Author "Shannon Gurnee"

By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Jun 28th, 2013
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Research shows that volunteering has significant health benefits over time.  Making a difference in the world by giving back can improve a person’s health.  According to research, a person can improve their emotional well-being and over...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Finances
Jun 28th, 2013
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I started my role as a mother at a young age.  I didn’t give birth at a young age, but I did take care of my little sister like a mother when our mom was away at work.  I changed her diaper, rocked her to sleep, fed her with a bottle and then...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Jun 27th, 2013
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Calling all Central Coast Circus Vargas fans – I am excited to let you know that Circus Vargas is back in San Luis Obispo, from now through July 3rd!!!  Frank and I took the boys to Circus Vargas last year and it was a lot of fun.  We&#...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Finances
Jun 27th, 2013
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Many Americans dream of the day they enter the retirement years of their years.  If the retirement years are finally here for you, you’re going to want to make sure your money lasts the rest of your life.  You can only estimate how many years you will ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Jun 27th, 2013
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From left to right (me, Shavaughn, Chick-fil-A Cow, Caroline, Rebecca) Last month, my girlfriends and I had the opportunity to take a road trip to Santa Barbara and experience amazing salads at one of the city’s newest Chick-fil-A restaurants.  W...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Jun 26th, 2013
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I have loved being a part of the Collective Bias family and have actually seen my career as a professional blogger and leader in the social media grow to the point where I am able to work from home while taking care of my family.  I am so excited that ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In DVD Reviews
Jun 25th, 2013
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I received a product sample as a Fox Home Ent Insider.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. For those who loved Kung Fu Panda, I’m excited to let you know that Po is back in an all new DVD – Kung Fu Panda: Lege...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jun 25th, 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, June 26th – 12:00 &#...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jun 25th, 2013
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I received a prize pack for participating in this campaign.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. We are a moving-going family and I am so excited by how many movies are coming out this summer!  On July 5th, Fox Searchlight will...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jun 25th, 2013
114 Comments
This is a compensated post as part of the Master Lock Live Secure Safety Squad. All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. We have a big family (6 kids and 2 adults) and it is so important to keep our family and belongings safe.  That...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Emergency Kit
Jun 24th, 2013
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I am a fan of Energizer and grew up with the Energizer brand in my home.  When I look to batteries, I first grab for the Energizer brand.  That’s why it made it so easy to say yes when I had the opportunity to head to Walmart and  ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Jun 24th, 2013
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  Our family received hotel accommodations and passes to the LEGOLAND California Resort as a part of this media trip.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. A few months ago, my family and I had the opportunity to go on the Ultim...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health / Personal Living
Jun 24th, 2013
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  I think that a person’s smile is one of the first things we notice.  It tells us how friendly they are, how they take care of their body, and shows a beautiful side of who they are.  That’s why it is so important for me and my family to t...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jun 23rd, 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 DVD Reviews
Jun 22nd, 2013
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I received a product sample as a Fox Home Ent Insider.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. We all loved Po in Kung Fu Panda and I’m excited to say he’s back.  So dragon warriors, get ready!  Kung Fu Panda...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jun 21st, 2013
87 Comments
I am part of The Motherhood blogger network.  The Motherhood and Wendy’s partnered in support of this campaign.  Wendy’s compensated me for participation in this campaign.  However, all thoughts and opinions are my ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Jun 21st, 2013
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This is a post is part of a sponsored campaign I am participating in with AT&T.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. School is out for summer!!  What does that mean for teen drivers?  That means more driving and more b...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jun 20th, 2013
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I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. #MUJuice Remember our favorite Monsters – James P. Sulliva...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Budgeting
Jun 20th, 2013
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This summer, we will definitely have a full house – six kids and two adults that is.  That means there will be food spilled and dirt tracked through the house.  Oh and I forgot one more thing – our house has white carpets.  Yeah, not what w...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Jun 20th, 2013
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Are you looking to buy an engagement ring?  How about a pair of earrings, a bracelet, a necklace, or other pieces of jewelry?  If so, you’ll want to check out one of the hottest jewels on the market – Moissanite. Charles and Colva...
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