Travel & Events

By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Sep 29th, 2009
32 Comments
2428 Views
I am currently working on compiling the list of names of people interested in participating in the Halloween Blog or Treat on The Mommy-Files. I will be sending out surveys this week. Partners will be chosen next week – YEAH!!! If you are still interested, please leave a comment here so I can include you […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Sep 26th, 2009
21 Comments
2682 Views
You’ve just gone trick or treating around the neighborhood with your little one(s) and you see the plastic orange pumpkin is almost full of sugary sweets.  You dump the pumpkin out and sift through it.  You find chocolate bars, gumballs, suckers, caramels, sugar, sugar, sugar.  I remember when I went trick or treating as a […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Sep 25th, 2009
8 Comments
1342 Views
You might remember that about a month ago, I had the opportunity to be one of 50 bloggers invited to the General Mills Eat and Greet.  I was so excited because it was my first out-of-state blogging event and the first time I’d ever been to Minnesota!  Not only did they pay to fly me […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Sep 25th, 2009
9 Comments
1313 Views
  Halloween is in October and October is literally just around the corner!  My family and I look forward to the pumpkins, candy, and costumes!  Having 3 boys makes it very challenging for me to take them to the store and “shop” for a Halloween costume.  I have found that many times, the costumes are […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Sep 12th, 2009
0 Comments
702 Views
I was so excited to be invited to meet with the Marketing Team at Continental Mills for a Lunch and Learn. Continental Mills produces products for Krusteaz, Ghirardelli, Alpine, Classic Hearth, Eagle Mills, Snoqualmie Falls, and Albers. I was a little nervous because I didn’t know what to expect. When I arrived, I was told […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Sep 1st, 2009
1 Comment
1628 Views
I started my blog back in July of 2008 and began participating in product review tours and giveaways in January of 2009. The 2009 General Mills Eat & Greet was my very first “out-of-state” blogging event and boy was I excited to receive the invite! Before the trip, when I thought of General Mills, I […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Aug 28th, 2009
0 Comments
722 Views
I have never been to Minnesota before! I didn’t really even know what there was to do in Minnesota. Then I was invited to the General Mills Eat and Greet in Minneapolis, Minnesota. I can tell you that after my visit to Minnesota I would LOVE to go back again and explore the area some […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday Blogging Events
Aug 19th, 2009
0 Comments
760 Views
Hi everyone! Here is the code for the Halloween Blog or Treat Button coming in October!!! Feel free to put it on your blog or share with some friends!...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Aug 19th, 2009
1 Comment
2573 Views
Back in July, we had the opportunity to visit Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound, Washington. It was so much fun and was a much needed vacation for our family! My son is still wearing his Great Wolf Lodge bracelet and won’t let me take it off (that’s a battle I’m not going to fight). […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday Blogging Events
Aug 18th, 2009
0 Comments
691 Views
Check out the adorable button that Amanda from Mommy Mandy made for our Halloween Blog or Treat – coming in October! I will let you know when I have the button code for it so you can put it on your blog (if you’d like to share with others). I’ll be creating a survey for […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In BlogHer
Aug 17th, 2009
0 Comments
700 Views
Thanks to Johnsonville Sausage, I have my Conference ticket for BlogHer ’10 ordered and paid for! I am a stay-at-home with 3 kids and we have one income in our family. I would love to represent your company in return for sponsorship to the annual blogging event! I am looking to represent a few companies […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday Blogging Events
Aug 15th, 2009
2 Comments
976 Views
I know, I know! Halloween is 2 months away, but I am going to be putting together a Halloween Blog or Treat Gift Exchange on The Mommy-Files!! We’ll have bloggers who are interested sign up and then randomly assign bloggers to one another (you’ll have one blogger you send a gift to and one you […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Jul 29th, 2009
0 Comments
3131 Views
On Day 2, we received a wake-up phone call at about 6:30 a.m. (I scheduled this the night before). I got up and jumped in the shower and got ready while the rest of the family was asleep. My family and I, along with the other bloggers and their families, were invited to the Mommy […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In BlogHer
Jul 28th, 2009
1 Comment
962 Views
With all the talk (and even some of the drama), I still am planning on attending BlogHer 2010, which is going to be held in August 2010 in New York City! I am excited about my first sponsor, Johnsonville Sausage, to help sponsor my attendance at the event! I am a stay-at-home mom with 3 […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Jul 27th, 2009
1 Comment
1709 Views
For about a week, I’ve been answering the following question from my 5 year old over and over again – “How many days before Great Wolf Lodge?” “Are we going to Great Wolf Lodge today?” Finally, Friday came and I was able to say to him “Today we are going to Great Wolf Lodge and […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Seattle Events
Jul 20th, 2009
0 Comments
737 Views
If you live in Washington or will be visiting on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009, and love the Mariners Baseball Team, you’ll want to check out the “Kiddos at Safeco Field” event of the year! Parents and their kids will be getting together at the game and enjoying a Mariner’s baseball game for $10.00 (instead of […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Jun 23rd, 2009
0 Comments
554 Views
Attention all Washington Moms and Dads and Kids! The Mom Bloggers of Seattle and the Mariners are proud to present the “KIDDOS AT SAFECO FIELD” event on September 2nd, 2009 (a day game)! Tickets will be going on sale soon for $10 a seat (for guests 3 and older) plus a $1.00 service fee. Come […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
May 16th, 2009
0 Comments
797 Views
I had the awesome opportunity to be invited by Susan at 5 Minutes for Mom to attend a Spa Tweet Up in Seattle. My endless thanks to Pledge for pampering both us and our laptops! We met at Swoon Boutique Spa in Seattle (on Capitol Hill). There, we talked amongst ourselves (learning that there were […]...
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