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Citrusy Shirley Temple Black Drink

If you need a new “adult” beverage for the holiday season or a party, I recommend this Citrusy Shirley Temple Black Drink. It’s the perfect time to pull out fresh cocktail recipes. You can serve them with appetizers at a party, or just have a few drinks with your friends at a small gathering. I […]

5 Tips for Buying the Best Bath Toys for Toddlers

Jonathan loves to play with his rubber duck while bathing in his little tub, and the favorite of Dora is a big blue fish, which floats. Just like them, your kids may also love to have some good bath toys with which bathing is going to be a fun affair even for kids that scream […]

Parents & Finances: Common Money Problems

Along with being open to your children about aspects of your financial situation such as how much you earn, what your car costs or what you paid for a recent purchase, you need to know how to tackle a variety of financial concerns. Worrying about your money problems will not solve them. Finding ways to […]

Parenting and Debt: Restoring your Finances and Consolidating Debt

Raising children and sustaining a family is a rewarding experience but managing finances can be challenging. With limited income to cater for difficult times, many parents face the task of balancing their work and children’s needs. The possibility of being in arrears on personal debts and bills makes it necessary to spare some time and […]

Parenting and Debt Consolidation Loans- Tips for Getting out of Debt

Debt is a problem that many households struggle with. Parents often accumulate debt from mortgages, credit cards, childcare costs and unexpected events. Without emergency funds to cover unforeseen circumstances and still being burdened by other lines of debt such as student loans, you can end up with a difficult financial situation. Debt Consolidation Consolidating debt […]

Recipes & Food

Asian Style Roasted Mushrooms Recipe

Looking for a great roasted mushrooms recipe for an excellent side dish? Today, I’m sharing something delicious. It works great with a variety of dinners, including chicken, steak, or even seafood. You could add this to a stirfry too if you wish. don’t require that many ingredients, probably things you already have in your pantry […]

French Toast Bake Recipe

Every once in a while, I find myself craving something sweet and delicious for breakfast. This usually happens during the weekends, when I have a bit more of time to cook something that my family loves, and during the past couple of months I found myself making this French Toast Bake every Sunday when it […]

Game Day Pulled Pork Nachos Recipe with Curly’s BBQ

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post with Curly’s BBQ. All opinions, as always, are 100% my own. The biggest basketball games of the year are about to be upon up! I love watching them year after year. And of course, as with any big sporting events, you have to have amazing food to snack on. […]

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Crafts

DIY Wedding Signs – Mr & Mrs Wedding Gift Idea

These DIY Wedding Signs are a thoughtful way to help the newlyweds celebrate their special day! Most couples register at several locations for wedding gifts and while it is great to get things off of a registry, it is also really fun to make special and personalized wedding gifts!   This Mr. & Mrs. wedding […]

Planting a Rainbow By Lois Ehlert Craft Ideas for Kids

In the children’s book Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert, children are taken through the colorful world of gardens. Ehlert’s book shows how a rainbow can be right at your fingertips when you plant a garden of your own, as flowers and plants come in all shades and hues. Planting a Rainbow By Lois Ehlert […]

DIY Valentine Hearts Glitter Crayons

These Valentine Hearts Glitter Crayons are such an adorable DIY craft idea!  Kids will love helping you break up the crayons to make these, and you’ll love how inexpensive and easy they are to make.  This tutorial is super easy to follow!  Check it out! DIY Valentine Hearts Glitter Crayons I love that this easy […]

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Entertainment

SING Special Edition is Coming to Digital HD & DVD/Blu-ray in March!

This post is in partnership with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own. I am happy to announce the SING Special Edition will be released on Digital HD March 3rd, and on DVD & Blu-ray on March 21st! This is such a cute and heartfelt movie. It involves a variety of […]

Beauty and The Beast Character Posters Available Now

Who is ready for the live-action version of Beauty and The Beast? I can’t wait to see the movie and with all the trailers and posters coming out I just get more and more excited. I am excited to share with you today the new character posters from the film. Check them out below! Check […]

Celine Dion to Perform Original Song “How Does a Moment Last Forever” for Disney’s Beauty and The Beast!

I am so excited to let you all know about some fun news from Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast! The amazing Celine Dion will be performing an all-new song for the film, called How Does A Moment Last Forever! Here is more info on this: Written by eight-time Oscar®-winning composer Alan Menken (“The Little Mermaid,” […]

Beauty and the Beast – New TV Spot & Final Poster | #BeOurGuest #BeautyAndTheBeast

Beauty and the Beast will soon be here in theaters. I can not begin to tell you all how excited I am. I have watched the trailer over and over again and each time I get even more excited! Beauty and the Beast have released their final poster and a short video for you all […]

Cars 3 – New Extended Look Now Available #Cars3

Cars 3 New Extended Look is now Available here at Optimistic Mommy! Check out some of the amazing photos and trailer featuring the new movie Cars 3 – coming to theaters June 16th, 2017. You don’t want to miss it!!! June 16, 2017 – CARS 3 (Disney / Pixar) #Cars3 Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, […]

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Travel

Extended Stay America is Perfect For Long Trips #myESA

This post is sponsored by Coupons.com. All opinions are 100% my own. #myESA Going on long trips can be fun. But finding the right hotel that can accommodate the extended stay can be frustrating. Thankfully Extended Stay America has the perfect amenities for making your long trip a breeze! When planning a long trip, a […]

Lavish Life and Alabama Beaches

After the need is satisfied we go for luxury, if you want to live a luxurious lifestyle in warm weather, then Orange Beach Alabama is a place of your dreams whereby the beach there are many luxury condos for sale. The interior of these condos is designed with the socializing mind. Condos offered here are […]

Get Ready to Know Orlando and Its Charms

Orlando is the city which is known for beautiful tourist attractions that attract a huge number of visitors from across the world. An estimated number of 52 million tourists visit the city of Orlando. This town is also known for ranking second highest in the number of hotel rooms. It’s the busiest city for seminars […]

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