Attention savvy savers! If you are like my family, or region for that matter, you may be gearing up to celebrate Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras, this coming week! Here is a list of few, fun freebies for this upcoming celebration to help you laissez bon temp rouler into the savings mode this celebration :
Freebies from Zatarain’s: Head to Zatarains.com to print free Mardi Gras masks, Mardi Gras Trivia cards and Mardi Gras recipes. You can even print and decorate miniature Mardi Gras parade floats —just like the ones that roll through New Orleans this time of year.
Free Printable Stickers and Labels: Enhance plain Mardi Gras beads or decorate party favors with free stickers and labels from Mardi Gras Outlet. Graphics include a crown, mask, fleur-de-lis and more. Download them, customize and print on sticker paper or cardstock.
Free Printable Cupcake Toppers: Serving cupcakes at your Mardi Gras meet-up? Make them even more festive with the help of free printable cupcake toppers from Kami Buchanan Custom Designs.
Free Mardi Gras Games: Mardi Gras word searches, word scrambles and coloring pages are free at PartySuppliesHut.com. Download one or print them all depending on your entertainment needs.
Free Mardi Gras Masks: Instead of paying for pricey Mardi Gras masks, tap into your creative side. Turn free printable masks into works of art using glitter, feathers and glue. Get started by printing off a free masquerade mask from firstpallette.com or dltk-kids.com. Hold a mask-decorating competition and give the winner a special prize.
Free Printable Mardi Gras Invitations: Inform guests about your upcoming Mardi Gras masquerade party with free printable invitations. The 5×7 invites are classy, yet fun—just like your bash is sure to be.
Nearly Free Decorations: The Dollar Tree even has a small Mardi Gras section!