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By Shannon Gurnee
In Home
Feb 7th, 2017
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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 act...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Feb 3rd, 2017
27 Comments
3639 Views
As a mother and a blogger, I love hearing about the newest apps and kids products out there! Recently, I discovered a product (complete with an app) called Gululu. Gululu is an interactive bottle that keeps kids hydrated and informs parents about their kids intake. This fun bottle features a pet tama...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health
Feb 3rd, 2017
8 Comments
2192 Views
Becoming a mother or father is something many of us look forward to in our lives. But what if becoming a mother or father seems out of your grasp due to infertility issues? While I feel I was very lucky to get pregnant easily with my 3 boys, I do know women and men who […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Community
Jan 30th, 2017
18 Comments
1811 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 Tiss...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health
Jan 24th, 2017
25 Comments
2854 Views
You’ve heard it before – one of the most rewarding and challenging jobs is that of being a parent. I believe it’s totally true too! As a parent, I want the very best for my children. When they’re sick, I give them medicine and sometimes it gets to the point where they need to ...
By Shannon Gurnee
In App Review
Jan 18th, 2017
13 Comments
3192 Views
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
29 Comments
2766 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
49 Comments
5234 Views
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
26 Comments
3742 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
68 Comments
5611 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
1 Comment
1896 Views
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
2608 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
8 Comments
1904 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
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...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Game Review
Dec 23rd, 2016
1 Comment
1360 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
1 Comment
1002 Views
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
17 Comments
1650 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
1 Comment
1730 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
1458 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
6821 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 [&...
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