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By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Nov 2nd, 2014
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I love to eat peanut butter!  Whether it’s on a spoon, on a sandwich, on pancakes or just on the spoon – it’s yummy!  One of my favorite brands is Jif and they have broken out of their shell to create  Jif Hazelnut Spreads.  Our kids love snacking on it!     There are three […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Oct 29th, 2014
34 Comments
12670 Views
Our kids have a tendency to be somewhat picky eaters, so when we find a recipe they love, it’s a pretty great thing!  Tonight for dinner, my sister and I made Baked Ziti.  It was my first time ever making it and she’d made it before (although as a different recipe).  We wanted a recipe […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Aug 25th, 2014
37 Comments
6409 Views
The summer is coming to an end and it’s time for the kids to go to back to school.  That means waking up early and making sure the kids are ready for school, their lunches are packed and they’ve eaten breakfast.  While I would love to make them eggs, pancakes and sausage every morning before […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Mar 27th, 2014
0 Comments
1738 Views
Do you love to cook? Are you creative with your ingredients? Would $3,000 inspire you to get creative with your ingredients? If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, you need to check out the 5 Ingredient Fix Recipe Contest with Simply Potatoes. We love cooking with hashbrowns, mashed potatoes and diced potatoes and […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Feb 20th, 2014
3 Comments
6884 Views
I love salads and find myself craving them often lately!  I was excited to create some yummy recipes with MorningStar Farms products from Kellogg’s.  This particular meatless recipe ideal for the days when I want to brown bag my lunch.  I can easily put the lettuce in a bag, as well as the rest of […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Feb 2nd, 2014
10 Comments
6174 Views
Do you have family members who don’t eat meat?  Are you out of recipe ideas and looking for new creative ways for dinner?  Well, MorningStar Farms has some great meatless products and recipe ideas that will leave your family and friends wanting more.  When I headed to our local grocery store, I found a HUGE […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Jan 13th, 2014
2 Comments
2713 Views
We’re going into the second week of January, but I’m still trying to recover from the holidays.  With lots of shopping, entertaining and cooking, it sure can take a lot out of ya!  With the holiday entertaining came cooking and the discovery of some really yummy dishes!  I recently discovered and loved the Broccoli and […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Company Review
Dec 9th, 2013
3 Comments
2793 Views
This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Netflix for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. With the chaos of the holidays approaching, we often forget to take time for ourselves.  Even in the midst of chores and to-dos, Netflix is encouraging us to steal back some of those moments for streaming enjoyment.  […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Dec 5th, 2013
7 Comments
5287 Views
A few months ago, Frank helped a family friend with some computer problems.  They offered to pay him, but he wouldn’t take it.  They wanted to do something to say thank you, so they gave us some fresh fish.  Yummy!  I love fresh fish and have to admit that we don’t tend to buy it […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Nov 21st, 2013
3 Comments
1939 Views
This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Carton Smart for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Imagine if everyone made one small, smart decision a day.  How much would it help our planet and our own personal worlds?  As an individual, it doesn’t feel like very much, but together as a […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Nov 2nd, 2013
27 Comments
4816 Views
I love to bake and can always find something good to whip up with Pillsbury products.  As part of the Pillsbury Celebrate More Program, I received various goodies to sample in our home.  The Pillsbury products included Perfectly Pumpkin Cake Mix, Perfectly Pumpkin Premium Cookie Mix, Caramel Apple Premium Cookie Mix, Caramel Apple Frosting and […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Oct 31st, 2013
71 Comments
8713 Views
In our home, dinner is the main meal where I make sure we all sit down at the table together as a family.  I have to admit that I’m not as good with breakfast.  In the mornings, the kids are usually eating breakfast while I’m making lunches and double-checking backpacks to make sure homework, permission […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Oct 30th, 2013
98 Comments
8764 Views
Recently, I shared our experience on The Mommy-Files with the Pillsbury® Funfetti Lil’ Donut Kits and our family.  Our kids love to eat donuts.  Often times, I find myself spending anywhere from $10 to $20 to purchase donuts on Saturday or Sunday morning for our 6 kids.  That can add up pretty fast.  That’s when I discovered the...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Oct 4th, 2013
19 Comments
2754 Views
Football season is here and that means tailgating parties, barbecues and lots of yummy food!  While our guests enjoy a variety of foods at tailgating parties or Game Day get-togethers we host, we almost always finds that chocolate is something nobody turns down.  I even love to have chocolate on hand for snacking on, especially […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Oct 1st, 2013
15 Comments
7534 Views
As a busy mom, I love it when I discover (or create) recipes that are easy, budget-friendly and yummy!  I recently had the opportunity to create a recipe using Musselman’s Apple Butter.  What is Apple Butter you may be asking?  Musselman’s makes their apple butter the old-fashioned way, by long slow simmering in kettles with […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Jun 7th, 2013
9 Comments
5051 Views
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Success® Rice.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. The other night, Frank grilled up some amazing Top Sirloin Steak on his new grill and it was so good!  We decided to use our leftover steak and a packet of Success White […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cleaning Review
May 29th, 2013
9 Comments
3819 Views
This is a sponsored opportunity with our friends at Finish Quantum. All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. I love to eat and a hearty breakfast is one of my favorites! While it is filling and delicious, it can often times be especially hard to clean off the dishes. So, when I was […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Apr 21st, 2013
18 Comments
9344 Views
In our family, we cook a lot of chicken and one of our favorite meals is Homemade Chicken Cordon Bleu with Rice Pilaf and Asparagus. Having a big family, Frank and I like to shop for the best cuts of meat and freshest produce at a great price.  We know we’ll find what we’re looking […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Mar 10th, 2013
16 Comments
4509 Views
“I’m looking over a four leaf clover that I overlooked before.  First is the sunshine, the second is rain.  Third is the roses that bloom in the lane.  There’s no need explaining, the one remaining, is somebody I adore. I’m looking over a four leaf clover that I overlooked before.”  Every time I think of […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Mar 5th, 2013
8 Comments
3794 Views
We love homemade Fried Rice in our family and with the Minute® Ready to Serve Rice, it’s even quicker and easier to make!  For our recipe, we created Sweet & Sour Tri-Tip Rice Bowls.  They were super easy to make and so delicious!!! For our recipe, we used the Minute® Ready to Serve White rice, which […]...
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