Holiday Gift Guide

By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Dec 16th, 2010
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As a busy mom of 3 boys, I have TONS of opportunities to photograph my little guys in action!  I am excited to be working with Kodak Gallery and Mom It Forward to promote our favorite Kodak Moments from 2010.  I have so many favorite pictures that it was hard to choose just one.  So I […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Dec 16th, 2010
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My boys love watching “Chuggington” and I am proud to be a Chugginton Conductor on The Mommy-Files!  Thanks to the Chuggington Team, we recently received 2 traintacular items – Delivery Day and a Chuggington Matching Game. The Chuggington Matching Game is the classic game of picture matching, now featuring the colorful trains from Chuggington!  Flip [...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 15th, 2010
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‘Tis the season for holiday gatherings and lots of baking!!  I am definitely a social butterfly and love to host parties and gatherings of family and friends….just ask any of my family or friends.  I most recently hosted a Cookie Exchange and had a blast doing it! When planning a holiday gatherings for family and friends, […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 15th, 2010
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Last year was the first time I hosted a Cookie Exchange with Wilton and it was a blast.  This year was amazing!!  With the help of my stepmom, it was truly a success.  We had 22 people in attendance and everyone had a great time!  It was awesome seeing the different cookies that the women […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 15th, 2010
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I was so excited to be invited to the Ultimate Hershey’s Experience.  However, I was hosting a Cookie Exchange on the same day as the event and it was something I had been planning for months, so was unable to attend the Hershey’s Blogger Event.  I still have a goal to visit Hershey, Pennsylvania some day though!  […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 15th, 2010
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The holidays are here and the oven is working double-time, not to mention my mixer!  I am proud to be one of four bloggers participating in the NESTLÉ Family Holiday Exchange for 2010.  This is the second of 5 fun giveaways that NESTLÉ is promoting this holiday season on The Mommy-Files.  With the holidays comes […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 14th, 2010
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Back in March, I served as a Rice Krispies Ambassador and created a Springtime Treat on The Mommy-Files!  I was excited when The Motherhood asked me to participate in a Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Holiday Recipe Box Challenge.  I, along with 30 other bloggers (Rice Krispies Brand Ambassadors) were asked to create our own unique Kellogg’s […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 13th, 2010
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We had a blast at the Cookie Exchange that my stepmom and I hosted.  At the Cookie Exchange, each guest took home a Peppermint Bark Treat and a Cocoa Cone.  The women really liked them and couldn’t believe how easy the Cocoa Cones were to put together.  There are so many holiday decorating and gift […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 13th, 2010
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I love working with Wilton and recently had the opportunity to host a Cookie Exchange, featuring many Wilton products.  At the Cookie Exchange, each guest took home a Peppermint Bark treat, which I put together with the help of the Wilton Holiday Peppermint Bark Kit.  It was easy and fun and I have to admit, […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 11th, 2010
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I have fond memories of Avon growing up. I remember the products being affordable and fun!  I loved it when my mom bought us girls the flavored lip balms and the tall, pink bottle of bubble bath.  That was the best bubble bath I’ve ever used, as of today.  It’s not surprising that many look […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 7th, 2010
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I have loved working with Hershey’s and with Christmas right around the corner, I’m sure that Santa is stocking up on Hershey’s goodies for the boys’ stockings!  Hershey’s has different treats for the holiday season, including Rolo Reindeer Cane, Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Santa, Hershey’s Cookies ‘N’ Creme Nutcracker...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Dec 6th, 2010
326 Comments
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I love working with NESTLÉ and was thrilled when they asked me to be one of four bloggers participating in the Holiday Exchange blog campaign!  If you haven’t checked out the NESTLÉ Family Holiday Celebrations website, you should do so today!  The site was created to help Moms (and dads of course) find tips, tools […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Dec 4th, 2010
243 Comments
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I grew up with Orville Redenbacher’s products.  I remember my parents pouring kernels from the plastic Orville Redenbacher’s container into the Popcorn Air Popper.  The popcorn always tasted so fresh.  Now that I have a family of my own, I don’t use the Air Popper, but use the Orville Redenbacher’s Microwave Popcorn.  Our favorite brand [&hellip...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 3rd, 2010
266 Comments
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My boys love to play with puppets!  I used to love to play with puppets as a child as well.  I remember getting out the brown paper bags and coloring my own puppets.  My sisters and I would then have my dad and stepmom sit down on the couch in the front room and watch […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 3rd, 2010
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I remember going to Choir practice with my mom when I was younger and browsing through the Avon catalogs for the holidays.  I loved that as a kid, even I could buy things out of the Avon catalog and enjoy them.  I could also buy things to give as gifts.  Today, when I look through […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Dec 1st, 2010
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I was super excited to have the opportunity to review an absolutely gorgeous Diamond Pendant from Helzberg Diamonds. It is gorgeous and would be an amazing gift for that special someone in your life (or even for yourself)!  From Helzberg Diamonds, you’ll find a variety of Rings, Necklackes, Earrings, Colored Gems, and more! The 1/10 […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Dec 1st, 2010
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I have an awesome giveaway opportunity just in time for the holidays!  Enter The Last Airbender Giveaway contest for a chance to win special Last Airbender prizing! Entering is Easy! Simply retweet the following message by midnight (PST) on Sunday, December 5th, 2010 for a chance to win!  1 winner will be chosen and alerted […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Nov 30th, 2010
538 Comments
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I love Sears and am somewhat familiar with the Craftsman line of products.  However, I most recently had the opportunity to check out the Craftsman workwear, including a Hooded Shirt Jacket, T-shirt, and Coveralls.  Dirt, grease and grime can take their toll on clothes, but with Craftsman Workwear, the Dupont Teflon fabric protector repels and […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Nov 30th, 2010
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I love Christmas and I really love gift baskets!  Thanks to GourmetGiftBaskets.com, I had the opportunity to review the Nutcracker Drum Christmas Gift Basket!  This gift basket is filled with lots of yummy goodies and is one of the many Christmas baskets you’ll find at GourmetGiftBaskets.com.  This is a perfect gift to give to your […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Nov 30th, 2010
3 Comments
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I love Hickory Farms products, especially around this time of the year, when we are entertaining family and friends. Thanks to Mom Central and Hickory Farms, I had the opportunity to review the Perfect Picnic Basket.  This is such a cute and fun product, not to mention it’s filled with yummy goodies! The Perfect Picnic […]...
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