Holiday Gift Guide

By Shannon Gurnee
In Father's Day
May 18th, 2017
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Father’s Day is just around the corner and I don’t know about you, but I often find it a challenge to find that perfect gift for the dad in our kids’ lives – my husband. My husband does so much for our family! He works hard to pay the bills, checks out the cars when […]...
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 Giveaways
Dec 18th, 2016
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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 Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 13th, 2016
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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
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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 Cooking With The Mommy-Files
Nov 30th, 2016
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I love this time of year! Time for family and friends, decorations, baking, shopping and giving. It’s also a special time of year for making memories with our families. I don’t know about you, but our family loves to watch movies during the holidays, as well as enjoying all the homemade goodies that goes along with […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Nov 24th, 2016
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 Holiday Gift Guide
Oct 6th, 2016
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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 […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Sep 23rd, 2016
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Ever since our boys were little, they’ve loved superheroes. One of their favorite superheroes was Spider-Man. I mean, come on – who doesn’t like Spider-Man? Thanks to Jay Franco & Sons, we received some fun products from their Spider-Man Collection to check out! We received the Spider-Man Pillow Buddy, Spider-Man Hooded Beach Poncho and Spider-Man...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Game Review
Dec 24th, 2015
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Do you have an XBOX ONE? This holiday season, we discovered some games that make great for the kids and for adults! Check out our list of video games for the XBOX ONE!! Games For the Family Just Dance 2016 – Introducing Just Dance 2016 — the newest game from the top-selling franchise — with a […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Health/Beauty
Dec 23rd, 2015
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Christmas is almost here! Are you still trying to figure out what to get that special guy on your list? From Apple  Watches to Fitbits or Hulu subscriptions to Spotify Premium, there are so many smart-tech gifts any tech-savvy guy would love, but how do you choose something that fits into his lifestyle, and shows […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday
Dec 22nd, 2015
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I love receiving flowers! Recently, I received a beautiful holiday bouquet with a Peanuts theme from Teleflora. Snoopy’s Cookie Jar is a fun and pretty bouquet that makes a great centerpiece for all your holiday gatherings – or just because! Teleflora and Peanuts deliver something for the whole gang this Christmas, in celebration of the […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 21st, 2015
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As parents, our children are the most important people in our lives. We do our best to raise them with good values and to teach them kindness, generosity, respect for others and the importance of education. With today’s technology developing so rapidly, it’s important that children have a good understanding of it. Being able to […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 21st, 2015
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This is a sponsored post on behalf of the Role Mommy Writers Network and Kmart. All opinions are 100% my own.​​ I remember creating my holiday wish list when I was a kid. I would look through different catalogs, trying to figure out what I wanted Santa to bring me for Christmas. I wished for […]...
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