Technology

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 Reviews
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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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. 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
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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
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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
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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
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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 […]...
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