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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
7 Comments
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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
558 Comments
21495 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
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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
3 Comments
1948 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
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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 Food
Dec 9th, 2010
454 Comments
13220 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
10348 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
9451 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
11350 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
1789 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
1547 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
2181 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
13611 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® […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Nov 25th, 2010
201 Comments
8111 Views
Thanks to MyBlogSpark, I had the opportunity to try out Pillsbury Refrigerated Pie Crusts, in celebration of the Apple Harvest Season.  I love the Refrigerated Pie Crusts and will definitely use them again in the future.  The crust was full of flavor and baked up to a beautiful golden brown color.  I actually thought that […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Nov 24th, 2010
5 Comments
2496 Views
I love to cook and have loved the opportunities to learn more about some of the stars on the Food Network!  This holiday season, Food Network serves up all-new daytime and primetime shows with festive recipes, entertaining ideasa and more.  Iron Chef America celebrates the holidays with a festive and bubbly battle premiering Sunday, December 5th […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Nov 21st, 2010
3 Comments
4668 Views
I love this time of year….Thanksgiving….a time when we think about the blessings in our lives and give thanks for those blessings.  A fun way to express your love for Thanksgiving is by sharing Thanksgiving Blessing Mix with friends and family.  It’s an easy recipe that was shared with me many years ago.   Plus, it’s [&hellip...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Nov 17th, 2010
307 Comments
12473 Views
Of all the cheese brands available in the market, I prefer Tillamook.  I love the flavor and the smooth texture of Tillamook cheese!  In fact, I often find myself pulling a block of cheese out of the refrigerator and slicing a piece of cheese for a light snack.  The boys LOVE cheese and crackers and […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Nov 16th, 2010
835 Comments
15263 Views
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 […]...
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