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By Shannon Gosney
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Sep 2nd, 2014
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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 Recent Posts
Aug 25th, 2014
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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 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 […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Aug 9th, 2014
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This post brought to you by TruMoo. All opinions are 100% mine. Our kids LOVE to drink chocolate milk!  All of them!  When I came home from the store one day with TruMoo® Chocolate Milk, they all wanted some.  I had originally purchased the gallon of TruMoo® Chocolate Milk to create a recipe, but with […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Recent Posts
Aug 1st, 2014
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I didn’t really know who Julie Child was until I watched the movie, “Julie and Julia.”  What an awesome movie!  And I have to say that her recipes sounded amazing!!! In my recent visit to Foodie.com, I added a few recipes that sounded amazing and that were inspired by Julia Child.  The recipes ranged from […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
Jul 1st, 2014
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When I was a little girl, I remember going to my dad’s house every other weekend.  When we went there, we had a special club and it was called “The Palms Club.”  It primarily consisted of myself, my two sisters and two of our neighbor friends.  We would ride bikes together, swim together, roller skate […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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 Gosney
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
Jun 24th, 2014
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Do you love marshmallows?  I sure do!  Whether it’s eating them alone, in Rice Krispies Treats, or as Marshmallow Pops, these treats are adorable and melt in your mouth!  I recently made Marshmallow Pops for my younger sister’s Baby Shower (my first time) and they turned out awesome! HOW TO MAKE BABY SHOWER MARSHMALLOW POPS […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
Jun 9th, 2014
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Food allergies are never any fun, but can you imagine being lactose intolerant or having dairy sensitivities? That means no ice cream, no milk shakes, and no milk with your cookies.  I went through a dairy sensitivity myself caused by a prescription I was taking.  I couldn’t drink milkshakes, eat ice cream or dip my […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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 Gosney
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
Apr 19th, 2014
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I have seen Treat Pops here and there on a few of my favorite blogs I follow, but I have never tried to make them myself.  I have to admit – I was nervous to do it and have it come out looking like it was homemade.  However, I am so proud of the way […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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 Gosney
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 Gosney
In Cooking With The Mommy-Files
Apr 11th, 2014
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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 Gosney
In Cake Decorating with Wilton
Apr 10th, 2014
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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 Gosney
In Food Review
Mar 31st, 2014
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Our family enjoys meals together each night, but there is just something special about Sunday Dinners. When we have the kids, the conversation not only needs to be kid-friendly, but so does the food. I recently discovered Foodie.com and found some amazing Sunday Night Dinner Recipe ideas! In fact, I created my own collection of […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
Mar 17th, 2014
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Our family loves to eat sausage and eggs in the morning for breakfast!  However, what if we have company over and they can’t meat?  What could we substitute for the sausage for our guest?  What if at some point a member of our family decides they don’t want to eat meat?  Thanks to Morningstar Farms®, […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
Mar 13th, 2014
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I recently took the challenge with The Motherhood to make the swap from sugar to Splenda®.  I used Splenda® in my Iced Tea, my coffee and in my breakfast shakes!  Yep, that’s right!  Splenda® tastes great in breakfast shakes! Did you know that just about anywhere you love sugar, you can use SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener? […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
Mar 3rd, 2014
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If you know me, then you are probably pretty familiar with the fact that I love sugar!  I drink Iced Tea often and usually use 4-5 packets of sugar in a 16 oz glass.  It’s so funny to see the looks on our kids face and hear their comments about how I don’t get hyper […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
Feb 26th, 2014
7 Comments
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Did you know that National Pi (like the number) Day is in March?  Rather than celebrating the number, I’m putting my own twist on the word and celebrating my love for pie. ;I don’t know about you, but as much as I love pie, I have the hardest time finishing a whole pie! Now, mini […]...
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