Author "Shannon Gurnee"

By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Aug 4th, 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 Maui
Aug 3rd, 2013
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The boys loved eating the pineapple – even with sticky hands!   When I was younger, I remember watching Blue Hawaii with Elvis Presley – specifically the scene where they ate fresh pineapple wrapped in parchment paper.  I remember...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Aug 3rd, 2013
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Every time I turn on the television or look on the internet, there is always a new fad diet, diet workout, diet book, or diet “secret.” The truth is, who doesn’t want to loose a few extra (maybe 20) pounds, or fit back into their high school skinny jea...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Aug 1st, 2013
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The new school year is just around the corner and Master Lock is here to help!  Did you know that seventy percent of college students own a laptop and other electronics, including smart phones and iPads, which are the most commonly stolen items on coll...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jul 31st, 2013
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We love to drive and go on road trips, but that can be a challenge when we have little ones (or big ones) in the car who suffer from motion sickness.  Not long ago, I drove down to LEGOLAND in San Diego with my 3 boys.  We were about 20 minutes from Go...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Jul 31st, 2013
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Frank and I love to travel, but sometimes it can be a bit of a challenge when we have the kids with us.  Some of my least favorite questions to be asked by the kids is, “Are we there yet?” or “How much longer?”  I know...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jul 30th, 2013
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    In our family, we enjoy watching movies and one that we really enjoyed was How to Train Your Dragon.  Based on the DreamWorks Animation Academy Award-nominated hit movie, How to Train Your Dragon, comes the DVD release of D...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jul 30th, 2013
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Andie MacDowell is one of my favorite actresses and I was excited to find out that she’ll be starring in Hallmark Channel’s new original series, Cedar Cove.  Cedar Cove airs on Saturday nights at 8p/7c on t he Hallmark Channel.  C...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Jul 29th, 2013
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I am so excited to announce that from August 4th through the 6th, I will be heading down to Los Angeles for a very special Walt Disney Studios Bloggers Trip to celebrate the upcoming release of Planes and The Little Mermaid!  The tr...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health
Jul 29th, 2013
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Frank and I recently traveled to Maui with my three boys (ages 9, 7, and 5) and it was an overall great experience.  I had traveled before with one child and then two children (one nursing), but never three…on a plane…for more than 2 hours ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Finances
Jul 29th, 2013
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Financial planning is an important part of life and one that many of us tend to overlook or not fully understand.  When planning for your retirement, what do you immediately think to do?  Most people would plan for retirement by funding their...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Maui
Jul 29th, 2013
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This summer, I had the opportunity to participate as a Discover Boating Ambassador.  It gave me the opportunity to share some of my childhood memories, as well as safety tips I’ve learned while being an ambassador.  As a mother, it is m...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Jul 28th, 2013
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Last year I bought the Live Butterfly Garden at Wal-Mart when it was on sale. It comes with the pop-up garden and a certificate for 5 free caterpillars. I ordered the caterpillars and they arrived a couple of weeks before the kids’ birthday. They...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jul 28th, 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 Recent Posts
Jul 26th, 2013
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Winning a poker game bears a number of similarities to succeeding in eCommerce.  It’s important to strategize just as it’s important to keep your cool.  In fact, you can improve your business strategies by bearing in mind the foll...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Jul 26th, 2013
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When I first moved to the Central Coast, I enrolled in General Education Courses and a Beginning Golf Course at our local community college.  The Golf Course was a lot of fun, even when I swung with all my might and missed the ball!  Then I g...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Jul 25th, 2013
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Do you enjoy watching The Bachelorette?  I do and was super excited to have my girlfriends join me for a Girl’s Night In, where we would watch a DVR’d episode of The Bachelorette, enjoy Brancott Estate Wine and send everyone ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Baby Products
Jul 24th, 2013
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Potty training is not an overnight process.  In fact, it can take quite some time if it’s not timed right or not a fun process.  Well, Huggies has designed Pull-Ups Training Pants with a new Monsters Inc. design that makes potty trainin...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jul 24th, 2013
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Do you love to participate in Twitter parties?  I sure do!  I have compiled a list of Twitter Parties I’ve found for the next two weeks with links to the RSVP pages.  Hope to see you all on Twitter!  Tweet tweet!!! Thursday, July 25...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Jul 22nd, 2013
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Traveling brings with it many joys. It also brings a number of things that you’ll have to pay for. While one alternative is to always carry cash, it’s actually safer and often easier to simply use your credit card. You can use them everywhe...
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