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By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Nov 30th, 2012
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Frank and I don’t always have the kids, and sometimes it’s challenging to cook up a healthy meal that tastes good.  Lean Cuisine is here to help solve that problem!  We recently headed to our Sam’s Club and picked up a Lean Cuisine Asian Flavors 6-Pack.  The 6-Pack had dishes in three different flavors, with […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blu-ray Review
Nov 30th, 2012
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Who remembers Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure?  I do and was so excited to have the chance to watch it on Blu-ray!  Now you can add your very own copy  of Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure on Blu-ray to your family’s movie collection.  This classic comedy stars Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves and is available for purchase in […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday
Nov 29th, 2012
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The holidays are here and shopping is underway.  Living on a budget and shopping for a big family requires time, strategy and lots of walking.  When walking through the stores in search for holiday gifts at the best prices, one must have comfortable shoes on.  Not only comfortable, but cute too!  Rio Soul Shoes is […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Nov 29th, 2012
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Do you love Kleenex?  If so, come join us as we talk about how to prepare for cold and flu season, as well as how we comfort our family members when they’re sick or special memories we have of our parents comforting us as kids.  Right now, available at Walmart, you can purchase specially marked […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Nov 29th, 2012
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We love to go to the movies and Playing for Keeps is definitely one I really want to see!  Coming to theaters on December 7th, this film has a star studded cast, including performances by Uma Thurman, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Judy Greer and Dennis Quaid. SYNOPSIS: Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel, Uma Thurman, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Dennis Quaid […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Recent Posts
Nov 28th, 2012
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Have you ever heard of the Make-a-Wish Foundation?  It’s an awesome program!  AT&T has teamed up with Make-A-Wish® and is sponsoring a daily wish from November 23rd through December 20th for children with life-threatening medical conditions.  Click here to see the wishes that AT&T has helped grant through today.  For more information about Make-A-Wish, vi...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Nov 28th, 2012
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By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Nov 28th, 2012
3 Comments
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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Truvia® Natural Sweetener for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. The holiday season is here and baking is in the air.  With the holidays, I love to bake lots of yummy treats, but they tend to be high in calories and sugar.  If you […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Nov 28th, 2012
163 Comments
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Natural disasters are scary and often cause us to focus our attention on our own family and how prepared we are for an emergency situation.  I don’t know about you, but my Emergency Kit for my family needs to be updated.  I have recently updated some of our first aid kits, but our 24 Hour […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Recent Posts
Nov 27th, 2012
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From the moment you find out you are pregnant, you suddenly put the safety and well-being of your baby above all else.  This feeling of protection increases as you approach the end of a pregnancy, anxiously awaiting the arrival of your new baby.  With a mixture of excitement and increasing discomfort, by the third trimester […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Nov 27th, 2012
396 Comments
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Do you have a favorite sports team in your home?  Would you love to win tickets to the big game?  Have you taken the Double Check the Commercial Challenge yet?  It’s easy!  Just head to the State Farm Facebook page to Double Check the Double Check Commercial, spot the hidden cheese hat, and then be entered to win tickets […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Nov 27th, 2012
239 Comments
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A day in the life of a mom can be long – with running kids to school, working, preparing meals and cleaning – and leave you feeling sorry and wanting a massage.  However, how many of us have access to our own personal masseuse?  This is where the Smart Wand from LELO comes in to […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Nov 27th, 2012
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I remember taking pictures when I was younger.  I’d take my wind-up camera with me to school and continue taking pictures until the film ran out.  Then I would turn the whole camera in to be developed.  It was a huge deal once I had a camera with 110 film and then an even bigger […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Nov 27th, 2012
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How many of us wait until the last minute to do our Christmas shopping?  It usually involves running around at the last minute in search of gifts simply to cross names off our list.  Why spend time wandering endlessly in the mall for something generic that might work, when you can discover the perfect gifts […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Nov 27th, 2012
9 Comments
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I can’t believe that Christmas is almost here!  Christmas shopping is underway and so is the search for the perfect stocking stuffers for our kids.  Every Christmas, we have a tradition of the boys unwrapping a gift on Christmas Eve.  That gift is always a pair of new jammies.  This year, the kids will get […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Recent Posts
Nov 27th, 2012
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Our family loves games and I especially enjoy it when I come across a game that is great for adults.  Have you ever heard of partybingo.com?  It’s the fun of Bingo, but that you can play from home on your own computer (or a phone or tablet with an internet connection). There are tons of […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Nov 25th, 2012
2 Comments
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It’s that time of week again! Time to post your giveaways! Feel free to link up your giveaway below or click on the giveaway you are interested in entering! Have a great week everyone! Be sure to enter these giveaways on The Mommy-Files as well: – Brave On Demand + $25 Gift Card Giveaway (ends […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Product Review
Nov 23rd, 2012
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Are you familiar with Unilever?  The Unilever family of brands includes Ragu, Knorr, Popsicle, Lipton, Dove, Axe, St. Ives, and more.  I recently headed to my local Walmart and picked up some of my favorite Unilever brands.  I didn’t realize there were so many of our family favorites that belonged to the Unilever family!  I […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday Gift Guide
Nov 23rd, 2012
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 Thank you to Ubisoft for sponsoring this post. Please click here to learn more about Ubisoft. I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective. #UbiChamps Thanksgiving was amazing this year!  With family and friends, turkey and lots of side dishes, we were all feeling pretty full and kind of tired. […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Nov 22nd, 2012
4 Comments
1895 Views
The November issue of ALL YOU shares secrets for smart shopping for the upcoming holidays including how to secure Black Friday deals and outsmart common online spending traps.  It also includes an affordable array of holiday gift ideas and tasty recipes for 30-minute suppers, perfect for busy weeknights and much more. Here are some highlights: […]...
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