Technology

By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Aug 11th, 2017
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Sponsored post. This time of year is always a challenging one. It’s bittersweet because I’ve loved having the kids at home this summer and spending time as a family, but I’m also happy they’re going back to school to learn and spend time with friends. It’s also a busy time of year as we get […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Product Review
Jun 19th, 2017
50 Comments
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The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Summertime is here and the kids are immersing themselves in video games and YouTube. While these can be fun, wouldn’t you feel better if they were playing with technology AND […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Jun 14th, 2017
20 Comments
558 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
1848 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
423 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
May 9th, 2017
18 Comments
1640 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 Giveaways
Apr 18th, 2017
24 Comments
2330 Views
It’s hard to believe that Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Let’s admit it ladies (and guys), on Mother’s Day, we always end up snapping priceless pictures. With so many photos to cherish, it would be devastating if something happened to them. That’s where Picture Keeper Connect comes in. With Picture Keeper Connect, you […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Mar 10th, 2017
88 Comments
4301 Views
I love to listen to music and sometimes the music I like to listen to is not what my family necessarily wants to listen to. Whether it’s traveling, going for a walk or attempting to work out, I want to listen to my own music and with that requires the use of headphones. I can’t […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Mar 8th, 2017
40 Comments
1775 Views
The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. We love to listen to music in our home! I especially love to listen to it when I’m cooking, cleaning or just hanging out and relaxing. The Google Chromecast Audio makes […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Feb 3rd, 2017
27 Comments
4138 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
5233 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 Game Review
Jan 3rd, 2017
68 Comments
6227 Views
Our family loves to play video games on the XBOX ONE! We received a copy of Steep from Ubisoft and it’s a lot of fun to play! Steep was released in December of 2016 and is available online and in stores. Description Ride a massive open world of the Alps, where the powder is always […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Game Review
Dec 31st, 2016
18 Comments
2865 Views
Nintendo provided travel, accommodations and product samples for this trip. All opinions are mine. When I was a kid, I loved playing Nintendo. There’s something nostalgic about the Nintendo brand and I love seeing our kids play with Nintendo products! In our home, we have a total of 5 Nintendo 3DS consoles and they are […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Game Review
Dec 23rd, 2016
1 Comment
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Our 4 boys still love and play Minecraft like they did when it first came out. I just recently discovered that you can purchase an assortment of Minecraft products at Best Buy! This includes an Xbox One S Console Bundle, additional Minecraft games, and Minecraft toys and collectibles. As I mentioned above, our kids love […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Dec 18th, 2016
104 Comments
7193 Views
The Christmas tree is up, the lights are hanging outside the house and our family is getting ready for the long awaited Christmas Day! During the holiday season and all year long, Frank and I feel it’s super important to keep our family and home safe. We love that keeping our home safe is so […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 13th, 2016
5 Comments
1570 Views
The holidays are here and it’s a busy time for many of us! While shopping is fun, sometimes it can be kind of hard to figure out what to get the people you care about. Not to mention how crazy the malls and stores get as well! I don’t know about you, but we LOVE to […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Dec 1st, 2016
7 Comments
2034 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 home parties
Nov 1st, 2016
17 Comments
4151 Views
This post is part of a partnership with AT&T. All opinions are mine. I love being a blogger! I love to share about my favorite brands, products and experiences through pictures and video on my blog and social media channels. If you know me, then you know I love parties…and especially love hosting parties! Well, […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Oct 22nd, 2016
4 Comments
1304 Views
Is technology a big thing in your home? It is in ours! We have an array of tablets, laptops, smartphones and gaming devices that all depend on Wi-Fi and the internet for optimal use and enjoyment! With the number of devices we use in our home, the internet can sometimes slow to a crawl, even […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Oct 5th, 2016
19 Comments
3074 Views
In our family, we love to watch movies. Whether it’s watching movies at the theater, at the drive-in or in our home, watching movies together makes for great memories. I have memories of going to the movie theater with my parents and grandparents and holding popcorn and candy on my lap and sipping on a […]...
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