5 Reasons You Need to Visit The Baton Rouge Symphony #BRSO

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5 Reasons You Need to Visit The Baton Rouge Symphony #BRSO We were recently given the opportunity to visit the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra for their Home For The Holidays performance.  I can sum up our evening in three words:  “Oh…my…goodness!”  The entire experience was perfect.  We have never been to Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra nor have we been to the River Center during the holidays.  This experience was nothing short of magical.  From Santa Clause sitting at the entrance of the theater to the beautiful musical performance of the

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

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

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

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

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Red, White & Boom!

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GRAMMY Winner, CHUBBY CARRIER and the Bayou Swamp Band with YOUR Acadiana Symphony Orchestra in Parc International Interactive Children’s Music in Parc Sans Souci with fun water activities and more! GRAMMY nominee Corey Ledet & His Zydeco Band and Lafayette’s Bayou Boys on the Freedom Fest! Stage $5 per person. Gates open at 5 pm. For every 5 non-perishable food items you bring for FoodNet, you will receive 1 FREE concession ticket. Schedule of Events

Making your own milk for as low as 10¢ per gallon!

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As many of you already know, I bought a soy milk maker a couple of weeks ago in an attempt to eat healthier without breaking the bank.  Well, I’m happy to report that it was a HUGE success!  Since receiving my Easy-Clean Automatic Hot Soy Milk Maker, not only have I made soy and rice milk; I have discovered that I can also make almond milk with this amazing machine!  I was a little skeptical because my family is very particular about brands with soy milk.  We only drink Silk because