Smuckers

By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Oct 28th, 2014
32 Comments
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Our typical day with 6 kids includes waking the kids up, getting their lunches packed, putting breakfast on the table and then driving them to school.  After being at school all day, the kids are super hungry when we get home from picking them up.  They like to raid the kitchen cupboards and refrigerator – […]...
By Frank Gurnee
In Food
Oct 8th, 2014
5 Comments
28417 Views
I am a loyal Smucker’s fan through and through.  There are so many different products we use and love in our family on a regular basis.  How about you?  If you’re Smucker’s fan, you’re gonna love their new photo sweepstakes that celebrates the goodness of paying it forward and helping to bring smiles to others. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Oct 3rd, 2014
45 Comments
7651 Views
  I love traveling and visiting National Parks.  I have been to Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Yosemite National Park and Sequoia National Park.  I recently visited Sequoia National Park with one of my friends and contributors on The Mommy-Files (Caroline) and loved it!  In fact, I got a ton of really great […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Sep 14th, 2014
95 Comments
10889 Views
I love to eat peanut butter!  Whether it’s spreading it on a burger, baking it in a recipe or eating it out of the jar, I love the taste of peanut butter!  Now I have to admit that I wasn’t really raised on Natural Peanut Butter.  In fact, I used to get so frustrated trying […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Aug 22nd, 2014
102 Comments
10029 Views
“I scream, you scream, we all scream, for ice cream!!!”  Do your kids love ice cream?  Our kids sure do!  July was National Ice Cream Month and it was the perfect time to have some fun with ice cream.  We decided to have a fun Sundae Fundae Ice Cream Party with our kids and some friends!  We […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Apr 15th, 2014
130 Comments
10742 Views
We love cake in our family, but the kids especially love cake when they get involved in the process of making it and decorating it.  Whether it’s actually whipping together the batter, frosting the cake or cupcakes or decorating, our kids love to help in the kitchen.  It not only teaches them responsibly and some […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Apr 7th, 2014
153 Comments
11144 Views
Do you own a Keurig? I have one and I absolutely love it! Most recently I received a Keurig Mini Plus Brewing System in Aqua Blue.  I love it!  One of the things I really like about the Keurig Brewing Systems is that you can use the same sized K-Cups in a variety of flavors, […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Mar 28th, 2014
87 Comments
6299 Views
At the end of last year, I had the opportunity to head down to LA and check out the new Hungry Girl Headquarters courtesy of Dunkin’ Donuts.  It was so much fun!  There was good coffee, good food and good company!  It was awesome being able to reunite with a few of the members of […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Nov 2nd, 2013
27 Comments
4476 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
8480 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
8495 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
Sep 23rd, 2013
12 Comments
5031 Views
Our kids LOVE sweets – I mean, what kid doesn’t, right?  They especially love donuts, but those can get pretty pricey buying them for six kids every now and then.  This is where Pillsbury comes to save the day!  We had the opportunity to check out the new Pillsbury® Funfetti Lil’ Donut Kits and make homemade donuts…without a [&hellip...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Sep 16th, 2013
84 Comments
4476 Views
Families that play together…families that work together…families that grow together – these are a few of the qualities that we would like our unstoppable family to have.  I love that our family has grown from 4 to 8 in the past two years and embrace any opportunities we have to strengthen those family bonds.  I […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
Jan 5th, 2013
166 Comments
11804 Views
This year marked our 4th Annual Cookie Exchange and it so much fun! This year, I had both family and friends and didn’t really want it to end. We had a variety of cookies brought to the Cookie Exchange and everyone was eager to box up their goodies and take them home to share. We […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Dec 22nd, 2012
514 Comments
21524 Views
Who loves the smell of freshly brewed coffee? I do, I do!  Who is entertaining family and friends this holiday season?  I am, I am!  Folgers® has added six delicious varieties to their Folgers Gourmet Selections® coffee line.  These dessert-inspired flavors are amazing and include: Vanilla Biscotti, Baked Berry Cobbler, Coconut Cream Pie, Caramel Drizzle, Toasted Hazel...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Oct 25th, 2012
297 Comments
7305 Views
I have an unstoppable family – do you? Unstoppable families are always on the move, which makes it so important to capture memories as they happen. I don’t know about you, but I love pictures that are candid! It’s the expressions and poses that are priceless in these pictures. Unstoppable Family Photo Contest Until November […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Jul 10th, 2012
1,096 Comments
13358 Views
            I love eating Jif Peanut Butter! I’m even one of those people who will eat it out of the jar. I have exciting news for Jif Peanut Butter lovers! Jif, the #1 peanut butter brand, is breaking out of its shell and bringing to us NEW hazelnut spreads. Jif Hazelnut […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Mar 4th, 2012
401 Comments
13437 Views
I love working with the J.M. Smucker Company and LOVE eating the Smucker’s products!  Back in November I had the opportunity to visit the Smucker Family again and it was awesome!  It feels just like a family.  If you are the cook in your family, you probably are familiar with family traditions beginning in the […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Nov 18th, 2011
702 Comments
22678 Views
A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend my 2nd Smucker’s Event and it was just as good as the first one – only with more bloggers this time!  It was awesome reconnecting with some of my close blogging friends and making new blogging friends.  Not to mention seeing how much the J.M. […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Nov 13th, 2011
5 Comments
1277 Views
I recently had the opportunity to visit the Smucker’s family for a second time and it was just as good as the first time!  It was an amazing experience reconnecting with the Smucker’s family, PR team, and fabulous bloggers I have come to adore and love!  After a long day of traveling, I was happy […]...
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