Food

By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Dec 26th, 2010
503 Comments
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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
17053 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
1923 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
13961 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 7th, 2010
335 Comments
10533 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
9607 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
Nov 25th, 2010
201 Comments
8224 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 21st, 2010
3 Comments
4864 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 Christmas
Nov 12th, 2010
2 Comments
2420 Views
Last year was the first time I hosted a Holiday Cookie Exchange and I had a blast!!!  This year, I am excited to host my 2nd Annual Holiday Cookie Exchange and all of my invitees are excited as well!  It’s gonna be a blast!  The month of December is rapidly approaching and if you are […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Nov 6th, 2010
196 Comments
8433 Views
With the holidays just around the corner, there are parties to go to, get togethers to host, and recipes to prepare and serve.  The Gooseberry Patch Keepsake Cookbook is a great resource when it comes to preparing holiday recipes for family and friends.  The cookbook would even make a fantastic gift for a friend or loved one!  […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Oct 28th, 2010
293 Comments
6762 Views
Halloween is coming up this Sunday and you may be trying to think of what kind of fun Halloween finger foods you can serve at your party or get-together.  You may even just be looking for a fun dish to serve your little ghouls and goblins!  Hilllshire Farm is introducing the new Turkey Lit’l Smokies […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Oct 24th, 2010
594 Comments
5911 Views
Do you ever find yourself  looking through the pantry trying to figure out what to make for dinner?  When you see a box of pancake mix, do you think to yourself, “I’m not really in the mood for pancakes.  What else can I make?”  Well, I was excited to find out that I could make dishes other […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Sep 27th, 2010
10 Comments
1915 Views
In August, I had the fun opportunity to participate in a Jif Peanut Butter Tasting Test. It was so much fun!  I received a goody bag filled with the different flavors of Jif Peanut Butter – including Creamy, Crunchy, Creamy Peanut Butter & Honey, Natural Creamy, and Omega-3 Creamy.  We purchased some foods for the […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Sep 9th, 2010
604 Comments
11179 Views
I LOVE ice cream!  I was thrilled to have the opportunity to participate in the Eagle Brand Ice Cream Challenge on The Mommy-Files in July, which was National Ice Cream month.  What was involved in the Ice Cream Challenge?  The Challenge provided the opportunity to discover how Eagle Brand makes ice cream simple – cutting […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Aug 16th, 2010
3 Comments
2119 Views
In our home, eating at the table as a family has become an important part of the daily routine.  Eating together gives us a chance to catch up on each other’s day as well as build bonds and connect over good food and conversation.  This past year, Barilla launched “Share the Table,” a program aimed at […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Jul 8th, 2010
8 Comments
2062 Views
One of the things I love about living on the Central Coast is that I can get fresh Strawberries all summer long!!! They are so good here! So, as I begin posting more recipes on my site, I’m looking for recipes from you …my readers and friends! Please email me your recipe, a picture, and […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Jul 8th, 2010
7 Comments
1564 Views
If you love ice cream sundaes and cookies, you’ll love this recipe by Trista Sutter!  You can find the ingredients at Wal-Mart or your local grocery store, along with yummy recipes.  Here is the recipe for this yummy dessert – perfect for holidays or a summer treat!!! Ingredients: 1 Scoop Breyers® All Natural Vanilla Caramel […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Jul 8th, 2010
122 Comments
4533 Views
I love to cook and was excited to prepare a dinner for my family.  I made Jasmine Rice, Red Curry Shrimp and Kitchen, and Original Pad Thai – all using Thai Kitchen products.  My parents loved it and so did the boys.  It was requested that I make it again in the near future!  That’s always […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Mar 24th, 2010
18 Comments
4375 Views
As many of you know, I have the opportunity to serve as a Rice Krispies Ambassador through The Motherhood. I received a box containing a bag of marshmallows and a box of Rice Krispies. I was challenged to create a recipe that followed this theme: “Easter’s more fun with yummy Rice Krispy Treats Recipes.” I […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Mar 18th, 2010
7 Comments
1980 Views
I am so excited to be a Rice Krispies Ambassador through The Motherhood for the months of March and April for a Spring/Easter-themed promotion!  Using a box of Rice Krispies® cereal and my imagination, I’ll be competing against nine other bloggers for the best Rice Krispies Treats® recipe.  The winning recipe will be featured on www.RiceKrispies.com!  […]...
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