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By Shannon Gosney
In Movie Review
Dec 30th, 2008
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We rented “Eagle Eye” and watched it this weekend. It was INTENSE! It stars Billy Bob Thorton (“Friday Night Lights” and “The Astronaut Farmer”), Shia LaBeouf (“Holes” and “Transformers), and Michelle Monaghan (“Made of Honor). This is defin...
By Shannon Gosney
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Dec 28th, 2008
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Tonight, George and I played a game of monopoly. The last time we played Monopoly was before Dallen was born and now I remember why. He won by…… A LOT! We had the “Mamma Mia” soundtrack going while we were playing the game. I enjoyed the music at first…..and then I start...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Dec 26th, 2008
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We recently rented “Mamma Mia” on dvd and really enjoyed it! For Christmas, George bought me the cd and the dvd (soon to arrive). We’ve listened to the cd for the past couple of days and we all love the songs! Who doesn’t love Abba? There are some good ones like “Dancing...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Dec 25th, 2008
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We had a partially white Christmas this year (the closest I’ve ever been to having a white Christmas). There was still snow (or slush) on the ground and some wet snow fell, so I’ll count that! Every year, we have a tradition of buying a permit from the Department of Forest Services for $1...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Dec 24th, 2008
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George and I have been married for 9 years now and I’ve never had a White Christmas (in my entire life). For the past 2 weeks, it’s been snowing in Seattle and the kids and I have been indoors due to bad road conditions. The boys throwing snowballs at each other It just started raining [&...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Dec 24th, 2008
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Last night, we had some guys from George’s work over for dinner. We had pizza – not just any pizza, but a 28-inch pizza. It was huge! I had a hard time getting through the doorways in our house – trying to get it to the kitchen! Here are some pictures just to show how […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Dec 23rd, 2008
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Last night at around 9:30 p.m. there was a knock on the door. George and I were ready to go to bed and the kids weren’t even close to falling asleep, even though they were in their beds with the lights off. We had no idea who’d be knocking this late at night. George asked, […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Dec 22nd, 2008
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You have to check out hulu.com if you haven’t already. They have tons of free tv shows (and movies) you can watch online, including a lot of old ones. On the homepage, they had an ad for He-Man, so I had to check out She-Ra, Princess of Power, and THEY HAD IT! Here is a […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Dec 21st, 2008
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I am SO EXHAUSTED! The culprit: baby Sam – don’t let the cute smile and cute face fool you! I thought I was so lucky for a while because Sam was actually sleeping through the night. Not now! He thinks it’s great to wake up at 3:00 a.m. and play with his toys and crawl […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Dec 19th, 2008
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Here is the recipe for a super yummy cookie recipe I am giving to friends and neighbors this Christmas season. It’s called Secret Chocolate Kisses Cookies (I altered it from the original recipe – title and ingredients). Ingredients: – Bag of Hersheys Kisses (you won’t use them...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Dec 18th, 2008
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Yesterday, school was canceled because of an expected snowstorm. Here is the snowstorm – 1 day late! Looking out our front door Our backyard My car is under the snow We spent today at home. This morning, after I put Sam down for a nap, Brian and I “tried” to build a snowman. It turn...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Dec 17th, 2008
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My task this week is to bake 4 batches of cookies to give away as Christmas gifts to friends and neighbors. This doesn’t seem like a difficult task, but factor in 3 energetic little boys and a 1 hour baking project can take 3 hours to complete. A person with no children might ask, “Why [&...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Dec 17th, 2008
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Thanks to LeMira for posting the Christmas song on her blog! I really like these guys and these songs are taking me back to 1999 – so long ago! Their group is called The Straight No Chaser. Hope you enjoyed!...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Dec 16th, 2008
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By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Dec 16th, 2008
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It snowed in Seattle at the end of this last weekend. What happens when snow melts and it’s cold outside? That’s right, it turns to ice. How many Seattle residents know how to drive in the snow or on icy roads? That’s right, not enough! How many Seattle residents THINK they know how...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Dec 15th, 2008
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Every year, I usually send out Christmas cards to about 100 people. I include a card, family newsletter, and a picture of our family. With postage and the cost of picture prints, along with stationery and cards, that can add up to $60 or more. This year, I’ve decided to cut the list short. I...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Dec 13th, 2008
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This article was posted on Dr. Laura’s blog and I found it awesome and hilarious (as did the people I forwarded it to). What do you think? According to a news report, a certain school in Garden City, MI was recently faced with a unique problem. A number of 12-year-old girls were beginning to us...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Dec 12th, 2008
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Last night, we were getting ready to go to a meeting and I was packing up some snacks for the kids. I usually grab a bag and include magna doodle drawing pads, some board books, and some snacks. George was standing next to me and saw me a holding a bag with these He asked […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Dec 6th, 2008
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Today, we had a birthday party for Brian’s 5th birthday. I’ve decided that an hour and a half is plenty of time to hold a birthday party for little kids. During this time, we did the following: – played with the party blowers – 5 minutes– played on the swingset – 3...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Nov 27th, 2008
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Yesterday, George and I celebrated our 9th wedding anniversary. 9 years ago yesterday, we were married for time and eternity in the Oakland LDS Temple in Oakland, California. Since we got married during a holiday break (we were both going to college when we were married and the break worked out perfe...
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