Archives for October 2015

Come see the STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS trailer…

So, last night my brother comes running out of his room shouting, "IT'S TIME! IT'S TIME!" and he sat down on the couch and we all sat to watch the STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS preview during the halftime of the National Football League game between the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia on last night on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” If you missed it - click play below to watch for yourself and see why we were/are so … [Read more...]

Why you should be involved in your families senior healthcare… Plus, tips to help #AgingWell

*Disclosure - this is a sponsored post on behalf of Aetna... this does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own.  As you all know, we live in a multi-generational home, meaning my in-laws live with us, so there are three generations in one home. If you ask any of us, I think we would all tell you that we wouldn't have it any other way. It just works for us... which is cool since according to the Pew Research … [Read more...]

Fighting cold season with natural health products

*Disclaimer - this is a sponsored post on behalf of Maty's Healthy Products. This does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own.  Back to school means back to germs and back to the doctor for us. As you know, Little Miss has allergy induced asthma and because of that, she is more susceptible to the common cold. As soon as she gets the slightest sniffle or cough it goes to right to her lungs which can cause a bad … [Read more...]

How Best Buy helps us to save energy and money #BBYConnectedHome

Disclosure -Adventures of 8 has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. This does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own.  I am one who likes the latest and greatest tech and gadgets for the home. I often find myself dreaming of having a home that is totally automated that helps us to save energy and money. This is why when we were … [Read more...]

Quick & easy Halloween Party Treats #HalloweenFLIPZ

How much do you love Halloween? Well, if you follow us then you know that we are huge Halloween fans and we love to put it all out there for a night of fun. This Halloween the folks at Smiley360 and Flipz sent us a Halloween package and we took full advantage of it and made some amazing Halloween party treats. Want to make some fun bats? Just make some mini-brownies in muffin tins, then slice them into two, add some frosting on either side … [Read more...]

How to stack a Texas proud burger… #LoneStarEggs

*Disclosure - this is a sponsored post on behalf of ACORN Influence and Lone Star Eggs, this does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own.    There is a thing around here called Texas proud. Texas proud is flying the Texas flag from your home, Texas proud is wearing Texas colors and Texas gear, Texas proud is going above and beyond to show your love for this Lone Star State. I have traveled a lot as … [Read more...]

The Ninja Coffee Bar makes the perfect cup of coffee… any way you like it…

*Disclosure - This is a product-sponsored post on behalf of Ninja... This does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own.    I have a confession... I had my first cup of coffee about two years ago. Why did I start, well,  I am not sure, but for some reason I had a cup out of the blue and that was the end. Since then, I have at least one cup a day and really enjoy making the most of it. The thing is that to me … [Read more...]

Now is the time to treat yourself to some Lugz w/ discount code

I don't know about you, but I am a huge fan of amazing footwear and one company that I have known and loved for years is Lugz. You see, they have been making great footwear since 1993 for the entire family. Now they are introducing their new Fall and Winter Line for Ladies and it has everything you'll need to look fashionable, be comfortable and ready to take on whatever comes your way. Now is the time to treat yourself with a new … [Read more...]

How secure is your front door? The Arlo Smart home security can help

Disclaimer - this is a product-sponsored post as a NETGEAR blogger. This does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and my own.  So, a few months ago, I was to receive a pretty pricey item from a brand in the mail and I was anxiously awaiting it. It was arriving via UPS, so I received notifications when it was on its way and when it was set to be delivered. The day it was to arrive I had a ton of errands to run and wasn't … [Read more...]

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