Holiday Gift Guide

By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Nov 29th, 2010
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I was excited to have the opportunity to work with BSW Toy, Inc. and review the T-Rex Dig Site, as part of the Excavation Station toy line.  If you’re looking for a toy that will expand your child’s creativity and teach them at the same time, you should check out the T-Rex Dig Site! With […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Nov 29th, 2010
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I grew up watching Charlie Brown and my boys love the cartoon as well!  On October 5, 2010, Warner Home Video released Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales on DVD.  Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales originally premiered on ABC in 2002 and is comprised of a series of delightful animated vignettes, each of which showcase a different member […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In CD Reviews
Nov 28th, 2010
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I love this time of year! In fact, I start listening to Christmas music the day after Halloween…yes, I do! On October 12th, 2010, Sony MASTERWORKS / DRW Entertainment released “Wilson Phillips: Christmas in Harmony.”  I was really excited to review this CD because I loved Wilson Phillips when I was younger.  In fact, I […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In DVD Reviews
Nov 28th, 2010
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On November 2nd, 2010, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer released Cher: The Film Collection on DVD!  This DVD Set is timed perfectly for the release of Burlesque and includes Good Times, Chastity, Silkwood, Moonstruck, Mermaids, and Tea with Mussolini.  CHER: THE FILM COLLECTION SYNOPSES:   Good Times (1967) Run Time: 91 minutes Intheir [...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Nov 28th, 2010
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I LOVE being a Wilton Mom Ambassador!  I have had several opportunities to really get my creative juices flowing and I have a blast doing it!  Heck, I don’t think that my family really mind the benefits that come from it (i.e. cakes, cupcakes, gingerbread houses, cookies, and more). Wilton was awesome and recently sent enough Gingerbread […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Nov 26th, 2010
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I love NESTLÉ’s products and am happy to bring the NESTLÉ Family Holiday Celebrations Giveaway to The Mommy-Files.  NESTLÉ Family wants to help you and your family with your holiday preparations by providing you with all the products to help with your holiday needs.  NESTLÉ products include CARNATION® Evaporated Milk, TOLL HOUSE® Morsels, TOLL HOUSE® […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Nov 26th, 2010
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On November 16th, Warner Home Video released Peanuts Holiday Collection Ultimate Collector’s Edition on Blu-ray and DVD!  I remember watching the Peanuts gang around the holidays when I was growing up.  It was an awesome experience to share that tradition with my boys!  You can purchase the Peanuts Holiday Collection Ultimate Collector’s Edition in stores [...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Nov 26th, 2010
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The holidays are here and parents are looking for fun gift ideas for their family and friends.  If you have children, you’ll want to check out The Robot Book, written by Heather Brown.  You can purchase the book in stores and online, retailing for $16.99. SYNOPSIS: The Robot Book is the perfect book to spark […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In DVD Reviews
Nov 26th, 2010
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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is another favorite movie of mine!  I watched it for the first time with my stepmom…who introduced us to most of the musicals I now love.  After watching the movie, I find myself walking around the house, singing “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.”  Chitty Chitty Bang Bang was released on Blu-ray for […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In DVD Reviews
Nov 26th, 2010
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On November 2nd, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment released Sound of Music on Blu-ray and DVD!  I grew up with The Sound of Music and still love watching it with my boys.  In fact, I even sing along to various songs, including “Do Re Mi,” “Edelweiss,” “Sixteen Going on Seventeen,” and “My Favorite Things.”  The [&hellip...
By Shannon Gosney
In DVD Reviews
Nov 26th, 2010
259 Comments
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Julia Roberts is one of my favorite actresses and I am excited to see her in the newly released Eat Pray Love, which was released on DVD and Blu-ray on November 23rd by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.  You can purchase the DVD in stores and online, retailing for $28.95 on DVD and $34.95 0n Blu-ray. DVD […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Nov 26th, 2010
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On November 23rd, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment released The Search for Santa Paws on DVD, in the Blu-ray Combo Pack, and for Download.  The Search for Santa Paws is the prequel to the overwhelmingly popular 2009 hit Santa Buddies!  You can purchase the DVD or Combo Pack in stores and online.  The DVD retails […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Nov 26th, 2010
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On October 5, 2010, Warner Home Video released two fun holiday titles – The Year Without a Santa Claus and ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas on DVD and Blu-ray.  The Year Without a Santa Claus will be offered on Blu-ray hi-def format for the first time and retails for $24.98 SRP.  This is available in […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In DVD Reviews
Nov 26th, 2010
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On November 16th, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment released a fun product called a “Mickey Mote.”  Once you have it programmed, your kids will have a blast interacting with the DVD.  The “Mickey Mote” is a child-friendly handheld remote control, shaped like Mickey’s ears, that will take children’s viewing experience to a whole ...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Nov 18th, 2010
336 Comments
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I have loved working with Hasbro and was excited to receive my very own 50th Anniversary Edition of The Game of Life.  I remember playing the Game of Life with my parents and siblings when I was younger.  Now I have to tell you….it’s SO MUCH DIFFERENT playing The Game of Life as an adult, […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Nov 18th, 2010
246 Comments
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I have reviewed a few items from Klutz in the past on The Mommy-Files and I have really enjoyed working with them.  Recently, I received Window Art and Capsters from Klutz and my boys were excited to try them out!  You can purchase these books online and in stores.  Window Art retails for $21.95 and […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Nov 18th, 2010
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I was so excited to work with The Motherhood again!  I truly love working with this group of women!  With the holidays just around the corner, people are beginning to purchase postage for the Christmas cards and newsletters they’ll be sending out for the holidays.  With PictureItPostage, you can personalize your holiday cards (or regular […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In DVD Reviews
Nov 16th, 2010
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I recently had the opportunity to review Knight and Day on DVD and enjoyed it!  It was a cute movie….filled with action, comedy, and a touch of romance.  Knight and Day will be released on DVD on November 30th by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.  Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz gave an outstanding performance in […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Nov 16th, 2010
835 Comments
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Last year, I had the opportunity to visit Smucker’s Headquarters in Ohio and learn more about the company.  Folgers is one of the brands we learned about at Smucker’s Headquarters.  My parents love Folgers!  In fact, Folgers is the preferred coffee of choice of my parents!  We were excited to receive samples of the new Millstone […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Nov 16th, 2010
294 Comments
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I love working with Nestle and was excited to work with the Nestle team on another fun project just in time for the Holidays!  I received a fun package with goodies featuring the new limited-edition Paul Frank Crunch line for the holidays.  The limited-edition Paul Frank CRUNCH bar package features holiday-themed artwork of characters from […]...
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