Cooking With The Mommy-Files

By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking With The Mommy-Files
Jan 26th, 2016
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Are you hosting a party? Maybe you have family and friends coming over for a holiday, celebration or to watch the game and you’re looking to make an appetizer they’ll enjoy? Does bacon make everything better? If you’re looking for a super easy and delicious appetizer to serve, you’ll want to try these Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers!! [&hell...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking With The Mommy-Files
Jan 25th, 2016
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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MeAndMyTea #CollectiveBias I love to put together and give gift baskets to my family and friends. Recently, I decided to create a Friendship Tea Gift Basket and thought it would be great timing with the New Year! I love […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking With The Mommy-Files
Jan 22nd, 2016
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I love to bake and cook in the kitchen and it’s not surprising that our kids love to help get involved. Often times, when I’m getting ready to make something, at least one of our kids will come into the kitchen to see what’s cookin’ and ask if they can help. I try to give […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking With The Mommy-Files
Jan 13th, 2016
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Growing up, we always had canned chicken noodle soup on hand. While I still do enjoy that soup, especially when I’m not feeling well, I love my Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup way more! Not to toot my own horn or anything, but I wanna say it’s probably the best Chicken Noodle Soup I’ve ever had. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking With The Mommy-Files
Jan 1st, 2016
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kraft Foods. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you pack your child’s school lunches? Believe it or not, I love to pack our school lunches for our 6 kids! Honestly, I think they like it when I pack their lunches too. When packing 6 […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking With The Mommy-Files
Dec 30th, 2015
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One of the appetizers that I love to make (and eat) and that our guests love to eat as well are my Homemade Deviled Eggs! Not only are they delicious, but they are super easy to make too! Ingredients: 12 Hard Cooked Eggs 1 cup Mayonnaise 2 tsp Yellow Mustard Dash of salt and pepper […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking With The Mommy-Files
Dec 16th, 2015
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I recently had the opportunity to participate in the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap, in which I both sent and received cookies! It was so much fun! I received some really yummy cookies and hope the bloggers enjoyed the cookies I sent to them as well! I love chocolate and felt like I had to […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking With The Mommy-Files
Dec 30th, 2014
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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 Gurnee
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 Gurnee
In Cooking With The Mommy-Files
Dec 24th, 2014
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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 Gurnee
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 Gurnee
In Cooking With The Mommy-Files
Jun 29th, 2014
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In our home, we like to recycle and upcycle where possible. We recycle our bottles, glass, cans and boxes. We upcycle our large containers and use them to hold holiday candy, loose nuts and screws and other goodies. Thanks to Unilever, we took our upcycling one step further. We decided to “Be Our Own Farmer’s […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking With The Mommy-Files
Jun 1st, 2014
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Can you believe it’s already June?  The kids are gonna be out of school soon and that means it’s that time of year to pull out the camper and fire up the grill for some great camping memories with family and friends.  We love to go camping!  Frank is primarily in charge of setting up […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking With The Mommy-Files
May 26th, 2014
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It’s National Strawberry month and here on the Central Coast, we have a plentiful supply!  One of my favorite recipes to make is my Easy Strawberry Shortcake Recipe.  The recipe includes 3 main ingredients – strawberries, whipped cream and Sara Lee® All Butter Pound Cake. Sara Lee® All Butter Pound Cake is a moist, tender […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
Apr 18th, 2014
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Can you believe that Easter is almost here?  When I was a little girl, PEEPS was one of my favorite Easter candies (other than chocolate of course).  As an adult, I still like snacking on PEEPS, as well as decorating with them.  With the inspiration of Wilton products and PEEPS candies, I created PEEP-A-BOO Easter […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
Apr 17th, 2014
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I love cake mix!  Just ask Frank.  We have a LOT of cake mix in our kitchen – from Devil’s Food to Chocolate Fudge to Yellow to Rainbow Chip.  I was recently introduced to Duncan Hines® Limited Edition Spring Velvets™ Cake Mix – perfect for the upcoming Easter holiday!  Duncan Hines® Limited Edition Spring Velvets™ […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking With The Mommy-Files
Apr 15th, 2014
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We love cake in our family, but the kids especially love cake when they get involved in the process of making it and decorating it.  Whether it’s actually whipping together the batter, frosting the cake or cupcakes or decorating, our kids love to help in the kitchen.  It not only teaches them responsibly and some […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking With The Mommy-Files
Apr 11th, 2014
29 Comments
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As our kids get have been getting older, they have expressed more of an interest in baking.  Our oldest son, Brian, recently expressed a desire to help me bake up some Pillsbury Funfetti Cupcakes.  I was all for it! I love spending this quality time with him in the kitchen.  Not only does it give […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
Apr 10th, 2014
16 Comments
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As a mom with a big family and who works full-time from home, I still enjoy baking and decorating, but often times look for recipe ideas that are both yummy, quick and easy.  Not to mention ideas that are kid-friendly!  Recently, our kids and I created Easy PEEPS Cupcakes made with Wilton supplies. I anxiously […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking With The Mommy-Files
Apr 8th, 2014
106 Comments
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I enjoy cooking, but I don’t enjoy all the time I spend preparing and cooking meals.  This is not to say I won’t do it, but I love it when meals are made easily.  I was recently introduced to Campbell’s Slow Cooker Sauces and love them!  Not only do they make meal preparation easy, but […]...
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