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By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Feb 16th, 2013
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I don’t know about you, but I am really looking forward to seeing Oz The Great and Powerful when it comes to theaters on March 8, 2013!  On February 12th, the “Journey to Oz Balloon Tour” took to the skies from the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.  The Tour was sponsored by leading multichannel retailer HSN […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Jan 23rd, 2013
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Last weekend, we had the opportunity to see one of my favorite Disney classics, “Peter Pan,” on the big screen at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood!!!  That was my first time to the El Capitan Theatre and it was gorgeous!!!  You can also enjoy “Peter Pan” on the big screen at the El Capitan […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Jan 21st, 2013
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Back in June of 2012, I had the opportunity to attend and feature the Grand Opening of the 4th Smart & Final Store in Bakersfield, but the FIRST Smart & Final Extra! Store!!!  It is a gorgeous store – very clean, well stocked, and comfortable to go shopping in.  I had a great time mingling with […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Jan 16th, 2013
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By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Conferences
Jan 5th, 2013
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2012 was the definitely a great year of Traveling for The Mommy-Files!  I had the opportunity to visit many great places, including Orlando, Florida; Cancun, Mexico; Kansas City, Missouri; San Francisco, California; and New York City, New York.  I had amazing adventures and many memories were made.  I can’t wait to see what traveling 2013 […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Events
Dec 31st, 2012
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“Wish they all could be California girls……”  I’m a California girl through and through – and even more so a Southern California girl.  I grew up in Southern California, near the big city of Los Angeles – the city where many things can happen!  You’ll find all kinds of things to do with your family […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 12th, 2012
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A few weeks ago, we had the awesome opportunity to experience Cirque Dreams Holidaze in Bakersfield, California at the Rabobank Theater.  This was my second time watching a Cirque Dreams performance and I loved it just as much as the first time – when I watched it on my trip to Moon Palace Resort in […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Nov 18th, 2012
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I am super excited to be attending my second social media conference!  Can you believe it?  I’ve been blogging for over 4 years and this is only my second conference?  Now that I am working full-time on my career in social media, it’s time to really get the most out of these blogging conferences I […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Nov 13th, 2012
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This weekend, I was invited to check out the Grand Re-Opening of Orchard Supply Hardware in Pismo Beach, California.  It’s been a long time since I’ve visited Orchard Supply Hardware and let me tell you, after walking through the store and checking out the changes that have been made, I will definitely be back! For […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Oct 23rd, 2012
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I live on the Central Coast and recently discovered a new Smart & Final opening in my hometown.  I was thrilled to be invited to the Grand Opening Preview of the 56th Smart & Final (the 3rd one on the Central Coast)!  Smart & Final is located on 1464 E. Grand Ave. in Arroyo Grande, […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Sep 30th, 2012
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I love Disneyland!  I grew up with many fond memories of Disneyland….and I know my boys do as well.  Recently, my family and I had the opportunity to visit Disneyland and experience Mickey’s Halloween Party for the first time!  Let me tell you, it was a TON of fun!!!  Not only did the kids get […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Aug 29th, 2012
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At the Thunder Over the Valley Air Show in Santa Maria, California – August 26, 2012....
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Conferences
Jul 15th, 2012
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Tanya from Mommy Goggles was my roommate for BlogHer ’11 and we had a blast! It’s hard to believe sometimes that I’ve been blogging at The Mommy-Files for 4 years now. My site has grown so much over the last 4 years, I’ve made so many amazing contacts, and had the opportunity to participate in […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Reviews
Jul 5th, 2012
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As a single mama of three boys, I am on a tight budget and use coupons whenever I get the chance.  I use a variety of coupons, including those from the newspaper, store ads, and online sites.  There are many coupon sites out there, but I was recently introduced to one that had me sold […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
May 30th, 2012
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A beautiful Pismo Beach Sunset!  I never even noticed these carved surfboards hanging from the walkway to the pier.  How cool is that?  Have you been to Pismo Beach before?...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Feb 19th, 2012
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At the Nipomo Park with the boys – view of the sun through the trees.  So pretty!!!...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Feb 19th, 2012
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Dinner out with friends.  My friend from high school came up to visit and he, me, and my friend, Colleen, went to Yanagi’s Restaurant in Pismo Beach, California.  It was so much fun and the food was great, too!...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Feb 6th, 2012
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Golfing in Nipomo, California.  I only missed the ball a few times – lol!  I lost a few balls on the course too.  It was tons of fun!...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Feb 4th, 2012
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Golfing in Nipomo, California.  This was the first time I’ve gone golfing since I was 8 months pregnant with Brian.  That was quite a few years ago!...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Dec 31st, 2011
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Have you been to Disneyland Resort during the Holiday Season?  I just visited Disneyland Resort and it was beautiful.  Even though Christmas has already passed, it still felt like Christmas with the beautiful decorations, festive costumes, and holiday themed rides, parades, and shows.  Here are some fun facts for a Merry Disneyland Holiday Celebration. – Through ...
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