Kids Review

By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday
Dec 15th, 2013
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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of LEGO for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Our kids LOVE LEGOs!!!  Trust me, this is NOT an understatement.  When we asked them what they wanted for Christmas, the first thing they said was LEGOs.  All 6 of our kids have even been to […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Game Review
Dec 7th, 2013
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We love to play games in our family and with the holidays coming up, it’s the perfect opportunity to stock up on games we can play all year long!  Hasbro is one of my favorite brands and we have a closet full of different Hasbro games.  Jenga is a family favorite and Tetris is a […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Dec 7th, 2013
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Growing up, I remember how my younger sister loved to read all the time.  I would always see her with a book in her hand…and she read fast too!  Brian, our 10 year old, also loves to read and reminds me a lot of her.  Recently, we were introduced to I Even Funnier, a book written […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blu-ray Review
Nov 26th, 2013
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Our family enjoyed watching “Cars” and “Cars 2” and we were all excited for the release of “Planes” in theaters.  In fact, we took all 6 kids to see “Planes” in the theater and it was so much fun!  What’s the next best thing to seeing “Planes” in the theater?  Watching it in the comfort […]...
By Frank Gurnee
In DVD Reviews
Nov 1st, 2013
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Our kids love to watch the animated television show, Phineas and Ferb.  For the first time, a landmark animated adventure where two worlds collide, Phineas and Ferb team up with Marvel Super Heroes (Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor and Hulk).  You can own Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel on DVD now.  Each DVD comes with a FREE collective […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health
Oct 29th, 2013
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Halloween is just a few days and that means our kids are gonna be eating a LOT of candy!  With lots of candy eating comes teeth that will need to be brushed for the correct amount of time so that plaque and bacteria is removed properly.  The New FireFly® Ready Go Brush™ is the perfect tool for kids […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Sep 16th, 2013
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My oldest son loves to read book.  In fact, he reads through books rather quickly!  Right now, he is reading a book called The Contagious Colors of Mumpley Middle School, written by Fowler DeWitt.  It is ideal for ages 7 and up and is available in book stores and online now! ABOUT THE BOOK If there’s […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In DVD Reviews
Sep 10th, 2013
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Nickelodeon’s popular show, the Winx Club, has released their newest hit movie: Winx Club: Magical Adventure.  If you have young girls in your household and whether or not you have cable, this is a wonderful movie to share with your daughter(s). My daughter recently discovered the Winx Club. She’s not familiar with all of the […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health / Personal Living
Sep 6th, 2013
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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of GoodNites for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Bedwetting is a real thing that some children struggle with.  It can be challenging for both the child and the parent, especially if it isn’t really understood as to why it’s happening.  Bedwetting is actually a […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Aug 18th, 2013
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It’s that time again…the start of a new school year.  For our family, there’s excitement and anxiety brewing as my twins are now in the “number grades.” I’m excited that the kids will be in school for the full day! The kids, on the other hand, are dreading having to be in school “for so […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Jul 28th, 2013
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Last year I bought the Live Butterfly Garden at Wal-Mart when it was on sale. It comes with the pop-up garden and a certificate for 5 free caterpillars. I ordered the caterpillars and they arrived a couple of weeks before the kids’ birthday. They were a big hit come their birthday party. So this year […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health / Personal Living
Jun 24th, 2013
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  I think that a person’s smile is one of the first things we notice.  It tells us how friendly they are, how they take care of their body, and shows a beautiful side of who they are.  That’s why it is so important for me and my family to take care of our smiles […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Jun 13th, 2013
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    This is a sponsored post from our friends at Mattel.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. As the oldest of four girls, I absolutely adored Barbie growing up and was quite fond of the “pink aisle” at the toy store filled with Barbie products galore!  Now that I have two […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Apr 29th, 2013
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Post Cereal has launched a new cereal for the special munchkins in your life, Post Sesame Street Cereal! In today’s cereal isle of the grocery store, it sure is refreshing to see a healthy choice for our children. Not only do I trust Post Cereal to produce quality cereal, but I am happy that my […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Kids Review
Mar 26th, 2013
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My boys love to build!  Whether it’s a car, a plane, or a Skylander Giant – they love to use their imagination and build awesome things!  So, it was no surprise how excited they were to open up and start building the Mega Bloks Skylanders Giants Set.  Have you heard of the Mega Bloks Skylanders […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Kids Review
Mar 18th, 2013
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On March 22nd, “The Croods” will make their way into the world of film as they appear on screen in theaters throughout the nation!  In February, I was invited with 22 other bloggers to attend the Family Blogger Summit hosted by DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox.  It was one of the best events I […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Company-Sponsored Events
Mar 15th, 2013
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Meet “The Croods” – Parent Blogger Summit 2013 I was recently invited to an awesome event held by 20th Century Fox and Dreamworks Animation – “The Croods” Parent Blogger Summit!  I had seen previews of the movie, but nothing prepared me for this family-friendly, adventure-filled animated movie.  The cast and story was awesome – and […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Birthday Parties
Feb 23rd, 2013
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A Batman mask draped over our front porch light greeting guests as they enter the Batman Party Zone. I have three boys, so you can imagine how familiar I am with superheroes, especially when it comes to planning a birthday party.  Thanks to Party City, we celebrated Dallen’s birthday party – Batman style!  I received an […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Feb 22nd, 2013
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Our kids love to read – especially when it comes to fun books they can read on their own or to one another.  In school, they are required to read 20 minutes a day and Captain Underpants is at the top of the list of books they enjoy reading.  Captain Underpants & the Revolting Revenge of […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Kids Review
Feb 14th, 2013
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Valentine’s Day is about celebrating romance and relationships.  Fall in love Walt Disney Animation Studio’s Oscar-nominated short, Paperman, all over again!  I love this short film – do you?  Every time I watch it, I get goosebumps. I received no compensation for this post.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine....
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