Recipes

By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
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 Gosney
In Recent Posts
Feb 6th, 2015
27 Comments
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I love chocolate! Whether it be chocolate candy, chocolate cheesecake, chocolate cookies or chocolate baked goods, I love everything chocolate! So you can imagine how fun it was for me to search through Foodie.com and find a variety of chocolate recipes. I loved it! Check out 12 Recipes That Are All About Chocolate by Shannon […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Recent Posts
Jan 20th, 2015
32 Comments
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As a mom who cooks a lot for a big family, I am always on the lookout for new recipes.  With a few of our kids being somewhat picky eaters, I am careful about what new recipes I do make for everyone to try.  A great site to find a lot of recipe possibilities is […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Recent Posts
Jan 15th, 2015
22 Comments
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Last year, Frank and I were introduced to a great restaurant here in town.  I honestly never even knew it was there until my dad told me how good the food and service were!  And boy was he right!!!  We were very impressed with California Grill in Nipomo.  It is a clean restaurant with a […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday Gift Guide
Jan 2nd, 2015
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I love the holidays! Not only do I love the lights and decorations, I love the goodies and treats! A great place to find Christmas goodies and cake decorating items is at Wilton Cakes. There is so much great Christmas stuff! You’ll find it in stores, as well as online. During the holidays, we decided […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Recent Posts
Jan 1st, 2015
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One of my favorite steak restaurants to eat at with my family is Outback Steakhouse®.  Just thinking about the Bloomin’ Onion and Original Steak makes my mouth start to water.  What I would give to have that delicious meal in front of me right now! It’s official!  Auburn and Wisconsin are heading to the 29th […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking With The Mommy-Files
Dec 30th, 2014
21 Comments
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This Christmas was an awesome one!  One of the gifts that Frank and I bought for ourselves was a Blackstone 1575 Outdoor Oven.  It is awesome!!!!  The pizzas we’ve baked on it have turned out so delicious.  Not to mention the fact that it only takes 3 minutes to cook.  Yes – that’s what I […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
Dec 28th, 2014
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  This holiday season, I attempted to make (for the first time ever) Holiday Roll-Out Cookies with Color Flow icing….and I think they turned out great!!!  Hopefully my Secret Santa partner thought so too!  While the Color Flow Recipe made cookie decorating a breeze and a lot of fun, I also discovered a delicious cookie […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking With The Mommy-Files
Dec 24th, 2014
50 Comments
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  I love the holidays!  Not only do I love the decorations and the gifts, but I also love the sweet treats!  One of my favorite holiday treats to make are cookies!  In fact, I have great movies of making Chocolate Chip Cookies with my mom for Santa on Christmas Eve!  I can also tell […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
Dec 22nd, 2014
51 Comments
2459 Views
Every year, I have thrown and participated in a Holiday Cookie Exchange.  As a Wilton Sweet Treat Team Member, I had an extra special opportunity to participate in a Wilton Sweet Treat Team Holiday Cookie Exchange.  My partner was Mandy from Waiting on Martha.  Now I have to tell you that the members of the […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
Nov 30th, 2014
10 Comments
1219 Views
One of my favorite restaurants to eat at with my family is Outback Steakhouse®.  My favorite appetizer is the Bloomin’ Onion!  Oh my gosh, it’s so good!  And then I love to order either the Outback Special or Victoria’s Filet.  Oh and let’s not forget the Garlic Mashed Potatoes or the Sweet Potato with Honey Butter [&hel...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
Nov 25th, 2014
28 Comments
1836 Views
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
11 Comments
908 Views
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
23 Comments
1924 Views
    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
3 Comments
984 Views
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
153 Comments
6017 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 […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
Oct 29th, 2014
59 Comments
3198 Views
    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
33 Comments
5043 Views
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
1160 Views
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
5624 Views
  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 […]...
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