Travel & Events

By Shannon Gurnee
In Latin America
Aug 22nd, 2019
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We love to share about travel, and today’s blog post on How to Plan a Family Trip to Latin America is a guest post in partnership with Totally Latin America. Planning on traveling to Latin America with your kids? A trip to South America with the whole family in tow is sure to make for […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Pennsylvania
Apr 15th, 2017
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This post was sponsored by Sands Bethlehem as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Life can get pretty busy with our family of eight, but one thing we love to do as a family is travel to new places. In fact, we purchased […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Movie Review
Oct 9th, 2016
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Frank and I are always on the lookout for new shows to watch and I think we found another good one! I recently had the opportunity to interview Abigail Spencer and learn more about the show “Timeless.” After watching a couple of the episodes and talking more with the lead actress about the show, “Timeless” […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Caribbean
Mar 13th, 2016
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On our last cruise, Frank and I traveled to the Caribbean. Our very first stop was Barbados. We were really excited because neither of us had been to the Caribbean before and this was going to be our first time to Barbados. When we got off the ship, we had to take a shuttle into […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Las Vegas
Jan 25th, 2016
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We received complimentary tickets in exchange for this post. All opinions are mine. We had so much fun the last time we went to Las Vegas!  We headed to Las Vegas with my best friend and met up with a friend of hers from high school. During our time in Las Vegas, we had the […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Oct 30th, 2015
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Can you believe how close Christmas is? It’s my favorite time of the year! I love the lights, songs, and general feeling of happiness and love that goes with it! This year, Frank and I will be taking our 6 kids to check out Knott’s Merry Farm. They are going to have a blast! While […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Aug 5th, 2015
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Living in California has a lot of perks. First, we live in a beautiful part of the country! Second, we’re only about 20 minutes from the beach. Third, it only takes us about 7 hours to drive to Las Vegas for a weekend getaway! Frank and I recently headed to Las Vegas for a weekend […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Feb 15th, 2015
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When Frank and I last visited Las Vegas, we discovered Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen. It was so good!!! To be seated more quickly, we opted to sit out on the patio. I want to say the wait was short because it was pretty warm outside, but thankfully, we were in the shade and had nice […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
Jun 1st, 2014
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  I’ve been working with Niche Parent on a variety of blogging campaigns over the past year and have loved it!  When I learned that there was a Niche Parent Conference, I really wanted to go.  However, it just wasn’t in the financial cards last year.  Then I learned about an opportunity to become a […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In California
May 30th, 2013
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We took the kids camping this weekend in Santa Barbara and I even took all 6 of them on a hike – all by myself!  It was pretty awesome!  Lots more camping trips to come this summer!!! It’s Wednesday Thursday and that means it’s time to link up your Wordless Wednesday posts!  Feel free to link […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Mexico
Apr 30th, 2013
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Today is April 30th, and in Mexico City it is also Día del Niño, or Children’s Day.  Mexico City prepares for one its largest festivities of the year. For the entire month, the nation’s capital celebrates the young with a line-up of activities and offerings taking place at different venues throughout the city. The Centro Cultural José […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Recent Posts
Apr 23rd, 2013
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I’ve been to Florida a few times and usually have to rent a car to get around.  When I look for a rental car, I want a company who provides reliable rental cars and great customer service.  I also want to find a budget-friendly deal.  So where do you go to look for Car Rental […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Budgeting
Apr 6th, 2013
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Vacation period is fast approaching, and it’s time to start thinking about your next family break. Whether it’s going to be a couple of days or a couple of weeks, it doesn’t have to cost you a fortune, as long as you’re thrifty with your spending and practical in your planning. This guide from PassSmart […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Recent Posts
Mar 5th, 2013
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I love to travel and thanks to my blog, I have had the opportunity to travel throughout the United States and even outside of the country!  I have visited Mexico, Russia and even Canada.  What if you were considering taking a vacation and bringing your family to Canada?  Would you get travel insurance? Whether you’re […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Recent Posts
Feb 7th, 2013
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I love to travel!  It could be traveling to foreign destinations or even traveling to another state – either way, traveling is something that I enjoy.  I have to admit that I have only been to Las Vegas twice in my life – once as a kid and once as an adult.  Believe it or […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Feb 5th, 2013
10 Comments
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How would you like to “Travel the World In Just One Bite?”  Sounds pretty intriguing, right?  Frank and I recently had the opportunity to “Travel the World In Just One Bite” with the new Simply Street Food Menu at the gorgeous Omni Hotel in Los Angeles, California.  Not only did we stay in a beautiful […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday Gift Guide
Nov 22nd, 2012
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Would you like to learn to fly or have a golf lesson with a PGA Pro?  How about a relaxing spa experience or go on a dinner cruise for two?  If so, then you should check out an exciting contest hosted by Cloud 9 Living called the “9 Days of Christmas.”  Here are the prizes […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday Gift Guide
Nov 21st, 2012
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The holidays are upon us and we at The Mommy-Files are excited to be partnering with Hilton HHonors and American Express to experience “Hotel for the Holidays.”  This Thanksgiving, American Express and Hilton HHonors will launch the 2013 Hotel for the Holiday’s program, exploring the benefits of staying at a Hilton property and the ability […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Sep 30th, 2012
186 Comments
10119 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 Reviews
Aug 28th, 2012
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When driving long distances with children, it is crucial to take proper steps to ensure their safety. Although driving increases risk, there is no need to let hazardous situations occur when they can be prevented. The following list offers tips for making sure your next long drive is a safe one. 1. Buckle Up. Needless […]...
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