Experiencing Mardi Gras in New Orleans is on both of our bucket lists. By the time we actually make it there, no one will want to see our breasts. No one will give us beads if we show them. This I am confident in. That being said, Mardi Gras is about much more than just… Continue reading Mardi Gras!
King Cake I have to say that I have always been fairly anxious when working with yeast breads. I love cooking meals but I've always felt that baking wasn't necessarily my thing. Since starting our blog and facing my fears, I've realized I am a baker! Mardi Gras is a French term which literally translates into… Continue reading Dolly’s Mardi Gras King Cake
Hurricanes were apparently invented to get rid of the overstock of rum that bars were forced to buy during WWII in order to get a case of the much coveted whiskey and scotch. The first Hurricane is credited to New Orlean's tavern owner Pat O'Brien. Hurricanes have been referred to as 'alcoholic kool-aid' due to… Continue reading Hurricane
Masks are one of our favourite DIY projects. Pretty, glamorous, odd, or scary...any type of mask for any occasion will do. Our fascination with Mardi Gras has grown over the years and this year we decided to have our own celebration with friends and have everyone create their own Mardi Gras mask! Mardi Gras Mask… Continue reading Mardi Gras Masks
Mardi Gras has always fascinated me. It’s not just the party aspect. It’s the history of the celebrations and the city of New Orleans. The sheer number of things to do can't be contained to only a Top 10 list but here are my favorites. Mardi Gras Parades are a huge part of the celebrations… Continue reading Top 10 Things To Experience While At Mardi Gras