Author "Shannon Gurnee"

By Shannon Gurnee
In Cell Phone
Sep 13th, 2013
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...
By Shannon Gurnee
In DVD Reviews
Sep 10th, 2013
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Nickelodeon’s popular show, the Winx Club, has released their newest hit movie: Winx Club: Magical Adventure.  If you have young girls in your household and whether or not you have cable, this is a wonderful movie to share with your daughter(s). M...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Dating
Sep 10th, 2013
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The last time Frank (aka Daddledo) and I were down in Southern California, we decided to go to IKEA to purchase some storage solutions for our home.  It was SO MUCH FUN!!!  We started with a budget-friendly lunch of Macaroni & Cheese (my ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Conferences
Sep 10th, 2013
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I have been a member of the Social Fabric Community for over 2 years now and have loved how much I’ve grown with the company and in the community.  Just a few days ago, Collective Bias announced the dates for SoFabCon 2014 in Arkansas.  ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Sep 9th, 2013
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As a mother and blogger, I love taking pictures and sharing them with family and friends via my social media channels – you know, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.  I also love to check my emails and play games here and there.  With all that ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Sep 9th, 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!!! Wednesday, Septem...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Beauty
Sep 9th, 2013
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I’ve been blogging for 5 years now and have really loved getting to know everyone out there in the blogosphere.  With that being said, I’ve decided to start a new vlogging series called Talk About It Tuesday.  Each week, I’ll post a video wit...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Car Review
Sep 8th, 2013
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As a blogger, I’ve had a few awesome opportunities reviewing various Kia cars and have become a huge fan of the Kia cars.  I test drove the 2013 Kia Soul and LOVED it!  It had speakers that changed colors and went to the beat of music, plus Siriu...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health
Sep 8th, 2013
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As a mother, I know how important it is to keep our children’s immunizations up to date, especially since they are all now in school.  As parents, we think about the possibilities of our children getting sick and dying from horrible diseases that ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Sep 8th, 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 7th, 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 Food
Sep 7th, 2013
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We had the opportunity this summer to travel with the boys to Maui for my little sister’s wedding and spend some time with family and friends.  While in Maui, we had the opportunity to enjoy a delicious meal at fun, family-friendly restauran...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Aruba
Sep 6th, 2013
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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Aruba Tourism Authority for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I love to travel and thanks to The Mommy-Files, I’ve had the opportunity to travel all over the United States and even to a f...
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