Be ready for winter colds & a giveaway #SickJustGotReal

*Disclosure - as stated above, this post is sponsored by Pfizer. This does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own.   Winter colds are not longer my nemisis... I mean, yeah, it is the time of year for sneezing, coughing, and "Mommy, I can't sleep!" to occur, but now I am ready.  It never fails that we try to stay healthy all year, take vitamins, drink orange juice, etc, yet a week after going back to school … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide 2017 – Inspirational Charm Necklaces for Tweens & Teens

*Disclosure - The below post contains affiliate links that help support this blog.  Looking for something for the pre-teen or teen on your shopping list? Boy, do I have a deal for you. NOW, through Wednesday, December 6th, you can get inspirational charm necklaces for ONLY $11.90 with FREE shipping... These inspirational charm necklaces go with everything in your wardrobe so it’s no wonder that they are the essential go-to … [Read more...]

National Geographic Kids PleyBoxes Unboxing & 1st Box FREE Promo

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS™ PLEYBOXES - Unboxing... Hey guys... as you know, Baby Miss and Little Miss LOVE, LOVE, LOVE unboxing, so when our friends at PLEY.com asked if we wanted to check out the new National Geographic Kids Junior Explorer Subscription Box, they jumped at the chance. Our first Junior Explorer kit arrived and they couldn't wait to unbox. Check out the video below: Each month of the Junior Explorer boxes includes a mission to … [Read more...]

Holiday cooking made easier with tech from LG at Best Buy… 

As you know I have a fairly large family. I mean, with eight in the house nightly cooking is always a big deal, but add in the holidays and I go crazy. I mean, I could just ask another family member to do it, but I can't explain why, but I get so much out of cooking for the WHOLE family of fifteen. That being said my biggest issue is getting everything finished at the same time so that nothing goes to the table cold. This is why I was excited to … [Read more...]

Veggie Pasta Mac & Meat – Swap in the Good Stuff

I tell you what, I often worry about my kids and their choices when it comes to food. Especially my Little Miss. She will choose cookies, cakes, etc over anything else and is really not a huge veggie eater. Though, I try to serve veggies at every meal I have noticed that many times she skips them for other choices and I figure that there has to be an easier way than fighting with her. This is why I was super-excited to partner with Birds Eye … [Read more...]

Making bath time fun and safe for our little ones

Bath time at our house is usually a fun time to play, but I worry about what I am using to on my son’s skin. He has very sensitive skin and is prone to eczema breakouts, so I can’t use anything that contains harsh chemicals or perfumes. The itching and dry skin associated with eczema can be very uncomfortable. That’s why I am so glad to have partnered with Babytime! by Episencial. They have created a line of products that have … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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