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Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras, French for “Fat Tuesday, is also known as Shrove Tuesday, and begins Tuesday, February 17. Mardi Gras refers to the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season, which starts on Ash Wednesday. Related popular practices were associated with celebrations before the fasting and religious obligations […]

Mardi Gras & Fat Tuesday

Mardi Gras, French for “Fat Tuesday, is also known as Shrove Tuesday, and begins today, Tuesday, February 16. Mardi Gras Earrings Mardi Gras refers to the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season, which starts on Ash Wednesday. Related popular practices were associated with celebrations before the […]