Health/Beauty

By Shannon Gurnee
In Health/Beauty
Mar 21st, 2014
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When we think about caring for our skin, we most often think about our face, neck, arms, elbows, legs, and feet.  But do we think about our armpits?  Uh, I would have to say no to that.  When I think of caring for my skin, I don’t ever think of my armpits!  I do think […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Mar 19th, 2014
3 Comments
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There are some fantastic gowns being shown and seen this season and many are finding their dream wedding gown among the couture dresses offered by contemporary designers and brands. Many brides seek the traditional elegance and sophistication of many vintage gowns, but want something that is unique and contemporary, while also being as figure-flattering as […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Mar 19th, 2014
2 Comments
4194 Views
Can you believe it’s already Prom season?  Yep!  Time to start shopping for Prom Dresses, shoes, jewelry and hairstyles.  Shopping for a Prom Dress can get a little overwhelming if you aren’t sure where to start.  So I have a few tips I’d like to share on finding the perfect prom dress! 1 – Set […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Mar 19th, 2014
0 Comments
1487 Views
I love to shop at Kohl’s and am thrilled to be participating with Mom Central as a Kohl’s Fashion Ambassador!  I found so many cute outfits and accessories at Kohl’s recently as they celebrate the Spring season!!!  I am excited to invite you to the #SpringAtKohls Twitter party on March 19th at 1:00 pm EST. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Mar 16th, 2014
7 Comments
3304 Views
Growing up with red hair, I was hesitant to wear pink.  For some unknown reason, it was my belief that with red hair, you just didn’t wear pink!  Greens, browns, blues and blacks were good, but not pink.  It was a huge surprise to me when I wore pink for the first time to my […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Mar 12th, 2014
15 Comments
6097 Views
Since Frank proposed to me, I have loved shopping for and thinking about our upcoming wedding – only 11 months 2 weeks and 1 day away – woot woot!!  I recently headed to David’s Bridal to pick out a Bridal Dress for one of the nights on our 7 day Carnival Honeymoon Cruise.  It was […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Body
Mar 7th, 2014
1 Comment
7718 Views
What is real beauty?  Does makeup, a new haircut or new outfits make a woman beautiful?  I think that beauty is both outside (makeup, hair, etc), as well as inside (personality, attitude and self-esteem).  It is important for us to help our young women discovery their individual beauty, thus helping them to build their self-esteem.  […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Body
Mar 7th, 2014
12 Comments
14120 Views
When I was younger, I needed braces and wore them diligently for the required two years.  After I was done with my braces, I had a beautiful smile!  Since that moment of seeing my transformed smile for the first time, it has been very important to me to maintain my healthy smile. When I was […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Body
Mar 6th, 2014
1 Comment
2500 Views
Beauty Encounter, every girl’s favorite online beauty shop, starts a new month and a new week with their awesome deals. Every week, there’s a new set of discount fragrance, makeup, body treats, and bath essentials to choose from. You’re probably waiting for the right time to buy another must-have so this may be your lucky […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Feb 28th, 2014
41 Comments
5443 Views
Do you have a scruffy guy in your life?  Maybe he isn’t scruffy, but is just looking for an easy-to-use, reliable shaver that will keep he neat and trimmed?  If you answered “yes” to either of those questions, you’ll definitely want to check out the Arc 3 Shaver from Panasonic!  As soon as I told […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Feb 28th, 2014
96 Comments
5984 Views
I used to love shopping at Carter’s when my boys were little.  There were so many cute outfits I could choose from and dress them up in!  Living here on the Central Coast, we are lucky to have a Carter’s store nearby.  I headed over and found some cute clothes for my 5 and 7 […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Feb 28th, 2014
4 Comments
4688 Views
A Prom is an event that many young women look forward to.  It’s a night when she wants to wear a beautiful dress and feel like a princess.  It’s probably the biggest formal event in her life, other than her wedding.  So picking a beautiful dress at a good price is very important. I recently […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Body
Feb 25th, 2014
0 Comments
3705 Views
Getting a good night’s sleep is associated with plenty of health benefits. A comfortable sleep increases socialization and interrelations skills, better productivity at work and better levels of overall performance. A major factor to attaining these benefits is making sure you get a mattress that utilizes high-quality sleeping material. The choice of a person’s mattres...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Feb 20th, 2014
2 Comments
4638 Views
Week 12 was a little disappointing.  Arleena and I were super excited to climb yet another mountain, the Madonna Mountain in San Luis Obispo…You know, the one with the M on the side that you see while driving on the 101 freeway.   We didn’t do the research to find out that the route that’s marked […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Feb 20th, 2014
12 Comments
15031 Views
It’s been a few weeks since I published a Wedding Wednesday post, but I’m back!  If you follow my blog, you know about the Thanksgiving Proposal and My Saying Yes to the Dress.  Now I’m excited to share with you our gorgeous Bridesmaids dresses we chose for our wedding.   Over the past few months, […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Feb 14th, 2014
52 Comments
10010 Views
Happy Valentine’s Day!  I don’t know about you ladies, but I love diamonds!  Whether the diamond is in a necklace, bracelet, earrings or ring – I love me some bling!  Helzberg Diamonds wants to help us celebrate this Valentine’s Day in style with their new line of INFINITY X INFINITY jewelry.  This is the perfect […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health
Feb 14th, 2014
3 Comments
5437 Views
Growing up, I had crooked teeth and my smile was something I felt self-conscious about.  It was in high school when I got braces and did everything I was supposed to so that the end result would be a beautiful smile.  Now, I have a beautiful smile and work hard to make sure I keep […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Feb 4th, 2014
7 Comments
3374 Views
I must say that I was pleasantly surprised with this past week’s hike.  Arleena chose for us to hike the Stenner Creek Trail; I think mostly due to being one of the closer and shorter trails on our list. In the foothills of the Santa Lucia Mountains near Cal Poly, the Stenner Creek Trail is […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Hair
Feb 1st, 2014
0 Comments
8121 Views
When you walk out the door, you want hair that’s beautiful, shiny and full of body, right?  Of course we do!  Have you seen the fresh new care for stunning hair?  Head on over to your local Walgreens and try some of the season’s hottest new hair care products! Thanks to Dove®, TRESemmé® and Suave®, I had the […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Jan 29th, 2014
1 Comment
4060 Views
A sarong is one of the most popular items of beachwear that a woman can own. There are many women who make this item even more stylish by tying it in a unique way. In fact, a woman can own just one and tie it in several different ways to give her a fresh look […]...
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