Back-to-school

By Shannon Gurnee
In Community
Aug 7th, 2013
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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 […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Aug 1st, 2013
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The new school year is just around the corner and Master Lock is here to help!  Did you know that seventy percent of college students own a laptop and other electronics, including smart phones and iPads, which are the most commonly stolen items on college campuses?  Master Lock is educating parents and students of common […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jun 25th, 2013
114 Comments
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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 is why I am so glad to be a […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Back-to-School
Oct 16th, 2012
1 Comment
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It’s Back-to-School for our families everywhere and parents are working harder these days to ready their students for school.  Teaching our children the value of money is becoming more and more important and Citi has some smart back-to-school spending tips for you! Whether parents are readying their student for the first days of junior high […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Back-to-School
Sep 29th, 2012
3 Comments
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My boys really needed long-sleeved shirts for the new school year.  So, I was really excited to participated in the Fall Wardrobe opportunity with Collective Bias and CookiesKids.com.  I was amazed at how easy it was to browse the site.  I love that you can search for clothing options by gender (i.e. boy or girl) […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Back-to-School
Aug 26th, 2012
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I don’t know about you, but I can’t believe my boys are already back to school!  How this year is flying by!  Are you familiar with the Boys & Girls Club of America (BGCA)?  I personally had no clue how much the Boys & Girls Club of America contributes to the Back-to-School Season for children […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Reviews
Jul 27th, 2012
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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Astrobrights Papers by Neenah Paper for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you enjoy making crafts?  Do your children, or a child you take care of, enjoy making crafts?  If so, then AstroBrights is a perfect fit for you!  AstroBrights papers comes in […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Back-to-School
Jul 21st, 2012
1 Comment
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Can you believe the new school year is just around the corner?  I remember how exciting it was getting ready for school when I was young!  Back-to-school shopping included new shoes, new clothes, and new school supplies.  Well, I can say that my boys are just as excited for the start of school as I […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Back-to-School
Oct 19th, 2011
106 Comments
3899 Views
My boys love to read and thanks to Scholastic Books, we recently had the opportunity to add BAILEY to our family book collection.  It is such a cute picture book and we loved reading out loud as a family.  My boys even read to each other!  BAILEY was written by New York Times bestselling author Harry […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Back-to-School
Oct 6th, 2011
645 Comments
11017 Views
Happy New School Year!!!  This week, I talked about our New School Year Resolution and I am so excited to see how it improves our family’s lives!  In the spirit of the New School Year, the NESTLÉ Family really got me thinking about how I can make changes for our family for the positive this New School Year. A big […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Mar 30th, 2011
1 Comment
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I started back to school at the beginning of the year and was both excited and nervous!  I was excited because I was going to be taking classes for a new career that would allow me to support my family.  I was nervous because I was probably going to be older than the many students […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Sep 23rd, 2010
197 Comments
4332 Views
I have used Seventh Generation products before and LOVE them!  Not only are they “green,” they effectively clean!  I was excited to work with Seventh Generation again in a Back-to-School Giveaway on The Mommy-Files.  With nearly 22 million school days lost each year due to the common cold and flu (CDC) and as many as […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Aug 24th, 2010
579 Comments
11223 Views
Last year, I had the opportunity to visit the General Mills Headquarters in Minnesota and it was a blast!!! I also learned more about the Box Tops Program and it became something I really wanted to get involved with for my son’s school. You can find all kinds of participating products with Box Tops in […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Jul 27th, 2010
783 Comments
22288 Views
I cannot believe that the new school year is just around the corner. Like many other parents around the country, I am starting to get my boys ready for the new school year. I remember getting ready for the new school year as a young girl (and teenager). It was always exciting to purchase the […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Jun 25th, 2010
269 Comments
3651 Views
I love Crayola products and am so happy to hear that they are now manufacturing products that are safe for the environment.  This upcoming back-to-school season features special boxes of Crayola crayons, markers, and colored pencils with icons calling out the way each product is lessening its impact on the environment.  Did you know that […]...
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