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By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Aug 23rd, 2016
15 Comments
424 Views
This summer, I was excited to announce that I was a brand ambassador for the awesome author, Mo Willems! I’m continuing with another post about his new reading program called Elephant & Piggie Like Reading. I received an awesome package that included the first two books that are part of this special series: We are Growing and Cookie […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Aug 22nd, 2016
39 Comments
863 Views
We love going to the movies as a family! There’s just something great about sitting together as a family, with popcorn, candy and soda, and laughing together at a cute movie. This September, we’re looking forward to seeing The Wild Life in theaters! On September 9th, The Wild Life will be in theaters across the country. It looks like [&h...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Aug 8th, 2016
4 Comments
711 Views
Can you believe how quickly the summer has gone by? Before you know, school will be back in session for our kids and T.J.Maxx & Marshalls have all the designer fashions sure to make you the most popular kid in school – all at affordable prices, always! There are so many different things you can find […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Jul 25th, 2016
4 Comments
677 Views
This post was sponsored by a2 Milk® as part of an Ambassador Program for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. Our kids love to drink milk and when I brought home a2 Milk® , they drank it up….fast!!!  Over the last few months, I have loved being an ambassador for a2 Milk® and […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Dogs
Jul 17th, 2016
2 Comments
652 Views
Once upon a time, there was a dog named Princess. She loved going for walks, playing fetch and mingling with other dogs. One of her favorite places to go with her owner was the local dog park. There was soft, green grass and lots of other dogs to mingle with. She visited a variety of […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jul 15th, 2016
49 Comments
2181 Views
I don’t know about you, but we love the Ice Age movies in our home! On July 22nd, Ice Age: Collision Course will be coming to theaters everywhere! In celebration of the movie, Philips Sonicare has partnered with 20th Century Fox to introduce the NEW limited edition Philips Sonicare For Kids Ice Agepower toothbrush with Bluetooth® wir...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Jul 15th, 2016
36 Comments
1261 Views
If you love to read and are looking for a good book to check out, you’ll want to check out Baby Doll, written by Hollie Overton. Baby Doll is now available in stores and online.  ABOUT THE BOOK “What a compulsive read! A brilliant first novel that kept me transfixed and entertained until the very last page.” — […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Jul 14th, 2016
32 Comments
2359 Views
It’s summer time and that means a lot of time in the car and RV traveling to fun places! Let’s also not forget about all the running around we do as a family during the rest of the year! Each of our 6 children have a tablet, but they can only get internet on their […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health
Jul 13th, 2016
1 Comment
627 Views
This post was sponsored by Meta Appetite Control as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I’ve been working from home full-time for a few years now. Working from home definitely has its perks (i.e. wearing jammies and slippers while working and being able to pick up kids from school on a whim), but it’s […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Baby Products
Jul 12th, 2016
137 Comments
4175 Views
When it comes to our children, we only want the best for them. Keeping them safe becomes a priority and our purchases become based more on quality than cost alone. One of those big purchases we make for our children is their car seat. Whether it’s an infant car seat, a convertible car seat or a booster […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Jul 8th, 2016
125 Comments
2881 Views
Have you seen the previews for The Secret Life of Pets? It looks so cute and funny! Our kids were asking this week about going to see it at the movies and it’s one I’m definitely looking forward to taking them to see! THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS – In Theaters July 8 Official Website | […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Jul 6th, 2016
1 Comment
698 Views
This is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine. Do you have a cell phone? I do, my husband does, and when our kids turn 11, they get one too! With our phones accessible to us constantly, I can easily say that I spend a lot of time on the phone (as does anyone else […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health / Personal Living
Jun 25th, 2016
4 Comments
843 Views
This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Walmart. All opinions are mine. With a big family, I am always trying to avoid the Oops. That’s when you realize you’ve run out of something and don’t have any extra on hand. That adds a little bit of stress and pressure to hurry up and replace it. I work […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health
Jun 25th, 2016
1 Comment
1316 Views
This post was sponsored by Meta Appetite Control as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. Since I hit my 30s, I started gaining weight a lot more quickly than I did before. I figured it would happen at some point, but now it’s a yucky reality. Between running our kids around to 3 […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Jun 24th, 2016
1 Comment
803 Views
Cue the barbecues, drinks, family and friends, and fireworks…the 4th of July is almost here!!! It’s time to get busy prepping for America’s birthday, and T.J.Maxx & Marshalls have all of the red, white and blue essentials to help you celebrate in style! Dress in stars and stripes from head-to-toe – from festive fedoras to spirited […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blu-ray Review
Jun 24th, 2016
15 Comments
1049 Views
In our family, we enjoy watching the different SHREK movies! We’re excited to add DreamWorks Animation SHREK 4-Movie Collection to our movie collection! You’ve never met a hero quite like SHREK, winner of the first Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature. The endearing ogre sparked a motion picture phenomenon and captured the world’s imagination w...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Jun 24th, 2016
0 Comments
658 Views
This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.  Will you be buying a new computer, TV, or smartphone soon? Help adviseBest Buy! If you are a frequent shopper at Best Buy and tech topics are important to you apply for this exclusive online community where you can […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Baby Products
Jun 24th, 2016
44 Comments
1487 Views
This post and giveaway were made possible by iConnect and Pampers. I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine. One of my favorite diaper brands to use with my babies was Pampers. As a mom, I want the best for my children and with Pampers, I felt like I […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Kitchen Products
Jun 23rd, 2016
2 Comments
646 Views
I spend a lot of time in the kitchen. I also spend a lot of money on things for the kitchen, including food and household supplies. With a family of 8, that cost can add up pretty dang quick – both in money and time. As a mom of 6 who also works from home, […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Home
Jun 23rd, 2016
0 Comments
729 Views
This post was sponsored by P&G as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. One of my favorite places to shop is Costco. With a family of 8, it’s amazing how quickly we go through items in our home. Purchasing items in bulk make it so […]...
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