Christmas

By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 24th, 2010
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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 Christmas
Dec 23rd, 2010
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We love Christmas in our home and each year, we carry out family traditions.  Traditions include decorating Gingerbread Houses, hosting Cookie Exchanges, opening PJs for Christmas Eve, leaving cookies for Santa, and now….the newest is Elf Magic.  My boys were so excited when the Magic Elves arrived.  Santa sent us a blonde Elf, a dark-haired […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 20th, 2010
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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 18th, 2010
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I love 1-800-FLOWERS.COM and was excited to receive a gorgeous Christmas Holiday Centerpiece for our home.  I even received it just in time for the Cookie Exchange that my stepmom and I hosted!  You can find a variety of holiday gifts and centerpieces at 1-800-FLOWERS.COM.  I received the Holiday Lights Centerpiece and it’s absolutely stunning!  […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 18th, 2010
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I LOVE Hickory Farms and have fond memories of their products from my childhood.  I remember going to the Hickory Farms store or stand in the mall during the holiday season, just to buy the Hickory Farms Cheese Ball and Sausage with Crackers.  We’d eat Hickory Farms goodies on Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve.  I still […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 17th, 2010
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Christmas is a little more than a week away and you may be rushing around town to purchase last minute gifts…or stocking stuffers.  I love buying gifts for people, but when it comes to answering the question, “What do you want for Christmas,” I go blank!  I do love to receive gift baskets, with a […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Dec 16th, 2010
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My boys love watching “Chuggington” and I am proud to be a Chugginton Conductor on The Mommy-Files!  Thanks to the Chuggington Team, we recently received 2 traintacular items – Delivery Day and a Chuggington Matching Game. The Chuggington Matching Game is the classic game of picture matching, now featuring the colorful trains from Chuggington!  Flip [...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 15th, 2010
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‘Tis the season for holiday gatherings and lots of baking!!  I am definitely a social butterfly and love to host parties and gatherings of family and friends….just ask any of my family or friends.  I most recently hosted a Cookie Exchange and had a blast doing it! When planning a holiday gatherings for family and friends, […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 15th, 2010
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Last year was the first time I hosted a Cookie Exchange with Wilton and it was a blast.  This year was amazing!!  With the help of my stepmom, it was truly a success.  We had 22 people in attendance and everyone had a great time!  It was awesome seeing the different cookies that the women […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 15th, 2010
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I was so excited to be invited to the Ultimate Hershey’s Experience.  However, I was hosting a Cookie Exchange on the same day as the event and it was something I had been planning for months, so was unable to attend the Hershey’s Blogger Event.  I still have a goal to visit Hershey, Pennsylvania some day though!  […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 15th, 2010
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The holidays are here and the oven is working double-time, not to mention my mixer!  I am proud to be one of four bloggers participating in the NESTLÉ Family Holiday Exchange for 2010.  This is the second of 5 fun giveaways that NESTLÉ is promoting this holiday season on The Mommy-Files.  With the holidays comes […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 14th, 2010
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Back in March, I served as a Rice Krispies Ambassador and created a Springtime Treat on The Mommy-Files!  I was excited when The Motherhood asked me to participate in a Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Holiday Recipe Box Challenge.  I, along with 30 other bloggers (Rice Krispies Brand Ambassadors) were asked to create our own unique Kellogg’s […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 13th, 2010
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We had a blast at the Cookie Exchange that my stepmom and I hosted.  At the Cookie Exchange, each guest took home a Peppermint Bark Treat and a Cocoa Cone.  The women really liked them and couldn’t believe how easy the Cocoa Cones were to put together.  There are so many holiday decorating and gift […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 13th, 2010
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I love working with Wilton and recently had the opportunity to host a Cookie Exchange, featuring many Wilton products.  At the Cookie Exchange, each guest took home a Peppermint Bark treat, which I put together with the help of the Wilton Holiday Peppermint Bark Kit.  It was easy and fun and I have to admit, […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 11th, 2010
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I have fond memories of Avon growing up. I remember the products being affordable and fun!  I loved it when my mom bought us girls the flavored lip balms and the tall, pink bottle of bubble bath.  That was the best bubble bath I’ve ever used, as of today.  It’s not surprising that many look […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 7th, 2010
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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 Christmas
Dec 5th, 2010
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I love the Christmas season and I recently had the opportunity to watch a screener of Christmas with a Capital C, starring Daniel Baldwin and Ted McGinley.  Christmas with a Capital C is GMC’s first Christmas movie.  GMC is America’s favorite channel for uplifting music and family entertainment.  The movie premieres Sunday, December 5th at 7 […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 3rd, 2010
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My boys love to play with puppets!  I used to love to play with puppets as a child as well.  I remember getting out the brown paper bags and coloring my own puppets.  My sisters and I would then have my dad and stepmom sit down on the couch in the front room and watch […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 3rd, 2010
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I remember going to Choir practice with my mom when I was younger and browsing through the Avon catalogs for the holidays.  I loved that as a kid, even I could buy things out of the Avon catalog and enjoy them.  I could also buy things to give as gifts.  Today, when I look through […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Nov 30th, 2010
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I love Christmas and I really love gift baskets!  Thanks to GourmetGiftBaskets.com, I had the opportunity to review the Nutcracker Drum Christmas Gift Basket!  This gift basket is filled with lots of yummy goodies and is one of the many Christmas baskets you’ll find at GourmetGiftBaskets.com.  This is a perfect gift to give to your […]...
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