7 Steps To a Mardi Gras Party That'll (Almost) Feel Like You're Actually There

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It's too late to snag a budget-friendly ticket to the big celebration itself, but that doesn’t mean you can’t partake in the fun. Mardi Gras is all about overindulging and we’ve gathered the essentials to throwing your own Fat Tuesday get-together, from rich party food to a DIY mask station. So send out the evites, STAT! After all, there's no better reason for partying and overeating on a weeknight (as if you even needed an excuse).

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