Holiday Gift Guide

By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Nov 22nd, 2016
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Thanks to National Geographic Kids for providing this prize pack! All opinions are mine. The holiday season is quickly approaching us and it’s time to finish up or start (like some of us) the holiday shopping for our kids or children in our lives. If you’re looking for a great holiday gift idea, you’ll want […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Nov 22nd, 2016
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This post has been sponsored by NewAir. However, all opinions expressed are entirely my own. We have 8 people in our home on a regular basis and that means a full refrigerator. What that means is not a whole lot of room for storing sodas, water bottles or beers and that means we have always […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Nov 21st, 2016
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The holidays are upon us and that means it’s time for shopping, cooking, baking and watching holiday movies! I remember watching a variety of holiday shows when I was a kid. It was always something I looked forward to and got me excited about the holidays! I was recently introduced to “Santa’s Apprentice” and “The […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Nov 20th, 2016
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It’s hard to believe the holidays are just around the corner! I don’t know about you, but shopping for my husband, dad and stepdad prove to be challenging for me each and every holiday season. Hopefully, this holiday gift guide that I’ve created from experience will help give you some ideas when it comes to […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Nov 20th, 2016
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Mandarins are back in season! Wonderful Halos Mandarins are one of my favorite fruits to have around the house. Our kids (and us adults) love how easy they are peel, as well as how juicy and full of flavor they are! From the people who brought you Wonderful Pistachios and POM Wonderful, Wonderful Halos give […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Nov 20th, 2016
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Last week, T.J.Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods launched their “Bring Back the Holidays” holiday campaign for its second year.  With 73% of people wishing they had more meaningful moments with loved ones during the holidays, the brands are helping bring people together to focus on creating memories and traditions with family and friends. The brands have [...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Christmas
Nov 20th, 2016
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It’s that time of year again – time for gift giving…and receiving (yay)! I recently learned about an awesome company called Thoughtfully and I am in love with their gift boxes! I received 3 different gift boxes and they were awesome! I received (1) the Bloody Mary World Tour – A Bloody Mary Lover’s Gift […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Oct 6th, 2016
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Growing up, my dad loved collecting coins. He had a tall retirement mug he received when he retired as a district attorney that he liked to fill with all his spare change. I remember helping him roll the coins into the coin wrappers to take to the bank. As a kid, I also found enjoyment […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Sep 23rd, 2016
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Ever since our boys were little, they’ve loved superheroes. One of their favorite superheroes was Spider-Man. I mean, come on – who doesn’t like Spider-Man? Thanks to Jay Franco & Sons, we received some fun products from their Spider-Man Collection to check out! We received the Spider-Man Pillow Buddy, Spider-Man Hooded Beach Poncho and Spider-Man...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Game Review
Dec 24th, 2015
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Do you have an XBOX ONE? This holiday season, we discovered some games that make great for the kids and for adults! Check out our list of video games for the XBOX ONE!! Games For the Family Just Dance 2016 – Introducing Just Dance 2016 — the newest game from the top-selling franchise — with a […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health/Beauty
Dec 23rd, 2015
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Christmas is almost here! Are you still trying to figure out what to get that special guy on your list? From Apple  Watches to Fitbits or Hulu subscriptions to Spotify Premium, there are so many smart-tech gifts any tech-savvy guy would love, but how do you choose something that fits into his lifestyle, and shows […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday
Dec 22nd, 2015
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I love receiving flowers! Recently, I received a beautiful holiday bouquet with a Peanuts theme from Teleflora. Snoopy’s Cookie Jar is a fun and pretty bouquet that makes a great centerpiece for all your holiday gatherings – or just because! Teleflora and Peanuts deliver something for the whole gang this Christmas, in celebration of the […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 21st, 2015
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As parents, our children are the most important people in our lives. We do our best to raise them with good values and to teach them kindness, generosity, respect for others and the importance of education. With today’s technology developing so rapidly, it’s important that children have a good understanding of it. Being able to […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 21st, 2015
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This is a sponsored post on behalf of the Role Mommy Writers Network and Kmart. All opinions are 100% my own.​​ I remember creating my holiday wish list when I was a kid. I would look through different catalogs, trying to figure out what I wanted Santa to bring me for Christmas. I wished for […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Game Review
Dec 17th, 2015
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  Have you played Guitar Hero Live before? It is so much fun! We recently discovered Guitar Hero Live for the XBOX One! Guitar Hero Live is making a huge comeback this year – only now behind innovative live-action technology, a reworked guitar controller and the world’s first ever playable music video network. The game includes hundreds of […...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Dec 15th, 2015
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The holidays are almost here! Can you believe it? Are you still trying to figure out some great gifts to get for her at the last minute? If so, you’ll want to check out LivingSocial – they have everything! Whether it’s beauty products, fashion accessories, clothes, day trips, restaurant visits, or massages, you’ll find it easily […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 11th, 2015
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There are so many cool toys this holiday season and I have the chance to feature one of the Hot Holiday Toys of 2015 (from Toys”R”Us)! Let me introduce you to Smart Toy® from Fisher-Price! Smart Toy® is a huggable plush toy that offers exciting, engaging and meaningful interactive play. It connects with kids through […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 11th, 2015
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This blog post was sponsored by Blue Goji but the opinions are completely my own based on my experience. #GetUpAndGojiPlay #GetEmOffTheCouch #ad Are you looking for a gift that will get your family up and moving and having fun while getting fit at the same time? If so, you’ll want to check out Goji Play 2. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Do-It-Yourself
Dec 7th, 2015
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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 Cell Phone
Dec 5th, 2015
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I love the holidays because I get to give gifts to those who are important in my life. I get to receive gifts as well. I’ll be honest, sometimes those gifts are re-gifted. One gift I regift is a gift card. Usually it’s either because I don’t have the store near me or I don’t […]...
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