Halloween

By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Nov 4th, 2018
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In our family, we love to celebrate the different holidays throughout the year. One of those that’s lot of fun for us is Halloween In our family, we have a lot of family traditions and that includes carving pumpkins together. This year, our kids had a great time carving freestyle and with templates. They did […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Oct 25th, 2018
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Fright Fest 2018 As a family, we enjoy going to amusement parks. One of our favorites is Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California. We enjoy it so much that we have annual passes. What’s great about the annual pass is that you can pay it in monthly installments, making it a lot easier on […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Crafts
Oct 18th, 2018
24 Comments
761 Views
Today, we’re featuring our DIY Family Name Sign and DIY Happy Halloween art project in partnership with Craft Cuts. As a mother, I strive to provide our children with long lasting, positive memories of us together as a family. With 6 kids, that makes for a lot of memories. Whether it’s traveling somewhere, playing a […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blu-ray Review
Oct 8th, 2018
17 Comments
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Today, we’re bringing our Family Movie Night Fun with the Hotel Transylvania 3 Movie Kit, which was provided to us by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Jazwares. Not sure about you, but I love this time of year! The leaves are changing colors, the air is getting cooler and Halloween is just around the corner. Coming […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Dec 23rd, 2016
21 Comments
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Back in October, we surprised our kids with a trip to Hollywood, California.  We love to travel in our RV because it’s packed with food, power and a bathroom! It definitely makes road trips easier and more fun! A while ago, Frank purchased tickets for our family of 8 to go and see The Nightmare Before […]...
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 Family
Oct 31st, 2016
4 Comments
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This post includes affiliate links. All opinions are my own. Happy Halloween! I hope you all have a Happy Halloween! I love this day because I have great memories as a kid dressing up and trick-or-treating. Our kids I hope have great memories as well. My husband did an awesome job ordering all of their […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Sep 20th, 2016
1 Comment
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I received a promotional item to thank me for participating. All opinions are mine. It’s hard to believe it’s almost that time of year again. It’s almost Halloween time! I love Halloween and the time we spend getting our kids ready for it. From picking out and ordering costumes to choosing decorations and goodies in celebration of this ...
By Frank Gurnee
In Halloween
Nov 6th, 2014
23 Comments
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The weekend before Halloween, Shannon and I decided to take our 6 kids to Pumpkins on the Pier in Pismo Beach.  This was the first time we all had been to this city activity.  We got all 6 of our kids dressed in their Halloween costumes and headed to the activity. When we got there, […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Halloween
Nov 5th, 2014
30 Comments
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  This year, Halloween fell on a Friday night.  What that meant for most of our friends who are parents, was that it would be tougher to enjoy a Halloween party on that actual night.  So we decided to have our “grownup” Halloween Party the night after.  It was still a Halloween party, with costumes, […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Nov 3rd, 2014
1 Comment
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Last month my friend Melanie, our kids, and I participated in a local 5K…A Zombie Run! Zombie Invasion SLO was such a fun experience; I love themed runs! This 5K was a fundraiser for the Central Coast Autism Spectrum Center – a local charity. Zombies are horribly dangerous to all human life and zombie infections […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Halloween
Nov 2nd, 2014
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When my kids were little, they loved to dress up!  Now that they are older, they don’t dress up as much, but they definitely got good use out of their costumes from Party City during Halloween week!  They wore their Halloween costumes when we went to Pumpkins on the Pier in Pismo Beach, Chuck E. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Oct 31st, 2014
23 Comments
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Halloween is here and I am excited to announce my second year as a member of the Netflix Stream Team!  In our home, we don’t have cable, but we do have Roku and watch Netflix on a regular basis.  The kids have their own station and then Frank and I have ours.  There is so […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Oct 29th, 2014
74 Comments
10137 Views
  One of the places we enjoy going together as a family to is Chuck E. Cheese’s.  Their pizza is good, their games are fun and the kids walk away with prizes in hand.  During the entire month of October, it’s Chucktober at Chuck E. Cheese’s!  This month, we headed to our local Chuck E. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Oct 29th, 2014
59 Comments
9032 Views
    I’m a big fan of Baskin-Robbins.  I absolutely love the Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream and the Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream, not to mention all the other flavors you’ll find!  In fact, when I was pregnant with my boys, I couldn’t get enough of those flavors.  I always had them on hand! […]...
By Frank Gurnee
In DVD Reviews
Oct 28th, 2014
18 Comments
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Do you have fans of Nickelodeon shows like SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, Yo Gabba Gabba! or Go, Diego, Go!??  If so, you’ll want to check out these frightening favorites available on DVD!!  Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution bring fans these festive, Halloween-themed DVDs to help celebrate the scariest seaso...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Anaheim
Oct 16th, 2014
54 Comments
9153 Views
We received passes for our visit.  All opinions are mine. I love Disneyland!  No matter how old I am, there is always something magical about visiting Disneyland.  I especially love visiting during the holidays, particularly during the Halloween and Christmas seasons.  Frank and I recently headed to Disneyland on a weekend getaway sans kids.  W...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Halloween
Oct 15th, 2014
14 Comments
2623 Views
This post is compensated as part of the Rayovac Blogger Program.  All opinions are mine.   Zombies, ghosts, princesses and super heroes and more will be knocking on your doors in a few weeks, celebrating the fun that is Halloween!  Some of us will be at our doors anxiously waiting to greet our trick-or-treaters with […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Crafts
Oct 30th, 2013
8 Comments
3407 Views
We love chocolate in our home!   In fact, I don’t think we are ever without chocolate (*raises my hand* I, Shannon Gosney, love chocolate and have a constant stash in our home).  While my family and I love to eat chocolate, I also find that chocolate makes great gifts.  So I wanted to come […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health
Oct 29th, 2013
4 Comments
5305 Views
Halloween is just a few days and that means our kids are gonna be eating a LOT of candy!  With lots of candy eating comes teeth that will need to be brushed for the correct amount of time so that plaque and bacteria is removed properly.  The New FireFly® Ready Go Brush™ is the perfect tool for kids […]...
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