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Easy After School Snacks #AddCoolWhip #Shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #CollectiveBias #AddCoolWhip Is it just me, or is it crazy that it's already August?!  It seems like every year is going faster and faster. ...

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Baby Shower Gifts Featuring The Fresh Air Crib Liner + Giveaway!

Disclosure: I am participating in this campaign as a member of The Niche Parent Network & Conference.  Although I received compensation and product, all opinions are my own. I just received super exciting news recently.  I am going to be an ...

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Delight Your Cats With Fancy Feast® Broths! #LoveABowl

Since our cats think they are king of the house and deserve the best, I was excited to have them try out Fancy Feast® Broths as a part of this great sponsored post program! I consider my pets my children.  If you're ...

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Eliminate Landfill Waste With Recycle A Cup!

Disclosure: I have received compensation in exchange for writing this post.  My opinions, as always, are 100% my own! There is a pretty good chance that you, or someone you are close to, owns a single serve brewer, such a sa ...

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Mixed Berry Chocolate Frappe Recipe

I absolutely love a good frappe and I’ve been wanting to try a frappe recipe at home.  I had some left over coffee sitting in the carafe one afternoon and decided to give it a try.  It was easy with ...

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Superior Source Family 5-Pack Vitamins Giveaway (Ends 8/26) | Optimistic Mommy

Superior Source Family 5-Pack Vitamins Giveaway (Ends 8/26)

Take 5 for Health Superior Source Vitamin Giveaway ~ 2 Winners ~ Ends 08/26/14 What Makes Superior Source so unique from other vitamins? Superior Source Vitamins are MicroLingual® – “Under the Tongue Technology” that works fast, as they are quickly absorbed into the body, dissolving in seconds – NO pills to swallow! By swallowing supplements, […]

Banana Pudding Mini Pie - Easy After School Snacks #AddCoolWhip #Shop | Optimistic Mommy

Easy After School Snacks #AddCoolWhip #Shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #CollectiveBias #AddCoolWhip Is it just me, or is it crazy that it’s already August?!  It seems like every year is going faster and faster.  With it being back to school time, and Riley’s first year of preschool, I […]

Winner's Choice - $20 PayPal or Amazon Gift Card Giveaway (Ends 8/31) | Optimistic Mommy

Winner’s Choice – $20 PayPal or Amazon Gift Card Giveaway (Ends 8/31)

Welcome to the Winner’s Choice Giveaway   This event is being co-hosted by: A Bird and A Bean, Adventure Mom, It’s Free At Last, Optimistic Mommy, Stockpiling Moms, Simply Sherryl and The Healthy Hen Our winner will have the choice of a gift card from: Paypal ~ Amazon Please enter on the rafflecopter All entries are optional This event […]

Staples $25 Gift Card Giveaway (Ends 8/31) | Optimistic Mommy

Staples $25 Gift Card Giveaway (Ends 8/31)

School Supply Stock Up Giveaway! Sponsored by: Staples Hosted by:  Savory Savings  Co-hosted by: Swanky POV and Failing Perfect Back to School is upon us all and that means buying school supplies in bulk like crayons, markers, notebooks, glue and more!  Staples can help you #MakeMoreHappen with your budget and want to help kick start the […]

Prince Lionheart Everywhere playMAT Review | Optimistic Mommy

Prince Lionheart Everywhere playMAT Review + Giveaway!

Riley loves playing with cars and trucks.  We recently got to review a great new playMAT that she absolutely loves – Prince Lionheart’s Everywhere playMAT! This reversible playMAT measures 6.56 feet x 4.9 feet and has a fun city on one side, and a fun zoo motif on the other.  Riley loves setting up her […]

Recipes & Food

Banana Pudding Mini Pie - Easy After School Snacks #AddCoolWhip #Shop | Optimistic Mommy

Easy After School Snacks #AddCoolWhip #Shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #CollectiveBias #AddCoolWhip Is it just me, or is it crazy that it’s already August?!  It seems like every year is going faster and faster.  With it being back to school time, and Riley’s first year of preschool, I […]

Fried Portobello Mushroom Recipe | Optimistic Mommy

Fried Portobello Mushroom Recipe

My family and I are huge mushrooms lovers.  We love them in spaghetti sauce, salads, and just eating them by themselves.  There used to be a restaurant near us called Bill Knapp’s that had the best fried portobello mushrooms.  Unfortunately they closed quite a few years back.  The other day, after seeing some portobello mushrooms […]

