Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Break out Your Masks & Beads for Mardi Gras!
Mardi Gras is right around the corner and celebrations full of rich eating and partying are underway. Mardi Gras, also known as "Fat Tuesday" and "Carnival season" to most Americans, is held the day before Ash Wednesday and follows unique traditions to celebrate. Although the Mardi Gras traditions differ from city to city, most include dressing up in fun costumes and decorative masks while wearing multiple strands of colorful beads around their necks as they wander through the streets during parades and parties.