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Enjoy Free Movie Nights With Tyson and Redbox #TysonFreeMovieNight

Enjoy Free Movie Nights With Tyson and Redbox #TysonFreeMovieNight Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own. With all of this dreary Louisiana winter weather, it is easy to get down.  Walmart has a solution for your family that includes a night in with Tyson Foods and Redbox!  Whether it is raining, snowing, sleeting, or just plain cold; winter is always a great time to stay inside.  We love having movie nights with the kids building blanket forts and forcing the pups

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Dear Fat Rachel, I Love You

Dear Fat Rachel, I Love You Okay y’all, I have to get this out before I forget.  I don’t usually get super personal or mushy on my blog, but I’m 42 and it’s time to get some things out in the open 😀  First of all, I have always referred to myself as “fat”.  If that offends you, I am truly sorry.  I do not want to offend, so please don’t take it that way.  There is power in saying it before someone else says it though, so I’m quick

Save Money and Energy With Energy Star certified Products From Best Buy #bbyenergystar

Save Money and Energy With Energy Star certified Products From Best Buy #bbyenergystar 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. You can save money and energy with Energy Star® certified products from Best Buy!  Are you as tired of high electric bills as I am?  I have been using Energy Star® appliances for years, but until recently, wasn’t sure what, exactly that means.   With the environment in the forefront of the news

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Save Big This Back To School Season

Save Big This Back To School Season As a parent the end of summer can be stressful.  It also means it’s time to figure out some great ways to save on kids back to school clothes.   Right now, in Acadiana, we have a lot of people unemployed and under employed.  We have some great tips to help you save on your back to school shopping this school year.  These may require you to think outside of the box and step out of your comfort zone, but they work and

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How You Can Help Stop Racism

How You Can Help Stop Racism I’m stepping outside of my comfort zone today and talking about something that has been weighing heavy on my heart.  I wish I knew a magic formula.  There is no magic formula, but there are things you can do to stop racism.  I would like to say that I don’t know what it’s like to have my son called the “N” word by his Caucasian peers.  I’d love to be able to tell you that that same son wasn’t patted on the head like

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Maximize Energy and Save Money This Earth Day with LG Studio #bbyed

Maximize Energy and Save Money This Earth Day with LG Studio #bbyed The reviewer 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 Are you ready to maximize energy and save money this Earth Day with LG Studio?  Earth day is just around the corner and Best Buy is celebrating with an amazing Earth Day Sale!  In just a few days, on April 22, we will be celebrating mother Earth.  We have been looking at new refrigerators

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Stock Up On Summer Essentials And Save With Walmart #StockUpSave

Stock Up On Summer Essentials And Save With Walmart #StockUpSave This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Walmart.  All opinions are 100% my own. Have you heard of the Stock Up Save Event going on at Walmart?  Spring doesn’t have to just be about cleaning.  This year Walmart wants it to be about stocking up! You can enjoy savings all month long just by heading to your local walmart or visiting stockupsave.com!  You will get big savings on your family’s favorite brands like Bounty, Tide, Pampers, Charmin and so much more.  Right now, when

Laugh Like A Girl With Jacky Ha-Ha #HAHABookClub

Laugh Like A Girl With Jacky Ha-Ha #HAHABookClub This post is sponsored by BSM Media.  All opinions are 100% my own. If you enjoy having fun with your daughter; you are going to definitely want to laugh like a girl with Jacky Ha-Ha!  Do you ever sit down with your daughter and a good book.  I mean, a book that isn’t for school or learning, but just for having fun?  I can tell you that every book I have ever read “with” my children has actually been me reading “to”

Just Released: New Trailer For Finding Dory #FindingDory

Just Released: New Trailer For Finding Dory #FindingDory This y’all….THIS!  There is a brand new trailer out for Finding Dory and it is adorable! Dory finally misses her family. Why is this so important? Because, in order for her to miss her family, she has to remember them! As if Dory isn’t adorable enough by herself; she comes back surrounded by so many familiar faces, errr ummm…fishes 😀 Ellen DeGeneres does an amazing job, once again, of bringing Dory to life in a way that we can all relate to

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Stop Leaks Before They Happen With New Poise Impressa® #TryImpressa

Stop Leaks Before They Happen With New Poise Impressa® #TryImpressa This post is sponsored by Impressa. All opinions are 100% my own. Did you know that Poise has a new product that can help you stop leaks before they happen?!  Oh yes, new Poise Impressa® does just that! I am the 41 year old mother of 3.  Giving birth to 3 children and being 41 years old both come with their unique challenges.  To top it off, my youngest two children play every sport they can.  Since they are both elementary