Travel & Events

By Shannon Gurnee
In Laughlin
Sep 26th, 2016
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Both my mom and mother-in-law celebrate their birthdays in August, so at the end of the summer, my husband and I decided to take them on a birthday trip to Laughlin, Nevada. While we stayed at a hotel in Laughlin, we made the long trip in our RV. On our RV road trip was my husband, […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Florida
Sep 24th, 2016
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275 Views
I received tickets in exchange for sharing my experience. All opinions are mine. I’d never been to Epcot before…until this summer. I’d seen it from a distance a few times, but had no idea what was in store inside Epcot. It was awesome! Let me tell you – it definitely required some good walking shoes, sunscreen, light clothing [&he...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Sep 21st, 2016
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When I was a kid, I had the opportunity to go to Girl Scout Camp every year. I loved it because it gave me the chance to sleep in a tent or teepee, learn about horses, experience the outdoors and make new friends. Camp is an experience that every child should have if possible. I […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Florida
Jul 20th, 2016
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986 Views
We received tickets to Epcot in exchange for sharing about our experience. All opinions are mine. I’ve only seen Epcot from a distance, but this summer, Frank and I had the opportunity to visit Epcot during our summer vacation. We headed to Florida for a work conference, visit with my family, trip to Epcot and […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Florida
Jul 19th, 2016
4 Comments
761 Views
A few weeks ago, Frank and I headed to Miami, Florida. There he had a work conference, which I helped at, and then we headed to Orlando to visit my mom and then Ft. Lauderdale to head out for our 7-day Caribbean Cruise. I’d been to Florida a few times and it’s amazing how you […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Jul 14th, 2016
32 Comments
3057 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 Lifestyle
Jun 25th, 2016
6 Comments
1448 Views
Summertime is here and that means our kids are out of school and have a lot of free time on their hands. How often do you hear the phrase, “Mom, I’m bored. There’s nothing to do.” Whereas during the school year, they can’t wait for all that free time during the summer. The trick is […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Las Vegas
May 31st, 2016
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I received tickets in exchange for this blog post. All opinions are mine. If you haven’t noticed, we love to take road trips to Las Vegas. It’s about a 7 hour drive, but such a great chance to get away together. This last time, we headed out with my in-laws and it was a lot […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
May 18th, 2016
101 Comments
5940 Views
This post is brought to you in partnership with Penguin Random House. All opinions are mine. Last year, we bought a 2015 Toyota Sienna and both Frank and I love to drive it! It’s super comfortable for going on day trips or traveling far for staycations and vacations! However, going on road trips takes time […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogger's Easter Swap
May 4th, 2016
19 Comments
1571 Views
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 Recent Posts
Apr 26th, 2016
1 Comment
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When we travel, we always look for great deals! Whether it’s getting cash back on purchases, enjoying upgrades or earning points on our hotel stays, saving money while traveling makes it that much more enjoyable. The demand is growing for bigger, better, and faster rewards, even as many loyalty programs – and their perks – […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Apr 9th, 2016
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A few weeks ago, our family headed down to Southern California for a much needed staycation. We only took half of our crew (3 of our 6 kids) this time around, but after our experience with Extended Stay America, we would definitely do it again with all 6 kids! We headed down on Friday after […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Caribbean
Mar 13th, 2016
15 Comments
2063 Views
On our last cruise, Frank and I traveled to the Caribbean. Our very first stop was Barbados. We were really excited because neither of us had been to the Caribbean before and this was going to be our first time to Barbados. When we got off the ship, we had to take a shuttle into […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Conferences
Mar 8th, 2016
14 Comments
1654 Views
I had heard about CES (Consumer Electronics Show), but never attended before….until this year. My husband (who works in the field of technology) had attended before and had a little better idea of what to expect. While there was a lot to get out of it, I don’t really feel I was prepared as much as […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Feb 22nd, 2016
41 Comments
6565 Views
Frank and I love going on road trips to Las Vegas! A few visits ago, I was introduced to the Brazilian Steakhouse. I have to be honest and say that I was hesitant to go to one after seeing the movie, “Bridesmaids.” I was afraid to try it for fear I would have an experience […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Las Vegas
Jan 25th, 2016
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103 Views
We received complimentary tickets in exchange for this post. All opinions are mine. We had so much fun the last time we went to Las Vegas!  We headed to Las Vegas with my best friend and met up with a friend of hers from high school. During our time in Las Vegas, we had the […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Caribbean
Jan 12th, 2016
28 Comments
3177 Views
In August of 2015, Frank and I decided to take a well-needed cruise aboard Carnival Cruise Lines. Our destination was to head for the Caribbean via Puerto Rico. I’d never been to either Puerto Rico or the Caribbean and neither had he, so we were both very excited. One of the ports our cruise ship stopped […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Dec 30th, 2015
1 Comment
2302 Views
If you are like most people, then you probably feel that the day is too short and that you don’t have time to do all the things you want to do. This is not a surprise given that modern people have to work for eight or more hours a day (sometimes even on holidays) and […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Nov 26th, 2015
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It’s been quite some time since I’ve been to a blogger event and I was really excited to attend the Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards Ride-n-Drive Blogger Event, thanks to iConnect! I love cars and this event was full of them – brand new, smooth-riding, comfy-driving cars who were the finalists of the Kelley […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Nov 8th, 2015
3 Comments
2292 Views
This post is sponsored by iConnect Influencer Management and Kelley Blue Book. While travel expenses were provided, all opinions remain my own. I love to drive! Whether it’s running errands, traveling, or driving around just because – I love to drive! This week, I’ll be traveling to Irvine, California to attend a blogger event where […]...
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