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 [...]

Mardi Gras Crafts :

Mardi Gras Crafts :

Today we are celebrating Mardi Gras crafts : My Bead hall from a parade last year :  Need some help with suggestion -once you bring them home. Check this link or donate them to one of the place that collect and reuses them. https://www.pinterest.com/mardigrasoutlet/mardi-gras-bead-crafts/?lp=true I painted this and can be decorated or used in a center of a wreath. Purchase it from bellow: [...]

Mardi Gras Mask * Traditions and Projects

Mardi Gras Mask * Traditions and Projects

If you are going to the Mardi Gras you need a mask ! Here's a great book to get you in the spirit -so that you are ready for The Big Party on March %th!! https://www.amazon.com/How-Make-Masks-Masquerade-Fast-Setting-ebook/dp/B01BB1ZS2G/ref=sr_1_6?keywords=mardi+gras+kids&qid=1551121626&s=digital-text&sr=1-6 Learn how to make paper mache masks easily and quickly with these new techniques and over 300 step-by-step photos. [...]

Monday ‘s Red Beans and Rice

Monday ‘s  Red Beans and Rice

It's Monday in Louisiana and that means it time for Red beans and Rice . Today starts my Louisiana post as we get closer to Mardi Gras ( March 5th) . Let's Party ! Lisa The most popular legend goes like this: Ham was traditionally served at Sunday dinners in New Orleans. The leftover ham [...]

Monday Road Trip * Bayou Mardi Gras

Welcome to another Monday in Louisiana! Today's Road Trip takes you to the Mardi Gras : It might only be early February but the parades are already on the streets both large and small towns. We hit New Iberia's Parade this Saturday for some family fun: New Iberia was founded on the banks of Bayou [...]

Let the Parade Begins

Let the Parade Begins

Happy Saturday ! It's a big Parade Day here but it's raining . So be safe out there as I share some pictures -#YouknowyouareatMardiGras So You know it's parade time when the porta potties & barricade are out on the streets. Drive safe & obey traffic signs & detours.   Lafayette Children Parade :