Travel & Events

By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Oct 24th, 2009
11 Comments
1317 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
1879 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
1241 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
3193 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
13599 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
6810 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
2204 Views
Silly boys at the Pumpkin Patch!!...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Oct 13th, 2009
0 Comments
865 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
2274 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
1961 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 […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Oct 10th, 2009
5 Comments
1139 Views
It’s October, which means pumpkins, candy, and Halloween!  So, what’s the secret to picking the perfect pumpkin?...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Oct 7th, 2009
9 Comments
1519 Views
I am getting excited, as I’m sure all of you participants are!!! I have 48 people who have filled out the surveys for the Blog or Treat and 5 that haven’t emailed me back yet. I will see where we stand tomorrow, as I know I have received some more emails, but it is too […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Oct 5th, 2009
9 Comments
2648 Views
I didn’t have the opportunity to attend BlogHer ’09.  In fact, I didn’t even know what BlogHer was until tickets were already sold out.  I was bummed but geared up to attend BlogHer ’10.  In fact, my ticket was purchased on the very same day they went on sale – thank you Johnsonville Sausage!! Mom […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Sep 29th, 2009
32 Comments
2708 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
3031 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
1595 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
1723 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
945 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
1966 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
916 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 […]...
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