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I'm Headed To Corydon, Indiana! #ThisIsIndiana #OMTravels

Disclosure: I am receiving accommodations and free tickets to attractions in return for posting about Corydon, Indiana.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! I am super excited because this afternoon I will be headed to Corydon, Indiana for a ...

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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 ...

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Our Family Trip To Buffalo Wings and Rings! #BuffaloWingsandRings #Shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BuffaloWingsandRings #CollectiveBias Family time is important.  Now that Riley is in preschool, we try to spend even more quality time together.  Since we all ...

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DIY Engagement Gift - Wedding Day Countdown

Do you have a friend or loved one who’s recently become engaged and you’re looking for the perfect  DIY Engagement Gift to celebrate their exciting news?  Give them a beautiful piece of décor to countdown the days until they say ...

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Planes: Fire and Rescue Is Being Released 11/4/2014!

I am super excited to let you know that Planes: Fire and Rescue will be released on Disney Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Digital HD, Disney Movies Anywhere, DVD and On-Demand platforms on November 4th!  My family and I saw Planes: Fire & Rescue ...

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4 New Clips From Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day! #VeryBadDay

Did you see the post last week where I told you about a new clip from Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day?  Well, I have a real reat for you today – four new clips from this funny family movie!  Sit back and enjoy, and make sure to check it out in theaters […]

Swiss Colony Pumpkin Truffles Giveaway

Swiss Colony Pumpkin Spice Truffles (Ends 10/07)

What is your favorite season of the year? Do you love the taste of fall with flavors like pumpkin, spice and apple? The Swiss Colony offers a large assortment of tasty treats for each season and items year round, including these delectable Spiced Pumpkin Truffles.   Be sure to read Kristin’s full review and see […]

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 […]

I'm Headed To Corydon, Indiana! #ThisIsIndiana | Optimistic Mommy

I’m Headed To Corydon, Indiana! #ThisIsIndiana #OMTravels

Disclosure: I am receiving accommodations and free tickets to attractions in return for posting about Corydon, Indiana.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! I am super excited because this afternoon I will be headed to Corydon, Indiana for a fun filled weekend!  Full of caves and caverns that we get to explore, among […]

Seawick's Candles Prize Pack Giveaway (Ends 10/13)

Seawick’s Candles Prize Pack Giveaway (Ends 10/13)

As the nip in the air starts to become prevalent, I love this time of year when I can burn seasonal candles and have a continuous, warm aromatic environment in my home. I am always seeking different and unique smelling candles to delight the senses of those that enter my home and my newest find […]

Recipes & Food

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 […]

Buffalo Rings & Rings in Richmond, Indiana = Perfect For Families! #BuffaloWingsandRings #Shop | Optimistic Mommy

Our Family Trip To Buffalo Wings and Rings! #BuffaloWingsandRings #Shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BuffaloWingsandRings #CollectiveBias Family time is important.  Now that Riley is in preschool, we try to spend even more quality time together.  Since we all are major lovers of food, we took a trip to Richmond, Indiana which is […]

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DIY Engagement Gift - Wedding Day Countdown | Optimistic Mommy

DIY Engagement Gift – Wedding Day Countdown

Do you have a friend or loved one who’s recently become engaged and you’re looking for the perfect  DIY Engagement Gift to celebrate their exciting news?  Give them a beautiful piece of décor to countdown the days until they say “I Do”! This DIY Engagement Gift is easy to make and affordable and the groom […]

12 Mason Jar Crafts | Optimistic Mommy

12 Mason Jar Crafts

 I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love mason jar crafts!  They’re so cute, and they are usually super easy to make.  here are 20 great ones that I am sure you will love! Winter Mason Jar Lanterns Birds Nest Mason Jar Lamp Mason Jar Vases Chevron Painted Mason Jars Patriotic Mason Jar Lanterns […]

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 […]

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Pamper Your Pet Treat Yourself Giveaway

Pamper Your Pet & Treat Yourself Giveaway – 3 Winners! (Ends 9/29)

Welcome to Pamper Your Pet & Treat Yourself Giveaway! Hosted By: SuperFrugalStephanie.com Sponsored By: Tableclothsfactory.com Tableclothsfactory.com has all of your party needs and some you might not even think about getting. So many great decorating ideas and more! Planning a wedding? Baby shower? Formal event? They have just about everything you will need for decorating! […]

My Interview With Mia Hamm & LeapFrog LeapBand Giveaway! | Optimistic Mommy

My Interview With Mia Hamm & LeapFrog LeapBand Giveaway! #FitMadeFun

Disclosure: I am receiving free product in exchange for my post.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! If you follow me on Facebook, a couple of weeks ago you probably saw that I got to do something pretty cool – interview retired soccer star Mia Hamm!  The occasion for this was her involvement […]

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Buffalo Rings & Rings in Richmond, Indiana = Perfect For Families! #BuffaloWingsandRings #Shop | Optimistic Mommy

Our Family Trip To Buffalo Wings and Rings! #BuffaloWingsandRings #Shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BuffaloWingsandRings #CollectiveBias Family time is important.  Now that Riley is in preschool, we try to spend even more quality time together.  Since we all are major lovers of food, we took a trip to Richmond, Indiana which is […]

Sensitive Teeth? Crest Sensi-Stop Strips Are Here To Help! #SensiStop #ad | Optimistic Mommy

Sensitive Teeth? Crest Sensi-Stop Strips Are Here To Help! #SensiStop #ad

Disclsoure: This is a sponsored post in collaboration with One2One and Crest.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own.  I got the wonderful opportunity to visit Proctor & Gamble last week to learn about a brand new product from Crest; their Sensi-Stop Strips!  If you suffer from hypersensitive teeth, I definitely recommend reading a […]

My Interview With Mia Hamm & LeapFrog LeapBand Giveaway! | Optimistic Mommy

My Interview With Mia Hamm & LeapFrog LeapBand Giveaway! #FitMadeFun

Disclosure: I am receiving free product in exchange for my post.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! If you follow me on Facebook, a couple of weeks ago you probably saw that I got to do something pretty cool – interview retired soccer star Mia Hamm!  The occasion for this was her involvement […]

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