“Fat Tuesday” Terrific Mashup

   

 

Welcome to Tuesday Terrific, where we celebrate getting over the Monday bump and picking up speed for the rest of the week.

Today, we have a lot to celebrate, since it’s Mardi Gras, aka “Fat Tuesday.”  For a lot of us, it’s a day to indulge in goodies before the Lenten go-withouts kick in; for others, it’s Donut Day (for more info, see my ROW80 post that mentions Fasnacht Day); and for a lucky few, it’s a chance to be at “Ground Zero” in New Orleans for the parades and festivities.

But how about a non-fattening, sit-in-front-of-your-computer, won’t-get-you-arrested/hungover survey of how to celebrate Mardi Gras?  Easy-peasy!

 

 

Here’s my Fat Tuesday-themed

Mashup of How to Celebrate Mardi Gras in front of Your Computer

 

1.  Have some laughs.

via mystery fanfare

 

 

 

image via Facebook

 

from icanhascheezburger.com

2. “Eat” something fun: Perry Block’s “Purim: you are who you eat”

via www.nouveauold.com

 

3.  Sin a little.  (Uh-oh, can’t stop?  Try this product, from Jenny Hansen’s post):  “Help Prevent Sinning with the ‘Sin Collar'”

video image via jennyhansenauthor.wordpress.com

 

4.  And, finally, be daring (vicariously):



So, how are you celebrating Mardi Gras today? I’d love to hear from you!

Until later,
Kathy

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19 thoughts on ““Fat Tuesday” Terrific Mashup”

  1. Marcy KennedyMarcy Kennedy

    Thanks for the laugh! I don’t celebrate Mardi Gras, but yesterday was the start of Tim Horton’s Roll-Up-the-Rim, so I’m celebrating a month of being able to justify my coffee intake. Does that count? 🙂

    • Jenny HansenJenny Hansen

      Dang, Marcy!! We have to justify it now?? *hides coffee press*

  2. Jennette Marie PowellJennette Marie Powell

    LOL I didn’t even know Mardi Gras was today! So obviously I’m not one who celebrates it – except, it’s Beer Night after work, when a bunch of coworkers go out for $2 draft at a nearby sports bar. So it’s particularly appropriate this time!

  3. Jenny HansenJenny Hansen

    Woo-hoo!!! Perry and I have represented both sides of the Judeo-Christian religion…AND we get to drink online.

    WOOT-WOOT!!

  4. Janice Heck (@janiceheck)Janice Heck (@janiceheck)

    Fat Tuesday…Mardi Gras…New Orleans…good memories of beignets and muffalotta…and many other good things. Now I have some laughs to go with it all. Thanks, K.B. Fun post.

  5. Donna NewtonDonna Newton

    How brilliant. Love the ninja photo and the cinema video is a classic!

    Thanks for making my day so much brighter, Kathy xx

  6. Natalie HartfordNatalie Hartford

    OMG love the last video – just about died! Now that was awesome….perfect post for celebrating. Thanks for the smiles and chuckles as always Kathy! LOL!!

  7. Tiffany A WhiteTiffany A White

    I did most of my Mardi Gras celebrations this weekend for my birthday when I chose Papadeaux as one of my restaurants of choice…it was JAM packed with people celebrating. We wore beads, drank Hurricanes, and had some oysters on the half shell. YUM!

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