holidays

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 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
Nov 19th, 2016
3 Comments
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This review was made possible by iConnect and Febreze.  I was provided compensation to facilitate this post, but all opinions stated are 100% mine. It’s that time of year – my favorite time of year! Time to spread some holiday cheer – woo hoo! Febreze is here to spread cheer and freshness all season long, […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health
Nov 18th, 2016
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The holidays are here and that means a lot of things to do, places to go and people to spend time with. The last thing you need to be worrying about is a leak, right? Ok ladies, let’s get personal. I don’t know about you, but my body changed after having kids. I remember watching […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Fun
Mar 12th, 2016
36 Comments
5446 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 Food
Jan 10th, 2016
23 Comments
3999 Views
If you follow my social media channels, it’s no secret that my husband and I love Starbucks® coffee! I remember how excited I was to see Starbucks® Coffee varieties in my local Starbucks and in my local grocery store. Not only are there the ground and bean varieties of Starbucks Coffee, but there are also […]...
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 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 Cooking with Redhead Mom
Dec 16th, 2015
1 Comment
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I recently had the opportunity to participate in the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap, in which I both sent and received cookies! It was so much fun! I received some really yummy cookies and hope the bloggers enjoyed the cookies I sent to them as well! I love chocolate and felt like I had to […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Dec 16th, 2015
17 Comments
3310 Views
The holidays are almost here and I don’t know about you, but I always love some extra cash! I am so thankful to have The Mommy-Files in my life, as well as all of the support you all give to me! To wish you all a very happy holiday season, I’m hosting a giveaway for $20 […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Dec 15th, 2015
59 Comments
5465 Views
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 Christmas
Dec 15th, 2015
49 Comments
5338 Views
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 Giveaways
Dec 8th, 2015
59 Comments
4391 Views
Can you believe the holidays are here? I love this time of year! I love the decorations, the songs, the foods and family and friends gathering together to celebrate! This time of year especially makes me thankful for all the blessings I have in my life. I am so thankful for this blog and for […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday
Dec 8th, 2015
0 Comments
1959 Views
I love the holidays, especially because it means the chance to host lots of fun gatherings. I love to be the hostess when it comes to planning parties and get-togethers! There is just something fun and fulfilling about creating a fun occasion and creating lasting memories for our family and friends who attend. When it […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Do-It-Yourself
Dec 7th, 2015
42 Comments
6609 Views
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
55 Comments
5709 Views
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 […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In DVD Reviews
Dec 4th, 2015
24 Comments
3725 Views
It’s that time of year where I start playing Christmas movies – a lot of Christmas movies! One we recently discovered is “Santa’s Little Helper!” Ho-ho-hold on tight for holiday hijinks in this hilarious family comedy starring WWE®  Superstar Mike “The Miz” Mizanin®, WWE Diva Paige™ and AnnaLynne McCord. After losing his job, a s...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 3rd, 2015
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In our family, creating memories is a big part of what makes the holidays special. This season, one of our favorite stores (Target), is offering limited-edition Wonderpacks. A Wonderpack is a collection of product curations that make it easy to create unforgettable holiday experiences for families and friends! Wonderpacks Available starting on December 6th on Targ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Dec 1st, 2015
18 Comments
3158 Views
Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year. Not only does it include delicious dishes and a juicy turkey, but it also includes laughter, stories and thankfulness with our family and friends. This year, we enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner at my sister and brother-in-law’s home. In attendance were my dad and stepmom, mother- and […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Crafts
Dec 1st, 2015
32 Comments
4158 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 […]...
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