Holiday Gift Guide

By Shannon Gurnee
In Clothing Review
Mar 21st, 2017
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Can you believe how quickly this year is going by? It’s hard to believe that the first day of Spring was yesterday and Easter is just around the corner! While the weather may not seem like it, it’s time to update our wardrobe and homes with some springtime cheer. A big thing now is the […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Jan 3rd, 2017
26 Comments
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It’s hard to believe that it’s already 2017, but it’s really here! This Christmas was an awesome one! Our kids were so happy and thankful, as was I. If you know me or follow my social media channels, you know I love the color purple. This holiday season, my husband and I were shopping at […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Game Review
Jan 3rd, 2017
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Our family loves to play video games on the XBOX ONE! We received a copy of Steep from Ubisoft and it’s a lot of fun to play! Steep was released in December of 2016 and is available online and in stores. Description Ride a massive open world of the Alps, where the powder is always […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health/Beauty
Jan 2nd, 2017
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I love makeup and there are so many different brands out there! One that I recently discovered is IT Cosmetics. I really like their products and found their holiday collection at ULTA when I was there last and online at Ulta.com! Thanks to the Team at IT Cosmetics, I received the holiday collection and it’s great! Included in […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Game Review
Dec 23rd, 2016
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Our 4 boys still love and play Minecraft like they did when it first came out. I just recently discovered that you can purchase an assortment of Minecraft products at Best Buy! This includes an Xbox One S Console Bundle, additional Minecraft games, and Minecraft toys and collectibles. As I mentioned above, our kids love […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Dec 21st, 2016
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This happens every year… you get invited to an ugly holiday sweater party, but don’t have anything to wear. I know I’ve been in this position before and it can be stressful trying to find that perfect ugly sweater to show off!  Stress no more! This season, T.J.Maxx & Marshalls are offering a variety of […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Dec 18th, 2016
104 Comments
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The Christmas tree is up, the lights are hanging outside the house and our family is getting ready for the long awaited Christmas Day! During the holiday season and all year long, Frank and I feel it’s super important to keep our family and home safe. We love that keeping our home safe is so […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Dec 18th, 2016
25 Comments
1782 Views
Happy Holidays everyone! It’s that time of year again! Time for shopping and baking and family and friends! I love the holidays, especially because it gives me a reason to create all kinds of yummy recipes to share with family and friends. In fact, I recently whipped up some pretty tasty (and easy) holiday treats […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Dec 15th, 2016
66 Comments
2880 Views
If you know me, you know how much I love my makeup! It’s fun to collect and play with and use to create different looks for different occasions! When it comes to shopping (especially this holiday season), I do the majority of it online. It’s awesome! I can sit in front of my computer, in […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 13th, 2016
5 Comments
1341 Views
The holidays are here and it’s a busy time for many of us! While shopping is fun, sometimes it can be kind of hard to figure out what to get the people you care about. Not to mention how crazy the malls and stores get as well! I don’t know about you, but we LOVE to […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday
Dec 6th, 2016
7 Comments
1293 Views
Remember when you were a child and you completely (without any doubt whatsoever) believed in Santa? Then there was a point in your life when you began to doubt the existence of Santa. Well, imagine how hard it is for kids today! Every child WANTS to believe in Santa Claus, but let’s face it, the […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Nov 24th, 2016
1 Comment
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When I was a young girl, I loved dolls! I never had one quite like the one I received the other day though! The Little House on the Prairie Laura Ingalls 18″ Doll made by The Queen’s Treasures is gorgeous! Everything about her – from her hair to lashes to porcelain face – she is […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Nov 22nd, 2016
54 Comments
3468 Views
Thanks to National Geographic Kids for providing this prize pack! All opinions are mine. The holiday season is quickly approaching us and it’s time to finish up or start (like some of us) the holiday shopping for our kids or children in our lives. If you’re looking for a great holiday gift idea, you’ll want […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Nov 22nd, 2016
1 Comment
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This post has been sponsored by NewAir. However, all opinions expressed are entirely my own. We have 8 people in our home on a regular basis and that means a full refrigerator. What that means is not a whole lot of room for storing sodas, water bottles or beers! We had to get pretty dang […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Nov 21st, 2016
102 Comments
3461 Views
The holidays are upon us and that means it’s time for shopping, cooking, baking and watching holiday movies! I remember watching a variety of holiday shows when I was a kid. It was always something I looked forward to and got me excited about the holidays! I was recently introduced to “Santa’s Apprentice” and “The […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Nov 20th, 2016
84 Comments
3256 Views
Mandarins are back in season! Wonderful Halos Mandarins are one of my favorite fruits to have around the house. Our kids (and us adults) love how easy they are peel, as well as how juicy and full of flavor they are! From the people who brought you Wonderful Pistachios and POM Wonderful, Wonderful Halos give […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Nov 20th, 2016
2 Comments
702 Views
Last week, T.J.Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods launched their “Bring Back the Holidays” holiday campaign for its second year.  With 73% of people wishing they had more meaningful moments with loved ones during the holidays, the brands are helping bring people together to focus on creating memories and traditions with family and friends. The brands have [...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Christmas
Nov 20th, 2016
3 Comments
1063 Views
It’s that time of year again – time for gift giving…and receiving (yay)! I recently learned about an awesome company called Thoughtfully and I am in love with their gift boxes! I received 3 different gift boxes and they were awesome! I received (1) the Bloody Mary World Tour – A Bloody Mary Lover’s Gift […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
Nov 19th, 2016
86 Comments
2839 Views
     One of my favorite times of the year is Thanksgiving. There are so many great things that happen around this time of year. First off, we celebrate my oldest son’s birthday around Thanksgiving. He was actually born the day after Thanksgiving! I always said it was something in the turkey that did it…something […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Oct 6th, 2016
1 Comment
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Growing up, my dad loved collecting coins. He had a tall retirement mug he received when he retired as a district attorney that he liked to fill with all his spare change. I remember helping him roll the coins into the coin wrappers to take to the bank. As a kid, I also found enjoyment […]...
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