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Review of Disney Planes: Fire and Rescue - Now In Theaters! #FireAndRescue

Disclosure: I was asked to attend a prescreening of Planes: Fire and Rescue in return for my review.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own!   Disney Planes: Fire and Rescue is officially in theatres today!  You can experience this film ...

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Chick-fil-A Houston Road's NEW Coffee Drinks!

Disclosure:  I am a Brand Ambassador for Chick-fil-A Houston Road and I am receiving compensation for my post – however all opinions, as always, are 100% my own! Chick-fil-A has awesome food - whether it's breakfast, lunch or dinner you're looking for, they have you covered.  I'm ...

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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 ...

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4th of July Recipes For The Hundred-Foot Journey #100FootJourney #FoodieFriday

To get you excited about the release of The Hundred-Foot Journey being released August 8th, #FoodieFriday recipes include 4th of July inspired ones to get you excited about #100FootJourney!  There are some absolutely delicious ones to try out antime this summer! ...

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4th of July Printables and Raspberry Filled Cupcake Recipe

The 4th of July is just around the corner and if you are like so many Americans, you're gearing up for a weekend of celebrating with family, friends, and food!  We have some great patriotic printables for you to use ...

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3 Ways to Stay Fit After 40

After 40, things begin to slow down. College years are the stuff of memories. House-hunting is a filed-away chore. Staying in seems a preferable option over going out, especially after a long work week. Like a spinning top that is losing its momentum, the body’s metabolism slows down, too. As it does, it becomes harder […]

Review of Planes: Fire and Rescue - Now In Theaters! #FireAndRescue | Optimistic Mommy

Review of Disney Planes: Fire and Rescue – Now In Theaters! #FireAndRescue

Disclosure: I was asked to attend a prescreening of Planes: Fire and Rescue in return for my review.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own!   Disney Planes: Fire and Rescue is officially in theatres today!  You can experience this film in 2D or 3D.  I was fotunate enough to attend a prescreening this […]

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UrbanHalo Headbands Giveaway (Ends 7/31)

Urban Halo was create by designer, Jen, who believe accessories should be functional and stylish. She was on the hunt for the perfect headband that would fight her life and be functional at the same time. Unable to locate such a headband, she sat down at her sewing machine, and the first Urban Halo was […]

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KidOFit Barefoot Shoes Giveaway (Ends 7/31)

Hosted By: Life of a Southern Mom Sponsored By: KidOFit KidOFit offers innovative shoes, engineered to promote healthy foot development in infants and toddlers. KidOFit shoes have soles that are thin,soft and flat, with adjustable heel straps to customize fit that enhances comfort and protection. Jennifer at Life of a Southern Mom had the pleasure […]

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Rachel Roundabout Diaper Bag Giveaway (Ends 7/29)

Hosted By: Life of a Southern Mom Sponsored By: The Bumble Collection The Bumble Collection is a brand that specializes in children’s products from diaper bags to other family must-haves like lunch bags and coolers. Since 1999, they have had their diaper bags featured in magazines and hanging off of celebrity shoulders. In 2009, their […]

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Sparkling Lemonade Recipe - Inspired by The Hundred-Foot Journey #100FootJourney #FoodieFriday | Optimistic Mommy

4th of July Recipes For The Hundred-Foot Journey #100FootJourney #FoodieFriday

To get you excited about the release of The Hundred-Foot Journey being released August 8th, #FoodieFriday recipes include 4th of July inspired ones to get you excited about #100FootJourney!  There are some absolutely delicious ones to try out antime this summer!  My favorites are definitely the tarte and the sparkling lemonade!         In […]

4th of July Printables and Raspberry Filled Cupcake Recipe | Optimistic Mommy

4th of July Printables and Raspberry Filled Cupcake Recipe

The 4th of July is just around the corner and if you are like so many Americans, you’re gearing up for a weekend of celebrating with family, friends, and food!  We have some great patriotic printables for you to use for your upcoming Independence Day celebration.  Of course, a celebration isn’t a celebration with out […]

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Soupe a ‘loignon Recipe To Get You Pumped For The Hundred-Foot Journey! #100FootJourney

Are you excited about The Hundred-Foot Journey, starring Helen Mirren, releasing in theaters on August 8th?  In honor to get ready for this, try this yummy Soupe a l’oignon recipe!  This would be perfect for the rainy, dreary day we’re having here in Cincinnati!   In “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) is a […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

4th of July Printables and Raspberry Filled Cupcake Recipe | Optimistic Mommy

4th of July Printables and Raspberry Filled Cupcake Recipe

The 4th of July is just around the corner and if you are like so many Americans, you’re gearing up for a weekend of celebrating with family, friends, and food!  We have some great patriotic printables for you to use for your upcoming Independence Day celebration.  Of course, a celebration isn’t a celebration with out […]

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Difrax 3-Stage Pacifier Gift Pack Giveaway (Ends 7/22)

Hosted By: Life of a Southern Mom Sponsored By: Difrax Difrax was founded in 1967 by Dippy and Frank van Eijklenborg. Difrax offers everything for babies and parents: from pacifiers and baby bottles to advice, support and guidance. Their products are designed to make the first few years of a child’s life as comfortable as […]

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$500 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway (Ends 7/31)

Amy over at This Mamas Life recently had a new little one and Kinsight.com is helping us Celebrate! One lucky reader will win an Amazon.com Gift Card! Hosted By: This Mamas Life Co-Hosted by: Barbara’s Beat, StrangeDazeIndeed, Cherry Blossom Love and Joy of Momma Joyner Sponsored by: Kinsights.com A little about Kinsights: Kinsights is an […]

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$20 Amazon or PayPal Gift Card Giveaway (Ends 7/31)

Do you love all the breakfast items available at Chick-fil-A? Did you know they are rolling out a new coffee starting in August? Be sure to check out what is new at Chick-fil-A Houston Road This event is being brought to you by: Stockpiling Moms A Bird and A Bean Adventure Mom It’s Free at […]

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Review of Planes: Fire and Rescue - Now In Theaters! #FireAndRescue | Optimistic Mommy

Review of Disney Planes: Fire and Rescue – Now In Theaters! #FireAndRescue

Disclosure: I was asked to attend a prescreening of Planes: Fire and Rescue in return for my review.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own!   Disney Planes: Fire and Rescue is officially in theatres today!  You can experience this film in 2D or 3D.  I was fotunate enough to attend a prescreening this […]

Chick-fil-A Houston Road's NEW Coffee Drinks! | Optimistic Mommy

Chick-fil-A Houston Road’s NEW Coffee Drinks!

Disclosure:  I am a Brand Ambassador for Chick-fil-A Houston Road and I am receiving compensation for my post – however all opinions, as always, are 100% my own! Chick-fil-A has awesome food – whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner you’re looking for, they have you covered.  I’m super excited to let you know about the new coffee they have at Chick-fil-A […]

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SomaPet Helps Enhance Your Dog’s Health! #SomaPet

Animals are so important to me.  Mine always become like my “other” children.  Especially my Frankie-doodle.  We got Frank the day that our daughter, Riley, turned 1.  He is a pug-beagle mix – so, a puggle.  :-)  They estimated him to be about 3-4 years old, so he’s about 5-6 years old now.  He’s a […]

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