You Are Going To Love Treasure Hunters #TreasureHuntersClub

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You Are Going To Love Treasure Hunters #TreasureHuntersClub This post is sponsored by BSM Media. All opinions are 100% my own. We had the amazing opportunity to read and review another one of James Patterson’s books.  This time we read Treasure Hunters.  My son, Isaiah, is eleven years old and absolutely loved this book!  We read much of the book together, just because it was so much fun!  Treasure Hunters starts in Venice and takes them on an adventure across the world looking for a stolen treasure.  It was exciting

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I’m Heading Back To LA For Disney’s Pete’s Dragon Red Carpet #PetesDragonEvent

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I’m Heading Back To LA For Disney’s Pete’s Dragon Red Carpet #PetesDragonEvent Y’all!  I am so excited to announce that I’m heading back to LA for Disney’s Pete’s Dragon Red Carpet premiere and to interview Bryce Dallas Howard!  I’ll be out there from Sunday, August 7th – Tuesday, August 9th! While I am in town I will also take a sneak peek at some of the exciting bonus content featured on the Blu-ray and digital release of The Jungle Book, attend an early advance screening of Queen of Katwe and preview footage from

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New Poster And Trailer For Marvel’s Doctor Strange #DoctorStrange

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New Poster And Trailer For Marvel’s Doctor Strange #DoctorStrange Comic-Con is happening in San Diego and in celebration of the cast’s appearance at San Diego Comic-Con, a brand new trailer and poster from Marvel’s Doctor Strange have been made available. I just love watching Marvel movies evolve through poster and trailer releases.  It’s like slowly unwrapping a gift on Christmas morning 😀  I’ve been hearing a lot of buzz around this film and can’t really decide what direction it is going to take.  The one thing I know for sure, is

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New Pete’s Dragon Activity Sheets and Film Clip #PetesDragonEvent

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New Pete’s Dragon Activity Sheets and Film Clip #PetesDragonEvent Can you believe that August is almost here and it’s almost time for Disney’s Pete’s Dragon to open in theaters everywhere across the country?!  Ahhh, yes, we are focusing on back to school around here too, but Pete’s Dragon is helping us focus on more than just going back to school.  It’s a great distraction for my youngest who is not looking forward to school starting back at all!  Disney has just released a new film clip along with a super

Easy Homemade Fried Ice Cream Pie

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Easy Homemade Fried Ice Cream Pie If you are looking for a super fun and easy recipe that will WOW your family and friends, then this Easy Homemade Fried Ice Cream Pie is going to make you veryyy happy 😀   I have made this a few times for my family and am going to make it for our neighborhood pot luck soon.  The kids always clean it out quickly when I make it for us.  You really have to make it and taste it to understand how amazing this

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What You Need To Know Before Seeing Ghostbusters #Ghostbusters

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What You Need To Know Before Seeing Ghostbusters #Ghostbusters Earlier this week I was given the opportunity to screen Ghostbusters at AMC Elmwood Palace in Harahan.  While I was watching Ghostbusters with my youngest two children (9 years old and 11 years old) and my best friend’s youngest son (9 years old), I felt like I needed to give some pointers for all of the moms and dads who will be considering taking their children to see Ghostbusters in the coming weeks. 1.  It will make you scream!  Ghostbusters went

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New Featurette From Queen Of Katwe #QueenOfKatwe

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New Featurette From Queen Of Katwe #QueenOfKatwe Disney has released a new featurette from Queen Of Katwe featuring new footage from the film and interviews with stars David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o, is now available. I have been hearing amazing things about this film.  I’m going to get an early look at it next month in Los Angeles and have been told, by many of my friends who have already seen it, to take tissues!  The film, which is based on the vibrant true story of a young girl from the

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Save Big This Back To School Season

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Save Big This Back To School Season As a parent the end of summer can be stressful.  It also means it’s time to figure out some great ways to save on kids back to school clothes.   Right now, in Acadiana, we have a lot of people unemployed and under employed.  We have some great tips to help you save on your back to school shopping this school year.  These may require you to think outside of the box and step out of your comfort zone, but they work and

Easy Burrito Casserole

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Easy Burrito Casserole   If your family likes burritos, they are going to LOVE this easy burrito casserole!  I make this at least once a month.  I usually make my Mexican Street Corn and Spanish Rice with it.  My kids LOVE it.  My husband loves it too 😀  You can change this recipe up and substitute chicken for the ground beef and green enchilada sauce for the red enchilada sauce.  I’ve also mixed green chiles in with the meat before and it tasted great!  I hope your family loves this