Mixed Berry Chocolate Frappe Recipe | Optimistic Mommy

Mixed Berry Chocolate Frappe Recipe

I absolutely love a good frappe and I’ve been wanting to try a frappe recipe at home.  I had some left over coffee sitting in the carafe one afternoon and decided to give it a try.  It was easy with essentially no prep work involved and so delicious!  Mixed Berry Chocolate Frappe Recipe Ingredients: coffee […]

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DIY Hair Accessories Organizer | Optimistic Mommy

DIY Hair Accessories Organizer

What little girls doesn’t have dozens of adorable Hair Accessories for her hair?  With all those hair accessories, including this easy hair clip, comes the need for storing them (or constantly picking them up all over the house)!  This super cute and easy to make DIY organizer will help keep headbands, clips, hair ties, and more in […]

30 Uses For Baby Food Jars | Optimistic Mommy

30 Uses For Baby Food Jars

If you have a baby in the home then you surely have baby jars coming out your ears! Finding great uses for these dainty little jars may seem like a hard thing to do but there are tons of ways to re-use them. Instead of throwing them directly into the recycle bin take a look […]

Easy Hair Clip Accessory | Optimistic Mommy

Easy Hair Clip Accessory Tutorial

There’s no better time to show off a cute hair accessory than now!  This adorable little button hair clip is easy to make and is a fun addition to all the red, white, and blue you can find to wear this Independence Day.  Button crafts are always fun to make and this button hair clip […]

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Movie Night Prize Pack Giveaway (Ends 9/16) | Optimistic Mommy

Movie Night Prize Pack Giveaway (Ends 9/16)

Welcome to the Movie Night Giveaway Giveaway! Sponsored by OrderUtility.com   Hosted by Profit From Sweepstakes.com Co-Hosted by SweepingMommy.net, Empower Yourself Here and Spaceships & Laser Beams This is a brand new giveaway to help us promote OrderUtility.com. What’s that? It’s a new website that helps you find electric and gas savings, telephone services, digital […]

Veggie Tales DVD Giveaway (Ends 8/21) | Optimistic Mommy

Veggie Tales DVD Giveaway (Ends 8/21)

Veggie Tales Celery Night Fever DVD Giveaway Sponsored By: Propeller Consulting Hosted By: Living The Fantabuless Life   Living the Fantabuless Life is pleased to host this giveaway about everyones favorite talking vegetables! Once again the Veggie Tales crew has dished up a dose of moral values in a cartoon setting which was fun for […]

ComfyLicious Infinity Scarf Giveaway (Ends 8/29) | Optimistic Mommy

ComfyLicious Infinity Scarf Giveaway (Ends 8/29)

This giveaway is sponsored by ComfyLicious and hosted by Mommy By Nurture. One lucky winner will get their color choice as shown in the photos above for one 100% rayon infinity scarf from ComfyLicious. To see how fashionable this piece is when worn, how to use it while breastfeeding for some fashionable modesty, or to […]

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Reviews

Prince Lionheart Everywhere playMAT Review | Optimistic Mommy

Prince Lionheart Everywhere playMAT Review + Giveaway!

Riley loves playing with cars and trucks.  We recently got to review a great new playMAT that she absolutely loves – Prince Lionheart’s Everywhere playMAT! This reversible playMAT measures 6.56 feet x 4.9 feet and has a fun city on one side, and a fun zoo motif on the other.  Riley loves setting up her […]

Isabella Grace Bella Madre Necklace | Optimistic Mommy

Isabelle Grace Bella Madre Necklace Review + Giveaway

Disclosure: I received the featured product for free.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! Being a mom is tough.  I know many moms who are running around like crazy right now getting things ready for back-to-school.  We all deserve to treat ourselves for the hard work.  That’s where Isabelle Grace Jewelry’s beautiful necklaces […]

Learn About Kinsights | Optimistic Mommy

Learn About Kinsights + $50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

As parents, we try to be all and do all.  Sometimes we need help, though.  Thanks to great online resources, like Kinsights, we have a great network to ask those questions we need help with, and store our children’s health records – all in one place!  You’ll be able to spend more time enjoying parenthood, […]

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