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Celebrate Mardi Gras on Squidoo

Join the Fat Tuesday celebration by browsing through these Mardi Gras lenses filled with food, festivities and fun.

Mardi Gras - celebrate at any time of year!

1. Mardi Gras – celebrate at any time of year!

Mardi Gras, otherwise known as Fat Tuesday, is a fabulous carnival featuring great music, fantastic costumes and wonderful food. What a great excuse to party! If you can’t make it to New Orleans, no problem. Hold a party in your home and have your own…

Mardi Gras King Cake

2. Mardi Gras King Cake

Make a Mardi Gras King Cake for Fat Tuesday! The ‘traditional’ King Cake is made from twisted strands of cinnamon dough, covered by poured sugar and sprinkled with purple, green and gold colored sugar. A very pretty looking cake. As the tradition…

Yeah- Its Pancake Day (Mardi Gras)

3. Yeah- Its Pancake Day (Mardi Gras)

Welcome to the place where you can find out about Pancake Day, how to make pancakes and how it is celebrated in other parts of the world. This special day is celebrated the day before Lent begins, which is of course a more serious christian occasion in the…

Jambayala in the Creole Style

4. Jambayala in the Creole Style

When I was working, for a time, in the officers mess on the NATO live firing range at Decimommanu in Sicily, I was privileged to work with an American guy who hailed from Louisiana. He told me all about Mardi Gras in New Orlens, and showed me how to make t…

Mardi Gras Bead Crafts

5. Mardi Gras Bead Crafts

Don’t throw beautiful Mardi Gras beads in the garbage! They may not have a place with your grandmother’s pearls, but all those hardworking Chinese would be sad to know that those beads they worked so hard on just ended in the trash. Mardi Gras be…

Delicious New Orleans' Beignets

6. Delicious New Orleans’ Beignets

French doughnuts, better known as New Orleans’ French style beignets are one of Louisiana’s most time honored specialties. But you don’t have to travel to New Orleans’ famous Café du Monde just to try these tempting treats,…

Time to Get Your Samba On!

7. Time to Get Your Samba On!

Now is the time to learn a few new steps and get your Samba on! Next week is Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, Mardi Gras or Carnival! Whatever you choose to call it, it is a day or days of dancing and merriment in preparation for the more quiet and reflective…

Vegan Creole Stew

8. Vegan Creole Stew

This extremely spicy recipe is not for people who can’t take a lot of heat. It is packed with spice and is best accompanied with a full carton of soy milk. I have adapted this recipe from various sources of Creole shrimp recipes. I searched online to…

Robin Svedi aka rms is a Community Organizer and member of the Creative Team at where her daily mission is to help lensmasters build better and more successful lenses about the things they know and love.

  • grammieo

    Thanks Robin, these are all fun lenses.

    • rms

      You’re welcome!

    • rms

      You’re welcome!

  • prateek1215

    Great lens! Thanks!

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