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A Carnival Adventure…

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The Little Addicts are back this week with a new Adventure! On this week’s adventure, we took a trip to our local Fireman’s Fair, cousins in tow! It was nice to have a little normalcy back for the kiddos, and get on some rides! The Little Addicts had a blast!

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Mardis Gras and the Best. Show. Ever.

So, it’s nearing the end of February and y’all know what that means, right?  Fat Tuesday!  The day it’s ok to be fat on Tuesday.  Ok, maybe not that but it does mean that Mardis Gras aka the “Carnival season” is coming soon.  Whether just celebrating the day before the Christian Ash Wednesday (1st day of Lent) or encompassing the entire period from Kings day (Epiphany) to Fat Tuesday, it is pretty well known for costumes, masks, defiance of social conventions, parades, and beads, can’t forget the beads.  Not sure how far back the beads go but the actual event can be traced back to Medieval history.

Reader Seapeach1 had asked if we’d talk about it here at Addicts and I thought it was a great idea.  While I doubt EA will tie in this event with the game, it’s always nice to revisit Simpsons episodes and like Bart Simpson says, “Mardi Gras, man.  When the Big Easy calls, ya gotta accept the charges.”

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