Why kids love the Osprey Sea Life Cruise… and you will too..

What if I told you there was a way your kids could learn about sea life firsthand? I mean, like being able to see different sorts of sea life in front of their eyes and be able to touch each of them? Well, that is what the Sea Life Cruise from Osprey Cruises does; it brings life from under the water to your children. As I am sure you heard if you follow my Instagram page, that we were blessed to have been a guest of Osprey Cruises for their … [Read more...]

5 Tips to get your kids to drink more water & how the NewAir WAT30 Water Dispenser can help…

Do you wish your kids would drink more water?   I love drinking water, I mean, like I choose water over pretty much everything else... but, that being said, I think I am one of two people in the house who has such a love. Unfortunately, Hubby and the inlaws all drink tea or diet soda so I feel it is my responsibility to ensure that our children grow up choosing water. It has taken me time, but here are five tips to help get your kids to … [Read more...]

Transform your kitchen at Best Buy! #bbyKA

*Disclaimer - Adventures of 8 has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. This does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own.  Spring is in the air and tax return time is upon us. This is the time to take a look at our homes and make some much-needed updates that not only will help the house look better, but can also add more value to … [Read more...]

5 Ways to SAVE for Summer Vacation

5 Ways to Save for Summer Vacation It’s that time of year, the sun is starting to shine more and the days are longer. With the change to warmer weather, you may be thinking about saving for a Summer vacation. Saving money can be a tedious process for most families who live paycheck to paycheck but it doesn’t have to be the end of the world, here are 5 ways to save for Summer vacation: Give up The Extras in Life Today With every household, … [Read more...]

10 Road Trip Must Haves when traveling with kids

*Disclosure - this post on 10 road trip must-haves contains affiliate links. By clicking them you help support this blog. This does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own.   Spring Break is right around the corner and many of us will be taking a family road trip. I know that traveling with kids is not so easy, so I have come up with a  list of 10 Road Trip Must- Haves when traveling with … [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...]

Things to do in San Antonio #PinkRelief

*Disclosure -this is a product-sponsored post on behalf of Smiley360 and Pepto-Bismol. This does not change the fact that all of these things to do in San Antonio are all honest and this whole post is filled with my own opinions.  I moved to San Antonio about seven years ago and was kind of a tourist. Having never been here before, I had no idea all the things to do in San Antonio. So, to help others out, I have come up with a weekend plan, … [Read more...]

I allow my children to win and lose… and I am not sorry about it

Let me open this up to say that yes, I  allow my children to race and play games and make no shortcuts for age, size, or anything else. So, those who win, really win and those who lose, really lose. But I often wonder,  in today's world am I the only one who allows my children to win and lose? This question came to mind the other day when I was at the park with a bunch of friends and Little Miss took off running yelling to her brother, I … [Read more...]

Ensure a clog-free holiday season… #Sponsored #MC #TweetFromTheSeat

Disclosure - I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Charmin. I received product samples and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. As you all know, we are a multi-generational home, which means that we have a lot of people in our house. We normally share household expenses such as toiletries and since we are all on a strict budget, we do everything we can to save money where we can. Toilet … [Read more...]

Why I need Life Insurance & a Twitter Party with Prizes…

Did you know that September is Life Insurance Awareness Month? Well, the other day I had the opportunity to sit in on a chat with the Savings Bank Life Insurance Company, also known as SBLI. Oh my goodness, to say that I learned a lot is a total understatement. Between you and me I have never thought about why I need Life Insurance. I am not sure why; but it has never crossed my mind. I guess, like most people I just assumed it was … [Read more...]

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