Mustard 2.5 oz.


Support Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign with The Party Planner Gift Box ($45) is a flavorful array of our savory Summer Sausage and smooth and creamy cheeses with all the trimmings. With each one sold this year, Hickory Farms will donate $5 to Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign.

Make sure to follow Hickory Farms on facebook to learn about the latest news and products. Hickory Farms is happy to announce its new $3 3-day shipping promotion all season long to ensure freshness, quality and value. For 60 years, Hickory Farms has offers a variety of gift options. Thanks to Hickory Farms for giving one lucky winner a Hickory Farms' signature Warm and Hearty Welcome. A similar product to the one we reviewed, as well as free shipping to military addresses.
 Warm & Hearty Welcome Includes:
-Our Signature Beef Summer Sausage 7 oz.
-Turkey Summer Sausage 7 oz.
-Farmhouse Cheddar 8 oz.
-Mission Jack Blend 4 oz.
-Three Cheese & Onion 4 oz.
-Sweet Hot Mustard 2.25 oz.


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"Disclosure: sample was received to conduct review and company/pr providing the giveaway. Some photos used from sponsors website. All opinions are my own.

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