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By Shannon Gurnee
Jul 28th, 2013
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Last year I bought the Live Butterfly Garden at Wal-Mart when it was on sale. It comes with the pop-up garden and a certificate for 5 free caterpillars. I ordered the caterpillars and they arrived a couple of weeks before the kids’ birthday. They...
By Shannon Gurnee
Jul 22nd, 2013
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Traveling brings with it many joys. It also brings a number of things that you’ll have to pay for. While one alternative is to always carry cash, it’s actually safer and often easier to simply use your credit card. You can use them everywhe...
By Shannon Gurnee
Jun 25th, 2013
114 Comments
This is a compensated post as part of the Master Lock Live Secure Safety Squad. All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. We have a big family (6 kids and 2 adults) and it is so important to keep our family and belongings safe.  That...
By Shannon Gurnee
Jun 24th, 2013
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  Our family received hotel accommodations and passes to the LEGOLAND California Resort as a part of this media trip.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. A few months ago, my family and I had the opportunity to go on the Ultim...
By Shannon Gosney
May 1st, 2013
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Riding bikes with kids can be fun, but also scary if you don’t put safety as your number one priority.  I remember riding bikes with my sisters when we were kids.  It was back in the day when helmets weren’t required.  My sister was riding ...
By Shannon Gosney
Apr 1st, 2013
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It’s funny when I think of what I used to do before I had a computer.  Oh, that’s right!  I had a typewriter and a paper planner and I had to go to books, magazines and newspapers when I wanted to research a topic.  If you’re like me, you have a comput...
By Shannon Gosney
Mar 4th, 2013
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“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.”  How many times did we hear that growing up?  And how many of us repeat that same saying to our own children?  I’m sure there are a lot of us!  With a big family, we are on a tight bu...
By Shannon Gosney
Dec 13th, 2012
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School, sports, extracurricular activities – all of these create busy lifestyles and hectic schedules and can make it a challenge for our families to drink enough milk.  Milk is an important part of a healthy diet for people of all ages – i...
By Shannon Gosney
Dec 4th, 2012
18 Comments
The Christmas tree is up, the lights are hanging and the decorations are slowly going up.  Now to make sure that we have a Holiday Safe Home.  Take the Kidde Holiday Home Safety Challenge and find out how safe your home is for the holidays and what you...
By Shannon Gosney
Nov 6th, 2012
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On October 22nd, I had the opportunity to participate in a Mobile Safety School Virtual Webinar with The Motherhood and AT&T.  This webinar session focused on ages 8-11.  With today’s technology, families can be more connected than ever, but ...
By Shannon Gosney
Oct 18th, 2012
305 Comments
I love my phone….and so do my kids!  Yes, we use it for social media and to play games, but we also use our phones to communicate with family and friends.  Whether it’s communicating through voice or text, my cell phone has essentially become a member ...
By Shannon Gosney
Sep 19th, 2012
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In July, I had the opportunity to visit Palace Resorts in Cancun, Mexico. I had never been to Cancun before and really enjoyed my time there. The Resort was gorgeous and the food was great! Not to mention all-you-can-drink drinks!                 Photo...
By Shannon Gosney
Jun 8th, 2012
9 Comments
Our local grocery store in Nipomo is Vons (also known as Safeway).  I remember how excited everyone was to have our own grocery store (with a gas station even) in Nipomo!  I can definitely say that with my Vons card, I’ve saved more money than I ...
By Shannon Gosney
Dec 21st, 2011
140 Comments
The Family Storybook Treasury: Tales of Laughter, Curiosity, & Fun is an awesome book to add to your family library!  Family, friends, your favorite characters….bring them all together at story time!  Share the book that is sure to entertain,...
By Shannon Gosney
Oct 28th, 2011
54 Comments
Halloween is just around the corner and is one of the most anticipated nights of the year for kids.  SafeKids recently discovered some scary statistics with a first-of-its-kind study on Halloween safety.  Did you know that only 1/3 of parents talk to t...
By Shannon Gosney
Jun 11th, 2011
3 Comments
We love dairy in our home! It comes in all varieties – milk, chocolate milk, yogurt, eggs, whipped cream, and more!  During the summer months, we love to play outside.  With the warmer weather, the boys love to come in and drink a glass of milk (...
By Shannon Gosney
Jun 1st, 2011
11 Comments
In our home, we consume a lot of dairy products each month!  We go through a lot of milk, cheese, eggs, and yogurt.  My boys love to drink milk with meals and eat cheese and yogurt for snacks.  I was thrilled when I was invited to participate in the Na...
By Shannon Gosney
Feb 13th, 2011
576 Comments
I love to drive, but when driving, I want to make sure that my family is safe.  Thanks to Midas, I received a Midas Winter Safety Kit for my car.  With Winter Weather, Midas wants to help make sure drivers are properly armed with the tools and tips the...
By Shannon Gosney
Nov 29th, 2009
6 Comments
Safeway is one of the stores my family and I frequent when it comes to grocery shopping.  I love the Deli Department especially.  I even know the people behind the counter, which makes my shopping experience that much greater!  The deli meat and cheese...
By Shannon Gosney
Aug 13th, 2009
0 Comments
Thanks to Mom Central, I had the opportunity to review McAfee Family Protection Software. If you are looking to protect your loved ones from predators on the computer, you’ll want to look into this product! McAfee Family Protection Software inclu...
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