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By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Conferences
Dec 29th, 2014
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   Last year, I had the opportunity to attend SoFabCon for the first time.  I had wanted to go to SoFabCon 13, but just couldn’t make the finances work.  So when I had the opportunity SoFabCon in May, I jumped on it and was so excited as I’d heard awesome things about the conference the […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Mar 10th, 2014
3 Comments
5130 Views
Who loves chocolate??  I do, I do!!!  Well, I have some great news to share with you about some of our favorite chocolate treats!  The same brands you love are now in bite-size pieces…You’re probably wondering why they didn’t think of this sooner!  Enjoy new 3 MUSKETEERS® and MILKY WAY® Simply Caramel Bites.  These little […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday
Feb 12th, 2014
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Growing up, I remember opening up Valentine’s Day Cards from my parents and my grandma.  I always looked for the Hallmark symbol on the back of the card.  At one point, I even had cards I had collected over the years from my family.  Unfortunately, these cards were lost in one of the many moves […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Nov 18th, 2013
15 Comments
5005 Views
The holidays are here!  What does that mean for us?  That means lots of yummy meat dishes and plenty of leftovers we’ll be using for recipes.  With our big family, Frank and I have invested in an additional freezer that we keep out in our garage.  Buying meat for a large family can get pretty […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Electronics Review
Nov 6th, 2013
10 Comments
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Can you believe the holidays are upon us?  I can’t!  Frank and I have already started our Christmas shopping for our 6 kids and it’s adding up fast.  Now is the time of year when we’re looking to save money on everyday services we use, one of the big ones being our cell phone bill. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday
Oct 7th, 2013
1 Comment
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Can you believe how quickly the year has gone by and that the holidays are almost here? I can’t believe it!  With a large family, we are starting to look for ways to cut our expenses so we can afford to have a good Christmas day experience with our 6 kids.  I know for a […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Oct 4th, 2013
19 Comments
2550 Views
Football season is here and that means tailgating parties, barbecues and lots of yummy food!  While our guests enjoy a variety of foods at tailgating parties or Game Day get-togethers we host, we almost always finds that chocolate is something nobody turns down.  I even love to have chocolate on hand for snacking on, especially […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
Oct 3rd, 2013
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I love being a part of the Social Fabric community and am participating in the #LuvSoFab Photo-A-Day Challenge.  While I post the photos on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, I thought it would also to be fun to post them on The Mommy-Files as well!  Check out my photos with “Hay.”  It was when I went […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Aug 19th, 2013
36 Comments
6248 Views
Can you believe that the summer is coming to an end?  Well, don’t fret because you can carry some of your summer traditions into the Fall Season!  One way to do that is with Watermelon from Lucky Supermarket.  You can learn more about my shopping trip by visiting my Google+ Story. I don’t know about […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Apr 21st, 2013
18 Comments
8674 Views
In our family, we cook a lot of chicken and one of our favorite meals is Homemade Chicken Cordon Bleu with Rice Pilaf and Asparagus. Having a big family, Frank and I like to shop for the best cuts of meat and freshest produce at a great price.  We know we’ll find what we’re looking […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Parties
Mar 17th, 2013
3 Comments
1990 Views
  We live here on the Central Coast and I have several friends who are avid Mustangs fans.  That’s right – Cal Poly at San Luis Obispo is our local college and they have both a men’s and women’s basketball team!  We were excited to turn ESPN on and watch our local team play their […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Easter
Mar 12th, 2013
6 Comments
10618 Views
Have you heard about the Balance Rewards Program at Walgreens?  I have the Walgreens App on my phone and it is so easy to use!  Not to mention how many different things you can do with the app – all from your iPhone, iPad, or Android.  You can order photos, refill prescriptions, find coupons, check […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Mar 10th, 2013
16 Comments
4264 Views
“I’m looking over a four leaf clover that I overlooked before.  First is the sunshine, the second is rain.  Third is the roses that bloom in the lane.  There’s no need explaining, the one remaining, is somebody I adore. I’m looking over a four leaf clover that I overlooked before.”  Every time I think of […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Feb 28th, 2013
8 Comments
2205 Views
When I was a young girl, I remember the excitement there was around watching the Academy Awards (aka the Oscars) as a family!  We’d usually order pizza, eat popcorn and snack on goodies while watching the stars walk up the stage in their beautiful gowns and well-pressed tuxes to receive their award.  These were experiences […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Feb 16th, 2013
9 Comments
5495 Views
I grew up with the Kleenex® brand in my home and now, as a mother myself, I make sure that our home is stocked with this durable and soft brand of tissues.  Kleenex® is there for me and my family, whether it be a cold, allergies, or special moments in our life.  Kleenex® helps reduce the spread […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Decor
Feb 15th, 2013
10 Comments
6726 Views
I love decorating for baby showers, birthday parties, holidays and special events, so when I had the opportunity to create a Seductive Tablescape for Two, I was all over it!  I have looked through Moll Anderson’s new book, Seductive Tables for Two: Tablescapes, Picnics, and Recipes That Inspire Romance so many times!  There were so many different […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Feb 14th, 2013
6 Comments
4036 Views
Red Carpet, cameras, bright lights, gorgeous dresses, celebrities, music….the Grammys!  I travel down to Los Angeles all the time for social media events, but this past Sunday was one of the most memorable experiences I’ve had in my blogging career.  It was absolutely priceless! When I received the invitation to attend the Red Carpet Event […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Feb 3rd, 2013
17 Comments
2172 Views
Growing up, I had fond memories of tea.  I remember my mom starting her morning every day with a cup of tea.  I would watch her as she unwrapped her tea bag, poured boiling water into her mug, and let it steep.  Then after about 5 minutes, she would remove the tea bag, add milk […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Jan 21st, 2013
14 Comments
2546 Views
Growing up, I was constantly told by my parents, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.”  I can easily say that as a parent myself, our kids do have breakfast every day before going to school.  It isn’t typically eggs, bacon, and pancakes though.  It’s usually cereal, milk and gogurts – because those […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Jan 14th, 2013
9 Comments
4292 Views
When I was growing up, I remember my mom drinking hot tea every morning on her way to work.  Part of my enjoyment of drinking warm tea is those constant reminders and memories I have of her when I drink it.  Bigelow Tea is one of my favorite brands of tea and I was super […]...
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