Food Review

By Shannon Gurnee
In Food Review
Jul 14th, 2015
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This post is sponsored by Mondelez. All opinions are mine. Now that summer is in full swing, it’s only a matter of time before the kids head back to school. When school is in session, the kids are always wanting snacks when they get home. Some of our favorite snacks are the Honey Maid Graham Crackers […]...
By Frank Gurnee
In Food Review
Jul 6th, 2015
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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #The7thMinion #CollectiveBias   Do you remember being a kid and seeing your mom or dad come home with that new box of cereal? Well, what’s more exciting than getting a new box of cereal? That’s right! Getting a […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food Review
Jun 30th, 2015
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It’s summertime here on the Central Coast and that means a lot more time spent outdoors. We especially love to grill outdoors! Well, when I say “we,” I mean my husband grills and I help (uh hum….supervise).  Just kidding, he’s great on the grill! We love to grill steaks, chicken, ribs, and even pizzas! Thanks […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food Review
May 9th, 2015
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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 Caroline Hileman-Schaffer
In Food Review
Apr 27th, 2015
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I find that as my children grow older they are starting to have their own opinions, and we don’t always see eye-to-eye. They don’t just do what I tell them to, or eat what I want them to. However, one of the things we do agree on are Chobani® products.  My yogurts started disappearing more […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food Review
Apr 15th, 2015
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Have you ever felt like you make the same dishes over and over again? Do you have a dish that you know your kids will eat and like, but want to pump it some more? Our favorite family dish is spaghetti. Now I’m not sure about you, but just noodles with spaghetti sauce is too […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food Review
Feb 15th, 2015
32 Comments
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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 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 Food Review
Nov 30th, 2014
10 Comments
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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 Gurnee
In Food Review
Nov 15th, 2014
23 Comments
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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 Gurnee
In Food Review
Nov 2nd, 2014
153 Comments
14374 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 Gurnee
In Food Review
Oct 29th, 2014
59 Comments
4961 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 Gurnee
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 Gurnee
In Food Review
Oct 22nd, 2014
122 Comments
13993 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 […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food Review
Oct 8th, 2014
38 Comments
2291 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
5 Comments
24673 Views
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 Gurnee
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 Gurnee
In Food Review
Sep 14th, 2014
95 Comments
6175 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 Gurnee
In Food Review
Sep 12th, 2014
33 Comments
2682 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 Gurnee
In Food Review
Aug 22nd, 2014
102 Comments
4756 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 […]...
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