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2014 Holiday Gift Guide

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Guess what time it is??? This Holiday Season Adventures of 8 will be featuring products that will make the perfect gifts for everyone in your our 2014 Holiday Gift Guide! We are looking for the perfect gifts for everyone on the list, so if you fun a home business, are a PR Firm, or a company and want to be a part of our Holiday Gift Guide CLICK HERE! LIVE Features and Giveaways LIVE - COACH Holiday Gift Guide GIVEAWAY - … [Read more...]

**GIVEAWAY** Give a meaningful Valentine’s Gift & enter to win a Photo Pillow from

Valentine's Day Giveaway

Can you believe it is almost February? I am so super-excited because February brings Valentine's Day and we love Valentine's Day. We normally try to celebrate with the kids on that day doing fun things to show we love them and then about a week later Hubby and I will exchange meaningful Valentine's gifts while enjoying a nice night to ourselves. Now, these gifts are often not that extravagant as money always seems to be tight in February, so … [Read more...]

$300 Target Gift Card Giveaway – ONLY 48 Hours to enter…

Loop giveaway

Anyone up to win a $300 Target Gift Card? What would you purchase? Me; I would totally do a clothing shopping spree! You know, Target is one of those stores where you can pretty much find anything. So, want to know how to enter? It is simple... CLICK HERE to follow the Instagram loop! Hope it goes well and hope YOU WIN! Love this post? Feel free to share via any share buttons or click Retweet below: Quick - you have 48 hours to go enter … [Read more...]

What to do in San Antonio, Texas

fun family attractions

San Antonio, Texas is filled with history, charm, and fun. It is a great place to live and visit. Offering a wide assortment of fun family attractions for the whole family, you are sure to have a great time.  Here is a great list of what to do in San Antonio, Texas. Keep in mind that each of these attractions do cost money, so be sure to check websites for pricing. For a FREE list of what to do in San Antonio, CLICK HERE! Here are just some of … [Read more...]

Learn how easy it is to combat dehydration #DrinkDripDrop

Staying hydrated

If you follow my blog than you know that Hubby is obsessed with sports. He not only watches them, he grew up playing pretty much every single one. Well, as he has aged, he has continued playing soccer. It is something that not only helps him unwind and de-stress, it helps him stay pretty healthy. He normally plays on an adult league every Friday evening and in a pickup game on Sunday mornings. This sounds great, right? Yes, it is, except for the … [Read more...]

FREE Family Fun & Attractions in San Antonio, Texas

Free family fun in San Antonio

Are you visiting San Antonio? Will you be coming over the Summer or Spring break? If so, I suggest you bookmark or pin this post for information on some free family attractions and fun in San Antonio, Texas! The great thing about San Antonio is the history it offers and you can learn most of it by visiting many free family attractions around town. Market Square - I know many people who have lived here for some time who had no clue all … [Read more...]

Did you go to Family Happiness Hour at Joe’s Crab Shack

Family Happiness Hour

Do you ever have one of those days that just seems to drag? You run from here to there and just don't want to even think about firing up the stove? Well, I admit that those days happen more than I like to admit. HA! The thing is that on those days, I don't want to just go pick up something not-so-healthy, I just want to grab the family, sit down and enjoy a meal without breaking the bank. Well, this is where Joe's Crab Shack helped for a bit... … [Read more...]

15 Post workout protein smoothies and shakes…

post workout protein smoothies and shakes

If you are like most of us, you are taking a hard look at your body and making the decision to change it. Whether you are hitting the gym, the pavement, or working out at home, you are taking a great first step. Something that not many people know, though, is that when you work out, your body needs protein to survive. Have you noticed getting shaky or light-headed after working out? Are you starving? That is your body's way of telling you that … [Read more...]

$150.00 24 Hour PayPal Giveaway


This is an Instagram Loop Giveaway and is only 24 hours long! Here is how simple it is to enter - First off you must have an Instagram Account... then... CLICK HERE to begin Step one - Follow me adventuresof8 & ALL other bloggers in this loop (if you do not follow you are not entered and entries are always verified)Step two - Double tap to like this photo (also required to be entered) or just heart it if it is easier  Step three … [Read more...]

Simple ways to entertain like a pro – #BoursinCheese

Wine, cheese, and meats

So, if you follow my blog then you know that I love, love, love to entertain. Everyone laughs at me because I tend to go overboard and set out huge spreads for every event. Whether it is a Sunday family gathering, birthday, or holiday, you can be sure that you will not leave my house hungry. HA! Now, that all being said, I do like to look for simple ways to entertain like a pro. What I mean is items that I don't have to prep that can be paired … [Read more...]