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First Look at Beauty And The Beast Poster #BeOurGuest

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First Look at Beauty And The Beast Poster #BeOurGuest It’s getting real y’all!  Disney has just released the first, I’m sure of many, poster for Beauty and The Beast that will be released in March of 2017!  I cannot wait to see what’s coming next.  Be sure to stay tuned for all of the updates. About Beauty And The Beast: Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience, staying

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Belly Laughs All Around With The Secret Life Of Pets #TheSecretLifeOfPets

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Belly Laughs All Around With The Secret Life Of Pets #TheSecretLifeOfPets If you are in need of some serious belly laughs for the entire family, then you need to see The Secret Life of Pets this weekend!  I took my 9 and 11 year olds, along with my neighbor’s 7 year old daughter to see The Secret Life of Pets Tuesday night.  Oh my goodness!  It was hilarious!  I’m going to be honest, I was a little worried that the best parts of the movie were in the previews and

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How You Can Help Stop Racism

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How You Can Help Stop Racism I’m stepping outside of my comfort zone today and talking about something that has been weighing heavy on my heart.  I wish I knew a magic formula.  There is no magic formula, but there are things you can do to stop racism.  I would like to say that I don’t know what it’s like to have my son called the “N” word by his Caucasian peers.  I’d love to be able to tell you that that same son wasn’t patted on the head like

Easy Mini Pancake Muffins

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Easy Mini Pancake Muffins If you’re looking for a great easy breakfast on those busy mornings then these easy mini pancake muffins are for you!  Everyone in our house loves these.  Not only are they super easy and quick to make, they are amazingly versatile.  I made them for breakfast this morning for three kids and they were gone in 10 minutes!  These are perfect because they are two bites and freeze great.  You can take them on road trips or add about 1/2 cup of sugar and 1 tsp

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The Final Kubo and the Two Strings Trailer Is Here #KuboMovie

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The Final Kubo and the Two Strings Trailer Is Here #KuboMovie If you must blink do it now….the final Kubo trailer is here! I am so excited that Kubo and The Two Strings is about to open in theaters everywhere!  We were at a screening just last night and saw the posters.  My kids are more than ready to finally get to see Kubo on the big screen!  What makes it even better is that it opens just 8 days after my youngest daughter’s birthday!  Oh yes, she’s getting movie

Fast and Easy French Toast Roll Ups

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Fast and Easy French Toast Roll Ups Y’all are going to LOVE these fast and easy French Toast Roll Ups!  They really are fast and easy.  Plus, your whole family will think you’re a genius.  This recipe is my strawberry cheesecake version, but you can mix it up and do whatever you like to make them your own.  You can replace the cream cheese filling and strawberries with chocolate chips and mini marshmallows and make s’mores roll ups.  You can even fill them with nutella and bananas or blueberries.  Get

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5 Reasons You Will Love The Ghostbed

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5 Reasons You Will Love The Ghostbed I was given a Ghostbed in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are 100% my own. I was given the amazing opportunity to try out the Ghostbed and share my thoughts with all of you.  I will have to admit, I was a bit skeptical.  My husband and I are very skeptical about beds and, especially any bed that comes in a box to our door.  How in the world can it do all of the things their website claims it does.

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Gobblefunk Glossary Just In Time For The BFG Opening #TheBFG

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Gobblefunk Glossary Just In Time For The BFG Opening #TheBFG I am so excited that Disney’s The BFG will be opening in theaters everywhere this Friday, July 1st! My kids have all read the book and are itching to see what one of their favorite books looks like on the big screen.  This is the first time that Steven Spielberg has directed for Disney and it’s an amazing and magical film that must be seen on the big screen!  For my son, this is his favorite book ever and this

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Win $50 Cash

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Win $50 Cash Could you use a little extra cash right now?  I don’t know about you, but I just finished back to school shopping and am really feeling the crunch!  Acadiana’s Thrifty Mom is giving away $50 Paypal cash to one lucky winner.  All you have to do is enter to win in this easy peasy rafflecopter below.   Don’t have Paypal?  That’s okay!  You can substitute a $50 Amazon gift card or Walmart gift card in its place.  What are you waiting for?  Enter below and GOOD LUCK!