Her First Bra: How to Make Bra Shopping a Positive Experience for Your Teen

Did you know that a girl’s breasts can start to develop when she is as young as eight years old? While the changes range dramatically from person to person, it’s important to keep an eye out for them as puberty approaches. If you’ve determined that it’s time for your daughter to buy her first bra, there are a lot of considerations to take to ensure that it’s a positive shopping experience. Of course, these bodily changes can stir up some major self-conscious feelings or shame in your … [Read more...]

Why You Shouldn’t Throw Out Those Old Gift Cards

Gift cards are undoubtedly the things to buy as a gift if you either don’t know the person very well or you simply have no idea what you should get them. If this gift receiver sounds like you, you probably have a ton of gift cards piling up in your wallet. Sometimes gift cards are an awesome gift, especially if they’re to somewhere you typically spend a ton of money at. Dunkin’ Donuts, Starbucks, Panera, and Chipotle are some of the most common gift cards to give as gifts to people you don’t … [Read more...]

5 Reason To Buy Reusable Grocery Bags

Going for Grocery Shopping? Don't forget your Reusable tote bags at home! As the world is growing and progressing, our beautiful planet and its beauty is depleting faster, the harmful greenhouse gases, the deteriorating ozone layers, the landfills stuffed with non-biodegradable wastes are all contributing to global warming and climate change. The protection of the planet and sustainable growth has become a prime a prime concern for common people, governments and corporates alike. Go green has … [Read more...]

The 5 Times It’s Okay To Say Yes To Debt

We’re getting to the time of year where people are spending more money than they do for the rest of the months ahead. Gifts, food, decorations, travelling to see family – it all adds up around Christmas time. One thing you find in your mailbox at this time of year, is junk mail offer after junk mail offer bombarding you with the latest and greatest in credit cards and payday loans. Companies like you to spend your cash, and they use Christmas as a way to tempt you in. They dangle a carrot of low … [Read more...]

5 of the World’s Best Flagship Stores

All stores have some sort of professional appeal to attract more customers, but not all of them spend millions on the interior. However, when it comes to the likes of Apple, Microsoft, and McDonald’s, they spend millions on the architect just to ensure their environments attract more customers and keep them in-store for as long as possible. So, what businesses have some of the best flagship stores in the world?   Lululemon – New York   The famous athletic wear … [Read more...]

50 Indoor Halloween Decorations

October is now here! Now is the perfect time to start decorating for Halloween. I've put together a list of 50 fun indoor Halloween decorations. These are sure to add spook and fun to your home.1. Beistle Halloween Mobile Hanging Party Decorating Item, 30-Inch - $5.23 2. Haunted Grave Scene Setter Kit - $14.87 3. Beistle Zombies Lab Door Cover, 30 by 5-Inch - $5.73 4. Ceramic LED Halloween Figurine - Pumpkins, LED Ghost, and Black Cat With Witch Hat - $20.00 5. Halloween Garland - … [Read more...]

Why I Love Google Express + $15 Off And More! #GoogleExpress #MyNewSaturday

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post with Google Express and One2One Network. All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! I have talked here on Optimistic Mommy many times about how I love online shopping. Being able to order things and have them delivered is such a time saver. I was recently introduced to Google Express, and I am absolutely loving it! As a busy mom, it saves me time when getting necessities or things I just want, plus many more reasons. Find out why by reading on, and don't miss … [Read more...]

Best Buy Mobile Specialty Stores = Convenience!

Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.What did we ever do without cell phones?  I'm serious.  Granted, we probably spent more face-to-face time since we didn't have our email right in our hands 24/7, but they're great to have for several reasons. One of them being if you have teenage children you can get in touch with them if they're out with friends or there's an emergency.  With the … [Read more...]