Archives for February 2016

Spring Break at Schlitterbahn South Padre Island…

*Disclosure - this is a sponsored post on behalf of Schlitterbahn. This does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own.  Guess what? Well, I am super-excited to share that this Spring Break we will be traveling back to South Padre Island and staying at the Schlitterbahn Resort and Water Part. Not only does Schlitterbahn South Padre offer a ton of indoor and yes, some outdoor fun, but it is also located right on the … [Read more...]

$100.00 Target Gift Card Giveaway

As you all know, Facebook, Twitter, and every other social media site continually changes their algorithim. What does that mean to you? Well, it means that though you may follow Adventures of 8 socially, you may be missing out on MANY wonderful reviews, giveaways, and chances to win. The only way you can ensure you don't miss out on anything is to sign up for our ONCE-daily email. I know many of us have emails that are crowded with spam, but I … [Read more...]

10 Things kids should know how to do before they turn 10!

Raising kids is not always easy... I mean we are responsible for making these kids the best they can be so that they grow up to be great adults. Well, after three kids I have come up with this short list of 10 things kids should know how to do before they turn 10! Be sure to let me know if you have anything to add :) Make their bed - I believe that teaching a child to make their bed is so much more than just making a bed. By having them … [Read more...]

What to do in South Padre – what about South Padre Island Cruises?

*Disclosure - This is a sponsored post on behalf of Osprey Cruises. This does not change the fact that all opinions are honest and our own. Photos and information provided by Osprey Cruises.  Guess what? We will be heading to South Padre Island this Spring Break we can't wait.  We will be staying at the Schlitterbahn Waterpark Beach Resort, which in itself is filled with a ton of activities, but we still wanted to plan some off resort … [Read more...]

The Big Game with Tony Roma’s Ribs

*Disclosure - this is a sponsored post on behalf of Tony Roma's Ribs. This does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own.  Did you do anything fo Super Bowl 50? Well, I am not too into football, but I live with three men who are so, of course, I would go all out on a Super Bowl day for them. It was amazing. Not only was our house filled with friends and family, but our bellies were filled with mouthwatering … [Read more...]

Outside the box for Valentine’s gifts for kids…

*Disclosure - This is a product-sponsored post on behalf of Kohl's! This does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own.   I love Valentine's... I am one of those who feels that it is a day to show your love- to everyone... including the kids. I like to surprise my kids with sweet gifts that I know they will love and cherish for years to come and I like to think outside the box for Valentine's Gifts for … [Read more...]

New Disney FROZEN collection from HASBRO & tune in Sunday…. #PlayLikeHasbro

*Disclosure - this is a product-sponsored post on behalf of Hasbro Toys... This does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own...   Boy do I have big news for you... First of, as you know, my kids LOVE Disney's FROZEN. I mean, I think we saw it in the theaters at least five times and have watched it many more times at home. I mean, it is one of those feel-good movies that proves that it is all about the love … [Read more...]

Make it a GODIVA Valentine’s Day

*Disclaimer - this is a product-sponsored post on behalf of GODIVA. This does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own.    I can't think about Valentine's Day without thinking about chocolate. I mean, come on, chocolate makes any day better and Valentine's is the perfect day to give and receive delicious chocolate. Why not make it a GODIVA Valentine's Day? They have a wide assortment of items to choose from … [Read more...]

Shrimp & Veggie Pasta Skillet Recipe & my buttery spread taste test winner…

Not only did both of my parents pass from heart-related complications, both my in-laws struggle with heart issues, as well, which means that I have to think about everything I put on the table. I mean, I do my part to exercise regularly and I push Hubby and the kids to do it, as well, but making sure our meals are heart-healthy is super-important to me. That is why to celebrate American Heart Month, I was excited to try a buttery spread taste … [Read more...]

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