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By Shannon Gosney
In Recent Posts
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 Holiday Gift Guide
Aug 31st, 2014
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We recently had the opportunity to work with LEGO and check out the LEGO Juniors sets.  My 6 year old LOVED the sets!  He was even able to put the sets together on his own.  Pretty sweet, right?   What usually ends up happening when our youngest son gets LEGO sets is that I build […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Beauty
Aug 30th, 2014
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I used to dread shopping for clothes.  However, I can honestly now say that I love shopping for clothes, especially in stores like Kohl’s!  At Kohl’s, I know I’ll find a great selection of clothes at great prices – not to mention I earn rewards for my purchases!  I picked out some great outfits as […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Conferences
Aug 29th, 2014
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It’s hard to believe that I’ve been blogging for 6 years, but I still love it as much now as when I started!  Blogging has given me the opportunity to share my thoughts, experiences and voices with family and friends online and in social media.  It’s also given me the chance to travel and make […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Aug 29th, 2014
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Do you belong to a Book Club and are looking for a book to feature for your next meetup?  Maybe you just enjoy reading?  If so, check out Madame Picasso, written by Anne Girard.  In the bestselling tradition of The Paris Wife by Paula McLain, Z by Theresa Anne Fowler, and The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin, Madame ...
By Shannon Gosney
In Game Review
Aug 28th, 2014
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Do you or your family love playing Nintendo games?  Do you or your family like to play the Nintendo 2DS or Nintendo 3DS?  If so, you’ll be excited to hear that the game, Tomodachi Life, is now available to purchase at your local Best Buy!  Haven’t heard of Tomodachi Life before?  Let me tell you […]...
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
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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 Back-to-School
Aug 24th, 2014
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Can you believe it’s already time for our kids to go back to school?  Where did the time go?  Between Frank and I, we now have 6 kids in the following grades: 8th grade, 6th grade, 5th grade (x2), 3rd grade and 1st grade!  I love looking back on the years and their school pictures. […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Aug 22nd, 2014
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I received compensation for the “Summer of Giveaways” sweepstakes blog post. American Home Shield partnered with several bloggers like me to raise awareness about this sweepstakes. All purchases and content are on my own accord and reflect my personal opinion and style. What would you do if I told you there was a chance you could […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
Aug 22nd, 2014
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“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 Beauty
Aug 21st, 2014
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  Even though our wedding is still 6 months away, I am so excited about the upcoming Big Day!  Heck, I have my wedding gown, my veil, my shoes and now my wedding jewelry.  I even have a few wedding outfits planned for our honeymoon cruise.  I cannot wait to marry my best friend – […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Aug 21st, 2014
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I love to listen to music!  Whether its 80′s music, wedding-inspired songs, Wilson Phillips, Paula Abdul, or Madonna, music helps me get through my work day.  I have the classic earphones that came with my iPhone, but those can start to make my ears ache after a while.  So what do I use when I […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
Aug 21st, 2014
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I’ve been blogging at The Mommy-Files for over 6 years now and still love it as much as I did when I started.  With my blog, I’ve been able to help support my family, travel and share my thoughts and experiences with products we love and use in our family.  What started as a hobby […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Aug 20th, 2014
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Last month, I had the opportunity to have my family and closest friends over to enjoy The Other Woman Closet Swap and Girl’s Night In!  We enjoyed appetizers and dinner, drank wine, ate popcorn and watched The Other Woman together.  It was so much fun watching it together!  We had a great turnout, but some of […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
Aug 19th, 2014
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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 Lifestyle
Aug 18th, 2014
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I remember how excited I was when I took my oldest son to go shopping for soccer gear.  I was officially a soccer mom.  Brian was super excited about his “chin” guards, new shoes and ball that he could kick all around the yard.  He was even more excited when he got his official uniform! […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Back-to-School
Aug 16th, 2014
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This post is brought to you by Schoola, the best place to buy discounted kids clothes all while give back to schools in need.  Click here to learn more about Schoola. Click here to see what people are saying. I have great memories of my school days.  I remember going on field trips and having parties.  I remember writing on [&hel...
By Shannon Gosney
In Alaska
Aug 13th, 2014
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I love to travel, but have never been to Alaska before.  I’ve heard amazing things about Alaska from those who have traveled there and have it on my bucket list of places to visit.  I’m hoping that Frank will want to visit Alaska someday too! Do you seek adventure, love to travel or enjoy the […]...
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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