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,

HOW TO HOST A FRUGAL HOLIDAY MEAL

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Pumpkin Almond Chocolate Torte

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Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust

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Red White And Blue Trifle

Red White And Blue Trifle This recipe is perfect for your Labor Day, Memorial Day, or Fourth of July cookout! It is super simple and beautiful for your table. My kids LOVE fresh berries, so it’s always a hit around my house. Show your colors with red, white and blue stripes in this top-rated, deliciously smart and fruity dessert. Ingredients: 1 (5.1 oz) pkg.  vanilla instant pudding mix 2 cups  cold milk 1 prepared pound cake, cut into 1/2-inch cubes. You can find my pound cake recipe here.  2 cups  fresh strawberries, sliced

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FREE PRINTABLE Favado’s Eggs-cellent Easter Savings Recipes & Grocery List #FavadoApp

Favado’s Eggs-cellent Easter Savings Recipes & Grocery List Are you looking for ways to save on Easter dinner this year?  I sure am!  While I was looking, I came across the Favado app.  I am so in love with this printable shopping list and amazing recipes from Favado! You can look up amazing Easter recipes and add the ingredients to your list as well as print your list straight from their site! It doesn’t get much easier than that!  Be sure to take a look around for some of their

April Fool’s Day Litter Box Cake

April Fool’s Day Litter Box Cake This April Fool’s Day Litter Box Cake is a huge hit at our house every year!  I saw different versions of it all over the internet and decided to give it a try.  Not only do we have fun making it, but it is a ton of fun to share with the kids on April Fool’s Day.   April Fool’s Day Litter Box Cake Talk….about….FUN! My daughters and I stayed home from baseball practice last night to make this dessert for our picnic that

Handprint Snowman Christmas Ornaments

Handprint Snowman Christmas Ornaments Gather your supplies: Plain ornaments (I used red, plastic) White acrylic craft paint (I used Tempra paint because we did this as a craft with many children, but acrylic lasts much longer) Paint brush Black and orange acrylic paint Towel for drying ornaments Get to work: You can use plastic or glass ornaments. Paint sticks better on glass, but I love plastic for durability. Paint your child’s hand with white paint of choice. Carefully, set the ornament in your child’s hand and have them gently hold

Thrifty DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

Each one of these handmade gifts cost less than $5 to make and have so much more meaning than purchasing something from the store. If you collect jars and scraps; some of these gifts won’t cost you a dime to make! I have made each of these and each of them are easy enough for my children who are 14, 9, & 7, to help me create!   I hope you enjoy making these as much as we did.  I will be continually adding new projects to this list throughout