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Kids Eat Free In Acadiana

Kids Eat Free In Acadiana I have been hard at work on something great and new for all of my local readers!  I have compiled the largest list of restaurants in Acadiana where kids eat free!  I have included a link on each one to the restuarant’s website or Facebook page.  Most of these restaurants do not advertise that kids can eat free, so the list was, largely compiled by word of mouth.  Be sure to contact the restaurant before going to make sure they will still feed your kiddos

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HUGE List of Summer Camps in Acadiana 2016

HUGE List of Summer Camps in Acadiana 2016 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 2016 will be June 20 – 24.  This is the camp that started it all – reserve

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

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

Behind The Scenes At Cirque Du Soleil #Toruk

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,

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

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

Cirque du Soleil’s Family Show, Toruk, is Coming to the Cajundome #TORUK

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

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A to Z in Acadiana 75+ Activities for Family Fun In Cajun Country

A to Z in Acadiana 75+ Activities for Family Fun In Cajun Country Are you looking for something fun to do in Acadiana this weekend?  How about a great staycation right here near home?  Well, we were looking for something fun to do while the kids were out of school and that is where this list came into play!  You’re sure to find something super fun for your family to do right here in Acadiana.  If you know of somewhere fun in south Louisiana that wasn’t added, please email me at

So Much Fun At Sky Zone Lafayette! #SkyZoneLafayette

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

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

Fun For The Entire Family At The Color Vibe #TumEYummies

Fun For The Entire Family At The Color Vibe We had SO much fun at the Color Vibe in Lafayette, Louisiana this weekend!  I’m going tell you that I was a bit apprehensive because I am not, by any stretch of the imagination, a runner.  My husband, on the other hand, is an avid runner and our three children are a mix of the two of us.  I decided we would just ‘go with it’ and see how it turns out.  Boy, oh boy, am I happy we did!   I