Fat Tuesday 2011: 3 Ways to Celebrate With Your Family


Have you heard of Fat Tuesday 2011? It is commonly known as “Mardi Gras.” It refers to events of the Carnival celebrations, beginning on or after Epiphany and ending on the day before Ash Wednesday. Mardi Gras is French for “Fat Tuesday” (in ethnic English tradition, Shrove Tuesday), referring to the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season, which begins on Ash Wednesday. Mardi Gras festivals are definitely not a place you want to take your family, but we have found 3 Ways to celebrate with your family!

Keep reading after the jump to find out 3 Ways to Celebrate Fat Tuesday 2011 with your family!

  1. Make fun masks with the whole family.
  2. Make an incredible meal for the family including: Creole Jambalaya, Chicken and Okra Gumbo, Cajun Rice Dish, New Orleans Beignets.
  3. Have fun with your kids with these Mardi Gras Crowns.