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By Shannon Gurnee
In Caribbean
Mar 24th, 2017
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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 [&he...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health/Beauty
Mar 23rd, 2017
24 Comments
385 Views
If you follow my social media channels, you know how much I love makeup! I especially love the scents and colors that Too Faced Cosmetics offers. I remember watching and hearing all the hype of the Too Faced Sweet Peach Collection and didn’t think it would be as good as their amazingly scented ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cleaning Review
Mar 21st, 2017
46 Comments
1051 Views
When I was growing up, my mom always had S.O.S. pads at the kitchen sink. I remember her and I both scrubbing food off pots, pans and dishes when I was a kid. It worked miracles! Now that I’m a parent myself, it’s hard to believe that S.O.S. Steel Wool Soap Pads are celebrating their [&he...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Clothing Review
Mar 21st, 2017
2 Comments
328 Views
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 [&hellip...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cleaning Review
Mar 21st, 2017
17 Comments
509 Views
Our kids live active lives and sometimes that means they come home smelling sweaty. While taking showers can help, sometimes it takes a little more to get their shoes smelling better. With 6 kids and working on my business from home, I’m not left with a whole lot of time to get the stink of [&h...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Career
Mar 16th, 2017
35 Comments
1586 Views
As a parent, I want the best for all of my children. I want them to live a happy, healthy and fulfilling life. As our oldest gets closer and closer to graduating from high school, the challenge of finding a job becomes more real…to both her and us as her parents. The same feelings will [&hellip...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Boating
Mar 16th, 2017
20 Comments
579 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 Hair
Mar 15th, 2017
19 Comments
767 Views
As a busy work-at-home mom, I love getting the opportunity to get dressed up. This means doing my hair, putting on my makeup and wearing something other than yoga pants, a cami and my UGGs. I recently discovered that something that’s becoming very trendy is the use of wigs and hair pieces. I ho...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Mar 10th, 2017
76 Comments
2740 Views
I love to listen to music and sometimes the music I like to listen to is not what my family necessarily wants to listen to. Whether it’s traveling, going for a walk or attempting to work out, I want to listen to my own music and with that requires the use of headphones. I can’t […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Mar 9th, 2017
70 Comments
2661 Views
This is a sponsored post with Boise Paper. All opinions are mine. Have you ever noticed what a difference it makes when you have “good” printer paper? The words are clearer. The paper is brighter. The overall quality is just better! I don’t know about you, but my first impressions o...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Mar 9th, 2017
92 Comments
2666 Views
This post is in partnership with Hulu. All opinions are mine. In our home, we don’t have cable. We do however love to stream television shows and movies through our Roku devices and XBOX gaming systems. One of our favorite services is Hulu! There are so many great shows on Hulu, plus a lot of [...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Mar 8th, 2017
39 Comments
1029 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. We love to listen to music in our home! I especially love to listen to it when I’m cooking, cleaning or just hanging out and relaxing. The Google Chrome...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cleaning Review
Mar 6th, 2017
56 Comments
1277 Views
Spring time is almost here – in a few weeks in fact! That means it’s getting warmer, our windows are opening up and suddenly we have the desire to clean.  I don’t know what it is about Springtime that makes me wanna throw stuff away and clean our house, but nobody complains whe...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
Mar 1st, 2017
40 Comments
1484 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 weddi...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Mar 1st, 2017
99 Comments
3674 Views
This post has been sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. All thoughts and reviews are my own. I’m not sure how things are in your home, but this time of year is when the ickies and ews go around our family. This is totally expected considering all of the children our children are around thro...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blu-ray Review
Feb 28th, 2017
17 Comments
982 Views
In our home, we are definite fans of the Marvel movies! In fact, we usually head to the theaters to see all the latest Marvel movies, in addition to owning them at home when they come out on Blu-ray and DVD.  However, with Doctor Strange, we ran out of time to see it in the theaters. S...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Feb 27th, 2017
137 Comments
3768 Views
Thanks to Disney Press for sending me a matching prize pack and for providing for my winner! One of my favorite fairy tales is that of Beauty and the Beast. I was eager to check out the recently released book – BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: LOST IN A BOOK. This book was written by Jennifer Do...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Feb 24th, 2017
150 Comments
4392 Views
We love to go to the movies as a family, but with 6 kids, sometimes choosing a movie can be a challenge!  Today, February 24th, Lionsgate released a now movie in theaters everywhere – ROCK DOG If you have a dog or just love dogs in general, you’ll especially love this fun advent...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Feb 20th, 2017
8 Comments
1538 Views
The weather is changing and the time between the first 60-degree day and, well, consistent 60-degree weather is arriving earlier than anticipated. This awkward time of year, with its appropriately awkward name, “Sprinter,” began this weekend. Have no fear, for TJMaxx.com is here! Check out these...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Caribbean
Feb 15th, 2017
31 Comments
2388 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 […]...
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