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By Shannon Gurnee
In Crafts
Apr 14th, 2017
43 Comments
1632 Views
The coupons for product redemption, information, and gift card have been provided by Entenmann’s® Little Bites® so that I could try the product and share my thoughts and information about Entenmann’s® Little Bites®. The opinions expressed in this post are my own and do not reflect the opinions of Entenmann’s® Little Bites®. Growing up, watching […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Mar 26th, 2017
46 Comments
2107 Views
I remember heading to Girl Scout camp when I was a kid. I have great memories of summer camp, including those of nature, making new friends and enjoying new experiences. This past year, my parents found a great summer camp to send Brian, Dallen and Sam to and they were super excited! It was a great […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Caribbean
Mar 24th, 2017
27 Comments
1145 Views
One of the many things I love about my husband is his shared love for cruising and traveling. While we don’t travel as often as some bloggers out there, we do enjoy our yearly getaway (usually lasting about a week or so). Last year, we took a cruise via the Carnival Conquest to the Western […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Boating
Mar 16th, 2017
22 Comments
889 Views
After quite a few cold and rainy weekends, we finally had a gorgeous weekend where the weather was perfect for some time on the lake! Last Saturday, we headed out to Lake Lopez with our boat and it was a great day! All 6 of our kids love going out on the boat and are […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
Mar 1st, 2017
40 Comments
1787 Views
Yesterday, February 28th, was our 2 year wedding anniversary. While we’ve been together for 5 years (since January 2012), we’ve only been married for 2 years, but it’s been a great 2 years overall! Frank proposed to me on Thanksgiving Day in 2013 and we later booked our cruise wedding aboard the Carnival Miracle for […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Caribbean
Feb 15th, 2017
32 Comments
2663 Views
On our most recent cruises (last summer), Frank and I cruised on the Carnival Conquest. It was a really nice ship and we had a lot of fun, as well as relaxed a bunch on our trip. One of the ports we stopped in was Cozumel, Mexico. While I took Geography in high school, I […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Home
Feb 7th, 2017
3 Comments
1729 Views
I’m a T.J.Maxx & Marshalls blogger and am compensated for this post. All opinions are mine. It’s the beginning of the year and a lot of us are trying to get our homes more organized. While it may be easy to say we’d like our homes organized, it’s more of a challenge to actually do […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Community
Jan 30th, 2017
18 Comments
1810 Views
This is a sponsored post.  All opinions are mine. As a blogger, I have the opportunity to share about a lot of things – including brands and products that I love. I absolutely love it when companies reach out and try to help the community. Recently, I learned about how Scotties Facial Tissues are welcoming […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Dec 23rd, 2016
21 Comments
1773 Views
Back in October, we surprised our kids with a trip to Hollywood, California.  We love to travel in our RV because it’s packed with food, power and a bathroom! It definitely makes road trips easier and more fun! A while ago, Frank purchased tickets for our family of 8 to go and see The Nightmare Before […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Basics
Dec 1st, 2016
23 Comments
2302 Views
It’s hard to believe that it’s already December, isn’t it? Before we know it, we’ll be ringing in 2017! Ack! How is time going by so quickly? I don’t remember it doing that when I was younger. Ok now that I’m feeling old, let’s move on! Since everybody has eaten dinner, the dishes are done, […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In home parties
Nov 1st, 2016
17 Comments
3869 Views
This post is part of a partnership with AT&T. All opinions are mine. I love being a blogger! I love to share about my favorite brands, products and experiences through pictures and video on my blog and social media channels. If you know me, then you know I love parties…and especially love hosting parties! Well, […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Oct 31st, 2016
3 Comments
1742 Views
This post includes affiliate links. All opinions are my own. Happy Halloween! I hope you all have a Happy Halloween! I love this day because I have great memories as a kid dressing up and trick-or-treating. Our kids I hope have great memories as well. My husband did an awesome job ordering all of their […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Oct 5th, 2016
2 Comments
1833 Views
We love to go RV camping in our family! In our RV, we can travel to different places and feel really comfortable while doing it.  The kids love traveling in the RV because it has a bathroom, a kitchen, TVs and fun places to sleep and hang out! I love traveling in the RV because it […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Bullying
Oct 3rd, 2016
1 Comment
1253 Views
When I was in elementary school, I was the source of a lot of teasing. Not only did I have red hair, but I also had freckles, crooked teeth, very fair skin and was tall and skinny and didn’t shave my leg until I was in 6th grade (so I was hairy too)! I came […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
Sep 30th, 2016
6 Comments
972 Views
When it comes to having a family, getting your finances on the right track is super important.  That means building your savings, paying off debt, living within your means, and preparing for the future. Being out of whack financially can cause a lot of heartache and stress, which can ultimately affect your health and happiness. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Florida
Jul 19th, 2016
4 Comments
1586 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 Lifestyle
Jun 25th, 2016
6 Comments
2012 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 Home
Jun 23rd, 2016
0 Comments
1612 Views
This post was sponsored by P&G as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. One of my favorite places to shop is Costco. With a family of 8, it’s amazing how quickly we go through items in our home. Purchasing items in bulk make it so […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Budgeting
May 23rd, 2016
0 Comments
1940 Views
This is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine. The first time I ever had a credit card was my freshman year in college. I’ll never forget it. I was attending the local community college and if you signed up for their credit card, they’d give you a full pound bag of Peanut M&Ms. Oh […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
May 14th, 2016
25 Comments
3024 Views
At the end of this month is a special day for many – Memorial Day. There are a few holidays that I didn’t quite understand and Memorial Day is one of them. While Memorial Day is often used to celebrate the beginning of summer, it isn’t actually all about food, parties or even store sales. So […]...
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