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All on one Sunday during Carnival in New Orleans

I am happy to report that I’ve perfected my “Sunday before the Sunday before Mardi Gras” routine.  This year there’s one extra Sunday thrown in because the parades were moved around so as not to interfere with the Superbowl, but … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day, NOLA -style!

What  a treat when St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday!  New Orleans will be full of revelers dressed in green and catching cabbages and beads at the parades.  It’s quite a street festival! Sadly, I’m out of town at … Continue reading

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Muses shoe party

I’ve lived here close to twenty years and I’m still finding new things to do during Carnival season – there’s so much! Today was the first time I attended a party to decorate shoes for Muses – a glitterific experience!  … Continue reading

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We interrupt our regularly scheduled Story Saturdays to bring you this announcement

Yes – it’s true.  The parading is not over.  Today is the St. Patrick’s Day parade uptown. Unless the apocalypse has happened – I’m writing these posts ahead of time so if the apocalypse is happening I’m not sure there … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Friday – my personal parade tips. . .

For first weekend parades: 1. Just go, if you feel like it. 2. It won’t be too crowded so you can show up late and find a spot with no trouble. 3. Enjoy!  These parades are smaller so don’t expect … Continue reading

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