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By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Aug 15th, 2015
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We love to listen to music in our home! Whether it’s while cooking dinner, cleaning, working or just because, some sort of music is constantly playing in our home. It doesn’t stop there though! We also play music while on the go! When it comes to music, we love the Insignia Bluetooth Speakers from Best […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Aug 14th, 2015
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It’s hard to believe that school is just around the corner, right? When I was a kid, they were just introducing desktop computers to schools. However, our kids are now learning how to use computers as early as Kindergarten! They learn to search on the Internet and as they get older, are expected to write […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Aug 11th, 2015
20 Comments
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With a big family, we are always buying gifts for someone throughout the year. What’s so awesome about the technology we have today is that we can easily browse online for gift ideas (and even purchase gifts online) for those in our lives we care about! It makes shopping fun, easy and hassle-free!  At Best […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jul 19th, 2015
102 Comments
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We love to travel in our family! I personally don’t know what I ever did without having a GPS system. Oh wait, I used to print out maps online and use the Thomas Guide and had no really effective way to get around traffic and congested areas when traveling. Not anymore! Now we can travel […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jul 12th, 2015
55 Comments
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It’s summertime – woo hoo! What does that mean in our home? That means lots of free time for the kids. With all their electronics today (ya know the tablets, laptops, PS3, Nintendo 3DS), our kids would like to think that they could keep pretty busy during the summer. However, as a parent, we’d like […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Girl's Night Out
Jul 7th, 2015
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I’ve been looking forward to seeing Magic Mike XXL for quite some time now. In fact, I put together a Magic Mike XXL Girl’s Night Out with a bunch of my friends thanks to Fandango. It included dinner at Olive Garden and then snacks at our local movie theater to see Magic Mike XXL! It […]...
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
23 Comments
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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 Beauty
Jun 29th, 2015
29 Comments
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One of favorite things to receive every month are my beauty subscription boxes! I love my GLOSSYBOX and was super excited to dig into my June 2015 box! Let me tell you – there were some great goodies in there! One thing I love about subscription boxes is that I can try a product for a great […]...
By Frank Gurnee
In Beauty
Jun 25th, 2015
25 Comments
1576 Views
I know the last time (many, many years ago) when I heard dad and belt in the same sentence, it never turned out very well for me. Fortunately, we’re not talking about the ways we were disciplined when we were kids here. Shannon, my beautiful wife (The Mommy-Files) was recently contacted by Kore Essentials who said […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Electronics Review
Jun 19th, 2015
16 Comments
1486 Views
Father’s Day is almost here! Are you still looking for the perfect gift for the dad in your life? I know my husband would LOVE the NEW 3D Robotics Solo Drone – now available at Best Buy! Solo, the Smart Drone is now available in over 400 Best Buy stores, just in time for Father’s […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Electronics Review
Jun 16th, 2015
29 Comments
1936 Views
I love to travel with my family and have always wanted a GoPro! Recently, I learned about the launch of the GoPro HERO + LCD Launch at Best Buy. Oh my gosh! I want one of these so bad!!! Best Buy is the destination for the latest cameras and camcorders, including the new GoPro HERO […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jun 12th, 2015
32 Comments
4318 Views
  We love to go to the movies with our family and can’t wait to see Jurassic World! Have you seen the previews for the movie? It looks intense!! I’m excited to be participating as a member of #TeamJurassic sharing these fun giveaways with you!! Jurassic World (rated PG-13) is in theaters today (also in […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Jun 11th, 2015
31 Comments
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This week is the last week of school for our kids and I can rest assured that they won’t only be playing video games this summer.  I am really excited that our kids will be participating in the Brain Chase Challenge! What is Brain Chase? Brain Chase is a 5-week online summer learning challenge for 2nd […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Game Review
Jun 9th, 2015
24 Comments
1593 Views
Have you ever heard of SimplyFun?  The first time I was introduced to SimplyFun was when I was living in Seattle, Washington.  I was invited to a party one of my neighbors was hosting.  I originally thought we were going to play games all night, but had no idea I would love the games as […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Jun 6th, 2015
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We love watching Netflix in our family! We watch lots of television shows and movies, plus we even subscribe to the DVD service! June was a great month because some of our favorite shows were available with new seasons. Orange is the New Black: Season 3 One of my favorite shows returned on June 12, […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Jun 5th, 2015
23 Comments
2146 Views
It’s only been a few months since Frank and I got married and I’m just learning about the Best Buy Wedding Registry. Dangit! If only I’d known sooner! I would have totally started a Wedding Registry for Frank and I when we were getting married! There are so many great things you can register for […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jun 4th, 2015
38 Comments
3288 Views
  We love to go to the movies with our family and can’t wait to see Jurassic World! Have you seen the previews for the movie? It looks intense!! I’m excited to be participating as a member of #TeamJurassic and will be bringing to you 3 different giveaways for the upcoming movie!! Jurassic World (rated […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
May 31st, 2015
4 Comments
1001 Views
In our home, we don’t have cable. What we do have and love to watch is Netflix! On Netflix, we’ve discovered shows like Breaking Bad, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Legit, Derek, Between, Orange is the New Black and more. On May 8th, a new show called Grace and Frankie premiered on Netflix.  Grace and Frankie, Netflix‘s new […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
May 31st, 2015
63 Comments
5892 Views
I love to go to the movies! In fact, I’ve loved going to the movies for as long as I can remember. Whether it’s going with all our kids or just my husband or with the girls for a girl’s night out, going to the movies is what my best friend calls “being in my […]...
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