3 Simple Ways to Celebrate Mardi Gras at Home

Mardi Gras is one of the most celebrated holidays in New Orleans! Mardi Gras (French for "Fat Tuesday") is about music, parades, picnics, floats, and excitement. If you can't make it to New Orleans to celebrate (which we highly recommend), you can throw your own Mardi Gras party with a few tips from Orleans Home Fragrances!

Make a Mardi Gras Board Inspired by The BakerMama

One of our favorite bloggers Maegan Brown (better known as The BakerMama) has THE BEST recipe for the cutest Mardi Gras board in her new cookbook, Beautiful Boards!

Using yellow, green, and purple foods (including the popular King Cake), Maegan teaches you how to easily create a yummy snack for your family or friends to enjoy on Fat Tuesday! Our kids loved helping us put together this board and loved eating it too!

Head to your favorite grocery store, and you'll find all you need to make this beautiful board!

Bring NOLA to Your Home with OHF

With a little help from Orleans Home Fragrances, you can transform your home with smells inspired by neighborhoods and quintessential New Orleans traditions. From sweet fragrances like Beignet and Creme Brulee to classic scents including Orleans No. 9 and French Quarter, every one of our fragrances are reminiscent of all New Orleans has to offer.

Decorate Your Home for Mardi Gras

A quick search on Amazon shows hundreds of results for fun decorations and costumes for Mardi Gras! Stock up on green, purple, and gold beaded necklaces, masquerade masks, and colorful decorations, and your home will be ready to celebrate! Party City also has a huge selection of Mardi-Gras-themed party supplies. Order today so you'll be ready for next week!

However you plan to celebrate Mardi Gras, we hope Orleans Home Fragrances is a part of your celebration! Order NOLA inspired fragrances today, and enjoy free shipping over $100

Joyeux Mardi Gras! Laissez les bons temps rouler!