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By Shannon Gurnee
In Father's Day
May 18th, 2017
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Father’s Day is just around the corner and I don’t know about you, but I often find it a challenge to find that perfect gift for the dad in our kids’ lives – my husband. My husband does so much for our family! He works hard to pay the bills, checks out the cars when […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
May 16th, 2017
66 Comments
1587 Views
This is a sponsored post with 20th Century Fox. All opinions are mine. In our family, we love to watch movies, especially those we watch together! One of our favorite family movie series to watch is that of “Diary of a Wimpy Kid.” The kids enjoy the movies…and so do us parents! We a...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
May 15th, 2017
84 Comments
1979 Views
This post is in partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures. All opinions are mine. We love movies and I’m here with another movie coming to theaters soon! I’m so excited and am looking forward to seeing Wonder Woman when it hits theaters on June 2nd. I don’t know about you, but I wish I...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Home
May 15th, 2017
42 Comments
913 Views
Recycling, carpooling, community cleanup, saving water – these are all ways we strive to help the environment and our community, but do we really think about how we can help by saving energy? I remember growing up in California and being encouraged by my parents to “turn the lights off.&#...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
May 10th, 2017
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992 Views
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Dr Pepper®. The opinions and text are all mine. When I was a kid, I remember going to my grandma’s house. Outside on the backyard porch was a refrigerator and it was always filled with sodas. The soda I always chose was Dr Pepper....
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
May 9th, 2017
17 Comments
1274 Views
This is a sponsored post with Moovit and BraVoMark. All opinions are mine. If you follow The Mommy-Files, you know that I love watching movies! We have another movie feature and giveaway here on The Mommy-Files – woo hoo! Snatched is coming to theater this Friday, May 12th a...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
May 8th, 2017
106 Comments
2864 Views
Prizing is provided by Warner Bros. Pictures. All opinions are mine. I love watching movies and one of the things I love to do is to share with you about movie releases coming to the big screen! On May 19th, risk everything…for love in “Everything, Everything.” From Warner Bros...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
May 3rd, 2017
18 Comments
2254 Views
This is a sponsored post with Café Breaks. All opinions are mine. When I was a kid, I didn’t realize how busy a mom could be. Reality hit when I had my own kids. Now that we have a blended family of 8 – complete with 6 amazing kids – I am definitely busy all […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Freebies / Coupons
May 1st, 2017
19 Comments
1234 Views
Being healthy can definitely have a host of benefits, including financial ones! I’ve never really thought about the financial benefits that being healthy can have until now, but it really can. Eating healthy, for example, can cut down on your medical costs, while opting for water over soda and ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Apr 30th, 2017
57 Comments
1771 Views
This post has been sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. All thoughts and reviews are my own. Spring is finally here and it’s the perfect time for spring cleaning! I don’t know about you, but when spring arrives, I have this desire to start cleaning and throwing away things we don̵...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Apr 30th, 2017
103 Comments
2384 Views
In our blended family, we have 8 members – 6 of which are children going to school and 2 of us who work from home full-time and are self-employed. Office supplies are something we stock up and always have on hand. One of those big office supplies that is constantly being used and refilled ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Freebies / Coupons
Apr 29th, 2017
3 Comments
686 Views
This is a partnered post with Groupon Coupons. All opinions are mine. In our home, we are very tech savvy. In fact, Frank and I make most of our purchases online. From toilet paper to electronics to even our Queen size bed, shopping online has made it easy and painless to make purchases. With a [&hel...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Apr 26th, 2017
19 Comments
2204 Views
This is a partnered post with Dynacraft. All opinions are mine. When I was a little girl, I loved to pretend that I was a princess. While I remember ride-on toys, I don’t ever remember anything like the awesome Princess Carriage they have today at Dynacraft! Dynacraft is the innovative cat...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Kitchen Products
Apr 25th, 2017
18 Comments
1214 Views
This is a partnered post with AJ Madison. All opinions are mine. Our homes play a very important role in our lives and happiness. For me, a home not only should be my “sanctuary,” but it should also have the things I need to take care of our family of 8. While I know there […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Freebies / Coupons
Apr 24th, 2017
19 Comments
1350 Views
This is a partnered post with FabFitFun. All opinions are mine. I love being a blogger! It gives me a chance to check out so many wonderful products and services and then share about it with all of you. In the past few years, I’ve loved makeup and all the goodies that are part of the [&hel...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Baby Products
Apr 24th, 2017
15 Comments
864 Views
This review was made possible by iConnect and Luvs.  I was provided compensation to facilitate this post, but all opinions stated are 100% mine. I remember when my boys were babies. It sounds weird, but I actually loved buying diapers. Something I loved even more was saving money on the diapers ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Anaheim
Apr 23rd, 2017
33 Comments
1978 Views
This is a partnered post with Great Wolf Lodge. All opinions are mine. When my 3 boys were little, I had the opportunity to take them to Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound, Washington and they had so much fun! It’s been a long time since I’ve been to Great Wolf Lodge, so you can […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Apr 18th, 2017
24 Comments
2049 Views
It’s hard to believe that Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Let’s admit it ladies (and guys), on Mother’s Day, we always end up snapping priceless pictures. With so many photos to cherish, it would be devastating if something happened to them. That’s where Picture ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Pennsylvania
Apr 15th, 2017
25 Comments
1915 Views
This post was sponsored by Sands Bethlehem as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Life can get pretty busy with our family of eight, but one thing we love to do as a family is travel to new places. In fact, we purchased […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Apr 15th, 2017
19 Comments
1166 Views
Are you looking to remodel your kitchen? Do you like to save money without sacrificing quality? If you can answer yes to either (or both) of these question, then you won’t want to miss out on the Best Buy Appliances Savings and Remodel Event! Whether you’re buying a home or remodelin...
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