Mardi Gras Beads

Why Do We Throw Beads At Mardi Gras?
Mardi Gras in South Louisiana is kind of like breathing - we just do it. There are so many historical traditions, we rarely think about the significance of what we're doing. Why do we even throw beads at Mardi Gras?
The Obsession For Mardi Gras Beads
Its that time of year where our obsession for Mardi Gras Beads begins to escalate. There is something about these plastic beads that makes us all compete, fight, and run for them.