Carnival Confessions * Cherie Claire

Carnival Confessions * Cherie Claire

Mardi Gras 2018

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Let’s start the Parade Rolling with this great book !! The Mardi Gras  Parade rool in New Orleans 1/6 – Krewe of Joan of Arc

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Carnival Confessions

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Free at this time-please check price before downloading.. Lisa 

At Mardi Gras time, be careful of those behind the mask!
Attorney Cameron Reed is not too pleased to be paired off in a court case with Stephanie Bertrand, a New Orleans socialite whose privileged background is vastly different from Cameron’s bayou upbringing. But when Cameron overhears Stephanie’s boyfriend asking another woman out, he feels it his duty to tell her of her financé’s betrayal.
Wearing a mask and sneaking into a Mardi Gras ball, Cameron plans to inform Stephanie of her boyfriend’s tryst but never gets a chance. Instead, a tipsy Stephanie delivers a confession. Not only is she not dating the man in question, she is secretly enamored with Cameron. And because…

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Mardi Gras Facts

Mardi Gras Facts

Mardi Gras Fun Facts

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Tuesday   Mardi Gras Fun Facts

Krewe of Rex- started in 1872. Called the King of Carnival. And began the Mardi gras madness to get tourist after the Civil War to New Orleans.

Rex had the honor to choose the Colors- after Grand Duke Romanoff of Russia visit to New Orleans.

Purple for Justice

Green for Faith

Gold for Power

Krewe is social organizations responsible for parades and balls.

Why Throws?  Started in 1870 as cheap trinkets and in 1884 Rex throw the first Doubloons. Throws can be necklaces, cups, toys, moon pies or coconuts very by crews.

Mardi Gras is a Legal Holiday on in Louisiana.

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Hurricane – Not the storm kind

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No – The Drink kind  that the French Quarters are famous for.Perfect for any Mardi Gras celebrations. Lisa

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From Wikipedia

The hurricane is a sweet alcoholic drink made with rum, fruit juice, and syrup or grenadine. It is one of many popular drinks served in New Orleans.

The creation of this passion fruit–colored relative of a daiquiri is credited to New Orleans tavern owner Pat O’Brien.[2] The bar allegedly started as a speakeasy called Mr. O’Brien’s Club Tipperary and the password was “storm’s brewin'”[2]

In the 1940s, he needed to create a new drink to help him get rid of all of the less-popular rum that local distributors forced him to buy before he could get a few cases of more popular liquors such as scotch and other whiskeys.[3][4] He poured the concoction into hurricane lamp–shaped glasses and gave it…

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