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By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Aug 7th, 2018
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This is a partnered post with Album Envy. In February of 2015, I married my best friend. We’ve traveled on different cruises, which we’ve shared about on our social media channels and blog, and made the decision to get married on a cruise ship. It was a great day and one I will never forget! […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Nov 1st, 2016
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I love that our kids still love to dress up for Halloween. While the idea of trick or treating is fading away, the excitement of dressing up in costume remains the same. This year, we had the Judge (from Off), the Batter (from Off), Star-Lord (from Guardians of the Galaxy),  a Robot, Harry Potter, and […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Do-It-Yourself
Apr 5th, 2016
24 Comments
6718 Views
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GIVEEXTRAGETEXTRA #CVS #CollectiveBias   As moms, we are constantly on the go. Whether it’s driving our kids to school and other extracurricular activities, going shopping, or getting our daily tasks done, we are on the go a lot. I don’t ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Do-It-Yourself
Mar 22nd, 2016
19 Comments
6335 Views
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GameForBasketball #CollectiveBias This post is not medical advice. It’s March and you know what that means? It’s time for College Basketball! With College Basketball comes cheering, eating and watching our favorite teams make their ways to the...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Fun
Mar 12th, 2016
36 Comments
5448 Views
St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and I don’t know about you, but I love giving our kids treats on this day! I also love the idea of dressing up with some sort of green – whether it’s socks, necklaces, shirts or more! Over the past few years, I’ve loved putting together St. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Do-It-Yourself
Dec 8th, 2015
28 Comments
5086 Views
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DoTheMicroTwist #CollectiveBias I love a clean kitchen! There is just something fulfilling about having a clean kitchen and preparing food or having guests visit your home. One of the ways to get a clean kitchen is to start with the floors. I [&...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Do-It-Yourself
Dec 7th, 2015
42 Comments
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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BIGSeason #BigLots #CollectiveBias I love this time of year! It’s a time of gratitude and cheer, as well as a time when I get to pick out gifts for my family and friends! One of my favorite ways to […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Crafts
Dec 1st, 2015
32 Comments
4163 Views
I remember when I was a kid, our mom would put out a Sandy Candy Jar filled with Hershey’s Kisses at Christmas time. They were the red and green holiday ones! It was something I literally looked forward to every single year! Unfortunately, that Santa Candy Jar is no longer around, so I got my creative […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday
Nov 11th, 2015
18 Comments
2325 Views
Believe it or not, there are only 15 days left until Thanksgiving! And we know what happens as soon as Thanksgiving passes – holiday madness takes off! While the holidays are full of fun times with family and friends, any busy mom will admit that there’s A LOT to do! From keeping your home tidy […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Crafts
Nov 6th, 2015
18 Comments
4899 Views
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #InsideOutEmotions #CollectiveBias We love movies as a family and as soon as we hear Inside Out was available for purchase, we excitedly headed on over to Walmart to buy it, and you should too! Inside Out is a fun family movie that talks [&h...
By Frank Gurnee
In Crafts
May 10th, 2015
31 Comments
10134 Views
Glow-in-the-Dark Easter Eggs In our family, we have a tradition every year to have an Easter Egg Hunt for our six kids! We fill lots and lots of plastic Easter eggs with candy, money and other goodies and hide them in the backyard. However, this year we changed things up. We decided to try something […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Sep 18th, 2014
56 Comments
21318 Views
I have 6 very special women who are part of my bridal party for our upcoming wedding.  They include both family and friends and are all women who have a special place in my heart.  Once I asked them to be my bridesmaids, I began thinking about ways I could show them how special they […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Crafts
Mar 14th, 2014
10 Comments
7273 Views
St. Patrick’s Day is almost here and that means time for some fun DIY crafts and projects.  We came up with the DIY St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Gifts in a Jar.  It’s fun, creative, yummy and budget-friendly.  Plus, the kids will have a blast as they match up colors, eat candies and see their St. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Feb 14th, 2014
35 Comments
4223 Views
It’s Valentine’s Day and that means lots of reds, pinks, candies, cookies and crafts!  I love Valentine’s Day!  Not only because it’s a fun and romantic holiday, but because it gives me a chance to get creative with sweets and show those I love how much I love them. With each holiday, I love seeing […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Do-It-Yourself
Feb 9th, 2014
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9289 Views
Are you planning any home improvement projects?  I don’t know about you, but when I start looking at home improvement projects online and on Pinterest, the ceilings are often not the first thing on my mind.   Think about it though – worn paint, cracks and outdated textures (i.e. popcorn ceilings) can detract from a […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Crafts
Dec 16th, 2013
8 Comments
6946 Views
One of my favorite fruits growing up were the California Mandarins that were small, sweet, seedless and easy to peel.  These beautiful orange fruits are also enjoyed by everyone in our home.  So, when I was invited to come up with a crafty idea involving these delicious mandarins, I jumped at the opportunity.  I had […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Home
Dec 2nd, 2013
2 Comments
3923 Views
This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Moen, Incorporated for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. In our home, we have a pretty busy household and the main bathroom sink is constantly in use.  From washing hands to brushing teeth to washing hair,  we need a faucet that will be sturdy […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Halloween
Oct 6th, 2013
2 Comments
3369 Views
Can you believe that Halloween is just around the corner?  At the mention of Starburst or Candy Corn, I can feel my mouth start to water.  Guess what?  There is a Candy God, Starburst is now creating their own Candy Corn, and it is fantastic!  Starburst Candy Corn includes four delicious fruity flavors: cherry, orange, […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Nov 13th, 2012
72 Comments
5678 Views
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 Crafts
May 7th, 2012
5 Comments
1830 Views
I was recently introduced to Elmer’s Painters Paint Markers and was excited to create a craft with my three boys using the paint markers.  My boys are so creative and I knew they would have fun creating their own shirt and drawing their own pictures to wear around town.  In this campaign, each blogger chose […]...
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