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My First Mardi Gras

Have you ever been to a Mardi Gras celebration?

I lucked out in San Diego, and it would be an understatement to say that this afternoon and evening were a great spectacle of fun. 63 more words


Sisterhood over Everything: Miami Takeover

Prior to arriving in Miami there were thousands of texts about what flights to catch, hundreds of arguments about where we would stay, dozens of pictures shared about which bikinis we were getting all for five amazing days we were going to spend together. 540 more words


Boil It Up

Every year my sister Bec has a Mardi Gras party at her house – not on Fat Tuesday since many of her loved ones still work hard for their money and aren’t available during the week. 601 more words



It was a Fat Tuesday at Farmer’s Market. Mardi Gras. There was a good New Orleans band doing funk, zydeco, etc and the people were drinking too much and throwing beads. 263 more words


Fat Tuesday New Orleans festival: Mardi Gras as you’ve never (eaten) it before

I’ve spent many years studying French, but for some reason never quite computed that ‘Mardi Gras’ translated to ‘Fat Tuesday’. Until I went to the  639 more words


the madness of my first mardi gras


5 days of insanity, scarce sleep, microwavable burritos and beads, beads galore. Mardi is love, mardi is lyfe. 1,529 more words

My Life


I learned most of my Cajun dishes from the cookbooks of one of the masters: chef Paul Prudhomme. Sometimes, I’d use some of his great seasoning ideas in my own dishes. 29 more words