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By Shannon Gurnee
In Boating
Mar 16th, 2017
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After quite a few cold and rainy weekends, we finally had a gorgeous weekend where the weather was perfect for some time on the lake! Last Saturday, we headed out to Lake Lopez with our boat and it was a great day! All 6 of our kids love going out on the boat and are […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Caribbean
Feb 15th, 2017
32 Comments
4251 Views
On our most recent cruises (last summer), Frank and I cruised on the Carnival Conquest. It was a really nice ship and we had a lot of fun, as well as relaxed a bunch on our trip. One of the ports we stopped in was Cozumel, Mexico. While I took Geography in high school, I […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Feb 13th, 2017
20 Comments
3054 Views
Our kids love to go to theme parks! We’ve been to Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, Magic Mountain, Discovery Kingdom and now Universal Studios. It was the first time for Brian, Dallen and Sam to go to Universal Studios and they were stoked as they’ve been asking to go for quite some time. It was also […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Jan 26th, 2017
0 Comments
238 Views
  We recently attended CES in Las Vegas and during part of our stay, we were at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Casino and Resort. It is definitely a cool place to stay! While we stayed, we were even able to capture a 360 degree video of our room! Each room has a different theme and […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Jan 18th, 2017
14 Comments
6386 Views
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
Dec 31st, 2016
19 Comments
3461 Views
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 […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Dec 23rd, 2016
21 Comments
2689 Views
Back in October, we surprised our kids with a trip to Hollywood, California.  We love to travel in our RV because it’s packed with food, power and a bathroom! It definitely makes road trips easier and more fun! A while ago, Frank purchased tickets for our family of 8 to go and see The Nightmare Before […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Oct 5th, 2016
2 Comments
2782 Views
We love to go RV camping in our family! In our RV, we can travel to different places and feel really comfortable while doing it.  The kids love traveling in the RV because it has a bathroom, a kitchen, TVs and fun places to sleep and hang out! I love traveling in the RV because it […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Laughlin
Sep 26th, 2016
5 Comments
2217 Views
Both my mom and mother-in-law celebrate their birthdays in August, so at the end of the summer, my husband and I decided to take them on a birthday trip to Laughlin, Nevada. While we stayed at a hotel in Laughlin, we made the long trip in our RV. On our RV road trip was my husband, […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Florida
Sep 24th, 2016
5 Comments
2514 Views
I received tickets in exchange for sharing my experience. All opinions are mine. I’d never been to Epcot before…until this summer. I’d seen it from a distance a few times, but had no idea what was in store inside Epcot. It was awesome! Let me tell you – it definitely required some good walking shoes, sunscreen, light clothing [&he...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Sep 21st, 2016
2 Comments
2095 Views
When I was a kid, I had the opportunity to go to Girl Scout Camp every year. I loved it because it gave me the chance to sleep in a tent or teepee, learn about horses, experience the outdoors and make new friends. Camp is an experience that every child should have if possible. I […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Las Vegas
Sep 20th, 2016
0 Comments
235 Views
This year, we had the opportunity to visit Las Vegas a few times. While many might think of Las Vegas simply for it’s casinos, it actually does have more than that! We even had the opportunity to see a few shows while we were visiting. Here are a few Las Vegas shows you should see. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Caribbean
Aug 1st, 2016
0 Comments
288 Views
Frank and I love to go cruising. Not only is it relaxing and fun to travel, but I love sharing about our experiences and giving tips on my blog and social media channels! Recently, we cruised the Western Caribbean on the Carnival Conquest and it was a great experience! I love how friendly the staff […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Aug 1st, 2016
0 Comments
196 Views
We love to travel, but with 6 kids, that can get really expensive rather quickly. With an RV, traveling becomes and affordable! While we were super excited to purchase our RV, we realized there were also some ways we wanted to upgrade the RV to make long drives and stays as comfortable and enjoyable as […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Florida
Jul 20th, 2016
7 Comments
2952 Views
We received tickets to Epcot in exchange for sharing about our experience. All opinions are mine. I’ve only seen Epcot from a distance, but this summer, Frank and I had the opportunity to visit Epcot during our summer vacation. We headed to Florida for a work conference, visit with my family, trip to Epcot and […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Florida
Jul 19th, 2016
5 Comments
2381 Views
A few weeks ago, Frank and I headed to Miami, Florida. There he had a work conference, which I helped at, and then we headed to Orlando to visit my mom and then Ft. Lauderdale to head out for our 7-day Caribbean Cruise. I’d been to Florida a few times and it’s amazing how you […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Jul 14th, 2016
32 Comments
4979 Views
It’s summer time and that means a lot of time in the car and RV traveling to fun places! Let’s also not forget about all the running around we do as a family during the rest of the year! Each of our 6 children have a tablet, but they can only get internet on their […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
Jun 25th, 2016
6 Comments
2759 Views
Summertime is here and that means our kids are out of school and have a lot of free time on their hands. How often do you hear the phrase, “Mom, I’m bored. There’s nothing to do.” Whereas during the school year, they can’t wait for all that free time during the summer. The trick is […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Las Vegas
May 31st, 2016
1 Comment
1272 Views
I received tickets in exchange for this blog post. All opinions are mine. If you haven’t noticed, we love to take road trips to Las Vegas. It’s about a 7 hour drive, but such a great chance to get away together. This last time, we headed out with my in-laws and it was a lot […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
May 18th, 2016
101 Comments
8458 Views
This post is brought to you in partnership with Penguin Random House. All opinions are mine. Last year, we bought a 2015 Toyota Sienna and both Frank and I love to drive it! It’s super comfortable for going on day trips or traveling far for staycations and vacations! However, going on road trips takes time […]...
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