Cirque du Soleil’s Family Show, Toruk, is Coming to the Cajundome #TORUK

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Cirque Du Soleil’s Family Show, Toruk, is Coming to the Cajundome #TORUK I am beyond excited to announce that the new Cirque du Soleil® touring show inspired by James Cameron’s record-breaking movie AVATAR, TORUK – The First Flight, will be presented at the Cajundome on November 20-22, 2015, as part of a global tour in arenas around the world starting November 2015.  We have never been to a Cirque du Soleil show, but have always wanted to.  This year, we’re going and I cannot wait to share our first experience with our children and all

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A to Z in Acadiana 75+ Activities for Family Fun In Cajun Country

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A to Z in Acadiana 75+ Activities for Family Fun In Cajun Country Are you looking for something fun to do in Acadiana this weekend?  How about a great staycation right here near home?  Well, we were looking for something fun to do while the kids were out of school and that is where this list came into play!  You’re sure to find something super fun for your family to do right here in Acadiana.  If you know of somewhere fun in south Louisiana that wasn’t added, please email me at

So Much Fun At Sky Zone Lafayette! #SkyZoneLafayette

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So Much Fun At Sky Zone Lafayette! #SkyZoneLafayette Guess what y’all?  We went to the new Sky Zone in Lafayette, LA!  We watched as it was being renovated from a shoe store into Sky Zone.  We weren’t real sure what to think.  My son came home from school a couple of times talking about his friends going and how he wanted to go and I told him we’d go in the summer.  Finally, the summer is here and it was time for me to stick to my word!  What did

Complete List of Summer Camps in Acadiana 2015

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Complete List of Summer Camps in Acadiana 2015 If you live in Acadiana and are you looking for something fun to keep the kids busy and happy this summer, you have come to the right spot! Acadiana’s Thrifty Mom has rounded up the biggest list of camps in Acadiana around! Be sure to check back often; I will be adding more as I find them 🙂 Acadiana School of the Arts:  ROCK CAMP! ~ Rock Camp 2014 will be June 22 – 26.  This is the camp that started it all – reserve

Fun For The Entire Family At The Color Vibe #TumEYummies

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Fun For The Entire Family At The Color Vibe We had SO much fun at the Color Vibe in Lafayette, Louisiana this weekend!  I’m going tell you that I was a bit apprehensive because I am not, by any stretch of the imagination, a runner.  My husband, on the other hand, is an avid runner and our three children are a mix of the two of us.  I decided we would just ‘go with it’ and see how it turns out.  Boy, oh boy, am I happy we did!   I

Tum-E Yummies & Lafayette Color Vibe DIY Color Your World Kit #ColorVibe

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Tum-E Yummies & Lafayette Color Vibe DIY Color Your World Kit DISCLOSURE:This post is sponsored. All products mentioned and reviewed on this page are compliments of Tum‐E Yummies. All opinions of the products are my own. We were so excited to create our very own Tum-E Yummies & Lafayette Color Vibe DIY Color Your World Kit when we found out the Color Vibe™ was coming to Lafayette, LA!  Imagine how much more excited when we were invited to attend!?  Although I am not a runner, by any stretch of the imagination, I

Acadiana Christmas Parades

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Acadiana Christmas Parades Photo Credit: Badly Drawn Duck Sunday, November 30 ~ Breaux Bridge Christmas Parade Tuesday, December 2 ~ Rayne Christmas Parade Thursday, December 4 ~ Crowley Christmas Parade Saturday, December 6 ~ Carencro Christmas Parade Saturday, December 6 ~ St. Lucy Christmas Parade Sunday, December 7 ~ Duson Christmas Parade Sunday, December 7 ~ Jeanerette Christmas Parade Sunday, December 7 ~ Sonic Christmas Parade Sunday, December 7 ~ Kiwanis Christmas Parade Thursday, December 11 ~ Downtown Opelousas Children’s Christmas Parade Saturday, December 13 ~ New Iberia Christmas Parade Saturday,

FREE Saints In The Parc #ShopLafayette

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FREE Saints In The Parc Say what?!  Downtown Lafayette is having a free viewing of the New Orleans Saints game vs the division rival Panthers Thursday, October 30, at 6:00 p.m.! Come support the Saints for this Thursday Night Football game on the BIG SCREEN!  Are you going?  We might see you there! Find out more information HERE!

2014 Complete List of Summer Camps in Acadiana

Complete List of Summer Camps in Acadiana Do you live in Acadiana?  Are you looking for something fun to keep the kids busy and happy this summer?  Well, you have come to the right spot!  Acadiana’s Thrifty Mom has rounded up the biggest list of camps in Acadiana around!  Be sure to check back often; I will be adding more as I find them 🙂 Acadiana Cane Cutters summer baseball camp ~  Head Coach Lonny Landry and the Acadiana Cane Cutters will be hosting baseball camps for all youth ballplayers

10 Ways To Save Big On Summer Snacking

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Thrifty Summer Snacking Can you believe it?  School will be out NEXT MONTH!  Now is the time to start thinking about how you’re going to feed three meals and snacks every day all summer without breaking the bank.  I have some great tips and ideas on how to do just THAT!  One thing I always try and keep in mind is planning is key!  If I plan ahead, things always seem to go smoother 😀 Package them yourself: You will likely come out better when buying snacks if you forego