Archives for October 2016

Setting up a scary Halloween haunt with Halloween decorations…

Do you stock up on Halloween decorations? As you know, we get into Halloween a bit more than the average family. We go in stages, beginning the first week of October and don't actually set out our last decoration until Halloween evening as we like to make it a big debut. This year we began by partnering with the folks at Oriental Trading to come up with this list of tips to setting up the perfect Halloween Haunt. Step 1 - Halloween … [Read more...]

Is your kitchen holiday-ready, yet?

Is your kitchen holiday-ready? Is it ready for cooking up a feast? Does the idea of having friends and family see your older appliances make your head spin? Well, I can tell you for a fact that my kitchen is NOT holiday-ready! HA! Between my microwave acting up and my range not igniting like it should, I am super-worried about the upcoming holidays. Thankfully, Best Buy is right around the corner and has everything we could need to make our … [Read more...]

Staying Safe in the Laundry Room – Take the Pledge & Enter to win a Laundry Room Makeover!

Staying safe is important to me. In fact, keeping my family safe is my top priority. You might remember in a recent post, I talked about how I go above and beyond to keep my family safe and healthy. Not only for my husband and our kids but for our in-laws, as well. As part of that, I've always made an effort to keep my laundry room safe for my kids, especially when they were younger. Staying Safe Begins with Prevention Staying Safe Begins … [Read more...]

2016 Holiday Gift Guide – Now accepting submissions!

It is time for our 2016 Holiday Gift Gui Holidays are coming... DO YOU WANT TO BE FEATURED in our Gift Guide??? 20 Wow, I can't believe that we are already starting to take sponsors for our 2016 Holiday Gift Guide... Adventures of 8 is excited to announce that we are now accepting submissions for our 2016 Holiday Gift Guide.  We are officially compiling a 2016 Holiday Gift Guide perfect for everyone on your shopping list – Babies, Kids, … [Read more...]

Personalized books make the best birthday gifts & an #iseemebooks Giveaway

Have you ever thought about personalized books for your little one's birthday? Well, birthdays are something very special in this house. We always do things big and grand with a family dinner, birthday parties, and gifts. When the kids wake up, they each get their own special birthday breakfast and are able to open one gift from Mommy and Daddy and that one gift is normally something personal and personalized, such as a personalized book from I … [Read more...]

Not Your Mama’s Mac and Meat Recipe & #HelpCrushHunger

What if I told you that by making my Not Your Mama's Mac and Meat recipe, you could help feed a hungry family?   Want to know how making my Not Your Mama's Mac and Meat recipe can help hungry families? Well, it is simple, it all starts with the tomatoes. As you know, I find it very important to share a family meal. Not only does it give us, as a family, a chance to discuss schedules and days, it also helps build a strong family … [Read more...]

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