Summer

By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogger's Easter Swap
May 4th, 2016
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One of my favorite things to do as a kid was swim in the pool where my dad and stepmom lived when I was growing up. I would dive for diving eggs, do handstands under the water, play with the pool floats and lay by the pool. There are so many memories I have of […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Clothing Review
Apr 25th, 2016
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A gift was sent to me to thank me for participating. All opinions are mine. It’s so hard to believe that summer is just around the corner, isn’t it??!!!  Well, get ready because it’s gonna be a white hot summer! While some women follow the golden fashion rule of abstaining from wearing white before Memorial Day, […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Aug 31st, 2015
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This summer, our family participated in the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge and it was a blast! Our kids range from the age of 7 to 14, so they’re reading preferences were different. Here is a list of our 5-Word Book Reviews: Our kids love reading the books from the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series! This is a […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jul 12th, 2015
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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 Recent Posts
Jun 11th, 2015
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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 Book Review
Aug 4th, 2014
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Our kids enjoy reading and the summertime gives them plenty of time to get some good reading in.  But realistically, this just doesn’t happen.  There are video games, board games, swim time and other activities that keep them busy throughout the summer.   I remember the first day of summer when I was a kid […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jun 25th, 2013
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I received a prize pack for participating in this campaign.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. We are a moving-going family and I am so excited by how many movies are coming out this summer!  On July 5th, Fox Searchlight will be releasing The Way, Way Back movie in theaters.  From the studio […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Jun 20th, 2013
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I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. #MUJuice Remember our favorite Monsters – James P. Sullivan (Sully) and Mike Wazowski?  Well, they are heading back to school – to Monsters University, that […...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cell Phone
Jun 14th, 2013
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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. Summer is here and that means lots of pictures!  Summer is that time of year when iPhone cases become vital for protecting the favorite mobile devices in our lives.  From […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
May 28th, 2013
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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Jel Sert for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.   Can you believe that summer is almost here?  I remember summers when I was a kid.  We would stay up late watching movies, ride our bikes during the day, play with dolls out on […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Father's Day
May 31st, 2012
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Father’s Day is just around the corner and the beginning of summer is even closer!  You’re probably starting to wrap your mind around the many get-togethers you may have coming up, which will likely mean you’ll need to feed any people.  Father’s Day, office lunches, swim parties, barbecues, 4th of July…..A to prep for, but […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Birthday Shout-outs
Mar 30th, 2012
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On Day 2 of my birthday trip in 2011, we had the opportunity to go to Universal Studios Hollywood and it was SO much fun!  We parked in the Universal Studios parking structure and hiked through Universal City Walk, which was filled with so many great stores and restaurants.  If you are ever in the […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Company Review
Jul 7th, 2011
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It’s summertime, which means the kids are at home with mom or dad most of the day.  Don’t stay home all day!  Get out and do some fun summer activities with your family.  What if you are struggling for ideas of activities to do with your family?  No worries.  NESTLÉ Family and their team of bloggers, […]...
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