Holiday Gift Guide

By Shannon Gurnee
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
Apr 17th, 2014
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I love cake mix!  Just ask Frank.  We have a LOT of cake mix in our kitchen – from Devil’s Food to Chocolate Fudge to Yellow to Rainbow Chip.  I was recently introduced to Duncan Hines® Limited Edition Spring Velvets™ Cake Mix – perfect for the upcoming Easter holiday!  Duncan Hines® Limited Edition Spring Velvets™ […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Crafts
Mar 18th, 2014
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St. Patrick’s Day can be a lot of fun for kids – filled with green clothes and jewelry, shamrocks, gold coins, rainbows and Leprechauns!  What’s more fun is when our kids get creative while making crafts!  My son, Dallen, created his very own Leprechaun for St. Paddy’s Day (with mommy’s help of course – hee […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Mar 10th, 2014
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It’s time to find a gift, but you are stumped as to what you should get.  Have you ever had that happen?  It’s a terrible feeling!  After all, when you give a gift, you want it to be something special, meaningful, useful – right?  I mean, I know how I’ve felt when I opened a […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Feb 14th, 2014
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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 Holiday
Feb 12th, 2014
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Growing up, I remember opening up Valentine’s Day Cards from my parents and my grandma.  I always looked for the Hallmark symbol on the back of the card.  At one point, I even had cards I had collected over the years from my family.  Unfortunately, these cards were lost in one of the many moves […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Feb 5th, 2014
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Wow!  Can you believe that Valentine’s Day is only a little more than a week away?  Have you found that special someone a gift to show them how much they mean to you?  I don’t know about you, but I haven’t found anything yet for Frank or any of the kids.  I know, I know…but […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
Jan 28th, 2014
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I love to bake!  Whether it’s cake, cupcakes, cookies, brownies – you name it, I love to bake it.  I also love to decorate what I bake, especially cupcakes.  Usually when I bake cupcakes, I use Devil’s Food Cake Mix, but this time, I used Pillsbury’s Moist Supreme Dark Chocolate Premium Cake Mix.  Talk about […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Jan 8th, 2014
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This holiday season went by so quickly, but was enjoyed thoroughly by our family and friends.  Our kids were so excited to see their filled stockings (with their names on them) in front of their personalized Pilot Cases.   One of my favorite brands to work with this past holiday was Personal Creations.  Oh my […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Jan 3rd, 2014
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I love the holidays and this past holiday season, they were filled with family, friends, food, fun and gifts!  I recently had the opportunity to go shopping at Ralphs and create a fun Applebees Holiday Gift Basket.  Oh my gosh – there were so many fun goodies I found at Ralphs!  In fact, I had […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jan 2nd, 2014
489 Comments
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The holidays are filled with family, friends, food, shopping and sometimes headaches.  Yes, I said headaches.  With all the cooking, cleaning, shopping and entertaining that goes into the holidays, headaches can come on rather quickly.  The makers of Excedrin® Extra Strength invite you to “Take a Holiday from Headaches” by following these simple ste...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Clothing Review
Dec 24th, 2013
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Today is the last day of shopping before the big day!  Do you have any last minute shopping to get done for your lithe ones?  If so, you’ll want to head over to Carter’s for their Friends & Family Event.  During this event, you can save 25% on your entire purchase!!!  Sweet, right?  The event only […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Dec 24th, 2013
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My sister and I love holiday coffees, but the cost can add up pretty dang quickly!  With the holiday season and all of the shopping we’ve done, it’s time to cut back on the purchasing of flavored coffee drinks.  Thanks to Mom Central and NESCAFÉ, we had the opportunity to check out the awesome NESCAFÉ […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Body
Dec 23rd, 2013
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‘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 […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 22nd, 2013
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There are only a few more days until Christmas!  Can you believe it?  With all the toys and games out there, it can pretty dang overwhelming to pick out a gift you know your child will love.  I know that when Frank and I look for gifts for our kids, we look for gifts that […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Dec 20th, 2013
34 Comments
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2013 has been an amazing year for our family!  Frank and I moved in together.  I went on my first cruise.  We went to Hawaii with the boys.  We took trips to Disneyland, Legoland, Magic Mountain and Knott’s Berry Farm with our kids.  Frank asked me to be his wife.  We set a date and […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 19th, 2013
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I love the story, The Night Before Christmas, and read it to our family every Christmas Eve before we go to bed.  After all, that’s what my parents did when I was younger.  So when I heard that Verizon FiOS created an Instagram Storybook called “Twas the Night Before Stanley,” I had to check it out! […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Hair
Dec 18th, 2013
48 Comments
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It’s the holidays and often times we find ourselves thinking of everyone but ourselves.  I don’t know about you, but when it comes to what everyone else wants, I have no problem rambling off a long list of ideas.  However, when it comes down to what I want to Christmas, I find myself pausing with […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Christmas
Dec 17th, 2013
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Ever since I was a child, I have especially loved personalized gifts.  I remember being a young girl in Girl Scouts and receiving a gift from my Scout leader that personalized by her with puffy paint (remember that stuff?).  The gift was special, but the fact that it was specially made for me made it […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 17th, 2013
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Do you love good deals?  Do you like to shop at Sports Authority?  If so, you’ll want to check out these special deals for Sports Authority Loyalty Members!  The League by Sports Authority rewards members with Bonus Points on the hottest deals of the season. WHO:  Sports Authority, one of the nation’s largest full-line sporting goods...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 17th, 2013
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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Enterprise Rent-A-Car for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.   Traveling is a lot of fun, but the expenses can add up rather quickly.  When we look to rent cars on trips, we look at the cost of the rental service, the quality of […]...
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