The Perfect Personalized Christmas From Personalization Mall #Personalization

The Perfect Personalized Christmas From Personalization Mall #Personalization Today I get to tell you about Personalized gifts from Personalization Mall!  I am so excited to share our super cute personalized stockings we received for our entire family.  When I first saw the box on my front porch, I couldn’t believe it arrived so quickly!  This was some super fast shipping.  So, if you’re still looking for that perfect gift for someone who has everything, you still have time to get them something more personal delivered in time for Christmas.  We

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

Creamy, Slow Cooker, Hot Chocolate

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

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

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

Slow Cooker Hot Apple Cider

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

Slow Cooker Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

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

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

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

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

Acadiana Christmas Parades

Acadiana Christmas Parades Photo Credit: Badly Drawn Duck Sunday, November 30 ~ Breaux Bridge Christmas Parade Tuesday, December 2 ~ Rayne Christmas Parade Thursday, December 4 ~ Crowley Christmas Parade Saturday, December 6 ~ Carencro Christmas Parade Saturday, December 6 ~ St. Lucy Christmas Parade Sunday, December 7 ~ Duson Christmas Parade Sunday, December 7 ~ Jeanerette Christmas Parade Sunday, December 7 ~ Sonic Christmas Parade Sunday, December 7 ~ Kiwanis Christmas Parade Thursday, December 11 ~ Downtown Opelousas Children’s Christmas Parade Saturday, December 13 ~ New Iberia Christmas Parade Saturday,