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Everywhere Else, It’s Just Tuesday …

As I walk into work tomorrow clad in my purple, green, and gold 504 sweatshirt and my kids in their Mardi Gras striped polos, Randazzo’s kingcakes for their classes in hand, everyone will just stare blankly. “Happy Mardi Gras!!!” I’ll say with a huge grin. “Oh that’s today?” they’ll respond with an unsure smile. Secretly […]

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Mardi Gras :: Now and Then

The sounds of drumlines cadence interspersed with the faint wail of a siren. The smell of diesel fuel combined with wafts of hot dogs and hamburgers on barbecue pits. The sights of twinkling lights from the floats as the flames of the flambeaux catch the sequined costumes of the dance troupes as they prepare for […]

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Mardi Gras Royalty :: Continuing the Tradition

Seriously, we live and play in the coolest city ever. Even with Alabama throwing shade this way, our version of Mardi Gras is top notch. Mardi Gras is about bleeding purple, green and gold. It is about majorette boots, sequin headbands and gold leggings. It’s about Popeyes chicken on the route, decked out ladders with […]

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NOLA Moms Need to Know :: New Orleans Activities in February 2018 {Mardi Gras Edition}

Happy Mardi Gras! Whether you plan to catch the parades or attend a carnival-themed family event, we have something for you! This is in no way intended to be a comprehensive event guide {we maintain a full calendar of events right here}. We’ve pulled out a select number of events for your family to enjoy […]

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6th Annual Mardi Gras Mambo Giveaway

Disclosure :: The Mardi Gras Mambo giveaway has been sponsored by the participating businesses below. Businesses paid a nominal fee to cover the time and resources it requires to effectively compile a post of this complexity, but all opinions expressed here are our own. 6th Annual Mardi Gras Mambo Giveaway King cakes, beads and marching bands are […]

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You’re Invited :: 3rd Annual Caluda’s King Cake Festival

Disclosure :: Caluda’s King Cake sponsored this post, but we assure you that their king cakes are worth driving to Harahan, Louisiana to taste. It’s the most wonderful time of the year in New Orleans, and we’re going to celebrate Mardi Gras with our kids any way we can! You’re Invited :: 3rd Annual Caluda’s […]

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