Archives for June 2013

G!veaway – Make snack time healthy & delicious with an Almondina Biscuits Pr!ze Package!

It is Summer time which means that the kids are out of school. Though our days are filled with swim team and camps, it still seems like my kids are always in the kitchen looking for snacks. I am always looking for ways to keep my kids happy and satisfied without giving them sugary snacks. You would think that this would be an easy task, but it is difficult sometimes when all they see everywhere are kid-icon sponsored sugar-filled items. That is … [Read more...]

Skype helps keep us together, though miles keep us apart

Many, many, many years ago I was a young girl stepping out into the workplace. My older Brother worked in a dealership in Virginia and he was kind enough to help me get my foot in the door. At that time I lived about thirty minutes away and though the commute was a bit long, it was worth it to work. This first job was in the service department and let me tell you, walking in as a woman in an all-men filled department was a bit overwhelming. … [Read more...]

Vacationing on a budget- #BahnFever

This Summer we will be visiting Galveston and Hubby and I have spent A LOT of time mapping out the activities we plan to do with the kids. The tough thing is trying to figure out the best things to do as a family with a two, four, and six-year-old, without spending an arm and a leg! Vacationing n on a budget. What we look for when vacationing on a budget day-long activities! What we found is that Schlitterbahn can saves our budget because they … [Read more...]

W!n Pr!zes by taking the drink more water pledge & be a part of the #hydrationmovement with your #momswisdom

I remember a time when my Mom would give me words of wisdom and I would roll my eyes and walk away! Yes, I was that girl, age eight and nine thinking that I knew everything. I remember most of these times very clearly, mostly it was before or during my summer swim meets that I remember my Mom saying "Shauna, you have to eat a good meal before a swim meet, here is a peanut butter sandwich" or "Shauna, you MUST drink water during your swim meet, no … [Read more...]

Week of 6/20 G!veaway Roundup Linky Linkup

Week of  6/20 G!veaway Roundup Linky Linkup!  This Linky will be advertised on all of Adventures of 8's sites through the weekend into next week :) Welcome to Adventures of 8's Weekly Giveaway Roundup - This roundup is promoted on all Adventures of 8's social sites numerous times a day, through the weekend... Bloggers - Place all your giveaways below including who it is opened to and date - example [US/ 4/7] - Entrants - click any link … [Read more...]

**IMPORTANT ** Idea Baby Bath Seats RECALLED Due to Drowning Hazard

Very important information - According to CPSC Buy Buy Baby Recalls Idea Baby Bath Seats Due to Drowning Hazard Chelsea & Scott Recalls Idea Baby Bath Seats Due to Drowning Hazard; Sold Exclusively at BeBeLove Recalls Baby Bath Seats Due to Drowning Hazard Evidently the plastic bath seat with suction cups for children between 5 and 10 months old can tip over while a baby is in it. FOR INFORMATION, click any of the … [Read more...]

IMPORTANT!!! Strollers Recalled by Kolcraft Due to Projectile Hazard

  About 96,000 Jeep Liberty Strollers in U.S. and about 510 in Canada are being recalled this week due to tire issues - The inner tube of the tire on the stroller can rupture causing the wheel rim to fracture and fly off as a projectile, posing a risk of bodily injury and property damage. Description The recall includes Jeep Liberty branded strollers with model numbers starting with JL031, JL032, JL034, JL035 or JL036 manufactured … [Read more...]

G!veaway! Get help for the symptoms of your seasonal allergies with a Chloraseptic® pr!ze package

Did you know that according to USA Today Allergists predict that the 2013 allergy season has come on earlier and stronger, and is expected to last longer than ever?* This is bad news for me because I am totally allergic to Texas, ha, ha, ha! This year we have had more rain than any other year that I have been here and though everything looks beautiful, I feel like my head is about to explode! You know, I lived on the East Coast all of my … [Read more...]

G!veaway!!! ThinkSport/ThinkBaby Natural Body Care Pr!ze Package

The other day Little Man called me frantic from the bathroom. I ran in thinking something horrible happened and he was looked like someone had died. When I asked him what happened, he said, "Mom, I just don't know what is wrong with my hair, I already washed it and it just feels horrible!" You have to understand that my little six-year-old is one who brushes and styles his hair daily. He likes to look good, so to him, this was tragic! I started … [Read more...]

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