Author "Shannon Gurnee"

By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Oct 1st, 2013
6 Comments
Football season is here and that means it’s time to fire up the grill and start sharing some of your favorite Tailgating creations with family and friends.  Well, we love to grill here in our home – whether it’s over the open flame or...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blu-ray Review
Sep 30th, 2013
81 Comments
Tomorrow, October 1st, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment is releasing The Little Mermaid: Diamond EditionDiamond Edition on Blu-ray and DVD!  I loved watching The Little Mermaid as a little girl and am so excited to introduce it to ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Sep 30th, 2013
0 Comments
Do you believe that magic is made around the kitchen table with those special moments that will last a lifetime?  I sure do!  I especially love when our 6 kids are all together!  I always wanted a big family (4-6 kids) and now I have it....
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health
Sep 30th, 2013
3 Comments
In today’s fast-paced world, we can get pretty busy and overlook taking our medications at the right time every day.  After all, a medication is only as affective as how often you take it, making sure not to miss a dose in a given period of time....
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Sep 30th, 2013
17 Comments
Pumpkins and spice and everything nice!  That’s what I immediately thought when I discovered Nestle Coffee-Mate liquid creamer in the Pumpkin Spice flavor at our local Walmart.  Doesn’t the name alone sound appealing?  Well, ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blu-ray Review
Sep 29th, 2013
18 Comments
I love watching Modern Family!  It is both light-hearted and funny.  I still can’t believe they have just released their fourth season on Blu-ray and DVD.  It seems like just yesterday they were in their first season on televi...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health
Sep 29th, 2013
3 Comments
Physical fitness is without question the best and healthiest way to lose weight and stay in shape. People who exercise regularly are more likely to live longer and healthier lives with a much lower chance of illness and disease. Exercise helps lower bl...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Sep 29th, 2013
1 Comment
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 Food
Sep 28th, 2013
15 Comments
With 6 kids, eating out can be a challenge!  Not only for how the kids may behave in the restaurant, but for the total cost of the meal.  Restaurant.com is a great option for us when we want to go out to eat with kids. Restaurant.com is the t...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health
Sep 26th, 2013
4 Comments
Do you know much about the Affordable Care Act?  I didn’t know that much about it until I participated in a webinar with Anthem Blue Cross and WellPoint spokesperson Ellie Kay and Patrick Blair the other day, thanks to The Motherhood.  Did you know tha...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Sep 26th, 2013
5 Comments
Today, September 26th, I virtually chatted with a few friends of mine to celebrate the World’s Largest Coffee Break with Folgers Coffee.  Myself and up to 9 other friends joined together in a Google Hangout and chatted about life, motherhood and c...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Sep 26th, 2013
18 Comments
If you follow my blog or any of my social media channels, you may remember me recently attended an event hosted by the team at Disney Animation Studios! During the event, we had the opportunity to get a sneak peak at one of the newest films coming to t...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Sep 25th, 2013
6 Comments
I love to travel!  I’ve traveled to different places around the world via a car, a boat, an airplane, and a train and made some amazing memories that I’ll have for the rest for my life.  Whenever I’m traveling, I always make an extra effort t...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Sep 25th, 2013
5 Comments
Growing up, The Little Mermaid was absolutely one of my favorite movies to watch…and sing along to!  So when I attended an event hosted by the Disney team, I was super excited to meet Jodi Benson, the voice of Ariel.  That’s ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Sep 25th, 2013
347 Comments
When you have a landline, you want to ensure that you have a phone that works…all the time.  I’ve had nothing but positive experiences with the VTech Phone Systems I’ve been given to review.  Most recently, I received the VT...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Hair
Sep 24th, 2013
10 Comments
Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve had curly, thick red hair.  I remember brushing it when I was a kid and not figuring it out until I was in junior high that you shouldn’t just brush curly hair when it’s dry because then you get th...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Sep 23rd, 2013
0 Comments
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!!! Tuesday, Septembe...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Sep 23rd, 2013
12 Comments
Our kids LOVE sweets – I mean, what kid doesn’t, right?  They especially love donuts, but those can get pretty pricey buying them for six kids every now and then.  This is where Pillsbury comes to save the day!  We had the opportunity to...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Body
Sep 23rd, 2013
19 Comments
I would like to start this post by saying that I put my makeup on every day; do my hair every day; change out of my jammies before noon every day; and shower every single day.  However, if I did, I would be stretching the truth just a little bit. ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Sep 23rd, 2013
22 Comments
Being a work-at-home mom, I sometimes find it a challenge to prepare a recipe that is enjoyed by everyone in our family.  However, I recently created one that we will definitely be enjoying again soon!  My boys have been requesting Chicken Al...
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