Archives for January 2016

Style meets support for the best performance with New Balance Kids

I was looking at childhood photos of Hubby and came across one that really made me laugh. He was wearing bright short shorts, knee-high socks, and the ugliest shoes. When I showed him the photo he told me that it was a photo of him at track practice. Can you imagine? Ha! Yes, it was the 70's, but all I can say is thank goodness fashion has come around to understanding that active people want to look great. For example, we received New Balance … [Read more...]

9 FREE DIY Valentine’s Printables

Can you believe Valentine's is right around the corner? I love cute Valentine's for the kids' classes, but hate spending time coming up with ideas. This is why I love these 9 DIY Valentine's Printables from Wholesale Party Supplies. They have a wide assortment of Valentine's printables for boys and girls... These super cool, unique cards will make your little one a hit among their classmates! They also detail a cool idea for a … [Read more...]

MONKEY UP is NOW at theaters near you & soon to DVD…

*Disclosure - this is a sponsored post about MONKEY UP coming to a theater near you. This does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own.  As you know, we love, love, love fun family movies. We normally gear up every Friday night for an at-home movie night and all of us get in our PJ's, bring our pillows and blankets out and we turn off all electronics and enjoy cuddling with a family movie. Just a couple months ago, … [Read more...]

Important – Car seat recall

*Disclosure - this is not a sponsored post. All information, including photo is from  Not only has Britax recalled some of their strollers, they also have a car seat recall. According to, the Britax car seat recall is about the Britax B-Safe 35 and B-Safe 35 Elite infant car seats and travel systems. The car seat carry handle can crack and break allowing the seat to fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury to the … [Read more...]

Important – Stroller recall

*Disclosure -this is not a sponsored post. As you know, I like to keep you all up-to-date on important recalls and there has been one for Britax Strollers - Here are the details on this Britax stroller recall according to This recall involves Britax B-Ready strollers and B-Ready replacement top seats that were sold separately. The B-Ready strollers have a silver or black frame with a solid-colored top seat in a variety of colors. … [Read more...]

Grooming for dogs through the winter: three things stay on top of… #BayerExpertCare

*This post about grooming for dogs is sponsored by Bayer® ExpertCareTM and the BlogPaws Influencer Network. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about Bayer ExpertCare products but keep in mind that Adventures of 8 only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Bayer ExpertCare is not responsible for the content of this article. Winter is pretty much upon us and though we just assume that dogs can tend to … [Read more...]

Things to do in San Antonio #PinkRelief

*Disclosure -this is a product-sponsored post on behalf of Smiley360 and Pepto-Bismol. This does not change the fact that all of these things to do in San Antonio are all honest and this whole post is filled with my own opinions.  I moved to San Antonio about seven years ago and was kind of a tourist. Having never been here before, I had no idea all the things to do in San Antonio. So, to help others out, I have come up with a weekend plan, … [Read more...]

I allow my children to win and lose… and I am not sorry about it

Let me open this up to say that yes, I  allow my children to race and play games and make no shortcuts for age, size, or anything else. So, those who win, really win and those who lose, really lose. But I often wonder,  in today's world am I the only one who allows my children to win and lose? This question came to mind the other day when I was at the park with a bunch of friends and Little Miss took off running yelling to her brother, I … [Read more...]

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