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By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
May 19th, 2015
4 Comments
469 Views
Summertime is almost here and that means our six kiddos are gonna have a lot of free time on their hands. With tablets, laptops and video games, I would love their entire summer not to be consumed by these distractions. I mean let’s admit it people, sometimes we let our kids use these distractions so […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
May 12th, 2015
22 Comments
987 Views
Our kids love to read so I am always on the lookout for new books! Especially with summer coming up, I’m looking even more for reading books for different ages and reading levels (since our children’s ages range from 7 to 13). I recently discovered a fun book – Gabby Duran and the Unsittables, written by […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food Review
May 9th, 2015
40 Comments
1952 Views
Our family loves Baskin-Robbins ice cream! Not only do we love the different ice cream flavors served with the pink spoon, but we love their ice cream cakes, too. With Mother’s Day right around the corner, we headed over to our local Baskin-Robbins and picked up an ice cream cake for Mother’s Day – yay! […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
May 8th, 2015
46 Comments
2174 Views
We love to go to the movies as a family! However, sometimes it’s nice to go to the movies – just Frank and I. This past weekend, we went and watched “Hot Pursuit.” It was a cute movie and there were quite a few scenes where I found myself laughing out loud.   On May […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
May 8th, 2015
19 Comments
975 Views
  Summer is quickly approaching and our kids are anxiously awaiting those days where they can stay up late, sleep in and not worry about going to school. However, that doesn’t mean they won’t be busy at all this summer! There will be swimming, camping and Brain Chase!  I had previously shared about Brain Chase […]...
By Caroline Hileman-Schaffer
In California
May 2nd, 2015
4 Comments
811 Views
For the last few years I’ve slowly transitioned into a runner. Do I love to run? No. Well, not when I’m running, but I like the feeling of accomplishment when I’m done. Typically, I try to run a few times a week usually completing 3-mile runs.   But running tends to get boring. That’s why I […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Beauty
Apr 24th, 2015
1 Comment
699 Views
I am a Niche Parent Network & Conference Influencer. Thanks to Hairfinity for sponsoring today’s post. All opinions are mine. I love my hair! I never would have imagined feeling this way about my hair when I was in elementary school. I was a natural redhead and with that came teasing and making fun of […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Beauty
Apr 22nd, 2015
21 Comments
1808 Views
I signed up for ipsy in March and just received my second Glam Bag since joining! I am absolutely loving ipsy!!! First, I love that it’s only $10 a month for a makeup subscription. Second, I love that you get a variety of items in your makeup bag each month – yes that’s what I […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Apr 8th, 2015
56 Comments
3395 Views
I love to watch movies (especially romantic movies….uh hmmm)!  On Friday, April 10th, The Longest Ride will be coming to theaters all over the country from 20th Century Fox! After watching the trailer, I am really excited to see The Longest Ride movie in theaters!   ABOUT THE FILM Based on the bestselling novel by master […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Mar 23rd, 2015
57 Comments
4652 Views
My husband and I love watching movies. Our 6 kids love watching movies. We love going to the movies as a family, too! However, it can be pretty overwhelming waiting in lines to buy tickets and then waiting in line to redeem tickets. This doesn’t even include waiting in line for popcorn, candy and soda, but […]...
By Caroline Hileman-Schaffer
In California
Jan 23rd, 2015
2 Comments
2455 Views
Riddle me this… Who can run like a Goddess while still here on Earth, drink the nectar of the gods in a place that looks like heaven? Answer:  YOU!!! Wait, what?!?  Now I’ve had the pleasure of participating in a lot of “fun runs,” mud runs, and a half marathon…but THIS run is just what […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Beauty
Dec 23rd, 2014
16 Comments
3605 Views
The holidays are here and we are hustling and bustling, trying to find those perfect gifts for our family, friends and six kids.  That’s right – I said six kids!  One great gift we discovered for them (which came a little early this Christmas) were etnies shoes for each child!  Each of our kids were […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Dec 16th, 2014
0 Comments
1769 Views
Who likes giveaways?  I do, I do!  Through December 19th, UHC (United Healthcare) TV is hosting a contest with a grand prize of $500!  Oh yeah baby!  That would definitely come in handy for the holidays and any other expenses coming up for 2015.  During the month of December, UHC TV is featuring their “Banana […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Dec 11th, 2014
151 Comments
13326 Views
Can you believe there are only 14 more days until Christmas?  Yikes!  The holidays can be a stressful time, especially when you’re trying to find gifts for your family and friends and then try to send them so they arrive in time for Christmas.  While most people are focused on the gifts they want to […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Dec 3rd, 2014
39 Comments
6622 Views
I still can’t believe that Frank and I will be getting married in less than 3 months!  We still have so much to do!  We have to send out the invitations, register for wedding gifts and pay for the remaining amount of the wedding.  One thing that I’m really looking forward to doing is registering […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Beauty
Dec 2nd, 2014
52 Comments
3892 Views
Frank was so excited to try out the new Panasonic Wet/Dry Shaver we received as part of our participation in the Panasonic Movember Challenge!  The kit came with a Panasonic ES-RT77-S Arc3 Wet/Dry Shaver, NEUTROGENA Men® Razor Defense® Face Scrub (for maintaining), NEUTROGENA Men® Sensitive Skin Shave Cream (for shaving), Magnified Mirror and Dopp Kit.  ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Nov 28th, 2014
39 Comments
6594 Views
  We love going to the movies!  I remember going to the movies when I was a little girl!  I remember sitting in the big seats with my feet in the air because I was too short to reach the floor.  I remember grabbing popcorn out of the giant bucket and eating candy, while sipping […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blu-ray Review
Nov 22nd, 2014
22 Comments
3100 Views
  Have you seen Earth to Echo yet?  If not, you are really missing out on a good, family-friendly movie!  Our kids really loved watching the movie and even watched it over and over again!  Frank and I really enjoyed watching it with them too.  Earth to Echo is now available on Digital HD, as well as Blu-ray […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Nov 18th, 2014
20 Comments
2508 Views
When you and your children get into the car, what is the first thing you do?  I don’t know about you, but I help them buckle up (if they’re younger) or I make sure everyone is buckled up.  We don’t leave until everyone is.  Safety comes first when it comes to our family! Buckle Up […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food Review
Nov 2nd, 2014
153 Comments
11811 Views
I love to eat peanut butter!  Whether it’s on a spoon, on a sandwich, on pancakes or just on the spoon – it’s yummy!  One of my favorite brands is Jif and they have broken out of their shell to create  Jif Hazelnut Spreads.  Our kids love snacking on it!     There are three […]...
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