Kids Review

By Caroline Hileman-Schaffer
In Electronics Review
Sep 22nd, 2014
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DISCLOSURE: I received 2 LeapBands from LeapFrog and Clif Kid Bars for my “Fit Made Fun” MommyParty. All opinions and thoughts are my own. On September 6th, The Mommy-Files participated in a day of “Fit Made Fun” sponsored by LeapFrog and Clif Kid to inspire kids everywhere to get up and active! With its launch […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Sep 22nd, 2014
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Our kids enjoy reading and I’m always on the lookout for new books they would enjoy.  I recently discovered the Ricky Ricotta Series Books and they are so fun for the kids to read.  I know they’re good books when they come from Scholastic!  The series includes four different titles – Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot, Ri...
By Shannon Gosney
In DVD Reviews
Sep 18th, 2014
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Do you have fans of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in your home?  My boys love watching them and were so excited when Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Complete First Season arrived at our house on DVD!  You can own all 26 episodes on DVD on October 7th, 2014. About the DVD Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello, and Michelangelo, better known as [&he...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Sep 14th, 2014
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Our kids love to read!  As a mom, I love to read with them and the books – Little Critter from Kohl’s Cares – are the perfect ones to do that with.  Get a jumpstart on back-to-school with the beloved Mercer Mayer storybooks, Little Critter, the newest Kohl’s Cares merchandise collection!  Kohl’s Department Stores is [&hellip...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blu-ray Review
Sep 11th, 2014
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    Growing up, I was a huge fan of Scooby-Doo!  Our kids are also fans of “Scooby-Doo!”  On August 19th, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment released the all-new original animated movie, Scooby-Doo: Frankencreepy on DVD and Blu-ray.  The new release features two bonus Scooby-Doo! episodes – “A Gaggle of Gallo...
By Shannon Gosney
In Back-to-School
Jul 31st, 2014
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School is just around the corner and that means new clothes and school supplies for the kids.  When shopping for these items, we want the best deals we can get.  That means quality products that are budget-friendly for a large family like ours.  When shopping for our big family, finding everything we need in one location […]...
By Caroline Hileman-Schaffer
In Beauty
May 21st, 2014
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  A couple weeks back I joined about 9,000 other participants in this year’s Run or Dye Color Run in San Luis Obispo, CA. We had so much fun! My girlfriends and I created a group called “Parental Colors,” and we even brought a few of our kids. I don’t know who had more fun, […]...
By Caroline Hileman-Schaffer
In Beauty
May 13th, 2014
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When I was younger the only thing that I associated with Avon was a little old blue-hair lady with bright red lipstick and bad makeup. Well, this isn’t your mother’s (or grandmother’s) Avon anymore! Avon has so many things to things to offer: Color cosmetics Skincare Fragrance Fashion & Home Personal Care Home Care With […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blu-ray Review
Apr 7th, 2014
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I remember watching the bright colors and funny animals with my boys in Rio.  I’m excited to watch Rio 2 with our kids when it comes out to theaters this week!  I can’t believe there is already a second one!  On April 11th, Twentieth Century Fox will be releasing Rio 2 in theaters everywhere! Blu and Jewel are back fo...
By Shannon Gosney
In Beauty
Mar 31st, 2014
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This paid post is brought to you by the new free Oral-B Disney Timer App as part of a Type-A Parent Community Sponsored Post. When I was a kid, I brushed my teeth on a regular basis for the most part.  I especially brushed them thoroughly when it was time to go to the dentist […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Kids Review
Mar 10th, 2014
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One of the main things I love about blogging is that thoughts and information comes from the mouths of real moms.  It doesn’t come from movie stars or famous celebrities, but from real moms like me and you.  I don’t know if you find this, but I sure do.  Some of the best parenting advice […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Beauty
Feb 28th, 2014
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I used to love shopping at Carter’s when my boys were little.  There were so many cute outfits I could choose from and dress them up in!  Living here on the Central Coast, we are lucky to have a Carter’s store nearby.  I headed over and found some cute clothes for my 5 and 7 […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blu-ray Review
Feb 26th, 2014
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We love watching movies as a family and Free Birds was definitely on the list of movies we enjoyed!  We were excited to receive a copy of Free Birds on our doorstep and have a family movie night – complete with popcorn, candies and our own little turkeys kids.  Free Birds became available on Blu-ray and DVD on February […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In DVD Reviews
Feb 5th, 2014
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Our boys love to watch SpongeBob SquarePants and his friends on TV and on DVD.  So, when they saw the new SpongeBob and Friends: Patrick SquarePants arrive on our doorstep, they were excited to put it in the DVD player.  But first they had fun playing with the case, which makes it so that Patrick has shorts on (when […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Feb 4th, 2014
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Frank and I have six kids together and they all love LEGOs!  In fact, when we went to the movies this summer, we saw the preview for “The LEGO Movie” – not once, but twice.  Both times, the kids showed excitement about the movie coming out and were whispering to one another that they wanted […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Kids Review
Dec 30th, 2013
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Winter break is here and the kids are out of school.  With new gifts and a warm home, our kids have a tendency to want to hang out more inside than outside.  I have to admit that during the holidays, we see an increased amount of television watching and game playing, especially with both Frank […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 22nd, 2013
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There are only a few more days until Christmas!  Can you believe it?  With all the toys and games out there, it can pretty dang overwhelming to pick out a gift you know your child will love.  I know that when Frank and I look for gifts for our kids, we look for gifts that […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday
Dec 15th, 2013
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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of LEGO for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Our kids LOVE LEGOs!!!  Trust me, this is NOT an understatement.  When we asked them what they wanted for Christmas, the first thing they said was LEGOs.  All 6 of our kids have even been to […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Game Review
Dec 7th, 2013
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We love to play games in our family and with the holidays coming up, it’s the perfect opportunity to stock up on games we can play all year long!  Hasbro is one of my favorite brands and we have a closet full of different Hasbro games.  Jenga is a family favorite and Tetris is a […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Dec 7th, 2013
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Growing up, I remember how my younger sister loved to read all the time.  I would always see her with a book in her hand…and she read fast too!  Brian, our 10 year old, also loves to read and reminds me a lot of her.  Recently, we were introduced to I Even Funnier, a book written […]...
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