Summer Activities

By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
Jul 12th, 2017
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Last summer, we went camping at Lake Lopez in Arroyo Grande, California and discovered Mustang Waterpark. We actually rode our bikes from our RV camping site to Mustang Waterpark and even bought season passes for our entire family! We went a few times and had a blast. While it wasn’t as big as other water […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
Jun 25th, 2016
6 Comments
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Summertime is here and that means our kids are out of school and have a lot of free time on their hands. How often do you hear the phrase, “Mom, I’m bored. There’s nothing to do.” Whereas during the school year, they can’t wait for all that free time during the summer. The trick is […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
Jul 31st, 2015
18 Comments
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This summer has flown by! Thanks to the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, our kids have been busy reading this summer, as well as swimming, bowling and more fun summer activities! Not only have the kids been busy reading, but we’ve had a variety of fun activities to participate in over the past three weeks. ABOUT […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Education
Jun 26th, 2015
20 Comments
4374 Views
I remember reading during the summer when I was a kid. I participated in the summer reading program with our local library. We had a list of book titles for our age category (just ideas), a reading log and a bookmark. At the end of the summer, we could go and redeem a prize if we […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
May 28th, 2015
16 Comments
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It’s hard to believe that summer is almost here! When I was a young girl, I remember signing up for the reading challenges at our local library. We would go to the library and sign up to read so many books during the summer. My sisters and I would keep a reading log of the […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Jan 23rd, 2015
2 Comments
5766 Views
Riddle me this… Who can run like a Goddess while still here on Earth, drink the nectar of the gods in a place that looks like heaven? Answer:  YOU!!! Wait, what?!?  Now I’ve had the pleasure of participating in a lot of “fun runs,” mud runs, and a half marathon…but THIS run is just what […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Beauty
Apr 29th, 2014
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This week Arleena and I revisited Cerro San Luis (or San Luis Mountain). Back in week 12, Arleena and I made a wrong turn on this trail that only got us to the M on this mountain which about ¾ of the way up to the top. Needless to say we were a bit bummed […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Beauty
Feb 10th, 2014
16 Comments
4061 Views
Last week, Arleena and I climbed a mountain – literally – we climb a freaking mountain!!!  In all my years since I’ve lived here on the Central Coast, I’ve always looked at Bishop’s Peak saying, “one day, I’ll hike up that mountain.” And I cannot even tell you how accomplished I feel for completing that […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Family
Jun 17th, 2013
0 Comments
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I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Discover Boating. I received collateral to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Growing up, my family and I owned a boat and we would go out to the lake on the weekends.  I remember three things – wearing lots of […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
May 1st, 2013
10 Comments
2047 Views
Riding bikes with kids can be fun, but also scary if you don’t put safety as your number one priority.  I remember riding bikes with my sisters when we were kids.  It was back in the day when helmets weren’t required.  My sister was riding her bike and looking behind her while waving.  All of […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Mar 5th, 2013
0 Comments
1476 Views
How do kids and teens get into the college of their dreams?  Break into the gaming industry?  Publish their own iPhone and Android Apps?  Design websites?  Create animated films?  Or build functioning robots?   Their game plan starts here. At iD Tech Camps, beginner to advanced students ages 7-17 create iPhone and Android apps, video games, […]...
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