SIDS Awareness (and an Owlet Monitor GIVEAWAY x 2)!

Please forgive me for stepping away from recipes today. I know we are a “recipe” site and 99.99% of Favorite Family Recipes IS recipes/food related… but every once in a rare while we like to share with our readers something more than recipes. If you are a regular to our site, you know we don’t … [Read more…]

Weekly Menu Plan 23

An all new weekly menu plan to help you plan out your week! We have included our Thanksgiving Meal Plan and two turkey leftover recipes! Happy Thanksgiving! I have gotten together with some of my favorite food bloggers to bring you this custom weekly menu plan. We will all be sharing some of our favorite … [Read more…]

Beef Noodle Stir Fry

This beef noodle stir fry can be made in under 20 minutes and is always a hit with the family. It is another one of those recipes I like to whip up on those busy nights when I just need to get dinner on the table fast. I also love that everything is all mixed … [Read more…]

Triple Berry Cheesecake Bites

  These Triple Berry Cheesecake Bites and Blueberry Lemon Cheesecake Bites are a little taste of heaven.  They are rich and creamy, and you don’t have to commit to a whole piece of cheesecake.  They are perfect for holiday gatherings and potlucks when you want to have a little taste of all the desserts.  There is … [Read more…]

Thanksgiving Menu Plan

We got together with some of our favorite food blogs to bring you the ultimate Thanksgiving Menu Plan.  These recipes are the best of the best from all of us, this menu is sure to make your Thanksgiving the tastiest ever! Brought to you by: The Girl Who Ate Everything | Lil Luna | The … [Read more…]

The Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide 2015

We have spent HOURS researching the top trends of 2015 (and talked to real kids/teens/students about what they want this year) to bring you this ultimate Christmas gift guide. We did all the work so you don’t have to! We broke down all the gift ideas into specific age categories (including a book idea for … [Read more…]

Cranberry Almond Coffee Cake

This Cranberry Almond Coffee Cake is perfect for breakfast and brunch.  I especially love this during the holidays.  There is nothing quite like being snuggled up in a blanket when its snowing outside, drinking hot chocolate, and eating this cake.  Winter goals. Cranberry Almond Coffee Cake is so much better than regular old coffee cake. … [Read more…]

Bacon Stuffing

You have to put this Bacon Stuffing on your Thanksgiving menu this year. It is unbelievably good! Forget about the stuff you buy in the box – this should be a new holiday tradition.  I have used sausage in dressings and stuffings before but this is the first time I’ve tried bacon.  It took me about 30 minutes to … [Read more…]


Baklava is one of my all-time favorite pastries. I love the thin, flaky layers of phyllo, the sweet, nutty filling, and the honey-lemon syrup. I tried Baklava for the first time at a Christmas party a couple of years ago and after that, I was hooked. It is such a unique dessert — not chocolatey … [Read more…]

Weekly Menu Plan 21

I have gotten together with some of my favorite food bloggers to bring you this custom weekly menu plan. We will all be sharing some of our favorite recipe ideas for you to use as you are planning out your meals for the week. Just click any of the recipe titles or pictures to get … [Read more…]