Mother’s Day Review

By Shannon Gurnee
In Mother's Day Review
May 8th, 2015
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I love that there is a day to celebrate the mothers in our life (or to be celebrated), but love even more a full week to celebrate mom! That’s right – I said a full week! TGI Fridays thinks it’s not enough to celebrate Moms on just one day, so they created Mother’s Week! We […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Beauty
Apr 27th, 2015
13 Comments
1652 Views
Can you believe that Mother’s Day is right around the corner? Are you looking for a special gift for the mother in your life? As a mother myself, I can tell you that you can never go wrong with jewelry, especially with jewelry celebrating mom! My husband is an amazing gift giver! In fact, he […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Beauty
Apr 13th, 2015
47 Comments
4706 Views
It’s hard to believe that Mother’s Day is just around the corner! If you’re like me, you’re already starting to look for that special gift for your mother (or mothers) in your life. I don’t know about you, but I love me some makeup subscription boxes (**hint hint to my husband and kids**)! Starting April […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
May 10th, 2014
1 Comment
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I remember my mom drinking hot tea in the morning every day when I was growing up.  She would heat the water, steep the tea bag and then remove it, while adding lots of milk and sugar.  I remember hearing the clinking of the spoon against the mug as she stirred the sugar and milk […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
May 10th, 2014
1 Comment
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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of MetLife Foundation for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Mother’s Day is coming up tomorrow and it’s time to honor the moms in our life.  MetLife wants to help honor moms with a charitable donation.  But how you ask?  With a #Moem.  Now that […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
May 5th, 2014
4 Comments
843 Views
Can you believe that it’s already May? Not to mention the fact that Mother’s Day is around the corner! If you’re like me, you probably still have yet to buy that special mom figure in your life a gift for Mother’s Day. Let’s not forget the family who may be asking you (mom) what you […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Apr 25th, 2014
13 Comments
602 Views
Happy Friday everyone!  One of my favorite holidays is coming up – Mother’s Day!  Not only is it a day for my kids to celebrate me as their mom, but it’s also a day for me to celebrate those women who have been mother figures in my life.  I love to give hugs to my […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Father's Day
May 10th, 2013
2 Comments
468 Views
The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. As a mother, I have found that I take so many more pictures than I ever have before.  I take pictures of school activities, family fun, traveling, holidays, birthdays, and even […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Apr 25th, 2013
0 Comments
336 Views
Today, I am super excited to be hosting a Mother’s Day Twitter Party with Jen from Eighty MPH Mom and Mel from Outnumbered 3 to 1.  We have a fabulous list of prizes in today’s Twitter Party and will be having some great discussions and gift ideas for mom this Mother’s Day!  Check out who […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Apr 18th, 2013
16 Comments
609 Views
Mother’s Day is just around the corner and it’s that time of year to Remember Mom and show her how much you love and appreciate her.  This year, myself and blogger, Jen Regan (Eighty MPH Mom), are hosting an awesome Twitter Party.  We’ll be featuring some of the products that we (as moms) love and […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food Review
May 26th, 2012
209 Comments
1983 Views
Do you love to wake up to the delicious aroma of coffee brewing in your kitchen?  Do you look forward to your morning cup of coffee each day?  Do you love chocolate?  Wait, coffee AND chocolate?  That’s right!  Godiva has found a way to satisfy two cravings in one shot with their new flavors – […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
May 19th, 2012
50 Comments
835 Views
May is the month in which we think of and honor the mothers in our lives.  May is also the perfect month to pick up a copy of Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Mothers & Daughters.   This is a great book, including 101 Inspirational and Entertaining Stories about that special bond that […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Mother's Day Review
May 11th, 2012
2 Comments
318 Views
I loved this video!  It’s funny how we grow up and we are ready to be out on our own, but that doesn’t necessarily mean our mothers are ready for us to be out on our own.  My mom has been there for me through some very difficult times and while there are ways I […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
May 11th, 2012
363 Comments
2165 Views
Mother’s Day is right around the corner and what better way to let mom know you love her and are thinking of her than by sending her a beautiful floral arrangement.  I received a Better Homes and Gardens Flowers by FTD Arrangement and loved it!  I mean, who doesn’t love receiving flowers, right? The flowers […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Electronics Review
Apr 16th, 2012
258 Comments
4615 Views
Being a mom of three boys, while juggling family, school, internship and a nationally recognized blog, makes always staying connected critical.  For the last year I have carried around two phones.  One I call my “dumb” phone and one I call my “smart” phone.  This has required two chargers, two phone plans, two hands, two […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
May 21st, 2011
9 Comments
313 Views
Through May 23rd, NESTLÉ Family is celebrating the sisterhood of motherhood with a special Facebook program.  This Facebook program helps consumers honor the special moms in their lives while simultaneously raising donations and awareness for Mercy Housing, a national organization that is working to create a more humane world where poverty is alleviated, communities ar...
By Shannon Gosney
In DVD Reviews
May 2nd, 2011
2 Comments
787 Views
I love the movie Fiddler on the Roof and am so happy to have added the Blu-ray edition to our family movie collection!  The classic musical that should be a “tradition” in every family debuted for the first time on Blu-ray on April 5th.  Fiddler on the Roof is a grand tradition of song, dance, […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In DVD Reviews
May 2nd, 2011
1 Comment
206 Views
I am exciting to be partnering with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment with an exclusive coupon code for those followers of The Mommy-Files.  It’s perfect timing too – with Mother’s Day just around the corner. Today, through Wednesday, May 4th, simply click on the coupon below and make your DVD selections.  Enter the promotion code […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
May 16th, 2010
403 Comments
4125 Views
I LOVE See’s Candies!  They are my favorite chocolates around!  I was so excited to receive gift certificates to See’s Candies for 1 pound boxes of chocolates for my birthday and Mother’s Day from my parents!  Whenever I create my “custom” box of See’s Candies, I always make sure I include some of my favorite […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
May 9th, 2010
215 Comments
2807 Views
It’s Mother’s Day and pampering products are among us!  Thanks to SeaBear, I received a gorgeous, great smelling Tulip Candle.  The great thing about the Hand Crafted Tulip Candle is that it’s a special gift you can give to your mom all year long!  It smells really, really good! The Hand Crafted Tulip Candle is […]...
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