Events

By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Jun 26th, 2013
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I have loved being a part of the Collective Bias family and have actually seen my career as a professional blogger and leader in the social media grow to the point where I am able to work from home while taking care of my family.  I am so excited that Collective Bias has now opened […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Jun 24th, 2013
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  Our family received hotel accommodations and passes to the LEGOLAND California Resort as a part of this media trip.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. A few months ago, my family and I had the opportunity to go on the Ultimate Family Adventure to LEGOLAND Hotel at the LEGOLAND California Resort […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
May 8th, 2013
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This is not a sponsored post.  I have been invited to the Mom’s Nite Out with MommyJuice Wines at the Clos LaChance Winery.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. I was recently introduced to MommyJuice Wines and am excited to attend the Mom’s Nite Out on Thursday, May 9th from 6:00 – […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In California
May 3rd, 2013
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Last weekend, our family had the opportunity to attend the Hyundai Epic Playdate in Goleta, California at the Dos Pueblos Ranch and it was so much fun!  Not only did I connect with an amazing brand, but it was an awesome family bonding experience!  Frank and I took our six kids (4 boys and 2 […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Conferences
May 1st, 2013
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I have been blogging now for almost five years at The Mommy-Files and this will be my third big conference I’ve attended, but my first time to Mom 2.0 Summit!  Yeah – that is less than 1 conference a year!  However, 2 out of the 3 conferences I paid for myself (that’s right – NO […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Apr 17th, 2013
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Our family recently traveled down to Carlsbad, California for the KIA Classic.  We had the opportunity to test drive a gorgeous car (the 2014 KIA Sorento SX), visit LEGOLAND California, walk the grounds of the KIA Classic, and stay in the luxurious and family-friendly Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, California.  It was an awesome […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Apr 12th, 2013
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At the end of March, Frank, the boys and I all headed down to Carlsbad for the KIA Classic and for some fun family time at LEGOLAND CALIFORNIA.  The boys and I had never been there before and they had been asking for quite some time when they could visit LEGOLAND CALIFORNIA.  When I received […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Apr 6th, 2013
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Doesn’t the LEGOLAND Hotel look gorgeous?  This is where the pool was located.   Guess where we went this past Spring Break?  I had the opportunity to take the three boys (on my own) to the LEGOLAND Hotel in Carlsbad, California and it was awesome!  They did not want to leave and kept asking if […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Apr 3rd, 2013
18 Comments
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We had rented KIA Soul when we traveled to Florida and that was pretty much the only KIA experience we have ever had.  I was thrilled to recently have the opportunity to test drive the 2014 KIA Sorento SX AWD in Remington Red.  I have to admit, I pretty much fell in love with this […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Mar 29th, 2013
19 Comments
4766 Views
If you know me, you know that our family lives on a golf course!  I have been golfing and love it, but I have never attended a live LPGA event.  However, I did this past week – the KIA Classic.  My family and I were invited to Carlsbad to stay in the gorgeous Park Hyatt […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Mar 17th, 2013
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In February, I had the opportunity to attend the Family Blogger Summit.  It was awesome meeting the team behind the adventurous and hilarious animated film, “The Croods.”  While there, we not only got to watch “The Croods” in 3D, but we also got to learn more about the making of the film.  It was an […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Feb 28th, 2013
8 Comments
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When I was a young girl, I remember the excitement there was around watching the Academy Awards (aka the Oscars) as a family!  We’d usually order pizza, eat popcorn and snack on goodies while watching the stars walk up the stage in their beautiful gowns and well-pressed tuxes to receive their award.  These were experiences […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Feb 14th, 2013
6 Comments
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Red Carpet, cameras, bright lights, gorgeous dresses, celebrities, music….the Grammys!  I travel down to Los Angeles all the time for social media events, but this past Sunday was one of the most memorable experiences I’ve had in my blogging career.  It was absolutely priceless! When I received the invitation to attend the Red Carpet Event […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Feb 12th, 2013
5 Comments
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I recently had the opportunity to watch Safe Haven before it’s release date in theaters this Valentine’s Day.  Let me tell you – I LOVED it!!!!  What I loved even more was getting the opportunity to meet actors Julianne Hough and Josh Duhamel, Author Nicholas Sparks, and Musicians Colbie Caillat and Gavin DeGraw.  It was an awesome […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Feb 11th, 2013
8 Comments
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Today, I am excited to be traveling down to Los Angeles for The Croods Family Blogger Event from Dreamworks Animation.  I remember seeing the preview of this movie in the theater and thinking to myself that it was one that I would like to take the family to see when it came out.  So as soon as […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Feb 7th, 2013
8 Comments
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In 2012, I had some amazing trips I was able to go on for my social media career.  One of my most memorable trips of 2012 was the Outmywindow Blogger Event sponsored by Warner Brothers.  We not only learned about this great new application, but we also had the opportunity to tour the Warner Brothers […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Jan 29th, 2013
60 Comments
6703 Views
Back in September, I was invited to a Blogging Event with Lee Jeans.  I hadn’t worn Lee Jeans since I was a girl in elementary school and was really curious about how different they were now that I am a woman!  I had NO idea that I would fall in love with the fit and […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Jan 23rd, 2013
6 Comments
3287 Views
Last weekend, we had the opportunity to see one of my favorite Disney classics, “Peter Pan,” on the big screen at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood!!!  That was my first time to the El Capitan Theatre and it was gorgeous!!!  You can also enjoy “Peter Pan” on the big screen at the El Capitan […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Events
Dec 31st, 2012
7 Comments
2108 Views
“Wish they all could be California girls……”  I’m a California girl through and through – and even more so a Southern California girl.  I grew up in Southern California, near the big city of Los Angeles – the city where many things can happen!  You’ll find all kinds of things to do with your family […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In California
Dec 26th, 2012
0 Comments
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Arriving at Grinchmas at Universal Studios Hollywood. I received a green “Grinchmas” bag for attending the media event.  Here we’re getting ready to go into the park. Do you love Universal Studios Hollywood?  How about The Grinch Who Stole Christmas?  Through December 31st, 2012, Universal Studios Hollywood will be celebrating Grinchmas!  I was fortun...
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