Holiday Gift Guide

By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Dec 21st, 2011
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The Family Storybook Treasury: Tales of Laughter, Curiosity, & Fun is an awesome book to add to your family library!  Family, friends, your favorite characters….bring them all together at story time!  Share the book that is sure to entertain, delight, and make the whole gang laugh.  The Family Storybook Treasury is a collection of your […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Dec 21st, 2011
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We love having play dates in our home and it’s even more fun when it involves companies I work with from my blog.  I teamed up with Mommyparties and MomSelect and hosted a Mega Bloks Play Date.  For 25 years, Mega Bloks have been creating award-winning toys with great play value, specifically designed for little […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 19th, 2011
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Oh man!  I cannot believe that Christmas is now only 6 days away!  However, for me, it’s really only 5 days, since the boys will be spending Christmas morning with their dad and we’ll be celebrating Christmas on Christmas Eve.  Am I ready?  No, not totally, but I’m getting there.  It’s forecasted that Wednesday is […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 18th, 2011
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This holiday season, give the Caillou fan in your life a gift that he will love!  Climb aboard Caillou’s colorful tree house for hours of fun playtime.  This Caillou Tree House Playset is crafted with amazing attention to detail, providing many interactive options for enjoying the outdoors. Have fun interacting with Caillou and his friends. Open the […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In DVD Reviews
Dec 17th, 2011
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On December 6th, Nickelodeon and Paramount Home Entertainment released SpongeBob SquarePants on DVD.  The set is loaded with animated shorts, special features and ALL fifty episodes from season seven – including “SpongeBob’s Last Stand,” “The Great Patty Caper,” and “Legends of Bikini Bottom.”  This is the first complete ...
By Shannon Gosney
In CD Reviews
Dec 16th, 2011
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My boys love watching Alvin and the Chipmunks!  On December 16th, Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked is coming to the big screen.  I am definitely going to be taking the boys to see this one! FILM SYNOPSIS The vacationing Chipmunks and Chipettes are turning a luxury cruise liner into their personal playground, until they become […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 13th, 2011
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Hallmark has been a special name in my life throughout the years.  At Hallmark, I found cards for every occasion, ornaments for Christmas, recordable storybooks for my loved ones, and more!  This Christmas, bring Hallmark into your home with a Keepsake Ornament, Recordable Storybook, and Merry-Okee! Every year, I’ve made it a tradition to buy […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Dec 12th, 2011
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Happiness is a Charlie Brown Christmas!  In celebration of the upcoming Twitter party, I will be hosting a giveaway for 3 lucky readers on The Mommy-Files!!!  Be sure to join me tomorrow for the Twitter Party, co-hosted by Snoopy and Real Housewife of Beverly Hills Kyle Richards, to celebrate the launch of the adorable “A […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 12th, 2011
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Chuggington….chugga chugga chugga, chugga chugga chugga, chugga chugga chugga Chuggington!  We love watching “Chuggington” in our home.  Sam knows all of the trains names and interacts with the television show as we watch it.  “Chuggington” is filled with bright colors, songs, friendships, and more!  As a Chuggington Conductor, I had the a...
By Shannon Gosney
In California
Dec 8th, 2011
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Do you have a little one who loves Thomas the Tank Engine?  Come to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and experience a life size Thomas the Tank Engine!  The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Roaring Camp Railroads are pleased to announce a new holiday event – Holiday Out With Thomas.  Thomas the Tank Engine, the […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 7th, 2011
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On November 22, 2011, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment released Prep & Landing on DVD!  Prep & Landing is an adorable holiday story about a high-tech team of elves who ensures homes around the world are properly prepared for their visit from Santa.  After working for a tireless 227 years, an elf named Wayne, voiced […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 6th, 2011
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Every year, my family has enjoyed the yummy foods from Hickory Farms.  For me, Hickory Farms brings back memories of Cheese Balls, Cheese, Meat, and Crackers on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s.  It reminds me of the laughter, jokes, and enjoyment of food we experienced as a family around the holidays.  Now, I […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Baby Products
Dec 6th, 2011
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As parents, we want the best for our babies.  We want them to grow up healthy, strong, and smart.  Infantino is here to help us parents give the best toys and products to our babies, creating a fun, learning environment.  Recently, Infantino released the Right Angle Tummy Triangle, a pretty cool product! The Right Angle […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 4th, 2011
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We have a tooth fairy and a candy fairy, so why not a phone fairy?  I’m excited to be an AT&T Phone Fairy over the next few weeks, where I’ll be talking about and hosting giveaways for some of today’s most popular cell phones through AT&T!  I have a cell phone and never realized just […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Dec 2nd, 2011
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When I think of Sears, the following words come to my mind – family and quality.  I remember shopping at Sears with my parents when I was a little girl.  I remember looking through the Catalog for the toys I wanted for Christmas.  I remember shopping for Christmas dresses for family pictures.  Now, I find […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 2nd, 2011
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The holidays are upon us and people everywhere are purchasing gifts for family and friends in hopes of finding the perfect gift.  American Express offers a way to stretch your budget further with American Express Membership Rewards points.  There are so many items to choose from, including gift cards, electronics, toys, games, and more! 20 […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 2nd, 2011
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On November 15th, Anchor Bay Entertainment released The Littlest Angel on DVD.  A colorful adaptation of the fifteenth best-selling children’s book of all time, The Littlest Angel takes us on a rousing adventure with a young, and sometimes mischievous, Angel, who must return to earth and earn his wings, a task that doesn’t prove to be […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 1st, 2011
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I LOVE Scentsy Candles!  One of the big reasons I like Scentsy Candles is because they are safe.  With 3 little boys running around my house, I can’t have random flames burning on different candles I have.  So, needless to say, it’s been a LONG time since I’ve had candles in my home.  I just […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Dec 1st, 2011
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This year, the boys and I celebrated Thanksgiving Day with my parents.  I was in charge of the turkey, green bean casserole, and sweet potato casserole.  I bought a big turkey – a 20 pounder!  We had yummy cinnamon rolls and fruit for breakfast and then I went to town on preparing the turkey. First, […]...
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 […]...
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