Travel & Events

By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Nov 28th, 2009
9 Comments
1203 Views
I am so excited.  My family and I, along with 15 other bloggers and their families, have been invited to Great Wolf Lodge‘s Snowland Event in 1 week!  I get to hang out with some wonderful local bloggers, eat breakfast with John Poole, (yay for John) and basically, have a fun-filled weekend at Great Wolf Lodge!  My boys […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Nov 23rd, 2009
6 Comments
5536 Views
Just because I love Smuckers, Cohne & Wolf, and all of my blogging peeps so much!!! Inside the Smucker’s Pantry: 2009 from Shannon S on Vimeo. The J.M. Smucker Company & Cohne & Wolf provided airfare, accommodations, and a welcoming atmosphere at the Smucker’s 2009 Blogging Event in Ohio!  All opinions expressed in this post […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Nov 22nd, 2009
11 Comments
2830 Views
I had such a wonderful time at Smucker’s Headquarters in Ohio!  In fact, we all still keep in contact and still talk about it – even 3 weeks later!  I met some wonderful bloggers for the first time and got to hang out with other bloggers again!  I am amazed by what an awesome job […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Nov 11th, 2009
8 Comments
1251 Views
As many of you know, I had the amazing opportunity to check out Smucker’s Headquarters for myself and learn more about the company. I also developed my relationship with some wonderful bloggers including: – Stacy (Mom Central) – Amanda (Mommy Mandy) – Tanya (Mommy Goggles) – Jenny (Picky-Palate) – Jennifer (The Dirty Shirt) – N...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Nov 4th, 2009
18 Comments
3038 Views
Last night, at about 9:00 p.m., a car picked me up from the house.  Not a cab, but a nice town car – thank you so much Smucker’s!!!  My flight left at 10:20 p.m.  I now know why they call it a “red-eye” flight.  My eyes were literally blood shot and red because I was […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Nov 3rd, 2009
7 Comments
1189 Views
I was so thrilled to be invited to Smucker’s Headquarters in Ohio to learn more about the company and the products they offer.  I will have the opportunity to enjoy the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame and dinner with company representatives and a few other fabulous bloggers.  Then on Thursday, I’ll be taking a […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogger's Santa Swap
Nov 1st, 2009
11 Comments
1535 Views
I am so excited!  We have almost 70 people signed up for the Blogger’s Santa Swap!  Woo hoo!  This will be so much fun.  I will be sending out a survey tomorrow with questions for you regarding holiday goodies 🙂 Happy Sunday everyone!...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogger's Santa Swap
Oct 28th, 2009
56 Comments
3502 Views
November is fast approaching!  Where has the past year gone?  I don’t know about you, but I had a blast with this last Halloween Blog or Treat.  It was the first one on The Mommy-Files and I think it would be fair to call it a success.  There are a few things I learned from […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Oct 26th, 2009
6 Comments
1039 Views
WHAT: To coincide with the release of the Ice Age 3 Dawn of the Dinosaurs Blu-ray disc and DVD, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for Tallest Ice Sculpture at the opening of the ice skating rink, ICE at Santa Monica. Fun Facts: •    The Scrat Ice Sculpture […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Events
Oct 24th, 2009
14 Comments
1660 Views
I was so excited to host and participate in this year’s Halloween Blog or Treat on The Mommy-Files.  My buddy was Amanda from Mommy Mandy.  She sent a box full of goodies for me and my boys, including toys and candy for the boys (3 bags for 3 boys – thanks girl), a Panasonic SD […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Oct 24th, 2009
11 Comments
1185 Views
If you are on Facebook, you can vote for my entry “Fading Flash” for the best costume on Mott’s Halloween Costume Contest.  You can also click on my name on follow me on Facebook – woo hoo! It’s exhausting saving the world, isn’t it?  LOL...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogger's Santa Swap
Oct 20th, 2009
18 Comments
1670 Views
There was such a positive response with the Halloween Blog or Treat this year that I’ve decided to do a Blogger’s Santa Swap for the holidays! Details are still being worked out and I would love your ideas. Here is the code for the button: When coming to the site, simply click on Events (above […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Events
Oct 19th, 2009
1 Comment
1141 Views
proudly presents Stars For A Wish is an online auction of celebrity autographed pediped® shoes with 100% of the funds raised benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation®  Online auction Runs Oct. 25 – Nov. 1 on www.CharityBuzz.com   Find out more about this event at www.pediped.com/stars    Participating celebrities include:   Adam LaRoche • Andy Garcia • […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Oct 18th, 2009
20 Comments
3061 Views
Every year, we have a family tradition of visiting the Pumpkin Patch!  It is tons of fun and gives you some really great picture opportunities, as well as bonding opportunities!  I have come up with a few tips that will help you to have a great time at the Pumpkin Patch with your little ones. […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Oct 17th, 2009
372 Comments
13249 Views
I love it when I have the opportunity to meet with other Seattle Mom Bloggers. This will be my 3rd Seattle Blogger Event and it was just as much fun as the other two!  Before attending the QFC V.I.B.E. (Very Important Blogger Event)  today (October 17th) in Seattle, I was a loyal Safeway shopper. I […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Events
Oct 17th, 2009
27 Comments
6131 Views
Hi everyone!  I hope you all had as much fun as I did picking out Halloween goodies for your partner in the Halloween Blog or Treat!  Please have your packages postmarked by Monday, October 19th to ensure delivery to your buddies by Halloween!  PLEASE ONLY LINK YOUR HALLOWEEN BLOG OR TREAT POSTS HERE!!! Feel free […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Oct 13th, 2009
27 Comments
2019 Views
Silly boys at the Pumpkin Patch!!...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Oct 13th, 2009
0 Comments
765 Views
I know Columbus Day was yesterday, but here are some great tips by children’s author, Lori Jordan-Rice , on how to make Columbus Day Fun! If you ask your elementary school child what his or her favorite subject in school is, you may hear about science, reading, math, or even lunch or recess! A less […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Oct 12th, 2009
15 Comments
2109 Views
Every year, we have a tradition in our family of picking our pumpkins at the Pumpkin Patch.  We go to Remlinger Farms, about an hour away from where we live.  At this farm, they also have a carnival with kiddy rides, a hay maze and hay jump, bounce houses, a petting zoo, and more!  We […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Oct 11th, 2009
12 Comments
1545 Views
In Book Club, we read the book “Wicked” – well, I read part of it anyways!  A group of us decided to go and see the musical “Wicked” at the Paramount Theater in Downtown Seattle.  It was a beautiful theater!! From left to right: Jen, Amy, Athina, Khadija, me, Jill, Meron, and Sarah The musical […]...
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