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4 Things To Do Before Publishing A Blog Post

Being able to hit that 'Publish' button when finishing up a blog post is a very exhilirating thing to do.  Your words are going out into the blog-o-sphere for everyone to see.  I know I have hit that orange button ...

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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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Walgreens Race Around America + $25 Gift Card Giveaway! #RaceAroundAmerica | Optimistic Mommy

Walgreens Race Around America + $25 Gift Card Giveaway! #RaceAroundAmerica

Disclosure: This is a compensated post.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own!   If you know me in real life, you more than likely know that I enjoy nice cars (namely Ford Mustangs) and watching racing.  That is why I am super excited about today’s post!  Walgreens and Roush Fenway Racing have partnered […]

4 Things To Do Before Publishing A Blog Post | Optimistic Mommy

4 Things To Do Before Publishing A Blog Post

Being able to hit that ‘Publish’ button when finishing up a blog post is a very exhilirating thing to do.  Your words are going out into the blog-o-sphere for everyone to see.  I know I have hit that orange button (since I am on WordPress) and later noticed something I either forgot to put in, […]

Change Your Breakfast Up With Nature's Bakery Fig Bars | Optimistic Mommy

Change Your Breakfast Up With Nature’s Bakery Fig Bars

This post was created in partnership with Nature’s Bakery. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Sometimes breakfast can be just plain boring.  I know, not being a huge breakfast lover, I have to change things up often.  I am also working on trying to exercise in the morning while Riley is at school, so […]

Puritan's Pride Back To School Review + Giveaway (Ends 9/8) | Optimistic Mommy

Puritan’s Pride Back To School Review + Giveaway (Ends 9/8)

Disclsoure: I received the featured product(s) for free in return for my review.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! Family is important.  Being healthy enough to be there for your family is just as important.  My family background has lots of health issues.  Some I can’t control as much as I’d like to, […]

How has UNICEF been involved with Helping Children in Recent Months?

As an organisation UNCEF is dedicated to protecting children around the world and trying to make sure they have the best life that is possible for them.  Sadly there are plenty of areas of the world today where the work of UNICEF is badly needed.  There are many children who would struggle to survive if […]

Recipes & Food

Cheesy Chicken or Steak Rice & Vegetable Bowl Recipe #NewFromHormel #Shop | Optimistic Mommy

Cheesy Chicken or Steak Rice & Vegetable Bowl Recipe #NewFromHormel #Shop

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.   #NewFromHormel #CollectiveBias There’s nothing I love more than when a brand I have enjoyed for a long time comes out with a new line of products.  Especially when those products make dinner even easier for me.  Since Riley is now […]

Easy Chicken Fajitas Featuring Azteca No Preservatives Tortillas | Optimistic Mommy

Easy Chicken Fajitas Featuring Azteca No Preservatives Tortillas + Giveaway

Disclosure: I received the featured product and promotional products in return for my post.  As always, my opinion is 100% my own. Since my daughter starts preschool this next week, I have been thinking about even easier dinners, especially since a routine will be hard to get into.  We’re used to eating dinner later, at […]

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 […]

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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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Cascade Prize Pack Giveaway (Ends 9/5) #CascadeShiningsReviews

Cascade Prize Pack Giveaway (Ends 9/5) #CascadeShiningsReviews

Cascade Platinum Prize Pack Giveaway Sponsored by: Cascade Hosted by: It’s Free At Last and a group of amazing bloggers   Cascade Platinum is the latest and greatest addition to the Cascade line of products. Cascade’s most premium product that is designed to achieve a clean so powerful it helps to keep the dishwasher sparkling, […]

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Car Seat Giveaway (Ends 9/21)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Car Seat Giveaway (Ends 9/21)

TMNT Car Seat Back to School Giveaway Hosted by:  Confessions of a Messy Mama Sponsor:  Kids Embrace   Read Messy Mama’s entire REVIEW: Prior to having the TMNT Car Seat she would hymn and haul about getting into her seat. Once or twice there were a few tears. Now, once she is in her seat […]

Lugz Drifter Boots For Men Giveaway (Ends 9/3 - U.S. Only) | Optimistic Mommy

Lugz Drifter Boots For Men Giveaway (Ends 9/3 – U.S. Only)

Welcome To The Lugz Drifter Boots Giveway! Hosted by: It’s Free At Last Sponsored by: Lugz Are you looking for something spectacular for that special man in your life for a birthday or Christmas present?  Look no further than the Lugz Drifter Boots!.  Stylish and comfortable, they are great fot work, home or out in […]

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Reviews

Change Your Breakfast Up With Nature's Bakery Fig Bars | Optimistic Mommy

Change Your Breakfast Up With Nature’s Bakery Fig Bars

This post was created in partnership with Nature’s Bakery. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Sometimes breakfast can be just plain boring.  I know, not being a huge breakfast lover, I have to change things up often.  I am also working on trying to exercise in the morning while Riley is at school, so […]

Puritan's Pride Back To School Review + Giveaway (Ends 9/8) | Optimistic Mommy

Puritan’s Pride Back To School Review + Giveaway (Ends 9/8)

Disclsoure: I received the featured product(s) for free in return for my review.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! Family is important.  Being healthy enough to be there for your family is just as important.  My family background has lots of health issues.  Some I can’t control as much as I’d like to, […]

PishPoshBaby Skip Hop Zoo Pack Review + Giveaway | Optimistic Mommy

PishPoshBaby Skip Hop Zoo Pack Review + Giveaway

It’s some parent’s favorite time of year – back to school!  For me, it’s kind of a bittersweet time; my daughter starts her first day of preschool on August 27th!  It’s crazy how time flies.  We’ve been busy getting ready and finding that perfect backpack. Thanks to PishPoshBaby, we have a super cute one!  Their […]

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