Staycation

By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Jul 1st, 2019
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This is a sponsored guest post about Spectacular Summer Recipes for Your Staycation written for Redhead Mom.   Ah, summer… That time of long days, warm nights, and shared memories that can last a lifetime. But if you’ve planned a vacation lately, you know just how expensive those memories can be. If you’ve got the […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
May 18th, 2016
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This post is brought to you in partnership with Penguin Random House. All opinions are mine. Last year, we bought a 2015 Toyota Sienna and both Frank and I love to drive it! It’s super comfortable for going on day trips or traveling far for staycations and vacations! However, going on road trips takes time […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Apr 9th, 2016
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A few weeks ago, our family headed down to Southern California for a much needed staycation. We only took half of our crew (3 of our 6 kids) this time around, but after our experience with Extended Stay America, we would definitely do it again with all 6 kids! We headed down on Friday after […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Jul 14th, 2014
36 Comments
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I love to travel and love living in California!  Do you know what I love even more?  Traveling to different beautiful places within the state of California!  Last year, I had the opportunity to check out the newly renovated Pacific Edge Hotel in Laguna Beach, California.  Let me tell you – it’s a gorgeous hotel […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Apr 12th, 2013
15 Comments
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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 Giveaways
Mar 5th, 2013
44 Comments
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We recently traveled down to Los Angeles for a staycation and had a blast!  I was really excited to visit Medieval Times in Buena Park for a Saturday night dinner and show, since I hadn’t been to one since I was a kid – over 20 years ago!  I went with Frank (boyfriend), Colleen (friend) […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 12th, 2012
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This past Thanksgiving, Frank and I and  his kids headed down to Southern California to spend the holidays with family.  While I love my family, I still wanted to have our own personal space in the evenings.  Thanks to Hilton, we had the opportunity to experience Hotel for the Holidays! Traveling over the holidays can […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Travel & Events
Jul 4th, 2012
1 Comment
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It’s time for a vacation…..yes!!!  I love vacation time, whether it’s traveling to a far-away destination or taking a staycation in my home town or a town nearby.  If I am bringing my boys with me, it’s usually a vacation that is closer to home.  However, if it’s a vacation with just Frank and I, […]...
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