movies and tv through toys
Purina One 28 Day Challenge
Back to school boots
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August Winners List


All winners are emailed but sometimes winners emails go to Junk so I also announce them in each entry form... Winners announced in the following Giveaways - click the links below  and check the entry forms... CLICK HERE to see if you won the Kidecals Giveaway (Announced 8/20) CLICK HERE to see if you won the RESCUE TRAPS Giveaway (Announced 8/15) CLICK HERE to see if you won the Legends of OZ Giveaway (Announced 8/15) CLICK HERE to … [Read more...]

Hasbro TV and movie character toys make reliving favorite scenes easy!

movies and tv through toys

I don't know about your kids; but mine are obsessed with the new hit movies in the theater and definitly have their favorite kids TV shows. Little Man is of the age now when he actually counts down the days to new releases, such as Transformers: Age of Extinction and The Amazing Spider-Man 2. We took him to see The Guardians of the Universe and he is officially Groot and Rocket Raccoon- obsessed. At the same time, the girls love their My Little … [Read more...]

Turn your artwork into a pillow with a PillowPal Giveaway

PillowPals Giveaway Event

I am so excited to join Blog with Mom  and other fabulous bloggers for an Advertise with Bloggers event...  Do you have a little artist at home? Oh my goodness, I totally do. Little Miss draws pictures all day long. She is so funny, she will find a box, fill it with her pictures, wrap the box with paper and give it to us as a present. Ha! She is so sweet and giving.  Could you imagine if I could turn her artwork into a pillow? A very cool … [Read more...]

5 Tips on how gardening can raise the spirits & a gardening giveaway

Harvest grow bag giveaway

My Father-in-Law is going through a rough time. His cancer is in remission but since it is incurable, it will come back. This week he will be going through a very scary procedure as he gets a stem cell transplant. Before he went into the hospital Little Man had a long talk with me and told me how worried he was. He said he had noticed his Grand-dad's spirits have been low and he wanted to do something special with him. The thing that came to mind … [Read more...]

Win Brad Paisley Tickets, Free Recipes & a Walmart G/C. Giveaway


Who here loves a good cheeseburger? What about Brad Paisley? Both of my hands are up high as I am a huge fan of both, which is why I was okay with posting this post on behalf of Lunchbox, but as always, my opinions are honest and my own. I am super-excited because not only do I have an awesome contest to tell you about, there are some great recipes, as well. My favorite part of a burger is the toppings. I know, sounds crazy, but it is. A good … [Read more...]

Win a copy of Strawberry Shortcake: Berry Best Friends & a FREE Printable


Do you have little girls who love Strawberry Shortcake? Oh my goodness, it is the coolest thing because I remember having a Strawberry Shortcake bedroom set when I was a kid and now here my girls are, asking for the same thing. This is why we can't wait for the release of Strawberry Shortcake: Berry Best Friends on September 16th! Here is a quick synopsis of the movie... Strawberry Shortcake: Berry Best Friends It’s friends first for … [Read more...]

How to take the Purina One 28 Day Challenge

Purina One 28 Day Challenge

This is so cool... Precious has signed up for the Purina One 28 Day Challenge. As you know, Precious is still a bit new to our family so I am always looking for ways to make her happy, all the while trying to keep her healthy. So, when Smiley360 asked if they could send me a package of Purina One to try I figured I would give it a try. Just by registering for the Purina One 28 Day Challenge you will receive a coupon for $3.00 off your … [Read more...]

No wardrobe is complete without a good pair of back to school boots

Back to school boots

Little Miss is so very excited. You see, she is finally going to the same school as Little Man as she is entering Kinder and she can't wait. She has literally been counting down the days since she graduated from pre-K. So, of course, to help her enter not only a new class but a new school we went back to school shopping. We got her a bunch of very cute outfits and dresses that all match her favorite pair of Umi back to school boots. You see, … [Read more...]

Making a birthday tradition is easy with Petite Lemon & a Giveaway!

Petite Lemon Personalized Tee Giveaway

Are you a follower of Adventures of 8? If so, then you know that making birthdays extra special is something that I take very seriously. I think it is because I love building memories with my kids and think that traditions are something that they will always remember. For instance the morning of Baby Miss' birthday she woke up to all of us singing happy birthday to her, a birthday tradition that we do every year. Anyways, once she woke up we then … [Read more...]