Events

By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Jun 29th, 2012
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I was excited to be one of two bloggers present at the Grand Opening Preview Event for the second Smart & Final to be opened in Bakersfield, California!  This was an “Invitation Only” event that took place on June 26th at 5:00 p.m.  This is the second Smart & Final location in Bakersfield – 4980 […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In California
Jun 27th, 2012
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Circus Vargas is coming to The Madonna Inn this 4th of July weekend!  Look for the blue and gold big top this Friday, June 29 through Wednesday, July 4.  Unveiling its greatest collaboration to date, Tabares Entertainment joins forces with famed singing Ringmaster Kevin Venardos for a production of musical magnitude in its most exciting, innovative […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Beauty
Jun 19th, 2012
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I am a natural redhead and have naturally fair skin.  My three boys have also inherited my fair skin.  All of us are very prone to sunburns, which makes spending time outdoors a challenge.  With the summer here, we enjoy spending more time playing outside in the sun without the constant distraction of remote controls, […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Jun 18th, 2012
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In April, I had the opportunity to attend a Press Event for the upcoming animated film, Brave.  During the event, we had the opportunity to meet with different members of the Brave team and get an even more personal look at the creation process of the movie.  One of the members we met with was […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Jun 11th, 2012
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In April, I had the opportunity to attend the Brave press event with a feature of the upcoming short film release – La Luna.  I have three words to describe my reaction to this short film – I LOVED IT!!!  The expressions in the little boy’s eyes were full of emotion and curiosity.  And I […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Jun 4th, 2012
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In April 2012, I had the opportunity to attend the press event for Brave, La Luna, and Chimpanzee.  The event was filled with movie previews, Scottish traditional events, and interviews with members of the Brave team.  We had the opportunity to interview Katherine Sarafian, fellow mom and producer of the upcoming movie, Brave.  She was […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
May 21st, 2012
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I am so excited to take my boys to see Disney’s newest movie, coming out on June 22nd – Brave.  I attend the Disney/Pixar Blogging Event in San Francisco in April and it was amazing!  We had the opportunity to watch part of the movie and it left us wanting more! In addition to watching […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
May 8th, 2012
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In April, I had the awesome opportunity to visit the Walt Disney Family Museum.  I grew up with a mom who worked for Disneyland and had lots of experiences with Disneyland growing up, but didn’t know much about the family background.  The Walt Disney Family Museum was definitely a great experience.  There was so much […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Apr 21st, 2012
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A few weeks ago, I had the fun opportunity to join an awesome group of bloggers in previewing the upcoming animated movie from Disney – Brave.  During our trip in San Francisco, we also had the opportunity to screen the newly released film from DisneyNature – Chimpanzee.  Chimpanzee was just released in theaters this weekend […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Apr 19th, 2012
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Picture courtesy of Jessica Brandi Lifland/Pixar. I was so excited to attend the Disney-Pixar Event for the preview of Brave, the viewing of the short, La Luna, and the viewing of Chimpanzee.  I loved what we saw of Brave – only about 1/3 of the movie – and I cant wait for it to come to […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Apr 11th, 2012
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I was so excited when I received the email inviting me to the Disney Pixar Event in San Francisco this week!  The day finally came when I would head on a plane from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco to meet up with an amazing group of bloggers and preview Brave, La Luna, and Chimpanzee. I […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Mar 27th, 2012
4 Comments
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Hollywood Records announced today the signing of McClain Sisters, including China Anne McClain, star of Disney Channel’s hit series A.N.T. FARM, and her sisters Lauryn, and Sierra.  This trio whose captivating talent and undeniable star quality will inevitably end the music industry’s decades-long quest for a best-selling girl-group. “We are thrilled to hav...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Mar 21st, 2012
4 Comments
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I am so happy to have had the opportunity to participate in a campaign with Social Fabric, All You Magazine, Walmart, and a local charity.  In my first post, I shopped for the All You Magazine at my local Walmart and then purchased a few toys to donate to a local charity.  I chose to […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Mar 11th, 2012
7 Comments
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I grew up eating the yummy foods from Chef Boyardee – Ravioli, Beefaroni, and other favorites!  As a mom of 3 boys, I have continued to the Chef Boyardee tradition in our home!  I was recently invited to hold a Chef Boyardeelicious Recipe Party with my family and friends.  We were provided all sorts of […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Mar 7th, 2012
14 Comments
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Who loves Disney/Pixar?  I do, I do!  Who wants to see an animated movie about a brave and awesome princess with curly red hair?  I do, I do!  Well, I’m excited to announce that in April, I will be representing The Mommy-Files at a very special Disney and Pixar hosted event in San Francisco! I […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Mar 4th, 2012
9 Comments
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Happy Sunday everyone!  It’s coming down to the wire in the Chrysler Blogger Face-Off.  Only 3 more days left and I’m back down to 3rd place.  Thank you so much to everyone for voting for me and supporting me in this contest.  It means so much just to know that so many people care!  🙂 […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Feb 22nd, 2012
4 Comments
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I love movies and I love having friends over, so what better combination than to have a movie night with friends, right?  Thanks to Universal Studios Home Entertainment, I had the opportunity to host a Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall Masquerade Party!  The party was complete with a copy of The […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Feb 21st, 2012
3 Comments
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What is the first thing you notice on people?  For me, the first thing I notice is the person’s smile.  With that being the case, I myself am very dedicated to keeping my boys’ smiles and my smile healthy!  Thanks to Listerine, Johnson & Johnson, Walmart, and The Motherhood, I have the opportunity to participate […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Feb 20th, 2012
3 Comments
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Flashback to BlogHer ’11.  It was my first time to the BlogHer Conference and last year it took place in San Diego, California.  I was super excited to meet Jen from Eighty MPH Mom and see Erin again (a fella Seattleite) at Slice O’ Heaven.  I can’t wait to meet more of my blogging friends […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Feb 14th, 2012
4 Comments
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I was excited to attend a private screening of The Rebound on the big screen at the Silent Movie Theater in Los Angeles about a week ago.  It was a lot of fun and a totally different atmosphere then your normal movie experience.  I enjoyed it a lot.  There were prizes, singing, food, and drinks […]...
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