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By Shannon Gurnee
In Home
May 15th, 2017
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Recycling, carpooling, community cleanup, saving water – these are all ways we strive to help the environment and our community, but do we really think about how we can help by saving energy? I remember growing up in California and being encouraged by my parents to “turn the lights off.” I never really thought about why […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Home
Feb 7th, 2017
3 Comments
2139 Views
I’m a T.J.Maxx & Marshalls blogger and am compensated for this post. All opinions are mine. It’s the beginning of the year and a lot of us are trying to get our homes more organized. While it may be easy to say we’d like our homes organized, it’s more of a challenge to actually do […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Community
Jan 30th, 2017
18 Comments
2311 Views
This is a sponsored post.  All opinions are mine. As a blogger, I have the opportunity to share about a lot of things – including brands and products that I love. I absolutely love it when companies reach out and try to help the community. Recently, I learned about how Scotties Facial Tissues are welcoming […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Home
Jun 23rd, 2016
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This post was sponsored by P&G as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. One of my favorite places to shop is Costco. With a family of 8, it’s amazing how quickly we go through items in our home. Purchasing items in bulk make it so […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Budgeting
Apr 8th, 2016
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This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Walmart. All opinions are mine. I love to shop and believe it or not, I especially love to shop for groceries and household supplies. As much as I love to shop for these items, I don’t necessarily like the cost associated with it. Here are 5 Ways to Save on […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Freebies / Coupons
Dec 28th, 2015
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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AwardWithSavings #CollectiveBias With a family of 8, I like to stock up on items when I can get a good deal! In honor of awards season, Vons is rolling out five-star savings on its most critically acclaimed P&G products, […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Sep 23rd, 2015
17 Comments
3499 Views
It’s hard to believe that school is already in session, right? With 6 kids, you can just imagine how crazy busy it got shopping for shoes, clothes and supplies! I’m so glad that there are sites like Zappos that make shopping for the back-to-school season easy and fun! As one of the largest online retailers […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Home
Sep 12th, 2015
6 Comments
8619 Views
I remember being little and learning the “Stop, Drop and Roll” technique when a fire happens. I remember the importance of having Smoke Alarms in our home growing up and that continued into adulthood. Now as parents with children of our own, we want to keep them as safe as we possibly can. One such way is […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cleaning Review
Mar 31st, 2015
27 Comments
4300 Views
  I love a clean home, but I just don’t like the process of having to clean it. Unfortunately, we can’t afford to have a housekeeper do it for us, so I have to do what I can to keep it as clean as I can. Every now and again, I get into what I […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Home
Dec 17th, 2014
19 Comments
2742 Views
Winter is finally here and for many Americans, it’s time to bundle up and stay indoors to keep warm!  Whether you have a favorite quilt to cuddle up in or a wood-burning fireplace to sit in front of, keeping warm during the Winter is key!  To make sure we enjoy a wonderful and cozy winter […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Home
May 9th, 2014
2 Comments
4406 Views
Are you always on the go?  Do you constantly need reminders to get things done?  Perhaps you’re just looking to organize your home or workspace?  Let me introduce you to the new Home Collection by Post-it® Brand, Scotch® Brand and Command™ Brand.  I love Post-it® products!  I grew up with a family who used Post-it® […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cleaning Review
Mar 24th, 2014
1 Comment
3124 Views
‘Tis the season for Spring Cleaning, right?  I don’t know about you, but cleaning is not one of my strong features.  I like it when the house or laundry or dishes are clean – it’s just the process of getting to that point.  Modere makes it easy and effective to get a clean home. Modere […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cleaning Review
Mar 20th, 2014
3 Comments
15328 Views
I will be the first to admit that cleaning is definitely not my favorite thing in life to do.  However, I will also admit that I love a freshly vacuumed floor – especially where I can see the vacuum marks.  Do you know what I’m talking about?  It’s like when I see those, I KNOW […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Mar 15th, 2014
3 Comments
1238 Views
I will be the first to admit that cleaning is not one of my favorite things to do.  I would rather be doing something fun – like playing games with the family, baking or blogging!  I’m sure that I’m not the only one out there who doesn’t like to clean, right? Although we may not […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Home
Mar 14th, 2014
1 Comment
3087 Views
In our family, we love to listen to music!  Whether it’s in the car or at home, you’ll almost always find some sort of music playing throughout the day.  If you or your family loves to listen to music as much as we do, now is the time to go and check out Best Buy! […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Decor
Mar 5th, 2014
3 Comments
2266 Views
It’s that time of year where we start getting into the spring cleaning of our homes.  While we’re cleaning, we may begin to notice furniture and décor that we’d like to update.  Nothing quite livens up our homes like new décor!  This spring, we are hearing things like “grey is the new beige,” “blue is in,” [...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Feb 14th, 2014
11 Comments
3109 Views
  Growing up, I was taught to always stay stocked up on canned foods.  Whether it’s soup, beans, or baking products, I always have a plentiful amount of canned foods in our cupboards.  When I go to the grocery store, I look for the yellow tags, indicating items on sale.  When certain canned goods go […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Do-It-Yourself
Feb 9th, 2014
0 Comments
8943 Views
Are you planning any home improvement projects?  I don’t know about you, but when I start looking at home improvement projects online and on Pinterest, the ceilings are often not the first thing on my mind.   Think about it though – worn paint, cracks and outdated textures (i.e. popcorn ceilings) can detract from a […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health
Jan 13th, 2014
21 Comments
2886 Views
The cooler months are here and that means that cold and flu season is here too!  While we can’t always protect our kids from germs at school, there are many things we can do to help reduce bacteria and viruses from the air our family is breathing in our home.  Have you heard of the […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Finances
Jan 12th, 2014
1 Comment
1658 Views
Your first day of school, first dance, first kiss, wedding day, birth of a child, purchase of a home.  All of these are memorable moments in our lives that many of us look forward to.  Home ownership or renovating a home can seem like a very daunting and impossible task for many Americans.  Many aren’t […]...
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