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How to really wig out at Mardi Gras

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How to really wig out at Mardi Gras

Everyone knows that Mardi Gras is a crazy fun time. There are outrageous parades with participants throwing beaded necklaces, dress up balls, drinking parties and all things wild and nutty. One thing is for sure, out of this world outfits, costumes and accessories make Mardi Gras a non stop party. Nearly all the participants are dressed to impress - at the very least with bazaar and eccentric costumes. The easiest way to join in on the fun is to don a wig, but not your typical grandma's wig. It doesn't even have to technically be a hair wig. There are...

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How to use the traditional colors for your Mardi Gras celebration

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How to use the traditional colors for your Mardi Gras celebration

Not all of us can afford to travel to the unofficial center of Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Sure, they have parties, parades, and carnival celebrations in the streets to participate Mardi Gras. Like those celebrants, we can commemorate Mardi Gras too, here in our own home town. Simple and colorful, make sure you don or decorate in the traditional purple, green and gold.  These colors were selected way back by the King of the Carnival and chosen for the symbolism of these colors. Purple stood for justice, green for faith, and gold for power. These "official" colors were then...

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Wild headwear for Mardi Gras fun

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You can really get into the wild Mardi Gras spirit with outrageous flashing blinking headwear from http://bongoflashers.com/collections/mardi-gras-flashing-lights. There are hats from colored fedoras to top hats and caps. Even crazy noodle hats and jester hats. Let your Mardi Gras imagination go wild and join in on the fun.

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