Technology

By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Dec 27th, 2017
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This is a partnered post with Puzzingo Kids Puzzles. As a parent in a day of technology, I am constantly on the lookout for apps and games that are fun and educational for our kids. I also look for fun apps that are good for when my younger nieces come and visit as well. I […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday
Dec 23rd, 2017
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It’s hard to believe that the holidays are already here, isn’t it? With our family of 8, it definitely takes some planning and budgeting to make sure it’s a memorable and awesome time of year! “Save” is a great word for the holidays, isn’t it? Check out these 4 Ways to Save During the Holidays. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Dec 22nd, 2017
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Having a big family and a home full of technology, it is super important to have great internet and to protect the devices we use the internet with. I was recently introduced to the Norton Core™ Secure High Performance Wi-Fi Router in the color Granite Gray and think it is definitely something every home should have!  […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Dec 20th, 2017
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With our family of 8, technology is a necessary part of our lives. As a parent, I strive to keep our family members protected at all times, even when it comes to using technology. I recently discovered a device that every home should have when it comes to cybersecurity – the Dojo by BellGuard. The […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Nov 22nd, 2017
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This is a sponsored post in partnership with Picture Keeper and BraVoMark. All opinions are mine.  As both a mom and a blogger, I take a LOT of pictures! This is in no way an understatement. I love that I can share them on my blog and social media channels easily from my phone. But what happens if I […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Nov 21st, 2017
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This post was sponsored by Boys and Girls Club as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Have you heard of the Boys and Girls Club of America? It’s an awesome organization with the mission to enable all young people, especially those who need […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Nov 12th, 2017
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If you’ve been following our blog or social media channels, you know that we love to shop at Best Buy! Whether we’re shopping for new appliances or electronics, we find a wide variety of products and deals at our local Best Buy. With the holiday season upon us, it’s time to start getting ideas from […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Freebies / Coupons
Oct 31st, 2017
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I love having a smart phone and use it ALL the time. This literally not an understatement. With all this use comes the need to charge because I go through my cell phone’s battery like nobody’s business! That’s where I’ve discovered the need to change the way I charge with Samsung at Best Buy. Not […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Oct 12th, 2017
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This Creative Live! Cam post is written in partnership with Creative Labs, who also made this awesome giveaway possible! In our home, we try to stay up on the latest technology. Not only is it cool to have the latest and greatest pieces of technology, but it’s also important when it comes to protecting our […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Game Review
Sep 20th, 2017
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In our home, we have both an XBOX ONE and a PS4 and our kids love to play video games with these consoles. I had no idea our kids would be as excited about playing DESTINY 2 as they were when I showed them the package. In fact, apparently they had been talking to one […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Home
Sep 17th, 2017
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In our home, we have 6 kids and 2 adults – all of whom actively use the internet on a regular basis. With that being said, protecting our family while using the internet is of the utmost importance to us as parents. After all, we want to keep our children safe for as long as […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Sep 5th, 2017
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1183 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 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
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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
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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
2776 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
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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
1908 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
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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
4699 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 […]...
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