Health/Beauty

By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Mar 12th, 2014
15 Comments
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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
7645 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
14060 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
2471 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
5390 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
5943 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
4633 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
3673 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
4604 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
14855 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
9938 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
5368 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
3324 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
8090 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
4027 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 […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Jan 22nd, 2014
42 Comments
7371 Views
Since Frank popped the big question, we’ve been watching quite a few wedding shows together.  Some of our favorites are “My Fair Wedding,” “Say Yes to the Dress,” “Randy to the Rescue,” “Four Weddings,” “Bridezillas,” (just for kicks) and a few others here and there.  Even though I had been married befor...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jan 18th, 2014
36 Comments
34162 Views
Puberty is a tough time for any boy to go through.  But what’s worse than the odors that come with puberty?  Overspraying of cologne!  Oy vay!  Old Spice has launched a campaign to teach young men to “Scent Responsibly,” with the goal to end the overspraying epidemic with innovative Re-fresh Body Spray technology.  This new [&...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Jan 15th, 2014
5 Comments
9245 Views
I love to bake!  I could bake cupcakes, cakes, and brownies all day long!  Ok, maybe that’s a slight exaggeration, but I do really love to bake.  Cooking on the other hand.  Well, let’s just say that I let Frank cook more often than naught.  It’s not that I don’t like to cook, because I […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Hair
Dec 28th, 2013
4 Comments
2463 Views
Most of my life, I’ve had curly hair.  When I was younger, nobody told me that you shouldn’t just brush curly hair.  Yeah – that’s what I did and a lot of the time, it looked like a frizzy mess.  It was in high school that a friend introduced me to hair mousse and gel. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Body
Dec 23rd, 2013
4 Comments
3337 Views
‘Tis the season for holiday shopping and gift giving!  I love this time of year because it gives me the opportunity to get creative with the gifts I give to those special people in my life.  One of the gifts I put together was for a close friend of mine and I knew she would […]...
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