Family Travel

By Shannon Gurnee
In Anaheim
Aug 21st, 2013
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Can you believe the end of summer is here?  I sure can’t!  This past weekend, Frank and I spontaneously decided to head down to Southern California for some end of the summer fun with our family at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure.  My youngest, Sammy, had never before been to Disneyland, and none of the […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Anaheim
Aug 20th, 2013
18 Comments
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This past weekend, Frank and I spontaneously decided to take the family to Disneyland Resort and Disney’s California Adventure for some end of the summer fun!  It was Sammy’s first trip to Disneyland Resort and all of the boys’ first time to Disney’s California Adventure.  They had so much fun and it was definitely a […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Maui
Aug 3rd, 2013
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The boys loved eating the pineapple – even with sticky hands!   When I was younger, I remember watching Blue Hawaii with Elvis Presley – specifically the scene where they ate fresh pineapple wrapped in parchment paper.  I remember thinking to myself, “I wanna do that some day!”  Well, that day had finally come!  This […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jul 31st, 2013
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We love to drive and go on road trips, but that can be a challenge when we have little ones (or big ones) in the car who suffer from motion sickness.  Not long ago, I drove down to LEGOLAND in San Diego with my 3 boys.  We were about 20 minutes from Goleta and it […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Jul 31st, 2013
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Frank and I love to travel, but sometimes it can be a bit of a challenge when we have the kids with us.  Some of my least favorite questions to be asked by the kids is, “Are we there yet?” or “How much longer?”  I know (being a kid once myself) that they aren’t asking […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Jun 24th, 2013
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  Our family received hotel accommodations and passes to the LEGOLAND California Resort as a part of this media trip.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. A few months ago, my family and I had the opportunity to go on the Ultimate Family Adventure to LEGOLAND Hotel at the LEGOLAND California Resort […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Missouri
Jun 13th, 2013
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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Missouri Division of Tourism for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. How many of us love to travel and feel like we desperately need a vacation?  We daydream of the perfect getaway, but just can’t seem to find the right trip to make everyone […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Mexico
Jun 10th, 2013
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Transportation, hotel, and accommodations were provided by the Turismo Ciudad de México via a PR firm to facilitate this post.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to join a group of travel bloggers and visit Mexico City.  It was an awesome experience and I […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Mexico
Jun 6th, 2013
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Transportation, hotel, and accommodations were provided by the Turismo Ciudad de México via a PR firm to facilitate this post.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. I have been to Mexico twice in my life – once through Tijuana to a suburb for a church-related project when I was in Junior High […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Mexico
Apr 30th, 2013
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Today is April 30th, and in Mexico City it is also Día del Niño, or Children’s Day.  Mexico City prepares for one its largest festivities of the year. For the entire month, the nation’s capital celebrates the young with a line-up of activities and offerings taking place at different venues throughout the city. The Centro Cultural José […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Apr 17th, 2013
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Our family recently traveled down to Carlsbad, California for the KIA Classic.  We had the opportunity to test drive a gorgeous car (the 2014 KIA Sorento SX), visit LEGOLAND California, walk the grounds of the KIA Classic, and stay in the luxurious and family-friendly Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, California.  It was an awesome […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Apr 12th, 2013
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At the end of March, Frank, the boys and I all headed down to Carlsbad for the KIA Classic and for some fun family time at LEGOLAND CALIFORNIA.  The boys and I had never been there before and they had been asking for quite some time when they could visit LEGOLAND CALIFORNIA.  When I received […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Budgeting
Apr 6th, 2013
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Vacation period is fast approaching, and it’s time to start thinking about your next family break. Whether it’s going to be a couple of days or a couple of weeks, it doesn’t have to cost you a fortune, as long as you’re thrifty with your spending and practical in your planning. This guide from PassSmart […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Apr 6th, 2013
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Doesn’t the LEGOLAND Hotel look gorgeous?  This is where the pool was located.   Guess where we went this past Spring Break?  I had the opportunity to take the three boys (on my own) to the LEGOLAND Hotel in Carlsbad, California and it was awesome!  They did not want to leave and kept asking if […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Mar 29th, 2013
19 Comments
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If you know me, you know that our family lives on a golf course!  I have been golfing and love it, but I have never attended a live LPGA event.  However, I did this past week – the KIA Classic.  My family and I were invited to Carlsbad to stay in the gorgeous Park Hyatt […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Mar 24th, 2013
3 Comments
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I know 3 boys who were so excited to go to LEGOLAND!!!  It was their first time and they had an amazing time!   Say “Cheese” in front of the Lego Tourist Statue!  Love this – they all wanted a LEGOLAND map and to find where we were going next. These shoes were made for […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Recent Posts
Dec 7th, 2012
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I love to travel and with traveling comes planning!  That is where Gogobot comes in handy –  a social travel site that launched in 2010.  Gogobot has racked up accolades including being named one of Time’s top sites of 2011 and winner of the 2010 Crunchie award for Best Design.  Gogobot’s big win is that […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
May 30th, 2012
3 Comments
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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?...
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