Holiday Fun

By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Nov 1st, 2013
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I love the Fall and holiday seasons and can’t believe it’s almost that time of year again!  KitchenAid® is one of my favorite appliance brands in our kitchen.  I use our KitchenAid® for practically all of my baking and mixing needs and love it!  I have the KitchenAid® Stand-Up Mixer Empire Red 5 Quart Mixer and […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Fun
Oct 9th, 2013
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Hope everyone is having a great week! Check out the latest vlog on some really cute Harvest decorations I picked up, as well as how I store my birthday cards....
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 “buyer’s remorse.”  Many have experienced symptoms of general discomfort, mental anguish and a longin...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
May 13th, 2012
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Yesterday was Sammy’s birthday, but we celebrated it today at our local Chuck E Cheese.  My little boy is now 4 years old!!!  Crazy how the time flies by!  Well, I have been talking with my boyfriend’s mom for a little while now about the cake she wanted to make for Sam’s birthday.  She made […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday Fun
Feb 19th, 2012
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Brian was so excited to look through the bag of Valentines in his class at school.  It was so awesome hearing the excitement in the kids’ voices and listening to them thank one another!  That’s what I remember about Valentine’s Day when I was a kid. 🙂...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
Feb 19th, 2012
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I made yummy cupcakes for Valentine’s Day.  Some had icing that was already pink colored (Pillsbury) and others had icing I colored and sprayed with the Wilton Color Spray.  Pretty cool, huh?  The kids in Brian’s class loved them!...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday Fun
Feb 19th, 2012
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Flashback to the past when I was in Girl Scouts in Elementary School.  Me, my friend (Jan), and my Troop Leader (Rita) making Valentine’s Day Cards.  Being a Girl Scout definitely made a huge impact on my life and I’m so grateful for it! 🙂...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
Feb 19th, 2012
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Made a Valentine’s Day cake with my sister.  Gotta love the Wilton Heart-Shaped Pans for the month of love!...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
Feb 19th, 2012
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This was my first time making Whoopie Pies – Wilton Valentine’s Day Style!...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
Feb 19th, 2012
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Valentine’s Day Cupcakes decorated by the boys and their cousins.  They had a blast and the cupcakes turned out great!...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Jan 12th, 2012
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Last week, I had the opportunity to interview Food Network Star, Claire Robinson.  If you know me, you know I love chocolate.  Well, Claire loves chocolate probably just as much – specifically Dove Dark Chocolate.  She was great to talk with and talked a little about New Year’s Resolutions and cooking.  Below is the video […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Jan 5th, 2012
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Cars 2 is one of my boys’ favorite movies and with the holidays came traveling.  Thanks to the person who invented the portable DVD player because it makes road trips so much easier!  For our holiday road trip, we had the opportunity to try out some fun products in our car.  We received a gift […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday Fun
Jan 4th, 2012
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Over the holiday season, I had the opportunity to host a Hickory Farms In-Home Party and it was a blast!  Hickory Farms is one of our family favorites during the holidays and throughout the year.  During the holiday season, we enjoy the meats, cheeses, and crackers, as well as the super delicious cheese ball.  Thanks […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday Fun
Jan 2nd, 2012
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Yes, it’s New Year’s Day, but I just realized I didn’t get a chance to post our experience of choosing our tree for Christmas.  It was the first time I ever took all three boys on my own to pick out a tree and it was a lot of fun!  I knew how to do […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Dec 27th, 2011
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My boys are having a blast with their dad and grandparents for part of Winter Break!  So, during that time, I decided to take a trip to Southern California to check out some of favorite places and visit some of my closest friends.  I’m heading to Candy Cane Lane of Woodland Hills to check out […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
Dec 25th, 2011
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I have loved my title as a Wilton Mom and the memories I have made with my family and friends through Wilton products.  I love it when the holidays are here – Christmas, Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, and Halloween because it gives me the chance to decorate holiday inspired treats.  This year, one […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 1st, 2011
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The holidays are upon us and people everywhere are dressing up their homes in holiday attire.  One of my favorite places to shop for holiday decorations is Walmart.  There is a variety of decorations at budget-friendly prices.              I was recently given the opportunity to shop for three different items, priced […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Oct 20th, 2011
379 Comments
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Ghouls, goblins and witches – oh my!  This Halloween, The Hershey Company picks treats over tricks as it dresses up classic candy for the season.  With a quarter of all candy for the year being purchased leading up to Halloween, Hershey’s is helping celebrate the sesason with an array of new frightfully delicious candy assortments […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Events
Oct 13th, 2011
4 Comments
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Hi everyone!  It’s that time of year again!  Sorry for the short notice, but we are taking sign-ups for our 3rd Annual Halloween Blog or Treat Swap on The Mommy-Files. You can either email me at themommyfiles (at) gmail (dot) com or sign up on Facebook HERE!  Sign-ups will close at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogger's Santa Swap
Nov 14th, 2010
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December is fast approaching! Where has the past year gone? I don’t know about you, but I had a blast with this last Halloween Blog or Treat. It was the second one on The Mommy-Files and I think it would be fair to call it a success. There are a few things I learned from […]...
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