Monday, March 7, 2011

Holiday Roundup (Mardi Gras, St. Patrick's Day, Daylight Saving Time, Easter)

Fat Tuesday
Fat Tuesday by bitzcelt, on Flickr

Mardi Gras

Serious Entertaining: A Cocktail Party for Carnival @ Serious Eats

Mystery Fanfare's put together a list of Mardi Gras related Mystery novels and short stories.

Matador has a terrific Photo Essay: The Colors of Carnival Around the World

Another Photo Essay over at National Geographic's Intelligent Travel blog: 'Parading Up to the Big Day

Vintage Mardi Gras Parade Pic @ Retrogasm

Vintage Mardi Gras Postcards @ Clearly Vintage

vintage holiday images has Vintage Mardi Gras Raphael Tuck Postcards

Daylight Saving Time

Check out Wikipedia's entry for Daylight Saving Time

Here's NASA's Daylight Saving Time site

Holidash has the scoop on Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time Around the World 2011 @

St. Patrick's Day

Luck o' the Irish: 15 St. Patrick's Day recipes @ L.A. Times


Make Easter Baskets out of Fruit Baskets @ Tip Junkie

Vintage Easter pics from Rankin/Bass Historian Rick Goldschmidt