Author "Shannon Gurnee"

By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Conferences
Jul 20th, 2013
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This year was my first time to attend the Mom 2.0 Summit in Laguna Niguel, California and it was an amazing experience!  I had the opportunity to meet with reps of a variety of brands and learn more about their products and the roles they would li...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Jul 20th, 2013
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Over the past few months, I have loved working with Fandango as a Family Room Ambassador.  I have had the opportunity to Make Movie Memories with My Family and it’s been awesome!  I remember when I was a little girl and saw E.T.&nb...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jul 20th, 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
Jul 20th, 2013
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Since becoming a mom, I’ve found myself being a lot more concerned with the products I use with my kids. After learning about all of the harmful chemicals companies use to create lather, etc, I found myself searching for quality products. &nb...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Jul 19th, 2013
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About a month ago, I had the opportunity to travel to Charleston, South Carolina with Bigelow Tea – one of my all-time favorite brands of tea.  South Carolina was one place I had not yet been to, but I was really looking forward to meeting online ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Jul 18th, 2013
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I have spoken to many people who relate to me when it comes to winning.  How so?  Well, we just don’t win that often and when we do, it’s a huge deal!  I recently came across a website that featured online competitions from B...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Jul 18th, 2013
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A few months ago, I had the opportunity to represent YesVideo as one of their bloggers and share my experiences with the company.  I was excited to learn all about preserving our family memories and sharing those with family, friends, and my readers on...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Product Review
Jul 16th, 2013
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In many families across the country, dressing up in costume happens once a year, usually around Halloween time.  This is not the case in our family though.  Ever since they were little, my boys have loved to dress up in their superhero and te...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Finances
Jul 16th, 2013
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In today’s families, women play a huge role in finances, as opposed to those we’ve had in the past.  When looking at articles on women and finances, I found this one very interesting – “Women and Finances: Growing Older Makes Women Better with Fin...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Product Review
Jul 16th, 2013
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  We have a big family and with that comes a high need for healthy air.  Thanks to Filtrete, they make it possible…and easy to do!  Filtrete Brand from 3M makes an entire line of air filters for your home’s heating and cooling system.  Filtrete B...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Jul 16th, 2013
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Grocery shopping, the movies, traveling, and golf – what do all of these things have in common?  They are all things we purchase or enjoy with our MasterCard!  With our big family, we find that we are constantly using our MasterCard for...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Jul 15th, 2013
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Netflix. We watch a lot of movies in our family and Netflix is one of our favorite movie sources!  We watch movies and television shows on DVD and Blu-ray, as well as streaming Netflix through ou...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Jul 12th, 2013
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As parents, Frank and I have had lots of “Life in the Backseat” experiences with our kids – both with our children when they were little and now as they are growing up! It’s in the backseat that our kids create songs and stories...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Jul 11th, 2013
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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Miracle-Gro for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. This summer, the kids and I started a garden.  We're so excited to see our veggie garden grow!  We planted squash, zucchini, carr...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Jul 9th, 2013
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If you were to ask any of our six kids what their favorite fruit is during the summertime, I can almost guarantee that most of them would say strawberries.  Living in California, it’s hard to not buy the yummy looking strawberries you’...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jul 7th, 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 Health
Jul 6th, 2013
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I have MS, but MS doesn’t have me. A bit about me… I was diagnosed with RRMS (Remitting, Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis) in 2006 when I experienced optic neuritis in my right eye.  It was like someone placed a dirty clogged screen door over my eye. ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Jul 6th, 2013
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  I love to travel and have learned how to keep my identity safe while traveling.  There is nothing scarier than to be away from home and learn that your identity has been stolen while you were away.  So, how can one go about protecting ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Father's Day
Jul 5th, 2013
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Father’s Day has come and gone, but we are still enjoying our Baskin-Robbins treats from the annual celebration.  At Baskin-Robbins, you can find delicious ice cream cakes for every occasion – not to mention special ordering the flavor...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Jul 5th, 2013
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Black Box Wines –  You’ve heard of the others, but now it’s time to try the best.  Once upon a time in my early drinking years, you could find me drinking Boones Farm Wines & Franzia (the other box wine) not for the taste, but because my wallet cou...
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