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By Shannon Gurnee
Jul 26th, 2018
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This is a partnered post with Voortman Bakery. Since I was a young girl, I loved to eat chocolate, vanilla and strawberry wafers. Now as a mom with children of my own, I still love to eat wafers and so do our kids! In May, I discovered Voortman Bakery ...
By Shannon Gurnee
Jun 22nd, 2016
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This is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine. Baby’s First Birthday is one of those milestones that we as moms, dads, grandparents, aunties, uncles…ok all of us…make a big deal about. Whether it’s throwing a big party for bab...
By Shannon Gurnee
Feb 20th, 2016
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Growing up, birthdays were always super special. Whether it was having a birthday party at home or having a party at Skate Depot, my parents always went out of their way to make it a fun and memorable time. My husband and I are no different with our 6 ...
By Shannon Gurnee
Aug 4th, 2014
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  I am excited to be serving as an Ambassador for the Niche Parent Conference.  This will be first time attending the Niche Parent Conference and I’m bringing my dad blogger fiancé with me – woo hoo!  It will be Frank’s...
By Shannon Gurnee
Jul 30th, 2014
61 Comments
It’s hard to believe that 6 years ago, I started The Mommy-Files.  I was married at the time and had a family blog, but wanted a blog that was all my own.  A blog where I could talk about motherhood (both the struggles and joys), connec...
By Shannon Gurnee
Jul 22nd, 2014
30 Comments
If you follow The Mommy-Files, you know that I love to travel and especially love to cruise!  This May, my handsome, smart and amazing fiancé turned 40 years old.  To celebrate his birthday, we decided to go on a Carnival Cruise to Ensenada w...
By Shannon Gurnee
Jul 8th, 2014
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I can’t believe Sammy is now 6 years old!  He’s growing up so fast!  Each year, we let our kids choose which birthday theme they want for their party.  Sammy chose to have a LEGO theme.  I searched at a few stores and ha...
By Shannon Gurnee
Jun 26th, 2014
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I remember the cuddly character, Paddington, from when I was a kid.  Well, guess what?  Yesterday was his birthday and in celebration of his birthday, I have some exciting news to share with you!  First off, Paddington will have his very...
By Shannon Gurnee
Nov 6th, 2013
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Happy birthday to you!  Happy birthday to you!  Happy birthday dear Energizer Bunny!!!  Happy birthday to you!!  Can you believe our cute and upbeat Energizer Bunny that keeps going….and going….and going…is celebra...
By Shannon Gurnee
Oct 9th, 2013
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Hope everyone is having a great week! Check out the latest vlog on some really cute Harvest decorations I picked up, as well as how I store my birthday cards....
By Shannon Gurnee
Aug 16th, 2013
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Over the past few years, I have loved being a Wilton Mom.  As a Wilton Mom, I have had the opportunity to learn how to make beautiful cakes on my own and have been introduced to new materials and tools used in cake decorating.  Most recently, I was int...
By Shannon Gosney
Jun 13th, 2013
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    This is a sponsored post from our friends at Mattel.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. As the oldest of four girls, I absolutely adored Barbie growing up and was quite fond of the “pink aisle” at the toy stor...
By Shannon Gosney
Feb 23rd, 2013
6 Comments
A Batman mask draped over our front porch light greeting guests as they enter the Batman Party Zone. I have three boys, so you can imagine how familiar I am with superheroes, especially when it comes to planning a birthday party.  Thanks to P...
By Shannon Gosney
Nov 28th, 2012
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By Shannon Gosney
May 13th, 2012
18 Comments
Yesterday was Sammy’s birthday, but we celebrated it today at our local Chuck E Cheese.  My little boy is now 4 years old!!!  Crazy how the time flies by!  Well, I have been talking with my boyfriend’s mom for a little while now about the c...
By Shannon Gosney
Mar 30th, 2012
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On Day 2 of my birthday trip in 2011, we had the opportunity to go to Universal Studios Hollywood and it was SO much fun!  We parked in the Universal Studios parking structure and hiked through Universal City Walk, which was filled with so many great s...
By Shannon Gosney
Mar 25th, 2012
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Last year, my best girlfriend, Colleen, and I (and her man at the time) headed down to Los Angeles for my 32nd birthday.  It was so much fun!  We wen’t to PF Chang’s for lunch when we got there, Olive Garden for a mini reunion with some of ...
By Shannon Gosney
May 23rd, 2011
93 Comments
On May 17th, 2011, Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment released Thomas & Friends: The Birthday Express on DVD, Digital Download, and On Demand.  This is the ultimate birthday bash you won’t want to miss, as Thomas unwraps stunning CG Animation an...
By Shannon Gosney
Jan 2nd, 2011
273 Comments
Brian turned 7 in November and really wanted a SpongeBob SquarePants birthday party.  I was excited to work with Wilton and make him a SpongeBob SquarePants character cake!  I started decorating it in the evening and then put the boys to the bed.  They...
By Shannon Gosney
Nov 30th, 2010
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I made this SpongeBob SquarePants Character Cake for Brian’s 7th Birthday Party with his friends from soccer and school.  The boys LOVED it!  I have to admit, I was pretty impressed myself.  Thanks to Wilton for the character pan! The cake I made...
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