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Managing a Fundraiser
by Dee Schrock
Encourage guests to arrive dressed in costume and ready to have fun!
While Fat Tuesday is the traditional time to have a Mardi Gras party, you can have one any time of the year. What better way to liven things up? It's also a great way to celebrate the ongoing spirit of New Orleans.
There are many Mardi Gras supplies out there, but you can create a fun party without having to purchase a lot of supplies.
Think green, gold, and purple!
The invitations can include the Mardi Gras masks and lots of green, yellow, and purple beads with "Celebrate" or "Party" on the face cover.
Consider a blend of seafood, Cajun, and jambalaya. Easy recipes can be found online or in many cookbooks. Offer a range of festive drinks as well, such as a Hurricane, Bloody Mary, and Mint Juleps.
An inexpensive option is a compilation of music on one CD. Here are some popular styles of Mardi Gras music:
Have a festive Fat Tuesday!
About the Author:
Dee Schrock has put together hundreds of theme party tips and fun ideas for easy (and budget conscious!) party planning.
Visit her website http://www.fun-theme-party-ideas.com for tons of popular theme party ideas, including decoration, costume, game, and party drink ideas, as well as printable invitations.
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