Back-to-school

By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Aug 11th, 2017
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Sponsored post. This time of year is always a challenging one. It’s bittersweet because I’ve loved having the kids at home this summer and spending time as a family, but I’m also happy they’re going back to school to learn and spend time with friends. It’s also a busy time of year as we get […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Aug 8th, 2017
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It’s hard to believe that summer is coming to an end and the kids are gonna be going back to school soon. We had a good summer with the kids and while we know summer can’t last forever, it’s time to face reality and get ready to go back to school. The start of the […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Apr 30th, 2017
103 Comments
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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 is that […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health
Sep 1st, 2016
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This is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine. It’s that time of year again! Time to head back to school! With heading back to school comes the purchase of clothes and school supplies, as well as preparing our students health wise. Part of getting our kids ready for school health wise includes getting back […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking With The Mommy-Files
Aug 22nd, 2016
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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NestleSchoolDays #CollectiveBias #NestleSchoolDays Sweepstakes It’s hard to believe that our kids have already head back to school! We had a great summer – filled with swimming, bowling, and lots of other fun adventures, but now it’s time to ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Aug 8th, 2016
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Can you believe how quickly the summer has gone by? Before you know, school will be back in session for our kids and T.J.Maxx & Marshalls have all the designer fashions sure to make you the most popular kid in school – all at affordable prices, always! There are so many different things you can find […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Sep 23rd, 2015
17 Comments
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It’s hard to believe that school is already in session, right? With 6 kids, you can just imagine how crazy busy it got shopping for shoes, clothes and supplies! I’m so glad that there are sites like Zappos that make shopping for the back-to-school season easy and fun! As one of the largest online retailers […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Sep 12th, 2015
17 Comments
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The summer might be coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean the adventure ends here. Now that we’re switching gears for school, there are a million ways for you to help your kids with the transition. Getting them used to an earlier wake-up time, talking about all of the friends they’ll make—and, yes, buying […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health/Beauty
Aug 20th, 2015
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The opinions in this article are my own. I do not work for, or with, any brand mentioned in this article, nor do I have any official relationship with them. I have a relationship with Gigasavvy, for whom I create original editorial content. Have you ever been to Don Roberto Jewelers? I love it! I’ve […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Aug 14th, 2015
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It’s hard to believe that school is just around the corner, right? When I was a kid, they were just introducing desktop computers to schools. However, our kids are now learning how to use computers as early as Kindergarten! They learn to search on the Internet and as they get older, are expected to write […]...
By Frank Gurnee
In Book Review
Sep 14th, 2014
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Our kids love to read!  As a mom, I love to read with them and the books – Little Critter from Kohl’s Cares – are the perfect ones to do that with.  Get a jumpstart on back-to-school with the beloved Mercer Mayer storybooks, Little Critter, the newest Kohl’s Cares merchandise collection!  Kohl’s Department Stores is [&hellip...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Aug 25th, 2014
37 Comments
4226 Views
The summer is coming to an end and it’s time for the kids to go to back to school.  That means waking up early and making sure the kids are ready for school, their lunches are packed and they’ve eaten breakfast.  While I would love to make them eggs, pancakes and sausage every morning before […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Aug 24th, 2014
31 Comments
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Can you believe it’s already time for our kids to go back to school?  Where did the time go?  Between Frank and I, we now have 6 kids in the following grades: 8th grade, 6th grade, 5th grade (x2), 3rd grade and 1st grade!  I love looking back on the years and their school pictures. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Aug 8th, 2014
79 Comments
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School is almost here and that means back-to-school shopping is happening for our 6 kids.  One of our favorite places to shop for clothes is Kohl’s.  We found lots of goodies at Kohl’s that made back-to-school shopping a breeze.  In fact, we not only saved money, but we earned Kohl’s cash at the same time! […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Aug 5th, 2014
33 Comments
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This post is brought to you by Schoola, the best place to buy discounted kids clothes all while give back to schools in need. Click here to learn more about Schoola. Click here to see what people are saying. Can you believe that summer is almost over and our kids will be going back to school soon?  Crazy how quickly the […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cell Phone
Sep 13th, 2013
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This post was created in partnership with Asurion, but all thoughts are my own. School is back in session and what is on most kids’ wish lists this season?  Cell phones!  Not only are these on kids’ wish lists, but they are also on the parents’ “keep track of my kids” list.  After all, we […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Sep 4th, 2013
61 Comments
3306 Views
Can you believe it’s time for our kids to go back to school?  Weird how it’s both exciting and stressful at the same time.  New teachers, classes, schools, and schedules can create a headache for parents – whether they have one or six kids in school.  Part of the headache was just waiting for the […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health
Aug 9th, 2013
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773 Views
The below content is sponsored by Sanofi Pasteur’s Headfirst! Expert Advice on Lice campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Every parent hopes to avoid dealing with head lice, but much like taxes, some things can’t always be avoided. In the United States alone, […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Aug 8th, 2013
27 Comments
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Can you believe that the Back-to-School Season is already here?  I can’t!  With the Back-to-School Season here, it’s time to go shopping for school supplies and clothes for our 6 kids.  With a big family, we want clothes that are fashionable, reliable and affordable.  That’s why we head to Old Navy for a lot of […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Community
Aug 7th, 2013
18 Comments
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School is just around the corner and we are doing a lot of shopping for our kids in preparation for their return to school.  I was excited to pay it forward with my friends and family to the kids in our community, thanks to Dole and Champions for Kids.  I remember the first day of school when […]...
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