Lifestyle

By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
Jun 25th, 2016
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Summertime is here and that means our kids are out of school and have a lot of free time on their hands. How often do you hear the phrase, “Mom, I’m bored. There’s nothing to do.” Whereas during the school year, they can’t wait for all that free time during the summer. The trick is […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Home
Jun 23rd, 2016
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This post was sponsored by P&G as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. One of my favorite places to shop is Costco. With a family of 8, it’s amazing how quickly we go through items in our home. Purchasing items in bulk make it so […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Budgeting
May 23rd, 2016
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This is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine. The first time I ever had a credit card was my freshman year in college. I’ll never forget it. I was attending the local community college and if you signed up for their credit card, they’d give you a full pound bag of Peanut M&Ms. Oh […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
May 14th, 2016
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At the end of this month is a special day for many – Memorial Day. There are a few holidays that I didn’t quite understand and Memorial Day is one of them. While Memorial Day is often used to celebrate the beginning of summer, it isn’t actually all about food, parties or even store sales. So […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Babies
May 11th, 2016
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This review was made possible by iConnect and Pampers.  I was provided compensation to facilitate this post, but all opinions stated are 100% mine. Did you know that May 6th through May 12th is National Nurse Appreciation Week? It’s amazing how vividly I remember the labor, delivery and recovery from each of my children. I was […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
May 9th, 2016
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This post was sponsored by Weight Watchers Sweet Baked Goods as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. I love planning parties and getting together with family or friends to enjoy food, drinks and good conversation. A successful party does require some planning though. You’ll want [&helli...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health/Beauty
Apr 24th, 2016
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As a mom of 6 kids, life can get VERY busy! Whether it’s making lunches, doing laundry, cooking meals, running kids to school and back or helping with homework, our kids take a lot of time, energy and love. So what if we as moms had one day to drop everything and take a day […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Apr 23rd, 2016
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898 Views
Mother’s Day is just around the corner and I love it because it gives me a chance to celebrate the moms in my life, as well as my family celebrate me as a mom. If you’re not really sure how to show mom you love her this Mother’s Day, here are some ideas for you. 10 […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Basics
Apr 21st, 2016
22 Comments
1805 Views
I want to start out by saying that I love social media and blogging! Not only have I made lifelong friends through social media and blogging and been able to participate in some amazing opportunities, but I’ve also been able to have a career where I can help provide for my family while taking care […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Basics
Apr 19th, 2016
83 Comments
5648 Views
If you’re online, you may recognize this picture. It’s not just the picture alone though, but rather it’s part of a Tumblr share that went viral and was entitled, “Which White Suburban Mom Are You?” I was classified as Pam, who still shops in the Juniors Section (I wish), always has snacks on the counter (true – […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Body
Apr 13th, 2016
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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyJergensGlow #CollectiveBias My husband and I love to go on cruises and we are super excited to be going on another cruise in June – woo hoo! We will be heading to the gorgeous Caribbean waters and I […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Budgeting
Apr 8th, 2016
1 Comment
971 Views
This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Walmart. All opinions are mine. I love to shop and believe it or not, I especially love to shop for groceries and household supplies. As much as I love to shop for these items, I don’t necessarily like the cost associated with it. Here are 5 Ways to Save on […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health
Apr 7th, 2016
1 Comment
734 Views
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of American Heart Association. All opinions are 100% mine. As a mother, I want only the very best for our children. My goals as a mom are to make sure they eat, have clothes, have a warm home to live in, get a good education, […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Do-It-Yourself
Apr 5th, 2016
19 Comments
1517 Views
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GIVEEXTRAGETEXTRA #CVS #CollectiveBias   As moms, we are constantly on the go. Whether it’s driving our kids to school and other extracurricular activities, going shopping, or getting our daily tasks done, we are on the go a lot. I don’t ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cleaning
Mar 26th, 2016
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It’s that time of year again – time for Spring cleaning! We’ve set our clocks back, opened our windows, and begun to think about what needs cleaning (or getting rid of) in our homes. With kids, it can be a big challenge trying to get them to help out with Spring cleaning. Here are 5 […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Mar 25th, 2016
16 Comments
1056 Views
This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/POWERADE. #spon When our boys were younger, they loved to participate in soccer. As an active soccer mom, I loved to help with their games and practice with them for fun. I was a team mom a few times (organizing snacks, planning parties, and calling parents with announcements) and […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Do-It-Yourself
Mar 22nd, 2016
18 Comments
1701 Views
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GameForBasketball #CollectiveBias This post is not medical advice. It’s March and you know what that means? It’s time for College Basketball! With College Basketball comes cheering, eating and watching our favorite teams make their ways to the...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Fun
Mar 12th, 2016
34 Comments
2906 Views
St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and I don’t know about you, but I love giving our kids treats on this day! I also love the idea of dressing up with some sort of green – whether it’s socks, necklaces, shirts or more! Over the past few years, I’ve loved putting together St. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Budgeting
Feb 29th, 2016
17 Comments
3276 Views
I love to save money! Whether it’s stocking up on sale items, getting a discount or using coupons, saving money helps all the time. I’ve recently become more of a coupon user as I’ve seen how much money I can actually save on the everyday items we buy. Groupon Coupons is one of those places we […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
Feb 15th, 2016
1 Comment
1249 Views
This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.    Mattel, a familiar brand in our homes and a worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing, and marketing of toys and family products, has created a private online community of about 300 Moms of children 3-10 years old. Mattel […]...
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