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By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Dec 31st, 2010
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I FINALLY put together the video from the Cookie Exchange I hosted this year with the help of my stepmom.  My guests and I can’t wait to do it again next year!!! Enjoy!!!...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Dec 26th, 2010
503 Comments
13847 Views
The holidays are here and baking is in the air. I love baking and have loved baking cookies to give as gifts to the FedEx guy, the UPS guy, the mail lady, friends, and neighbors.  This holiday season, Crisco brings some amazing cookie recipes, as well as a recipe for Homemade Cookie Mix – a […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 24th, 2010
401 Comments
16790 Views
ILOVE Hershey’s and was excited to make my first batch of Candy Cane Blossoms this year.  They turned out so pretty and were super easy to make!  Not to mention the fact that they taste really good as well. This holiday season, The Hershey Company offered baking enthusiasts a sweet opportunity to host one of […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Dec 23rd, 2010
11 Comments
1782 Views
For the cookie exchange I hosted this year with my stepmom, I brought Rolo Cookies.  They were a hit!  Many of my friends and family members have also asked for the recipe, so I thought I would include it on The Mommy-Files.  They are super easy to make, taste really good, and ship well! INGREDIENTS […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 20th, 2010
462 Comments
13589 Views
I love working with Pillsbury and have fallen in love with their boxed cookie mixes and cans of Easy Frost.  I have to admit that sometimes the frosting doesn’t even make it’s way to the cookies or cupcakes…if you’ve tried it, you know what I’m talking about. I was excited to have some of friends […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 15th, 2010
639 Comments
22464 Views
‘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
7 Comments
1468 Views
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
0 Comments
1033 Views
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
558 Comments
21347 Views
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
282 Comments
10304 Views
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
3 Comments
1862 Views
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
6 Comments
2627 Views
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 Food
Dec 9th, 2010
454 Comments
13150 Views
I love Smucker’s® products and we use various Smucker’s® products in our home daily.  Ever since the Smucker’s Blogger Event last year, there is a special place in my heart and in our home for the company, the products, and the team that represents them.  This year, Smucker’s is excited to be holding the third annual […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 7th, 2010
335 Comments
10243 Views
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
9375 Views
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
11214 Views
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
Nov 30th, 2010
2 Comments
1726 Views
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
1518 Views
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 […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Nov 28th, 2010
7 Comments
2130 Views
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
404 Comments
13415 Views
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® […]...
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