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

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Are You In The Market For A Car?

Are You In The Market For A Car? Perhaps you are in the market for a car. However, you are not sure which one to buy. If this situation describes you. There is no need to panic. Buying a car can be stressful if you do not know what you are doing. However, it is not that difficult to find out exactly what you should be looking for. It is important not to start your search for a car without first educating yourself. If you have never bought a car

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Halloween Prank Ideas That Are Sure To Make Them Scream #BestBuyHalloween

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Halloween Prank Ideas That Are Sure To Make Them Scream #BestBuyHalloween 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 Do you love Halloween? I never thought of Best Buy for Halloween decorations before this year!  They have some amazingly fun ideas for pranking your kids or neighbors that are sure to make you the Halloween star of your neighborhood.  Do you look forward to decorating and setting up scary Halloween pranks and

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Talking Tom and Friends Crosses 3 Billion Downloads #talkingfriends

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Talking Tom and Friends Crosses 3 Billion Downloads #talkingfriends Do your kids love Talking Tom like mine do?  I am so excited to be able to share with all of you that Talking Tom has now been downloaded over three billion times!  You know why this is so exciting?  This is exciting because it just means that we will be seeing more and more products featuring Talking Tom. Outfit7 Limited’s Famed Talking Tom and Friends Franchise Cinches Top Mobile Milestone Three billion, three thousand million, or 3,000,000,000 – no matter how

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The Great Russian Nutcracker is coming to Lake Charles #GreatRussianNutcracker

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The Great Russian Nutcracker is coming to Lake Charles #GreatRussianNutcracker I am so excited to share that The Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is coming to Lake Charles Nov. 14!  I cannot wait to introduce our three children to this beautiful timeless classic.  My children are now 16, 10 & 9 years old, which makes this a perfect year to introduce the three of them to the ballet.  We have found a great special offer for our readers for the ultimate holiday tradition.  If you buy your tickets right now

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Get A Little Nuttier With Emerald Nuts

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Get A Little Nuttier With Emerald Nuts  Well, now that soccer season is in full swing, we are always looking for a good, wholesome snack that has sticking power.  Emerald® Nuts Breakfast on the Go!™ are always at the top of our list for tasting great, being healthy and keeping the kids feeling full through an entire game.  I didn’t realize, until all 3 of our kids were in extracurricular activities, how important portability was really going to be.  When we’re rushing home from school to hurry and get homework done,

Easy Peasy And Healthy Fruit Cones

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Easy Peasy And Healthy Fruit Cones #sweeps: Acadiana’s Thrifty Mom is required to disclose a relationship between our site and Save-A-Lot. This could include Save-A-Lot providing us w/content, product, access or other forms of payment  It is not always easy to find great healthy after-school snacks for our kids, so we have to get creative.  Sometimes that creativity is easy and sometimes it is hard to achieve.  I am happy to tell you that this time it is SO, SO EASY!  I am all about easy peasy and healthy for the

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Keep Your Healthy Weekday Routines Through The Weekends

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Keep Your Weekday Routine Through The Weekends Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Nature’s Bounty®. All opinions are 100% my own. The greatest realization I have had over the many years of eating healthy and not eating healthy and back and forth is that sticking to your routines helps tremendously.  It is important, to me, that I stick to my weekday routines throughout the weekends.  I keep walking and I keep taking my vitamins and supplements no matter what we have going on over the weekend.  It

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Grab A Wholesome Snack On The Go With Emerald Nuts

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Grab A Wholesome Snack On The Go With Emerald Nuts School has started back y’all!  You know what that means, don’t you?  Hungry, hungry kids after school.  My kids have always been huge fans of all kinds of nuts and nutty snacks.  Emerald® Nuts have long been a staple in our pantry.  We have been buying  Emerald Breakfast On the Go!™  for a couple of years.  They make great snacks on road trips and camping trips.  Now they have the new Emerald Breakfast On the Go!™ Nutty Bites which are even