Holiday Gift Guide

By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Oct 25th, 2017
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Can you believe the holidays are almost here? I love to cook and bake, but I especially love whipping up yummy goodies for family and friends during this time of year. From cookies and brownies to candy and fudge, I end up spending a lot of time in the kitchen. I don’t know about you, […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Oct 10th, 2017
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I remember when I was a little girl and spent countless hours playing with Paper Dolls. My sisters and I enjoyed playing with the paper dolls together and comparing our outfits and different looks. As soon as I saw Paper Poppets, I immediately went back to those fond childhood memories I had of dressing up […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blu-ray Review
Oct 4th, 2017
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The Despicable Me 3 Special Edition post is in partnership with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. We love watching movies together as a family and with younger ones, it can be a challenge to find a movie that everyone enjoys. Despicable Me is one of those that our entire family enjoys watching and laughing at together! […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Jun 8th, 2017
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We live in an age where we are lucky enough to have smart homes filled with advanced pieces of technology. We love it! This Father’s Day, hook dad up with the Logitech Harmony Home Control or the Logitech Harmony Companion (the more recent model). We hooked ours up in our room and we love it! No […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health/Beauty
Jun 6th, 2017
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With a big family like ours, we do a LOT of shopping at Costco! Thank goodness we earn cash back at the end of the year with our Executive Membership and Costco card because we spend a lot of money throughout the year at Costco Wholesale. Growing up, I remember Price Club Warehouse and my […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Father's Day
May 18th, 2017
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Father’s Day is just around the corner and I don’t know about you, but I often find it a challenge to find that perfect gift for the dad in our kids’ lives – my husband. My husband does so much for our family! He works hard to pay the bills, checks out the cars when […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Clothing Review
Mar 21st, 2017
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Can you believe how quickly this year is going by? It’s hard to believe that the first day of Spring was yesterday and Easter is just around the corner! While the weather may not seem like it, it’s time to update our wardrobe and homes with some springtime cheer. A big thing now is the […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Christmas
Jan 18th, 2017
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Growing up, Christmas was always a special time for me. I remember laughing and singing while decorating our Christmas tree and looking through the different ornaments we’d collected over the years. Now that I’m a mom, I’ve started a tradition each year to purchase Hallmark Christmas Ornaments. Our kids love going through the ornaments and […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Jan 3rd, 2017
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It’s hard to believe that it’s already 2017, but it’s really here! This Christmas was an awesome one! Our kids were so happy and thankful, as was I. If you know me or follow my social media channels, you know I love the color purple. This holiday season, my husband and I were shopping at […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Game Review
Jan 3rd, 2017
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Our family loves to play video games on the XBOX ONE! We received a copy of Steep from Ubisoft and it’s a lot of fun to play! Steep was released in December of 2016 and is available online and in stores. Description Ride a massive open world of the Alps, where the powder is always […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health/Beauty
Jan 2nd, 2017
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I love makeup and there are so many different brands out there! One that I recently discovered is IT Cosmetics. I really like their products and found their holiday collection at ULTA when I was there last and online at Ulta.com! Thanks to the Team at IT Cosmetics, I received the holiday collection and it’s great! Included in […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Game Review
Dec 23rd, 2016
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Our 4 boys still love and play Minecraft like they did when it first came out. I just recently discovered that you can purchase an assortment of Minecraft products at Best Buy! This includes an Xbox One S Console Bundle, additional Minecraft games, and Minecraft toys and collectibles. As I mentioned above, our kids love […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Dec 21st, 2016
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This happens every year… you get invited to an ugly holiday sweater party, but don’t have anything to wear. I know I’ve been in this position before and it can be stressful trying to find that perfect ugly sweater to show off!  Stress no more! This season, T.J.Maxx & Marshalls are offering a variety of […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 21st, 2016
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Do you have a Pokemon fan in your home? I didn’t really know that much about Pokemon until the game, Pokemon Go, came out. I put it on my phone originally because our two younger kids didn’t have smart phones at the time and wanted to play the game. It was actually after never having […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 20th, 2016
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The first time I heard of Five Nights at Freddy’s was from my daughter. She loved playing the game and the thrills and challenges that came with it. She also became a fan of the characters in the game and wanted plushes and other goodies from FNAF for birthdays and Christmas. Finding the FNAF goodies […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Dec 18th, 2016
104 Comments
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The Christmas tree is up, the lights are hanging outside the house and our family is getting ready for the long awaited Christmas Day! During the holiday season and all year long, Frank and I feel it’s super important to keep our family and home safe. We love that keeping our home safe is so […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Dec 18th, 2016
27 Comments
2874 Views
Happy Holidays everyone! It’s that time of year again! Time for shopping and baking and family and friends! I love the holidays, especially because it gives me a reason to create all kinds of yummy recipes to share with family and friends. In fact, I recently whipped up some pretty tasty (and easy) holiday treats […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 18th, 2016
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In our family, we love watching the Harry Potter movies. Our kids have even read all the Harry Potter books in the series. For Halloween, our son was excited to be Harry Potter … and he rocked the look! If you’re looking for holiday gift ideas for the Harry Potter fan in your family, this […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Dec 15th, 2016
66 Comments
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If you know me, you know how much I love my makeup! It’s fun to collect and play with and use to create different looks for different occasions! When it comes to shopping (especially this holiday season), I do the majority of it online. It’s awesome! I can sit in front of my computer, in […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health/Beauty
Dec 15th, 2016
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If you follow my blog post or social media channels, you know that I LOVE my makeup! I have a variety of subscription boxes, but I recently learned that Too Faced releases a special Mystery Bag on Cyber Monday! I had no idea about this and immediately signed up for my 2016 Too Faced Mystery […]...
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