App Review

By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Sep 5th, 2017
26 Comments
1006 Views
The back-to-school season is now in full effect in our family and the area where we live. With 6 kids, that meant lots of different purchases – from backpacks to school supplies to new clothes. While we did some of our shopping in stores near us, we also did a lot of shopping online and […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Jul 20th, 2017
35 Comments
1652 Views
When I was younger, I remember shedding many tears of frustration when it came to learning math. I love that there are now so many different apps and programs out there to make learning math fun! I was recently introduced to the Zap Zap Kindergarten Math App and love it! Not only was it entertaining […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Jun 14th, 2017
20 Comments
771 Views
Life can get pretty busy in most of our lives and without family organization, it can get really crazy! When you look at your individual events, activities and appointments, it doesn’t look too bad. Add in everyone’s different schedules and life can get hectic. As a mom, I want to spend more time with my […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Jun 13th, 2017
51 Comments
2206 Views
I’m so thankful to live in a day and age when we have so much information at our fingertips. Thanks to technology, we are able to monitor our homes and keep our families safe – all from the touch of a button on our phones! I recently discovered the Onelink Environment Monitor from First Alert […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Jun 8th, 2017
1 Comment
570 Views
We live in an age where we are lucky enough to have smart homes filled with advanced pieces of technology. We love it! This Father’s Day, hook dad up with the Logitech Harmony Home Control or the Logitech Harmony Companion (the more recent model). We hooked ours up in our room and we love it! No […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Jun 3rd, 2017
32 Comments
1136 Views
This review was made possible by iConnect and Poptropica Worlds.  I was provided compensation to facilitate this post, but all opinions stated are 100% mine. Our kids love technology. This includes drawing, watching videos and playing games. They’re always excited to try out new games that come along. We recently discovered Poptropica┬« – a virtual...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
May 9th, 2017
18 Comments
1759 Views
This is a sponsored post with Moovit and BraVoMark. All opinions are mine. If you follow The Mommy-Files, you know that I love watching movies! We have another movie feature and giveaway here on The Mommy-Files – woo hoo! Snatched is coming to theater this Friday, May 12th and I can’t wait to see it! This mother-daughter comedy adventure...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Feb 3rd, 2017
27 Comments
4243 Views
As a mother and a blogger, I love hearing about the newest apps and kids products out there! Recently, I discovered a product (complete with an app) called Gululu. Gululu is an interactive bottle that keeps kids hydrated and informs parents about their kids intake. This fun bottle features a pet tamagucci that grows and […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Jan 18th, 2017
13 Comments
5342 Views
Travel and accommodations were provided by 3M Company. All opinions are mine.   Earlier this month, Frank and I headed to CES 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada, courtesy of the 3M team. We attended CES last year (my first year) and it was way bigger than I ever expected. This year was no different. During […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Jan 18th, 2017
29 Comments
3077 Views
It’s the beginning of the year and that means that many of us are setting New Year’s Resolutions (or goals). Whether it be saving more money or paying off debt, getting control of our finances is something that can deeply impact our lives. While there are different ways of creating a budget out there, there […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Dec 1st, 2016
7 Comments
2093 Views
Imagine this. You’re on vacation and headed for a great time, but then you start to wonder. Did I turn down the heat? Did I close your garage door? Is the front door locked? What if I told you that you didn’t have to wonder anymore and that you could monitor your home no matter […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Jul 6th, 2016
1 Comment
1508 Views
This is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine. Do you have a cell phone? I do, my husband does, and when our kids turn 11, they get one too! With our phones accessible to us constantly, I can easily say that I spend a lot of time on the phone (as does anyone else […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Apr 1st, 2016
17 Comments
3086 Views
Have you heard of Metromile before? It’s an awesome company that provides signature pay-per-mile car insurance. The pay-per-mile car insurance has customers ditching their cars, many for their own two feet, which has made pay-per-step walking insurance a necessity.   ABOUT METROMILE’S WALKING INSURANCE Metromile pay-per-step insurance functions through...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Mar 1st, 2016
0 Comments
2073 Views
With a big family, we are always looking for ways to save money. We use coupons, look for discounts when traveling or making big purchases and buy in bulk to save money. While we think about using coupons and buying in bulk or at discounted rates, how often do we think about saving money on […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Feb 2nd, 2016
0 Comments
2962 Views
Laptops, tablets, smartphones – we are in the age of technology. It’s amazing how much educators and parents are using technology to help teach children. They use it to teach reading, writing, math, and more! I recently discovered an app called the Counting Parrots Game. This is a great app that provides an entertaining rudimentary […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Jan 14th, 2016
21 Comments
2799 Views
Do you remember the days when the majority of your family and friends had a calendar hanging on their refrigerator or next to the phone? Well now, you can have your calendar available on your laptop! Brighten up your day with Beautiful Calendar, a personal online calendar that allows you to organize your important dates […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Dec 1st, 2015
18 Comments
3071 Views
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of HomeTeam. All opinions are 100% mine. Our kids love to use technology! Whether it’s a laptop, tablet or smartphone, they are constantly using their electronics to watch videos, play games, read stories and connect with family. So what if they could connect with family […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Nov 9th, 2015
1 Comment
2189 Views
It’s amazing the way we can search today! No longer do we have to turn to encyclopedias or card catalogs, but now we can search instantly for answers by using the internet. So how would you like to be paid for your searches? With Qmee, you can earn money while you search! Qmee is a free […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Oct 1st, 2015
0 Comments
1862 Views
Our kids love to play with electronics. Whether it’s on a tablet, a laptop, a phone or a gaming system, they love to play games! As a parent, I know that games can be fun, but I also like for them to be educational. That’s where Safari Tales comes into play! Safari Tales is a […]...
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