Food

By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Jun 15th, 2012
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Cake, ice cream, pie, pudding, JELL-O, milkshakes, and parfaits. What do all of these have in common? They are all desserts made special with COOL WHIP Whipped Topping. It could be as simple as topping your Strawberry Shortcake or Thanksgiving Day Pumpkin Pie with a dollop of COOL WHIP Whipped Topping. I remember adding COOL […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Jun 8th, 2012
4 Comments
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SUPER SUMMER SMOOTHIE – 12 Ice Cubes – 1 cup Simply Orange Juice (you can also use Silk Soy Milk, Silk Pure Almond Milk, or Chocolate Milk in the place of the Orange Juice) – 1 Banana (cut in 3 pieces) – 10 Strawberries – 1 Scoop Chocolate or Vanilla Protein Powder – 2 tablespoons […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Jun 8th, 2012
9 Comments
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Our local grocery store in Nipomo is Vons (also known as Safeway).  I remember how excited everyone was to have our own grocery store (with a gas station even) in Nipomo!  I can definitely say that with my Vons card, I’ve saved more money than I would have ever saved without it.  Plus, I earn […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
May 27th, 2012
5 Comments
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Do you and your family enjoy pasta?  How about lasagna?  Are you looking for a way to get some veggies into your family’s meal without them knowing it?  If so, you’ll definitely want to check out this Easy and Yummy Lasagna with Ragu Spaghetti Sauce and First Street Pasta.  Ragu Spaghetti Sauce and First Street […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
May 27th, 2012
2 Comments
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STRAWBERRY, BANANA, & PEANUT BUTTER SMOOTHIE – 6 ice cubes – 1 1/2 cups of DOLE Strawberry, Orange, Banana Juice (or any juice flavor you prefer) – 1 small banana – 1 tablespoon peanut butter – 1 scoop of Vanilla Protein Powder – 5-10 frozen strawberries In a blender, add ice cubes, juice, small banana […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
May 26th, 2012
209 Comments
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Do you love to wake up to the delicious aroma of coffee brewing in your kitchen?  Do you look forward to your morning cup of coffee each day?  Do you love chocolate?  Wait, coffee AND chocolate?  That’s right!  Godiva has found a way to satisfy two cravings in one shot with their new flavors – […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
May 19th, 2012
71 Comments
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I’ve enjoyed reading the Chicken Soup for the Soul books for a long time and now, I have a favorite.  I recently received Chicken Soup for the Soul: Food and Love and I really like it a lot!  Not only does it share personal stories, but it also shares recipes!  I mean who couldn’t use […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Mar 11th, 2012
7 Comments
10787 Views
I grew up eating the yummy foods from Chef Boyardee – Ravioli, Beefaroni, and other favorites!  As a mom of 3 boys, I have continued to the Chef Boyardee tradition in our home!  I was recently invited to hold a Chef Boyardeelicious Recipe Party with my family and friends.  We were provided all sorts of […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Feb 16th, 2012
312 Comments
6857 Views
February is the month of love and it’s one of my favorite months of the year (on top of November and December of course)!  This Valentine’s Day was even more special with the New Valentine’s Day Pillsbury Ready to Bake! Shape Cookies.  We had a choice of Mickey and Minnie Mouse or Disney Princesses (Belle, […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
Feb 14th, 2012
10 Comments
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For Super Bowl Sunday, I was in charge of bringing dessert.  I wanted to do something that was “Super Bowl” inspired.  So, I googled some fun ideas for Super Bowl.  There were so many cute ideas out there, including Chocolate Covered Strawberries that looked like footballs.  Unfortunately, I didn’t have any strawberries….but there is always [&he...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Feb 14th, 2012
9 Comments
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I grew up with my mom’s homemade lasagna and boy, was it good!  I made her recipe a handful of times once I had my own family and recognized how much effort, time, and money it took to make this yummy lasagna recipe.  Then, my sister (Jennifer) shed some light on a lasagna recipe that […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Dec 1st, 2011
10 Comments
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This year, the boys and I celebrated Thanksgiving Day with my parents.  I was in charge of the turkey, green bean casserole, and sweet potato casserole.  I bought a big turkey – a 20 pounder!  We had yummy cinnamon rolls and fruit for breakfast and then I went to town on preparing the turkey. First, […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Aug 16th, 2011
9 Comments
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I remember being a young girl, opening up the kitchen cupboard, and seeing the can with the red label and the chef with the mustache – Chef Boyardee.  I have good memories of watching my parents heat up a can of Ravioli over the stove and enjoying the yummy taste once it was ready to […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Jun 1st, 2011
7 Comments
2281 Views
I love to start my day with a cold glass of orange juice and my boys like to drink it as well.  The mornings can get pretty darn hectic getting three boys to school on time, as well as getting myself ready for the day ahead.  Quality time with your family in the morning often […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Jun 1st, 2011
11 Comments
1812 Views
In our home, we consume a lot of dairy products each month!  We go through a lot of milk, cheese, eggs, and yogurt.  My boys love to drink milk with meals and eat cheese and yogurt for snacks.  I was thrilled when I was invited to participate in the National Dairy Month Campaign with Safeway […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Apr 20th, 2011
4 Comments
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I recently had the opportunity to work with Hunt’s and The Motherhood!  Both are companies I absolutely LOVE!  March was National Nutrition Month and ConAgra Foods, Inc., one of North America’s leading food makers, reminded people to “Eat Right with Color” by enjoying Hunt’s tomatoes as part of a healthful, nutrient-rich diet.  Did you kno...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Dec 26th, 2010
503 Comments
13979 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
16938 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
1851 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
13722 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 […]...
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