Author "Shannon Gurnee"

By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Aug 17th, 2017
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Sponsored. It’s time for velvet vibes, flirty florals and fringe galore because this season’s hottest ‘70’s revival pieces are at TJMaxx.com! From free-spirited hippie to disco queen and bohemian goddess, these iconic styles are still wearable tod...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Aug 11th, 2017
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Sponsored post. This time of year is always a challenging one. It’s bittersweet because I’ve loved having the kids at home this summer and spending time as a family, but I’m also happy they’re going back to school to learn and s...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Aug 8th, 2017
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It’s hard to believe that summer is coming to an end and the kids are gonna be going back to school soon. We had a good summer with the kids and while we know summer can’t last forever, it’s time to face reality and get ready to go ba...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Aug 4th, 2017
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This is a sponsored post with SignUp.com. Can you believe it’s already time for the kids to go back to school? This summer flew by!! With kids going back to school comes lots of activities and planning. With a big family like ours, that can be qu...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Body
Aug 4th, 2017
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This content was sponsored by Old Spice, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Being a teenager is tough! Ask any adult who’s been there and most of us agree that the teen years were awkward with all the changes our bodies went through. Being...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Aug 2nd, 2017
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Sponsored post. Our kids love to read books, especially those that are filled with magic and mystery. Recently, we received a magical surprise in the mail and it had them curious right away. The package we received included a Glanagerie Bottle and a co...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Car Review
Jul 31st, 2017
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Sponsored post. In life, there are a few rather exciting (and expensive) purchases we make. One is a house and another is a car. While there are other large purchases we may make in our life, these two are big ones that definitely require some planning...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Jul 26th, 2017
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This post was sponsored by Ling Ling and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Do you ever feel like you’re making the same meals over and over again and want to try something new? Or perhaps you have a favorite food and would love to try...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Jul 20th, 2017
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When I was younger, I remember shedding many tears of frustration when it came to learning math. I love that there are now so many different apps and programs out there to make learning math fun! I was recently introduced to the Zap Zap Kindergarten Ma...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health
Jul 17th, 2017
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This content was sponsored by Old Spice, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Old Spice is a brand that has been around for as long as I can remember. With teen boys in our family, we’re finding Old Spice products floating around constantly ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking With The Mommy-Files
Jul 13th, 2017
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This post was sponsored by the Hass Avocado Board as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Living in California, we are super lucky to have easy access to Hass Avocados in many of our l...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
Jul 12th, 2017
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      It’s so hard to believe that 20 years ago, I graduated from high school! Ack! That’s literally two decades ago. Holy crap! Two decades and one blended family later, here I am – ready to attend my 20 Year High Scho...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
Jul 12th, 2017
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Last summer, we went camping at Lake Lopez in Arroyo Grande, California and discovered Mustang Waterpark. We actually rode our bikes from our RV camping site to Mustang Waterpark and even bought season passes for our entire family! We went a few times ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Jul 10th, 2017
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In my life, I’ve had the option of flying First Class a total of three times. All three times, I had the opportunity to upgrade my seat to a first class seat. I did not pay the expensive rate you pay when you first book, nor did I receive an upgr...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Conferences
Jul 5th, 2017
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As of this month, I’ve been blogging for 9 years (woo hoo!) and I’ve loved the experiences I’ve gained from it, as well as the ways in which I’ve been able to help provide for my family. I also have loved the brands I’ve w...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health
Jul 5th, 2017
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Before heading to BlogHer ’17, I was introduced to Finess, a new bladder leakage solution designed specifically for women. I had the chance to check it out before heading there and was happy to see they were present as one of the sponsors at the ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cleaning Review
Jun 30th, 2017
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A few months, I was excited to announce my role as a Blog Ambassador for Mean Green. With a household of 8 people, things can get pretty dirty…pretty quickly. Cleaning is not a weekly or monthly chore, but rather an every day chore…and the ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Baby Products
Jun 24th, 2017
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This review was made possible by iConnect and Luvs. I was provided compensation to facilitate this post, but all opinions stated are 100% mine. Having a baby and becoming a mother was something I looked forward to for a long time when I was growing up....
By Shannon Gurnee
In Product Review
Jun 20th, 2017
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This post was sponsored by SwimWays as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Living here on the California Central Coast, my family has become very aware of water safety. Whether itR...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jun 19th, 2017
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This post is in partnership with Universal Pictures. All opinions are mine. In our family, we love to watch movies and one of our favorite animated ones is Despicable Me! We’ve seen Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2, Minions and are ready to see Des...
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