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First Mardi Gras Parade of the Year

Saturday, February 11, 2012

What fun we had!

It was Angie, Leandro & Alesandra's first Mardi Gras. It is SO fun to see their faces light up and how excited they are when they catch beads, frisbees, stuffed animals, and all the other goodies thrown at parades.



Our dear friends, Randie & Vernon



Michelle & her grandson, Randen



Alesandra caught a purple, green and gold (Mardi Gras colors) boa!



PepperLeah's catch of the night... HUGE beads!



Melanie, Diamon & Sondra enjoying the ride home



Sondra wore herself slap out

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  • v IMAVISION
    What a delight to be able to share in the fun through these photos! Thank you, Missy!
    1623 days ago
  • v ROZEEROZ1
    I have seen some of the parades on TV = the closest I have gotten to the Mardi Gras. It looks like fun. Pepperleah looks like she is having a lot of fun. Her prize the huge beads = paid off in waiting for them. Oh yeah y'all had fun. [I had forgotten the y'all].
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    1642 days ago
  • v GOSPELCLOWN
    I've only seen the fun on TV. Glad you had friends by your side!
    1651 days ago
  • v BOBBIENORTHERN1
    This is so good for my spirit and soul to see all of your lovely family and friends having so much fun smiling and laughing just like we are supposed to do.
    1654 days ago
  • v SECRETMUSIC
    What fun photos! I'm glad you had such a good time. They only thing they throw at parades here is cheap candy.
    1655 days ago
  • v LORIDREX
    Awwww, it really does look like fun was had by all! I loved the last photo the most! Pictures say a 1,000 words! emoticon emoticon
    1657 days ago
  • v GINGER_BEAR
    Looks like everybody had a great time. Those big beads are really cute. Wishing I could have joined in the fun!
    1657 days ago
  • v GETSTRONGRRR
    Thanks! We had one here today. My son and I were on a float, then got off and started throwing out beads and moon pies!!! we loved it!
    1657 days ago
  • v IAMWINNING
    Glad everyone had a good time. Thank you for the pictures.
    1657 days ago
  • v IUHRYTR
    Wore the kids out. When my older sister was alive and living in Baton Rouge, she and her husband went to Mardi Gras regularly and loved it every time. i knew from hearing them describe it that I would, too, but haven't had the chance yet. maybe if I win the lottery. Thanks for the pictures. -- Lou
    1657 days ago
  • v TEXASFILLY
    Looks like y'all had a ball! Love the big beads! Wished I could've been there to party with y'all. *hugs* "Laissez les bons temps rouler!" BB~
    1657 days ago

    Comment edited on: 2/11/2012 6:12:55 PM
  • v NELLIEC
    It looks like everybody had a great time!
    1657 days ago
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