Holiday

By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Dec 18th, 2015
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How many of you have ever burned cookies? Ok, how many of you burn cookies more than you’d like to admit (I do, I do!)!!! In light of my batch of burned chocolate chip cookies, I thought it would be funny to write about 10 reasons we burn cookies! 1 – You forget to turn […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Christmas
Dec 15th, 2015
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The holiday season is almost here and that means it’s time to deck the halls and gather your family and friends for a fun and festive holiday get together! While entertaining can feel like a burden, the holidays are meant to be fun. So, if you’re wondering how to plan a stress-free holiday get-together where […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday
Dec 5th, 2015
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of UPS. All opinions are 100% mine. The holidays are almost here and that means more and more people get into the spirit of giving. If you really think about it, almost every package that ends up on a doorstep started from a wish, and […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday
Nov 11th, 2015
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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 Health/Beauty
Nov 9th, 2015
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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LookByMilani #CollectiveBias The holidays are almost here and that means it’s time to start putting together some of my favorite holiday makeup looks! I recently headed to CVS and found some great pieces of makeup from the Milani Cosmetics […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Christmas
Nov 7th, 2015
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The holidays are almost here and with them comes the nostalgia of some of my favorite childhood memories. I remember how excited I was as a child when the Great Big Toys”R”Us Book came to our home in the mail. It was the ultimate toy guide and I would literally spend hours looking through it […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Nov 3rd, 2015
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I love a good movie and with the holidays coming, there are gonna be a lot of good movies! One of those movies I really want to see is Love the Coopers, which comes out in theaters on November 13th. It has quite a few of my favorite actors, including Diane Keaton, John Goodman, Amanda Seyfried, […]...
By Frank Gurnee
In Crafts
May 10th, 2015
31 Comments
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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 Cooking with Redhead Mom
Dec 24th, 2014
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  I love the holidays!  Not only do I love the decorations and the gifts, but I also love the sweet treats!  One of my favorite holiday treats to make are cookies!  In fact, I have great movies of making Chocolate Chip Cookies with my mom for Santa on Christmas Eve!  I can also tell […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Game Review
Nov 18th, 2014
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Have you ever heard of Simply Fun?  The first time I was introduced to Simply Fun was when I was living in Seattle, Washington.  I was invited to a party one of my neighbor’s was hosting.  I honestly thought we were going to play games all night and that’s only part of what we did. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Baby Products
Nov 10th, 2014
23 Comments
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I remember how excited I was to celebrate each of my baby‘s first Christmas holidays!  I bought them the cute outfits and cute Santa hats and took lots of pictures of each of them!  Are you celebrating your baby‘s first Christmas or do you know someone who is?  If so, you’ll want to check out […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
Jan 28th, 2014
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I love to bake!  Whether it’s cake, cupcakes, cookies, brownies – you name it, I love to bake it.  I also love to decorate what I bake, especially cupcakes.  Usually when I bake cupcakes, I use Devil’s Food Cake Mix, but this time, I used Pillsbury’s Moist Supreme Dark Chocolate Premium Cake Mix.  Talk about […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Jan 25th, 2014
6 Comments
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During the holiday season, I love to bake.  I especially love to bake with Pillsbury® products because they are easy to prepare and taste great!  I recently had the opportunity to work with Pillsbury as a Celebrate More Ambassador and have had so much fun with the campaigns!  The holiday campaign was one of my […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Jan 8th, 2014
3 Comments
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This holiday season went by so quickly, but was enjoyed thoroughly by our family and friends.  Our kids were so excited to see their filled stockings (with their names on them) in front of their personalized Pilot Cases.   One of my favorite brands to work with this past holiday was Personal Creations.  Oh my […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Jan 3rd, 2014
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I love the holidays and this past holiday season, they were filled with family, friends, food, fun and gifts!  I recently had the opportunity to go shopping at Ralphs and create a fun Applebees Holiday Gift Basket.  Oh my gosh – there were so many fun goodies I found at Ralphs!  In fact, I had […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jan 2nd, 2014
489 Comments
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The holidays are filled with family, friends, food, shopping and sometimes headaches.  Yes, I said headaches.  With all the cooking, cleaning, shopping and entertaining that goes into the holidays, headaches can come on rather quickly.  The makers of Excedrin® Extra Strength invite you to “Take a Holiday from Headaches” by following these simple ste...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Clothing Review
Dec 24th, 2013
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Today is the last day of shopping before the big day!  Do you have any last minute shopping to get done for your lithe ones?  If so, you’ll want to head over to Carter’s for their Friends & Family Event.  During this event, you can save 25% on your entire purchase!!!  Sweet, right?  The event only […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Dec 24th, 2013
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My sister and I love holiday coffees, but the cost can add up pretty dang quickly!  With the holiday season and all of the shopping we’ve done, it’s time to cut back on the purchasing of flavored coffee drinks.  Thanks to Mom Central and NESCAFÉ, we had the opportunity to check out the awesome NESCAFÉ […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Body
Dec 23rd, 2013
4 Comments
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‘Tis the season for holiday shopping and gift giving!  I love this time of year because it gives me the opportunity to get creative with the gifts I give to those special people in my life.  One of the gifts I put together was for a close friend of mine and I knew she would […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 22nd, 2013
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There are only a few more days until Christmas!  Can you believe it?  With all the toys and games out there, it can pretty dang overwhelming to pick out a gift you know your child will love.  I know that when Frank and I look for gifts for our kids, we look for gifts that […]...
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