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By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Jan 18th, 2017
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Travel and accommodations were provided by 3M Company. All opinions are mine.   Earlier this month, Frank and I headed to CES 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada, courtesy of the 3M team. We attended CES last year (my first year) and it was way bigger than I ever expected. This year was no different. Duri...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Jan 18th, 2017
12 Comments
428 Views
It’s the beginning of the year and that means that many of us are setting New Year’s Resolutions (or goals). Whether it be saving more money or paying off debt, getting control of our finances is something that can deeply impact our lives. While there are different ways of creating a budg...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Dogs
Jan 10th, 2017
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It’s a new year and that means it’s time for new movies! Coming January 27th, 2017 is the film from Amblin Entertainment and Walden Media and distributed by Universal Pictures – A Dog’s Purpose. You’ll want to see this one with your family! A DOG’S PURPOSE In Theaters Ja...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Jan 3rd, 2017
25 Comments
2137 Views
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 shoppi...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Game Review
Jan 3rd, 2017
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2958 Views
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 holid...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Game Review
Dec 31st, 2016
18 Comments
1869 Views
Nintendo provided travel, accommodations and product samples for this trip. All opinions are mine. When I was a kid, I loved playing Nintendo. There’s something nostalgic about the Nintendo brand and I love seeing our kids play with Nintendo products! In our home, we have a total of 5 Nintendo ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cleaning Review
Dec 30th, 2016
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1599 Views
As parents, we want the best for our kids. Not only to have experiences in life, but to keep them safe and sound so they can have those experiences. As a mom of kids, I can tell you that I do a LOT of laundry! Tons of it! It never ever goes away! When you […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Dec 23rd, 2016
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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...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Game Review
Dec 23rd, 2016
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953 Views
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 ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Coupons
Dec 23rd, 2016
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Let’s face it – we are always buying something. Whether it’s food, clothes, makeup, or gifts, there is always the spending of money. It’s amazing how quickly multiple little purchases can add up to a lot of money, so we love being able to save money any chance we get! Whether ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health/Beauty
Dec 23rd, 2016
0 Comments
941 Views
I love makeup! You can see this statement is completely true if you follow my Instagram account, work at a beauty store (Sephora, Ulta, Macy’s), or are my husband or friend. In fact, I have an entire corner of our bedroom setup and dedicated to my makeup and beauty products. So when a new ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Fashion
Dec 21st, 2016
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1417 Views
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 offe...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Body
Dec 19th, 2016
6 Comments
1142 Views
This is a sponsored post written for Neutrogena. I was compensated and provided complimentary products for this post. All opinions are my own. Winter is in full swing and here on the Central Coast, it’s usually not too harsh compared to other places. However, the other day we did have a cold sp...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Dec 18th, 2016
104 Comments
4133 Views
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
16 Comments
1055 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 e...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Baby Products
Dec 17th, 2016
2 Comments
977 Views
This review was made possible by iConnect and Luvs. I was provided compensation to facilitate this post, but all opinions stated are 100% mine. Having a baby is a lot of fun…and a lot of work! From the moment we find out we have a bundle of joy on the way, we are looking for […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Dec 15th, 2016
66 Comments
2278 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
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1003 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 Giveaways
Dec 13th, 2016
29 Comments
1158 Views
Happy Holidays everyone!  This is my favorite time of year!  I love decorating, shopping for gifts and doing good for others (even more than I do throughout the year). I want to thank each and every one of you for your continuous support here on The Mommy-Files.  To thank you for your ...
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