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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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IMAVISION 3/16/2012 1:22PM

    What a delight to be able to share in the fun through these photos! Thank you, Missy!

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ROZEEROZ1 2/26/2012 10:25PM

    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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GOSPELCLOWN 2/17/2012 8:35PM

    I've only seen the fun on TV. Glad you had friends by your side!

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BOBBIENORTHERN1 2/14/2012 5:54PM

  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.

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SECRETMUSIC 2/13/2012 5:02PM

    What fun photos! I'm glad you had such a good time. They only thing they throw at parades here is cheap candy.

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LALASLAND 2/11/2012 11:45PM

    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

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GINGER_BEAR 2/11/2012 10:12PM

    Looks like everybody had a great time. Those big beads are really cute. Wishing I could have joined in the fun!

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GETSTRONGRRR 2/11/2012 6:52PM

    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!

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IAMWINNING 2/11/2012 6:43PM

    Glad everyone had a good time. Thank you for the pictures.

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IUHRYTR 2/11/2012 6:18PM

    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

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TEXASFILLY 2/11/2012 6:11PM

    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~

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NELLIEC 2/11/2012 4:34PM

    It looks like everybody had a great time!

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