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By Shannon Gurnee
In Anaheim
Apr 23rd, 2017
34 Comments
4242 Views
This is a partnered post with Great Wolf Lodge. All opinions are mine. When my 3 boys were little, I had the opportunity to take them to Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound, Washington and they had so much fun! It’s been a long time since I’ve been to Great Wolf Lodge, so you can […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Dec 22nd, 2014
11 Comments
4405 Views
Happy New Year’s!  Ok, so it’s almost time to say Happy New Year’s!  What are you planning on doing this New Year’s Eve?  Why not ring in the New Year with your family and friends at Knott’s Berry Farm?  We are excited to be taking our six kids to Knott’s Berry Farm for the New […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Conferences
Jul 20th, 2013
7 Comments
2636 Views
This year was my first time to attend the Mom 2.0 Summit in Laguna Niguel, California and it was an amazing experience!  I had the opportunity to meet with reps of a variety of brands and learn more about their products and the roles they would like to play with bloggers such as myself.  One […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Apr 12th, 2013
15 Comments
33880 Views
At the end of March, Frank, the boys and I all headed down to Carlsbad for the KIA Classic and for some fun family time at LEGOLAND CALIFORNIA.  The boys and I had never been there before and they had been asking for quite some time when they could visit LEGOLAND CALIFORNIA.  When I received […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Apr 6th, 2013
1 Comment
4921 Views
Doesn’t the LEGOLAND Hotel look gorgeous?  This is where the pool was located.   Guess where we went this past Spring Break?  I had the opportunity to take the three boys (on my own) to the LEGOLAND Hotel in Carlsbad, California and it was awesome!  They did not want to leave and kept asking if […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Mar 29th, 2013
19 Comments
4161 Views
If you know me, you know that our family lives on a golf course!  I have been golfing and love it, but I have never attended a live LPGA event.  However, I did this past week – the KIA Classic.  My family and I were invited to Carlsbad to stay in the gorgeous Park Hyatt […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Mar 24th, 2013
3 Comments
1510 Views
I know 3 boys who were so excited to go to LEGOLAND!!!  It was their first time and they had an amazing time!   Say “Cheese” in front of the Lego Tourist Statue!  Love this – they all wanted a LEGOLAND map and to find where we were going next. These shoes were made for […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Jan 23rd, 2013
6 Comments
2690 Views
Last weekend, we had the opportunity to see one of my favorite Disney classics, “Peter Pan,” on the big screen at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood!!!  That was my first time to the El Capitan Theatre and it was gorgeous!!!  You can also enjoy “Peter Pan” on the big screen at the El Capitan […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Jan 16th, 2013
10 Comments
1533 Views
By Shannon Gosney
In Events
Dec 31st, 2012
7 Comments
1595 Views
“Wish they all could be California girls……”  I’m a California girl through and through – and even more so a Southern California girl.  I grew up in Southern California, near the big city of Los Angeles – the city where many things can happen!  You’ll find all kinds of things to do with your family […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In California
Dec 26th, 2012
0 Comments
9083 Views
Arriving at Grinchmas at Universal Studios Hollywood. I received a green “Grinchmas” bag for attending the media event.  Here we’re getting ready to go into the park. Do you love Universal Studios Hollywood?  How about The Grinch Who Stole Christmas?  Through December 31st, 2012, Universal Studios Hollywood will be celebrating Grinchmas!  I was fortun...
By Shannon Gosney
In Events
Nov 15th, 2012
1 Comment
6202 Views
I grew up in Southern California and Knott’s Berry Farm was one of the theme parks in the area that I enjoyed going to.  We even had school events at Knott’s Berry Farm.  And when I go, I always look forward to the giant pickles and the delicious biscuits and gravy at Mrs. Knott’s Chicken […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Sep 30th, 2012
186 Comments
10003 Views
I love Disneyland!  I grew up with many fond memories of Disneyland….and I know my boys do as well.  Recently, my family and I had the opportunity to visit Disneyland and experience Mickey’s Halloween Party for the first time!  Let me tell you, it was a TON of fun!!!  Not only did the kids get […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Birthday Shout-outs
Mar 30th, 2012
7 Comments
3776 Views
On Day 2 of my birthday trip in 2011, we had the opportunity to go to Universal Studios Hollywood and it was SO much fun!  We parked in the Universal Studios parking structure and hiked through Universal City Walk, which was filled with so many great stores and restaurants.  If you are ever in the […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Birthday Shout-outs
Mar 25th, 2012
7 Comments
3918 Views
Last year, my best girlfriend, Colleen, and I (and her man at the time) headed down to Los Angeles for my 32nd birthday.  It was so much fun!  We wen’t to PF Chang’s for lunch when we got there, Olive Garden for a mini reunion with some of my high school classmates that night, Universal […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Feb 14th, 2012
4 Comments
1775 Views
I was excited to attend a private screening of The Rebound on the big screen at the Silent Movie Theater in Los Angeles about a week ago.  It was a lot of fun and a totally different atmosphere then your normal movie experience.  I enjoyed it a lot.  There were prizes, singing, food, and drinks […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Dec 31st, 2011
5 Comments
2632 Views
Have you been to Disneyland Resort during the Holiday Season?  I just visited Disneyland Resort and it was beautiful.  Even though Christmas has already passed, it still felt like Christmas with the beautiful decorations, festive costumes, and holiday themed rides, parades, and shows.  Here are some fun facts for a Merry Disneyland Holiday Celebration. – Through ...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Dec 27th, 2011
6 Comments
2136 Views
Today was my first day in Southern California and, for dinner, my friend treated me to seafood at King’s Fish House in Calabasas, California.  The server was leading us to our table and I hear this woman’s voice.  I recognize her face, but I don’t place who she is until I’ve already walked past her. […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Dec 27th, 2011
1 Comment
1183 Views
My boys are having a blast with their dad and grandparents for part of Winter Break!  So, during that time, I decided to take a trip to Southern California to check out some of favorite places and visit some of my closest friends.  I’m heading to Candy Cane Lane of Woodland Hills to check out […]...
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