Author "Shannon Gurnee"

By Shannon Gurnee
In Health
Sep 17th, 2013
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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of GoodNites for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Nocturnal Enuresis – this is another word for bedwetting.  Nocturnal Enuresis is a developmental condition that children may experience and ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Sep 17th, 2013
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A wedding is an event that many brides start dreaming about when their little girls.  I remember having the Barbie doll with the wedding dress and “pretend marrying” her and Ken in an elaborate and beautiful wedding ceremony with my si...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Sep 17th, 2013
36 Comments
It’s back-to-school time and the kids are still adjusting to the new schedule and activities.  With physical activity, reading, writing, and homework, the kids are super hungry by the time dinner rolls around.  There are some nights when we j...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Sep 16th, 2013
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Who loves Twitter parties?  I do, I do!  Well, I am excited to announce that I will be hosting another fun Twitter Party thanks to Sprint!!  As a parent, I want the best for my kids and it is my responsibility to make sure they are safe when I’m ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Sep 16th, 2013
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Families that play together…families that work together…families that grow together – these are a few of the qualities that we would like our unstoppable family to have.  I love that our family has grown from 4 to 8 in the past t...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Sep 16th, 2013
17 Comments
My oldest son loves to read book.  In fact, he reads through books rather quickly!  Right now, he is reading a book called The Contagious Colors of Mumpley Middle School, written by Fowler DeWitt.  It is ideal for ages 7 and up and ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
Sep 15th, 2013
21 Comments
I was a stay-at-home mom once upon a time.  I would take my kids to the park, shoot the sh*t with the other moms, and pretend that my life was amazing and pretty close to perfect.  Oh yes – I pretended to be a member of the perfect mom ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Sep 15th, 2013
11 Comments
Do you compost?  I have to confess, I don’t now but I want to.  I love gardening (I may not be great at it, but I enjoy it), but I’m finding that my soil needs some TLC.  I need to fertilize it.  What better way to get the nourishme...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cruising Life
Sep 15th, 2013
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Endless food, mini golf fun, shows, water slides, pools, fun!  These are all things I’ve heard when it comes to describing the cruising experience.  For quite some time, I’ve wanted to go on a cruise, but it just never quite seemed to fit the...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Sep 14th, 2013
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It’s that time of week again! Time to post your giveaways! Feel free to link up your giveaway below or click on the giveaway you are interested in entering! Have a great week everyone! Be sure to enter these giveaways on The Mommy-Files as well: ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
Sep 13th, 2013
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Being a blogger is not only about sharing your thoughts and experiences with your readers and the community, but it’s also about sharing the love and encouraging other bloggers around you.  That’s why we’re starting a new traditi...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Sep 13th, 2013
158 Comments
“Winnie the pooh….Winnie the pooh….Tubby little cubby all stuffed with fluff….He’s Winnie the Pooh….Winnie the Pooh….Willy nilly silly old bear.”  I used to love watching “Winnie the Pooh”...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cell Phone
Sep 13th, 2013
11 Comments
This post was created in partnership with Asurion, but all thoughts are my own. School is back in session and what is on most kids’ wish lists this season?  Cell phones!  Not only are these on kids’ wish lists, but they are also on the pare...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Fun
Sep 13th, 2013
19 Comments
Have you heard the latest?  There’s a new condition going around this season and it’s called “Layaway Regret.”  Experts describe “Layaway Regret” as feeling the opposite of the common condition called ̶...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health/Beauty
Sep 13th, 2013
24 Comments
When I was a young girl, I was very self-conscious about my smile because my teeth were everywhere.  I went through the process of braces and retainers to have them straightened in Junior High and High School and loved how they looked afterwards. ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Featured Blogger Friday
Sep 13th, 2013
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I am so excited to have Featured Blogger Friday back!  As a blogger who’s been in the business for 5 years, I love “giving back” by putting other bloggers in the spotlight.  It also gives me a chance to get to know other bloggers out there in...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
Sep 12th, 2013
6 Comments
I started as a Girl Scout when I was in Kindergarten. That’s right folks, I was a cute, adorable Brownie who could sell a boat load of Girl Scout Cookies! Heck, I could have trained other Girl Scouts in cookie sales if they let me. The key –...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Sep 12th, 2013
11 Comments
A little over a month ago, I was invited to a fun event hosted by Walt Disney Studios.  During that event, I attended a Dinner featuring the new “Little Mermaid” Available at the Disney Store, as well as a brief introduction to the Wri...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Sep 11th, 2013
3 Comments
Travel is often seen as nothing more than a means of relaxation. Getting a change of scenery can provide a change of outlook. It’s easier to sort your thoughts out when you aren’t stuck staring at the same four walls all the time. On top of...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
Sep 10th, 2013
323 Comments
A few months ago, I made my very first fondant cake – Harry Potter themed.  My son loved it so much and I have to say I was pretty proud of it!!! 10 Piece Fondant/Gum Paste Tool Set Here are the tools every decorator needs to create breathta...
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