App Review

By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Jul 6th, 2016
1 Comment
1683 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
3315 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
2247 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
3203 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
3021 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
3484 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
2378 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
2048 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 […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
May 19th, 2015
6 Comments
3061 Views
Summertime is almost here and that means our six kiddos are gonna have a lot of free time on their hands. With tablets, laptops and video games, I would love their entire summer not to be consumed by these distractions. I mean let’s admit it people, sometimes we let our kids use these distractions so […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Mar 30th, 2015
47 Comments
5350 Views
  I’ve had a LifeLock subscription for quite some time…and love it! Anytime I apply for a credit card (among other things), I receive notifications that an attempt was made. This is great to know, especially when it affects my credit score. I also receive notifications if my credit score changes and even if a […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Feb 7th, 2015
0 Comments
2264 Views
As a mother and a blogger, I love taking pictures of my family, as well as different places we visit. I have used apps before that adjust the filter and brightness, as well as size of the pictures, but have not yet discovered one where I could make the pictures come to life. I was […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Nov 21st, 2014
30 Comments
8274 Views
This post is brought to you by Kwilt and The Motherhood.  All opinions are my own. As a blogger, I take a LOT of photos.  I used to be really good about printing pictures out when I used the old school camera, but now that picture taking is so easy with my digital camera and […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Oct 26th, 2014
25 Comments
4473 Views
Have you heard of Jesse the Jack?  I was just introduced to him and am super impressed by this sweet, smart dog!  Jesse is a truly special dog who is loved by millions of children and you can see why when you watch his video of tricks.  You can check out Jesse’s YouTube channel, where […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Apr 15th, 2014
4 Comments
1833 Views
When my boys were little, I was really into scrapbooking.  I mean old school scrapbooking!  You know where you trim and cut the pictures with different scissors, add borders and stickers, adhere the pictures to the pages, add a sheet protector and then bind in album?  Yeah – old school scrapbooking.  In fact, my stepmom […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Feb 25th, 2014
7 Comments
4657 Views
Did you know that 38% of Americans believe it would be easier to achieve world peace than to remember all of their online passwords?  How about that online consumers have an average of 25 online accounts or that, according to a recent McAfee survey, U.S. consumers value their digital assets (on average) at nearly $55,000? […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Oct 4th, 2013
7 Comments
1420 Views
Our kids love to play on our smartphones and iPads, but I especially love it when they play games or use apps that are fun, interactive and educational.  Let me introduce you  to the Gorilla Band Interactive Storybook App from Wasabi Productions.  This is a fun app that the kids (and parents) will enjoy using […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Sep 20th, 2013
27 Comments
2952 Views
Our kids are always on our phones or iPads playing games.  As a parent, I prefer our kids play games that are both educational and fun and I’m always excited when I discover a new app for them to explore.  Let me introduce you to the Curious George’s Town App!  Curious George’s Town App for […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Sep 19th, 2013
2 Comments
1284 Views
Today was an awesome and inspirational day!  After a summer long ambassadorship with AT&T and the It Can Wait Campaign, I had the opportunity to host an amazing luncheon with friends.  Many of them had only heard of the It Can Wait Campaign via posts on The Mommy-Files and were VERY excited about spreading the […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Sep 1st, 2013
3 Comments
1711 Views
This summer, I had an amazing experience participating in the AT&T “It Can Wait” blogger campaign.  One of the things I love about social media is the opportunity to spread the word and encourage participation in programs or causes I feel are important and that affect the well-being of those in my family and community. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Activity Sheets
Aug 16th, 2013
3 Comments
2430 Views
On August 20th, Epic will be available on Blu-ray and DVD from Fox Home Entertainment.  I saw it in the theaters and loved it.  Our daughter really wants to see it and is gonna have the chance to watch it on the big screen in our home!  As a Fox Home Entertainment Insider, I have the opportunity […]...
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