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Night at the Museum Prize Pack #Giveaway #VPMovieNight (Ends 3/18) | Optimistic Mommy

Night at the Museum Prize Pack #Giveaway #VPMovieNight (Ends 3/18)

“Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” ?#?VPMovieNight? Pre-Twitter Party Giveaway   Hosted by: It’s Free At Last Sponsored by: Vocalpoint & 20th Century Fox We are hosting a #VPMovieNight Twitter Party on Wednesday, March 18th from 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm EST sponsored by Vocalpoint and 20th Century Fox!   FIVE lucky readers […]

IX Indoor Amusement Park in Ohio Tickets #Giveaway (Ends 3/23) | Optimistic Mommy

IX Indoor Amusement Park in Ohio Tickets #Giveaway (Ends 3/23)

Hosted by: A Medic’s World Sponsored by: I-X Indoor Amusement Park If you’re looking for an escape from the cold, I have a great giveaway to share with you today! You can get a jump start on having fun, if you win the 4-Pack of I-X Indoor Amusement Park Tickets that A Medic’s World and […]

LeapFrog 20 20 Reading Challenge

Join the 20/20 Reading Challenge With LeapFrog!

Reading is one of the most important things in life, especially for children. I’m so lucky that we instilled a love of reading in our daughter, Riley, from the time she was born and she loves to read now at almost 4 years of age. Did you know that March is National Reading Month? I […]

Behind the Music of TinkerBell and the Legend of the NeverBeast #NeverBeastBloggers | Optimistic Mommy

Behind the Music of TinkerBell and the Legend of the NeverBeast #NeverbeastBloggers

As part of the #McFarlandUSAEvent blog team, I got to do some pretty cool things thanks to Disney. All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! I really hope that you’ve gotten your copy of TinkerBell and the Legend of the NeverBeast and are enjoying it with your family!  If not, why haven’t you?  It’s filled […]

My Cats and Dog Are MVPs! (+Giveaway) #PurinaMVP | Optimistic Mommy

My Cats and Dog Are MVPs! (+Giveaway) #PurinaMVP

This is a sponsored post by Lunchbox.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! I love animals.  I feel like they are just always there for you, no matter what is going wrong in your world.  If I could, I’d save all the animals at the shelters.  But, unfortunately I can’t, so for now […]

Recipes & Food

Strawberry Crepes with Goat Cheese and Basil | Optimistic Mommy

Strawberry Crepes With Goat Cheese and Basil

 Start your day with some delicious strawberry crepes with goat cheese and basil! With it winter here in Ohio, I am craving some summer and sunshine.  I am tired of snow and negative temperatures!  To brighten up the dreary days, I am sharing these delicious recipe for strawberry crepes with goat cheese and basil! These […]

Bruegger’s Bagels Behind The Taste: Cream Cheese (+Giveaway)

Disclosure: I received compensation and/or product in exchange for my post.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! Last month I introduced to you Bruegger’s new “Behind the Taste” campaign. It is a video series that is celebrating traditional bakeries and the restaurant’s commitment to the true process of bringing fresh ingredients from the […]

Celebrate #PorkRindDay, Play Pass The PigSkin, & Enter a #Giveaway!

Celebrate #PorkRindDay & Play Pass The PigSkin

Disclosure: I received free product in exchange for my post.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! Do you enjoy pork rinds?  Have you ever tried Rudolph’s pork rinds?  My family and I enjoy them – they’re great as snacks by themselves, or you can dip them in spreads, use them as breading on […]

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Crafts

St. Patrick's Day Centerpiece: Finding St. Patrick’s Day décor can be a pricey endeavor, so why not try crafting your own instead? You can make a St. Patrick’s Day centerpiece just like the one you see here, using supplies you can find at your local Dollar Tree and craft store. | Optimistic Mommy

St. Patrick’s Day Centerpiece

Finding St. Patrick’s  Day décor can be a pricey endeavor, so why not try crafting your own instead? You can make a St. Patrick’s Day centerpiece just like the one you see here, using supplies you can find at your local Dollar Tree and craft store. Take a look and see how you can craft […]

St. Patrick's Day Treat Bag

St. Patrick’s Day Treat Bag

Are you planning on hosting a St. Patrick’s Day bash this year? If so, take a look at this easy and super inexpensive St. Patrick’s Day treat bag! You can make you own using just a few dollars worth of Dollar Tree supplies, and when finished you can stuff the bag with candy, gold coins, […]

