About Shauna

I am a Blogger, Wife, and Mommy and love every minute of it. Talking about family-friendly products is a huge passion and I enjoy sharing with my readers.

RSVP for our Parents Choice Twitter Party with Prizes #ParentsChoice

I am so excited as I am proud to announce that Adventures of 8 is a  sponsored blog partner with Mirum to offer you a Parent’s Choice® twitter party! I know, life has been crazy. Your new baby made her appearance and life has been a rollercoaster of endorphins, first smiles, one-on-one time, and an utter lack of sleep, but now the time has come to go back to work. Whether you chose to nurse, bottle feed, or supplements with formula, you did … [Read more...]

Back-to-school snack & drink options, we all LOVE!

Have you started stocking up on back-to-school snacks yet? I don't know about your home, but in mine, back-to-school is in full swing and I hate to admit it, but I already feel like I am falling behind, ha! I mean, wow, Little Man is in fifth grade and his homework schedule alone has me gaining gray hairs. Anyways, with all that is going on, there is one department where I do not feel like I am falling behind and that is with back-to-school … [Read more...]

Playbrites Magical Fun Faces – One of the toys of the season

Have you heard of Playbrites ™ Magical Fun Faces? Oh my goodness, I wouldn't be surprised if these don't become one of the biggest hits of the season... think Mr. Potato Head, meets fun-loving animals with a light... ha, ha, ha. So, we were sent two Playbrites Magical Fun Faces for the girls to check out and let me tell you, they LOVE them. With Playbrites Magical Fun Faces, children can create faces that turn into a magical light show … [Read more...]

Better for you Sheppard’s Pie & a VIP Coupon Giveaway

How much do you love Sheppard's Pie? Well, I tell you what, I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it and have come up with an easy recipe that actually makes it a bit healthier for you! I am such a fan of Birds Eye veggies for so many reasons... first off, they always fit every meal, between the choices of steamable, microwaveable they are easy to add to any dish, plus now their Birds Eye Veggie Made™ products make life even easier. So, when they reached out … [Read more...]

Skip the plane and enjoy a San Antonio Daycation with the Chevy Malibu

Can you believe how fast summer is flying by? I mean, I feel like we just had our last day of school and we are already discussing back-to-school shopping. This is why we decided that it was important to take a daycation to take a day to enjoy the family. Have you heard of daycations? Well, it is when you just take a day to do what you may do on a vacation, but close enough to home where you don't need a hotel. Sounds nice, right? Well, it so … [Read more...]

Saving money on Keeping Memories Alive

Saving money while trying to come up with ways to keep memories alive, isn't always easy. Sometimes I wonder if smart phones and camera's of today will be our downfall in twenty, fifty, or even one hundred years for now. You see, the other day, I sat for hours with my kids going through photos and photo books from my parents and my childhood and it was so much fun. Not only did it bring me and the kids closer, but it brought back so many great … [Read more...]

3 Fun summer family activities that include your dog…

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Wellness®. The opinions and text are all mine. This post is sponsored by Wellness® and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™. I am being compensated to help share information about the Wellness® CORE® RawRev™ raw food dog food but Adventures of 8 only share information we feel is relevant to our readers. Neither Wellness or PetSmart are responsible for the content of this … [Read more...]

Get island flavors without the passport & win a $100 gift card

Well, it doesn't look like we will be traveling this summer which is not so great since I have been craving some island flavors. Thankfully, my partnership with Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen has been able to help with all of the island flavors they have brought to their menu. You see, Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen not only serves up their normal family-favorites but also offers hand-crafted drinks and scratch-made goodness all summer long to make your … [Read more...]

Stop summer boredom with summer reading for kids & a chance to WIN!!!

Have you thought about how summer reading could help with summer boredom? Summer is not what it was in the 80's and 90's when kids just played outside for hours, came home for dinner, and had a blast. Today's summer is filled with non-stop video games, electronics, and non-stop boredom. HA! Our summer began two weeks ago and I have already heard the dreaded, "Mom, I'm bored" at least a dozen times and it is driving me nuts. Then one day it hit … [Read more...]

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