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Save Your Mardi Gras Beads and Bring Them to LARC and Goodwill

Their clients sort the donated beads by length, size and color, and then package them for resale to the public.

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People Eating King Cake For The First Time [NOTE CONTENT]

The folks at Buzzfeed served king cake to people who have never had it before. Their reactions are priceless!

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New Orleans Mardi Gras 1964 [RETRO VIDEO]

New Orleans, Louisana Mardi Gras, circa 1964.

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Holly Clegg via YouTube
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Easy To Make Crescent Roll King Cake [VIDEO]

How can you go wrong with an easy to make king cake using crescent rolls?

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Twins Burgers & Sweets, Facebook
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Local Places to Get a Boudin King Cake

Remember a couple of years ago the craze that was the boudin king cake? Well, the desire for these sweet and savory concoctions still exists.

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Why Do We Throw Beads At Mardi Gras?

Mardi Gras in South Louisiana is kind of like breathing - we just do it. There are so many historical traditions, we rarely think about the significance of what we're doing. Why do we even throw beads at Mardi Gras?

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Report Shows 750,000 King Cake Babies Abandoned Every Mardi Gras

We must ask ourselves; Louisiana, can't we do better?

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New Orleans Celebrates Its First Mardi Gras Since Hurricane Katrina
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Mardi Gras Means Big Money For South Louisiana

It's not all about plastic beads, cups, and a little bit of booze. Mardi Gras means big money for all of Louisiana.

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Beads For Less on Pinhook Presents Krewe de Bayou’s Hollywood Walk of Fame Mardi Gras Ball on February 17

Beads for Less presents the Krewe De Bayou’s Hollywood Walk of Fame Mardi Gras Ball on Friday, February 17, 2017 at the Double Tree by Hilton on Pinhook Rd in Lafayette. Doors will open at 6:30pm.

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2017 Krewe des Chiens Parade Theme is ‘Pawlyester Power Hour’

Break out your disco balls and bell bottoms!

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Lafayette Area Mardi Gras 2017 Parade Schedule

It's never too early to start planning so here is the schedule of Mardi Gras parades throughout Acadiana.

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St Martinville Mardi Gras parade KATC photo
St Martinville Mardi Gras parade KATC photo
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New Parade Ordinance Passed In St. Martinville

This year's parade permit was revoked because Police Chief Calder Hebert determined the city would need at least $200,000 for barricades and police security.

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