Participate In Carter’s Pajama Program for Giving Tuesday Today! #GivingTuesday

  Did you know that today (November 29th) is #GivingTuesday? I have part­nered with Bloggin' Mamas and Carter’s to pro­mote Giv­ing Tues­day, a pro-social move­ment that encour­ages man­u­fac­tur­ers and oth­er par­tic­i­pants to sup­port char­i­ta­ble giv­ing on the first Tues­day after Thanks­giv­ing. This year marks Carter’s first Pajama Program for Giving Tuesday. For every Carter’s paja­ma pur­chased online today at www.Carters.com or at one of Carter’s 650+ retail stores, Carter’s … [Read more...]

A Fun Adventure with Schleich’s Giraffes and African Elephants

This post is part of a sponsored campaign with Schleich. I received compensation for my participation, but my review and opinions are my own. Do your children love animals as much as my daughter does? Riley is obsessed with anything that has to do with animals. She was so excited when we received these giraffe and elephant families from Schleich. She already loves her Schleich Horse Club items, so I knew she would love these items. Schleich was founded in 1935, and since the 1950's they … [Read more...]

How to Get Help for An Unexpected Financial Emergency

Disclsoure: This post is sponsored by Check Into Cash. All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! Life happens to the best of us, it seems our world can come crashing down at any moment giving us the need to find financial assistance quickly. With state assistance not being an option for these rare and often times one-time financial emergencies there are programs like Check Into Cash that assist you in gaining back control during these hardships. What is a one-time unexpected financial … [Read more...]

Keeping Your Cats Healthy & Happy During The Holidays #CLUMPandSEAL

This post is sponsored by ARM & HAMMER™ and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about ARM & HAMMER CLUMP & SEAL™ available at PetSmart®, but Optimistic Mommy only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Arm & Hammer and PetSmart are not responsible for the content of this article. The holidays are upon us, and we are preparing to have our family and friends over for the festivities. While you are preparing, … [Read more...]

Turkey Sweet Potato Hash with Baked Eggs Recipe + Turkey Twitter Party!

This post is in partnership with Ohio Poultry Association. All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! Can you believe it - next week is Thanksgiving! This year has absolutely flown by. There are many things I love about Thanksgiving, including visiting family and friends, pumpkin pie, cranberry sauce, and of course turkey! I have partnered with the Ohio Poultry Association again this year to share a delicious recipe with you, some fun info about turkeys, and to let you know about a fun Twitter … [Read more...]

Sierra Trading Post Is The Perfect Place To Order Your Winter Gear

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. All opinions, as always, are 100% my own.Whether we like it or not, winter is right around the corner. Now is the perfect time to start thinking about winter clothes. I have a great company - Sierra Trading Post - to tell you about today who has a great reputation and is perfect for finding winter gear for the whole family! Sierra Trading Post has been around for over 30 years. They sell top brands, from Columbia Sportswear, Carhartt, The North Face, and … [Read more...]

ARM& HAMMER™ CLUMP & SEAL™ Gives You a 7 Day Odor Free Home #CLUMPandSEAL

This post is sponsored by ARM & HAMMER™ and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about ARM & HAMMER CLUMP & SEAL™ available at PetSmart®, but Optimistic Mommy only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Arm & Hammer and PetSmart are not responsible for the content of this article. Pets are a huge joy, especially our cats. What's not a joy, though? Litter box odors. Thankfully we have ARM & HAMMER™ CLUMP … [Read more...]

Curly’s RoadTrip Eats West Coast Style Meatballs Recipe #RoadTripEats

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Curly’s BBQ. All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! Enter for your chance to win a great tailgate giveaway! There will be 5 winners! I recently went on a Flavor Adventure with Curly's RoadTrip Eats in Cincinnati, where Miles and I had so much fun trying out different items from many different companies from Ohio and beyond. Of course there were some dishes that stood out more than others. One of them being delicious meatballs. I loved them so much that … [Read more...]