Articles, FREEBIES, Holidays,

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 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

Thanksgiving Decoration Ideas #Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Decoration Ideas

 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

Disney, Halloween, Holidays, Pixar,

Make Your Very Own Arlo Pumpkin #GoodDino

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Make Your Very Own Arlo Pumpkin #GoodDino Oh my goodness!  I could not wait to get started once I saw these come in my email.  We could not decide what to carve on our pumpkins this year, but now we know 🙂  New family activity sheets inspired by Disney/Pixar’s THE GOOD DINOSAUR including a pumpkin stencil, coloring sheets, mazes, connect-the-dots and more are now available from Disney/Pixar!  We quickly printed out the Arlo pumpkin stencil and headed to the grocery store for pumpkins.  Yes, we all got our own pumkin to

Easy Pumpkin Recipes #Pumpkin


Easy Pumpkin Recipes #Pumpkin Can’t get enough pumpkin?  Me either!  I have found a great list of some of the most delicious pumpkin recipes around the web.  There are so many pumpkin recipes out there this time of year, it can be hard to decide which ones will actually turn out great and which ones will flop.  I’m a true believer that with a little pumpkin, cinnamon, sugar and eggs; anything can taste yummy LOL  Here are a few of the best out there.  Be sure to let me know

Articles, Halloween, Holidays,

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

Red White And Blue Meringue Cookies


Red White And Blue Meringue Cookies I love, love, love meringue cookies!  This is a super simple recipe you will see me use often.  In my opinion, meringue cookies don’t taste that great, but they are super easy, once you get the hang of them and are impressive to look at.  These are great for get-togethers or anywhere you want people to thing you really know your stuff in the kitchen.  You can also get super creative with different piping tips and pies.   You can add flavoring and colors

Easter, Easter, Holidays, Thrifty DIY,

Fun And Easy DIY Easter Egg Wreath

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Fun And Easy DIY Easter Egg Wreath I am always looking for great, fun and easy ways to celebrate holidays.  You can find tons of Easter Wreaths with a simple Google search, so I decided to create one with materials I already had on-hand in my craft closet!  This fun and easy DIY Easter egg wreath was so easy peasy, fun, and cost less than $5 to make!  I used a wreath that I picked up on clearance at Walmart after Christmas that was made out of straw.  Although the

DIY No Sew Superhero Cape #DIY

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DIY No Sew Superhero Cape This was another super fun project we decided to test out for the Color Vibe with Tum-E Yummies in Lafayette next month.  This DIY Superhero cape would also be perfect for Mardi Gras, Halloween, or just boys dress up fun!  My son is 10 and still thought this was a lot of fun 😀  There are tons of no sew cape ideas out on the web and we kind of did a compilation of a few we saw on the web and one that a freind

DIY No Sew Tutu

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DIY No Sew Tutu We absolutely loved making this DIY no sew tutu.  We have made many of these over the years for lots of different occasions.  This time we’re making it for the Color Vibe 5K with Tum-E Yummies coming to Lafayette next month.  I think the last time we made one was for Valentine’s Day last year.  We have also made them for Mardi Gras, Easter, and Christmas.  These are so much fun!  Oh yeah, we made them for all of us for the St. Jude 5K a