Dr. Seuss One Fish Two Fish Jello Snack - With Dr. Seuss’s birthday approaching, why not enjoy some Seuss snacks with your kids? You can make your own Dr. Seuss One Fish Two Fish jello snack just like the one you see here. It only takes a few minutes and it is such an easy snack to create. So gather your ingredients and ask the kids to give you a hand. Things are about to get fun! | Optimistic Mommy

Dr. Seuss One Fish Two Fish Jello Snack

With Dr. Seuss’s birthday approaching, why not enjoy some Seuss snacks with your kids? You can make your own Dr. Seuss One Fish Two Fish jello snack just like the one you see here. It only takes a few minutes and it is such an easy snack to create. So gather your ingredients and ask […]

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Entertainment

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New Marvel’s AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Trailer & Posters! #Avengers #AgeOfUltron

If you are like my husband and I, you cannot wait for Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron to be released May 1, 2015!  I have some exciting stuff to share with you today – a new trailer and posters (including the one above)!  I’ll share the trailer with you all first: Now, on to the awesome […]

New Poster for Disney/Pixar's INSIDE OUT! #InsideOut | Optimistic Mommy

New Poster for Disney/Pixar’s INSIDE OUT! #InsideOut

See that awesome poster above? That’s the new one for Disney Pixar’s new movie, Inside Out!  It will be released in theaters June 19, 2015!  In case you’re not sure what it’s about, here ya go: From an adventurous balloon ride above the clouds to a monster-filled metropolis, Academy Award®-winning director Pete Docter (“Monsters, Inc.,” “Up”) […]

TinkerBell and the Legend Of The NeverBeast Review #NeverBeastBloggers | Optimistic Mommy

TinkerBell and the Legend Of The NeverBeast Review #NeverBeastBloggers

As part of the #McFarlandUSAEvent blog team, I got to do some pretty cool things thanks to Disney. All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! Have you gone out and gotten your copy of TinkerBell and the Legend of the NeverBeast yet?  If not, you definitely should!  With an amazing cast, great animation, and beautiful […]

Interview with Ginnifer Goodwin, Voice of Fawn in TinkerBell and the Legend of the NeverBeast #NeverbeastBloggers | Optimistic Mommy

Interview with Ginnifer Goodwin, Voice of Fawn in TinkerBell and the Legend of the NeverBeast #NeverbeastBloggers

As part of the #McFarlandUSAEvent blog team, I got to do some pretty cool things thanks to Disney. All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! Today is a super exciting day!  You can now get TinkerBell and the Legend of the NeverBeast on Disney Blu-ray, Digital HD, and Disney Movies Anywhere!  In celebration, I am […]

Scott Adsit, the voice of Baymax in BIG HERO 6

Interview With Scott Adsit – The Man Behind Baymax of Big Hero 6 + Baymax Himself! #BigHero6Bloggers

During the Big Hero 6 portion of our Los Angeles trip a few weeks ago, we got to interview the voice of the lovable Baymax, Scott Adsit!  Scott is a sweet, funny guy who was a lot of fun to interview.  I didn’t expect anything differently, though, since his character is so great!  Did you know […]

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Its All About the Baby Giveaway (Ends 3/13)

Its All About the Baby Giveaway (Ends 3/13)

Its All About the Baby Giveaway This giveaway is hosted by Adventures of Country Divas and their Blogger friends The Giveaway is open to US only, 18+ The Giveaway ends March, 7th at 1159pm est Read the full review on KNOCK KNOCK They are giving away a $50.00 Gift Card Read the full review on […]

ABC Mouse Prize Pack Giveaway (Ends 3/15)

ABC Mouse Prize Pack Giveaway (Ends 3/15)

Are you ready for an AMAZING Giveaway from ABC Mouse? This GREAT GIVEAWAY is Sponsored by ABC Mouse and Hosted by Mom Does Reviews! I have two little ones, and a special learner, who really enjoys their time on ABC Mouse.  Unlike other programs with the same expectations, ABC Mouse really does make learning fun […]

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$500 Medi-Pals Prize Pack Giveaway (Ends 3/16)

Welcome to the Favorite Amazon Finds for Kids Giveaway, generously sponsored by Medi-Pals! Last month, Thrifty Nifty Mommy introduced us to a fantastic kid-friendly medication dispenser called Medi-Pals. Available in 3 fun characters, Medi-Pals dispensers are familiar and fun for the infant, easy for the caregiver to use, and they always ensure that the child […]

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