Recipes

By Shannon Gosney
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
Nov 25th, 2014
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I love to make and decorate cupcakes!  As a Wilton Mom, I get access to a lot of great products that make decorating super easy and fun!  Recently, I made a Thanksgiving Turkey Cupcake using the Turkey Decorating Kit.  I found mine at Jo-Ann’s, but you can also find them online or a local craft […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Recent Posts
Nov 21st, 2014
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The holiday season is here and that means lots and lots of pie!  I don’t know about you, but I love pie!  Whether it’s chocolate, fruit, pumpkin, cream – there is just something special about pie. Check out Deck the Halls with These 10 Holiday Pies by themommyfiles at Foodie.com Have you ever visited Foodie.com […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
Nov 15th, 2014
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    Who loves Date Night?  I do, I do!!!  Frank and I recently enjoyed a Date Night at Outback Steakhouse and it was great!  Now, don’t this excludes those not currently in relationships because they can enjoy Date Night too.  Pretty much all you need is two people to enjoy this yummy meal for a great price! […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking With The Mommy-Files
Nov 3rd, 2014
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With 6 kids in our family, it’s often hard to find a recipe that everyone enjoys.  Usually there is someone who doesn’t like something.  So, I have decided to create a series of blog posts giving you tested and true recipes we use in our big family – that the kids love!  The first recipe […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
Nov 2nd, 2014
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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 […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
Oct 29th, 2014
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    I’m a big fan of Baskin-Robbins.  I absolutely love the Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream and the Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream, not to mention all the other flavors you’ll find!  In fact, when I was pregnant with my boys, I couldn’t get enough of those flavors.  I always had them on hand! […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Recent Posts
Oct 29th, 2014
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Our kids have a tendency to be somewhat picky eaters, so when we find a recipe they love, it’s a pretty great thing!  Tonight for dinner, my sister and I made Baked Ziti.  It was my first time ever making it and she’d made it before (although as a different recipe).  We wanted a recipe […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
Oct 28th, 2014
32 Comments
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Our typical day with 6 kids includes waking the kids up, getting their lunches packed, putting breakfast on the table and then driving them to school.  After being at school all day, the kids are super hungry when we get home from picking them up.  They like to raid the kitchen cupboards and refrigerator – […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
Oct 22nd, 2014
122 Comments
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  Throughout the day, we should be drinking at least 8 cups of water, right?  But how often do you just get tired of the same boring taste of water?  Why not change it up then?  Ocean Spray has come up with a new way to enjoy water and enjoy a better you at the same […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
Oct 8th, 2014
38 Comments
1146 Views
I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Arla Dofino. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. In the afternoon, I head out the door to the school to pick up our kids.  I load them up in […]...
By Frank Gurnee
In Food Review
Oct 8th, 2014
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I am a loyal Smucker’s fan through and through.  There are so many different products we use and love in our family on a regular basis.  How about you?  If you’re Smucker’s fan, you’re gonna love their new photo sweepstakes that celebrates the goodness of paying it forward and helping to bring smiles to others. […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
Sep 17th, 2014
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Who likes swag?  If you do, you’ll want to check out the Free swag that belVita is offering!  Soft Baked belVita Breakfast Biscuits is pleased to announce the opening of the #MorningWin Swag Shop – an online shop where your #MorningWin tweets can be used for cool swag.  What is a #MorningWin?  A morning win […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
Sep 14th, 2014
95 Comments
3948 Views
  I love to eat peanut butter!  Whether it’s spreading it on a burger, baking it in a recipe or eating it out of the jar, I love the taste of peanut butter!  Now I have to admit that I wasn’t really raised on Natural Peanut Butter.  In fact, I used to get so frustrated […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
Sep 12th, 2014
33 Comments
1589 Views
I love everything about Brownies!  The ease of making them; the smell of them baking in the oven; and the taste of them when they’re fresh out of the oven.  What’s even better than brownies by themselves?  Making Brownie A La Mode – complete with French Vanilla Ice Cream and Dark Chocolate Sauce.  Oh my […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Recent Posts
Sep 2nd, 2014
31 Comments
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If you have kids, you’re probably pretty familiar with the phrases, “I don’t like that” or “I don’t want to eat that.”  I am always on the lookout for new recipes and love putting together collections of recipes that the whole family can enjoy.  I headed over to Foodie.com to browse for some Kid-Friendly Pasta [&helli...
By Shannon Gosney
In California
Aug 25th, 2014
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I LOVE to eat crab!  Living on the Central Coast of California, you think I would have it a lot, right?  Not so.  It’s kind of outside our budget on a regular basis, but this was a special getaway weekend for Frank and I and we decided to splurge.  And oh my gosh – was […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Recent Posts
Aug 25th, 2014
37 Comments
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The summer is coming to an end and it’s time for the kids to go to back to school.  That means waking up early and making sure the kids are ready for school, their lunches are packed and they’ve eaten breakfast.  While I would love to make them eggs, pancakes and sausage every morning before […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
Aug 22nd, 2014
102 Comments
2628 Views
“I scream, you scream, we all scream, for ice cream!!!”  Do your kids love ice cream?  Our kids sure do!  July was National Ice Cream Month and it was the perfect time to have some fun with ice cream.  We decided to have a fun Sundae Fundae Ice Cream Party with our kids and some friends!  We […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
Aug 19th, 2014
36 Comments
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Have you been to Outback Steakhouse before?  I’m a big fan of Outback Steakhouse and was so excited when they asked me to a part of their Outback Steakhouse Best Mates Program.  Part of the perks of being a Best Mate is getting to try different menus from Outback Steakhouse and attending the Outback Steakhouse […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cat Products
Aug 13th, 2014
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When you have a child, you want the very best for your babies.  When you have a pet, that pet is just like a child and you want the best for your pet, just like you do your children.  We want to give our cats food just like we do our kids.  The foods should […]...
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