Behind The Scenes At Cirque Du Soleil #Toruk

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Behind The Scenes At Cirque Du Soleil #Toruk I had the amazing opportunity to explore behind the scenes at the Cirque Du Soleil Toruk show at the Cajundome in Lafayette, LA, last week. I had never been to a Cirque show before last week, so I wasn’t real sure what to expect.  I was amazed at the amount of preparation that goes into putting this show on at the Cajundome.  It was surreal, the night of the show, to see how everything came together.  These performers practice 10-12 hours a day,

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Get Poise Impressa® and Laugh with Confidence #TryImpressa

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Get Poise Impressa® and Laugh with Confidence #TryImpressa This post is sponsored by Impressa. All opinions are 100% my own. There are not many times, as a woman, that you can really get *excited* about a personal hygiene product.  Let’s face it, stress urinary incontinence (SUI), aka bladder leakage; is no fun to talk about.  After having three children it is a part of my life, especially during cold and flu season.  Oh yes, if you’ve ever experienced SUI, then you know exactly what I mean.  Between the coughing and sneezing, it seems

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Our Amazing Trip To the Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

Our Amazing Trip To the Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker We had the amazing opportunity to attend the Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker last weekend.  I have never been to a ballet, much less the Moscow Ballet and wasn’t real sure what to expect.  My son was at a sleepover and my husband was at work, so we were able to grab one of my daughter’s friends and make it a girls’ night out.  None of us are really the “artsy” type and I was a little afraid that this

Huge Savings On Holiday Photo Projects With Mixbook

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Huge Savings On Holiday Photo Projects With Mixbook The holidays are here y’all!  I’m hearing mixed feelings on the holiday season, but no matter how you feel about the holidays being upon us, we can all agree that holiday photos and a great deal will both brighten your day 😀  Have you heard of Mixbook? Mixbook is an awesome site that allows you to create customized products with your photos.  Whether it’s Christmas cards for all your friends and family, a photo book of all the holiday activities or a

Come Home For The Holidays With Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra #BRSO

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Come Home For The Holidays With Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra #BRSO I am so excited to announce that Acadiana’s Thrifty Mom will be enjoying the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra in two weeks to enjoy Home For the Holidays!  I have not been to a symphony since I was a teenager.  I have fond memories of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra on the banks of the Mississippi River during the holiday season.  I cannot wait to share this amazing experience with my husband and all 3 of our children.  This is a tradition that

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The Best Buy Special Holiday Shopping Event #WinTheHolidaysSweepstakes

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The Best Buy Special Holiday Shopping Event #WinTheHolidaysSweepstakes Acadiana’s Thrifty Mom 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.  All opinions are 100% my own.   Oh my goodness!  Tomorrow is a HUGE day for Best Buy.  They are kicking off the holiday shopping season in an amazing way.  BEST BUY is hosting their Shopping Event on Saturday, November 7th  from 1 pm to 5 pm.  Click here to find a store near you under Store Locator.

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FREE Meals For Veterans on Veteran’s Day 2015 #VeteransDay

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FREE Meals For Veterans on Veteran’s Day 2015 #VeteransDay Thanks MidgetMomma.com for Sharing this list of places where Active Duty Service Members, Guard Members and Veterans can get FREE Meals on Veteran’s Day. Make sure you pass on this information to anyone you know who is a Veteran or Active Duty so they can snag a free meal too! Plus don’t forget that there are FREE Haircuts for Veterans! All places require proof of military service, proof of service includes Military ID, Discharge Papers, DD214 and being in uniform. What

Thanksgiving Decoration Ideas #Thanksgiving

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 Thanksgiving Decoration Ideas #Thanksgiving How about a list of amazing Thanksgiving decoration ideas? We have found a great list of ideas from around the blogosphere. These are all from trusted bloggers and you can do them all yourself! Have fun with them and share with your family. Send us a picture once yours are complete. We’d love to share them here 🙂 Painted Mason Jars Vases Idea for Your Tablescape Thanksgiving Art Low Cost Decorative Pumpkins Luminary Thanksgiving Vase Burlap “Grateful” Sign Thanksgiving Banner Felt Flowers for Autumn “Organic” Centerpiece

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

You Can Get the Perfect Shot With Adobe PhotoShop Elements 14 #BestLifeEver

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You Can Get the Perfect Shot With Adobe PhotoShop Elements 14 #BestLifeEver Acadiana’s Thrifty Mom 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.  All opinions are 100% my own. I am always looking for great editing software, but am terrified of the word “Photoshop”.  I have heard amazing things about Photoshop, but always feel a bit overwhelmed when I start trying to edit.  If you are like me, Are you a casual picture taker or just