Mardi Gras and Tourism in Louisiana

Mardi Gras and Tourism in Louisiana

Welcome to Mardi Gras 2019 !  Mardi Gras brings in the big bucks in tourism: Mardi Gras pumped in $465 million dollars to Orleans Parish alone. Study also showed Mardi Gras makes close to 2.5 percent of New Orleans' Gross Domestic Product . Cost about 7 million dollars to to cleans drains blocking the sewage in Mew Orleans. Just along [...]

Mardi Gras Parades :

Mardi Gras Parades :

Happy Monday ! Mardi Gras Eve - and today's post - So you dont want to do Mardi Gras in New Orleans ? Options ? Options:  Louisiana: Most Louisiana cities and towns have a celebration- some small or large whatever your pick. Shreveport, Lake Charles, and Lafayette all have large ones but most small towns [...]

Cajun Mardi Gras

Cajun Mardi Gras

The Cajun Mardi Gras, traditionally known as Courir de Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday Run, has been a staple in southern Louisiana for hundreds (yes, hundreds) of years. The Courir de Mardi Gras is a cultural tradition dating back to Europe as early as the 17th century. It was then brought over to settlers in the Cajun country. [...]

Mardi Gras Weather Forecast

Mardi Gras Weather Forecast

If you are on you way to the parade this weekend. Bundle up as it Cools off after the rain! Lisa Gusty northerly winds will drop the wind chills into the 30s, perhaps as lows as the upper 20s Monday morning! Looks for mostly cloudy skies to persist Monday with temperatures hard-pressed to reach the [...]

Mardi Gras Party !

Mardi Gras Party !

Welcome to Friday ! And the party is at Home : Today I am sharing some party decorations and a great cocktail recipe to get you Party started: This is a wreath I made for the door with colors of Mardi Gras. Ribbon and decorations from Walmart wrapped around a wreath base. This table decorations is filled with Mardi Gras ribbons and decorations from Hobby [...]

Mardi Gras Cookbooks

Mardi Gras Cookbooks

Need more recipes for the Big Party !  Here you go -all free to borrow with Kindle Unlimited : https://www.amazon.com/Mardi-Gras-Cookbook-365-Cocktail-ebook/dp/B07L17V636/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=mardi+gras+cookbook&qid=1551365144&s=digital-text&sr=1-3 The Best Thing about the MARDI GRAS? They get me EXCITED to COOK! ✩★✩ Read this book for FREE on the Kindle Unlimited NOW ~ DOWNLOAD FREE eBook (PDF) included ILLUSTRATIONS of 365 recipes right after conclusion! ✩★✩ No doubt about it. Each time a holiday like Mardi Gras draws near, I just couldn’t [...]

Louisiana Jambalaya recipe

Louisiana Jambalaya recipe

Happy Thursday ! And I am in the kitchen making a pot of Jambalaya : At Mardi Gras time it's all about easy recipes that can feed a ton of people -so if the Party is at your house Jambalaya and French bread and a salad is on the menu. Jambalaya; Sausage and Rice in [...]