Archives for July 2016

Chase treasure with the Kidd Family #TreasureHunters

Looking to chase treasure?   Look no further than book four in the Treasure Hunters Series, Treasure Hunters: Peril at the Top of the World, by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein! This Summer has been filled with a ton of activity as we have kept the kids busy with vacations, swim team, pool time, and family time. All of that being said, we have made sure to keep reading books as a top priority, as we know that any slacking will hurt … [Read more...]

A little taste of Tuscany at BRIO Tuscan Grille & a Gift Card Giveaway

We have this joke in the family where everyone knows that if I had to choose one type of food, it would always be Italian. We laugh all the time saying that I was born and raised in the wrong country because my heart and soul belong in Tuscany! Ha! This is why when the people at BRIO Tuscan Grille reached out to us to come check out some of their new items, I jumped at the chance.  The closest BRIO Tuscan Grille to us is the one at La Cantera … [Read more...]

Enjoy the Summer without worrying about digestive health or dehydration in kids

I don't know about you, but it is my life's mission to get my kids off the couch and out doing activities. I can't tell you how many times a day I have to say something along the lines of, "All electronics must be off and everyone MUST be outside... I don't care what you do, just go!" This is normally followed by some slight moaning and the sagging of the shoulders, but within no time I hear laughter and fun coming from the back yard. Now, the … [Read more...]

Unlimited Games & a Dave & Buster’s #SummerofGames Prize Package Giveaway

Now that we are mid-way through Summer I can tell you that I have heard a lot of complaints about being bored. I try my best to keep the kids busy, but I tell you, life and responsibilities sometimes get in the way. Not to mention that going out for fun can be a bit expensive. Until now! Thanks to Dave & Buster's July Weekday Pass, we have been able to have a take time during the week to enjoy unlimited games and build family memories that … [Read more...]

Beat the Heat – How to Survive Summer & a $100 #SuperiorSource Prize Pkg Giveaway

Beat the heat is a phrase thrown around all the time when summer goes into full swing. Everyone from meteorologists to people selling ice cream and soft drinks loves to use the phrase. Down in here in Florida, though, "beat the heat" is more than a phrase, it's a must. See, Florida is actually coming on up the northern tropic, so it's not exactly cool down here. When the full heat of summer is on us, we need to be able to keep cool so we can … [Read more...]

5 Activities to make this the best Summer ever & a VISA G/C Giveaway #OREOSummerSweepstakes

Disclosure - This post was written by me through an activation with HireInfluence on behalf of OREO Cookies. Although I received compensation for participating in the campaign, all thoughts and opinions are my own.   On the last day of school I vowed to my kids that this would be the best Summer ever.... then swim team and soccer began and so far instead of being filled with relaxation and fun, it has been filled with non-stop running … [Read more...]

Secret Giveaway – $25 Little Caesar’s Gift Card

  I am so grateful to all of our subscribers that I am offering a SUBSCRIBERS only... secret giveaway. Yes, you heard me... the only way you can enter is if you are an Adventures of 8 email subscriber :) Here are the details for this secret giveaway: This secret giveaway will run from July 21st-August 1st Is opened to Adventures of 8’s readers – (see below) Is opened to the US only – The ONLY mandatory entry is that you … [Read more...]

Be the Pitmaster of Your Yard with PRI and Their Summer Sizzle – & a GIVEAWAY

Pitmaster. That's what my husband loves to be called. When he's at the grill, he is master of his domain. Whether it's something as simple as burgers or as fancy-pants as sriracha glazed shrimp, my husband can do it. He's so good at what he does on the grill, in fact, that we've made several of our friends though his grilling. PRI makes it easier than ever for him to be pitmaster of the neighborhood with their delicious honey, sea salt, and … [Read more...]

5 Tips to keep your smile bright during your Summer backyard BBQ’s & a chance to win!

Well, Summer is upon us and it is officially BBQ season. There isn't a weekend that we don't smell the smoke from someone grilling in our neighborhood. Thankfully, I have partnered with Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC) to bring you these 5 Backyard BBQ tips that will ensure your smile is always bright, even after a backyard BBQ. Pass the cheese, please: Enjoy the cheese tray before your backyard BBQ meal. The calcium in cheese sticks … [Read more...]

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