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

Creamy, Slow Cooker, Hot Chocolate

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Creamy, Slow Cooker, Hot Chocolate You are going to love this creamy slow cooker hot chocolate recipe.  We love, love, love hot chocolate around our house.  Sometimes we wimp out and buy the powdered hot chocolate at the store, but usually we make it from scratch.  It is so, easy peasy to make it from scratch too!  our recipe changes depending on what ingredients we have on-hand, but this is the recipe we use most often.  This recipe calls for cocoa powder, but you can also use bakers chocolates or

Add These Disney Favorites to Your Holiday Gift List #Disney

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Add These Disney Favorites to Your Holiday Gift List #Disney Black Friday is quickly approaching and Christmas is just a few weeks away!  How in the world did it sneak up on us so quickly?!  One of my favorite gifts to give for the holidays and, really, anytime is a good Disney movie.  If you have a movie lover or just someone, for whom, you don’t know what to buy, Disney has some awesome new releases along with all of their great classics for your holiday gift giving.  We have a

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

Slow Cooker Hot Apple Cider

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Slow Cooker Hot Apple Cider I’m going to be honest with y’all, this slow cooker hot apple cider is my regular hot apple cider recipe that I adapted to my slow cooker.  I love cooking holiday beverages in the slow cooker because I can leave them on warm all day while people are coming in and out and they will have a warm drink all day long.  This hot apple cider will make your house smell amazing and get everyone in the holiday mood!  We always make this when we’re

Best Thanksgiving Appetizers #Thanksgiving

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Best Thanksgiving Appetizers #Thanksgiving Next to the turkey, appetizers are my favorite part of Thanksgiving dinner.  Appetizers are what gets everyone to your house early and keeps them at bay while the turkey and dressing are finishing up in the oven.  I don’t know about you, but I look forward to deviled eggs and a veggie tray every year.  I also look forward to the “new stuff” that people bring to snack on.  We have an amazing list of terrific appetizers of more than just deviled eggs and black olives.  I

Slow Cooker Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

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Slow Cooker Peppermint White Hot Chocolate Okay y’all, I’m going to share one of my all-time favorite holiday recipes with you.  Everyone in our house absolutely loves this Slow Cooker Peppermint White Hot Chocolate.  Not only does it taste delicious, but it’s a change from the same ole hot chocolate you always have.  One of the most appealing features of this recipe for me is that it is super easy peasy to make for everyone in our house.  You can easily double the recipe to take to the office or

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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

ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas Schedule 2015 #25DaysOfChristmas

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ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas Schedule 2015 #25DaysOfChristmas I am so excited to have this list for all of you!  Christmas is my very favorite time of the year <3  Every year many families it around and every movie/show that appears on the ABC 25 Days of Christmas event. What if you could watch them year round without cable? Did you know almost every one of those movies are available on DVD too? Thanks to I Heart the Mart for the list.  Time to grab the popcorn and hot chocolate