Blogging Events

By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Jul 26th, 2017
59 Comments
4745 Views
This post was sponsored by Ling Ling and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Do you ever feel like you’re making the same meals over and over again and want to try something new? Or perhaps you have a favorite food and would love to try more products from the brand? In […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Basics
Jun 9th, 2017
27 Comments
2836 Views
I’ve been blogging for almost 9 years and have been to Mom 2.0 Summit four different times (including this year in Orlando, Florida). I’ve been to Laguna Niguel twice, Atlanta and Orlando. Next year, Mom 2.0 will be in Los Angeles and I’m so excited to go because it’s within driving distance! I love reuniting with […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Nov 26th, 2015
1 Comment
2769 Views
It’s been quite some time since I’ve been to a blogger event and I was really excited to attend the Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards Ride-n-Drive Blogger Event, thanks to iConnect! I love cars and this event was full of them – brand new, smooth-riding, comfy-driving cars who were the finalists of the Kelley […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Nov 8th, 2015
3 Comments
3357 Views
This post is sponsored by iConnect Influencer Management and Kelley Blue Book. While travel expenses were provided, all opinions remain my own. I love to drive! Whether it’s running errands, traveling, or driving around just because – I love to drive! This week, I’ll be traveling to Irvine, California to attend a blogger event where […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Oct 30th, 2015
2 Comments
2606 Views
Can you believe how close Christmas is? It’s my favorite time of the year! I love the lights, songs, and general feeling of happiness and love that goes with it! This year, Frank and I will be taking our 6 kids to check out Knott’s Merry Farm. They are going to have a blast! While […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Conferences
Dec 29th, 2014
13 Comments
5626 Views
   Last year, I had the opportunity to attend SoFabCon for the first time.  I had wanted to go to SoFabCon 13, but just couldn’t make the finances work.  So when I had the opportunity SoFabCon in May, I jumped on it and was so excited as I’d heard awesome things about the conference the […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Aug 6th, 2014
36 Comments
4597 Views
Last year, I attended my very first Fitcation Event (now known as ShiftCon).  It was an awesome experience and nothing quite like I thought it would be!  Part of the Fitcation experience involves exploring the region the conference was located in.  Last year, it was located on the California Central Coast in Paso Robles.  it […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Jul 14th, 2014
36 Comments
5792 Views
I love to travel and love living in California!  Do you know what I love even more?  Traveling to different beautiful places within the state of California!  Last year, I had the opportunity to check out the newly renovated Pacific Edge Hotel in Laguna Beach, California.  Let me tell you – it’s a gorgeous hotel […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
May 29th, 2014
11 Comments
3861 Views
I am so excited to be working with the Wilton Team again. I loved being one of the original Wilton Moms and am continuing with Wilton as a member of their Sweet Treat Team. While I am by no means a professional when it comes to cake decorating, I do have a passion for making […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Apr 13th, 2014
7 Comments
2664 Views
A little less than a month ago, I had the opportunity to attend the 365 Days of California Strawberries Farm & Culinary Event with a group of other bloggers.  I love that my family and I were able to drive to and participate in the event.  One of my favorite things about living on the […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Apr 10th, 2014
2 Comments
8198 Views
I hope you’re ready to talk Christmas time, because I have something you’ll want to hear about! Wait, I know it’s not even Easter and please put that shoe down you’re ready to throw at me! The Mommy Files was kind enough to send me in her place to gorgeous Vancouver, British Columbia to check […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Apr 3rd, 2014
2 Comments
3767 Views
Last year, I was invited to attend Fit Blog LA.  Let me tell you – I had so much fun!  Not only did I get to hang out with friends, but I also had the opportunity to learn about health and fitness and take home some pretty awesome goodies with me! The Meet & Tweet […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Mar 1st, 2014
15 Comments
7148 Views
We all hear about how getting a good night‘s sleep is so important for each of us.  It not only affects our health, but also affects our emotions and how we handle tasks and challenges throughout the day.  I must admit that I am not one who is very good at getting a good night‘s […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Conferences
Feb 26th, 2014
14 Comments
5779 Views
Thanks to Mom Central, I had the opportunity to attend the 2013 Sprint Blogger’s Event in the Bay Area.  I headed to the Sprint Collaboration Center in Burlingame, California and hung out with bloggers (like Margaret of Margs World, Dawn from Mama Harris’ Kitchen and Emelia of Half Crazy Mama) and the Sprint team.  We […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Conferences
Oct 20th, 2013
8 Comments
2563 Views
Picture courtesy of Monica Young  I have been blogging for over 5 years now and have been to several events representing The Mommy-Files, but none had quite topped the experience I enjoyed recently at Fitcation ‘13.  If you know me, chances are probably pretty dang good that you know I am NOT a fitness guru, […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Conferences
Oct 16th, 2013
4 Comments
1918 Views
This past weekend, I headed up to Paso Robles to participate in a Women’s Event called Fitcation (Fitness + Vacation = Fitcation).  It was SO MUCH FUN!!!  I’ll be writing another post about my experience with it, but until then, here is a brief recap of what I thought about Fitcation....
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Oct 13th, 2013
3 Comments
9195 Views
Photo courtesy of McDonald’s. I’m a fan and frequent visitor of McDonald’s and was thrilled to receive the invitation for the Field to Restaurant Tour in Salinas, California a few weeks ago.  I have only been on a few farm tours, but have thoroughly enjoyed them all!  The day was packed with activities and food […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Conferences
Oct 10th, 2013
2 Comments
1469 Views
I have heard about Fitcation from other bloggers, but this will be my first year attending!  I was especially excited that it’s going to be in Paso Robles this weekend.  There is some fitness and lots of fun scheduled for the weekend!  Some of the activities include shopping and walking around Downtown Paso Robles, enjoying […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Sep 26th, 2013
18 Comments
3012 Views
If you follow my blog or any of my social media channels, you may remember me recently attended an event hosted by the team at Disney Animation Studios! During the event, we had the opportunity to get a sneak peak at one of the newest films coming to theaters this holiday season – Frozen! I […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Sep 25th, 2013
5 Comments
2936 Views
Growing up, The Little Mermaid was absolutely one of my favorite movies to watch…and sing along to!  So when I attended an event hosted by the Disney team, I was super excited to meet Jodi Benson, the voice of Ariel.  That’s right, I had the opportunity to join other bloggers in a round table interview with […]...
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