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Fall Rake Wreath Tutorial | Optimistic Mommy

Fall Rake Wreath Tutorial

Tired of traditional wreaths? Then you must give this fall rake wreath a peek! This fall rake wreath is a frugal and fun spin on the traditional wreath, plus it is something you can craft yourself in just minutes. Take a look below at how you can craft your own, using an old rake head […]

$50 PayPal or Amazon Giveaway (Ends 10/26) | Optimistic Mommy

$50 PayPal or Amazon Giveaway (Ends 10/26)

Welcome to the $50 USD PayPal or Amazon Gift Card Flash Giveaway! This giveaway is for THREE Days Only! Enter Now! To enter, simply use the form below! Giveaway ends at 11:59 pm on Oct. 26, 2014! Tell your friends so they can enter, too! Good Luck! Entry-Form Disclosure: This giveaway is organized by Giveaway Booster.com. The […]

Children and Guns: Firearm Safety in the Home

Parents who own firearms often get flake for keeping such dangerous instruments in their home around their children. The truth is, however, that responsible gun owners know how to safely store and handle their firearms while still keeping their children safe. The following tips will help ensure your family has a safe relationship with firearms. […]

Creamy Chipotle Onion Dip Recipe #TabascoHellmanns | Optimistic Mommy

Creamy Chipotle Onion Dip Recipe + Walmart Samplings #TabascoHellmanns

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own. Whether you are “home-gating” for a football or, my favorite, a hockey game, you cannot forget about the delicious food! Food is the main part of any sports party, right?  If you are looking to switch it up, I have a yummy Creamy Chipotle […]

I See Me! Personalized Children’s Book Giveaway (Ends 10/28)

This giveaway is sponsored by I See Me! Personalized Children’s Gifts and hosted by Mom Does Reviews and her fabulous blogger friends! About I See Me! Welcome to I See Me! where we provide the highest quality, most personalized children’s books available. We opened for business in May of 2000, after a year of active […]

Recipes & Food

Creamy Chipotle Onion Dip Recipe #TabascoHellmanns | Optimistic Mommy

Creamy Chipotle Onion Dip Recipe + Walmart Samplings #TabascoHellmanns

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own. Whether you are “home-gating” for a football or, my favorite, a hockey game, you cannot forget about the delicious food! Food is the main part of any sports party, right?  If you are looking to switch it up, I have a yummy Creamy Chipotle […]

Maple Pumpkin Coffee Cake Recipe #CoffeeBuzz | Optimistic Mommy

Maple Pumpkin Coffee Cake Recipe #CoffeeBuzz

  Disclosure: Big thanks to Staples.com for sending product(s) to review.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own. Did you know that Monday is International Coffee Day?  I had no idea, either!  There’s nothing that goes better with coffee than a good coffee cake, so I am excited to share my recipe for Maple […]

5 Ingredient Chocolate Pumpkin Ice Cream #HeroesEatMMs #Shop | Optimistic Mommy

5 Ingredient Chocolate Pumpkin Ice Cream #HeroesEatMMs #Shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HeroesEatMMs #CollectiveBias I don’t know about you, but I am super excited for fall to start tomorrow!  To me, that means cooler weather, being closer to holiday season, and pumpkin flavored everything!  In celebration of the release of Captain […]

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Crafts

Fall Rake Wreath Tutorial | Optimistic Mommy

Fall Rake Wreath Tutorial

Tired of traditional wreaths? Then you must give this fall rake wreath a peek! This fall rake wreath is a frugal and fun spin on the traditional wreath, plus it is something you can craft yourself in just minutes. Take a look below at how you can craft your own, using an old rake head […]

Fun Fall Craft: Craft Stick Scarecrow | Optimistic Mommy

Craft Stick Scarecrow & Our Creation Celebration #Fiskars365

Disclosure: This post is sponosred by Fiskars & The Motherhood.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! Fall is the season of scarecrows, which is why this craft stick scarecrow is the perfect fall craft. Using just a few basic craft supplies, you can whip up your own craft stick scarecrow, perfect for decorating […]

Room on the Broom Book Activities | Optimistic Mommy

Room on the Broom Book Activities (+Giveaway)

Happy October!  It’s hard to believe that we’re well into fall and that October is here already!  This month for our book give away and fun ideas we are sharing the book Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.  It is perfect for fall and for little ones and big kids too! […]

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Riley's Personalized Tote Bag From Zoey's Personalized Gifts - I've Got You Under My Spell | Optimistic Mommy

Personalized Trick or Treat Bags Review (+Giveaway)

I don’t know about you, but I love things that are personalized.  It’s so much fun to have something with your name on it.  That’s why I was happy to stumble across Zoey’s Attic Personalized Gifts!  They were kind enough to send over two fun Halloween totes for us to review.  And as soon as […]

BuyDig 42" LED Smart HDTV Giveaway (Ends 10/29) | Optimistic Mommy

BuyDig 42″ LED Smart HDTV Giveaway (Ends 10/29)

Every year, out of their amazing generosity BuyDig.com offers an amazing giveaway sweepstakes. And this year is no different. This year the fabulous team over at BuyDig has decided to give one lucky Mom Blog Society reader a 42-Inch 1080p 60Hz Direct LED Smart HDTV with Wi-Fi! BuyDig.com rules in my house. Whenever we need a new tech […]

$100 Minted Giveaway (Ends 11/1) | Optimistic Mommy

$100 Minted Giveaway (Ends 11/1)

Golden State Mom, Forever Ashley and Typically Simple have teamed up with Minted to give you $100 to spend on products from Minted.com! Perfect timing for holiday cards, address labels or what ever your little heart desires! Now onto the GIVEAWAY: 1 reader will win a gift code good for $100 dollars to Minted.com minus […]

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Reviews

Riley's Personalized Tote Bag From Zoey's Personalized Gifts - I've Got You Under My Spell | Optimistic Mommy

Personalized Trick or Treat Bags Review (+Giveaway)

I don’t know about you, but I love things that are personalized.  It’s so much fun to have something with your name on it.  That’s why I was happy to stumble across Zoey’s Attic Personalized Gifts!  They were kind enough to send over two fun Halloween totes for us to review.  And as soon as […]

Corydon, IN - Holiday Inn Express | Optimistic Mommy

Corydon, Indiana – Holiday Inn Express #OMTravels

Disclosure: I received a free 2-night stay at Holiday Inn Express in exchange for my post.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! {Source} I am very excited to start sharing with you everything I did around Corydon, Indiana.  I thought I would first share with you the hotel.  My dad and I stayed […]

The Best Of Me Book & ProFlowers Bouquet | Optimistic Mommy

The Best Of Me Book & ProFlowers Giveaway (Ends 10/19) #TheBestOfMe

Disclosure: I received the featured products in return for my post.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own. If you know me, you know that I am a huge book lover.  I especially love Nicholas Sparks novels.  I’m a sucker for romance, what can I say?  That is why I am super excited for […]

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