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What gifts to send when Mardi Gras is cancelled?

What gifts to send when mardi gras is cancelled?


Mardi Gras is something people all over the country look forward to every year and New Orleans embraces it wholeheartedly. The city adopts a joie de vivre and excitement is everywhere. Not having Mardi Gras has cast a pallor over residents but nothing can take celebrating out of the season. At the Basketry, we know how to spread the Mardi Gras spirit no matter what is happening on the ground. Choose one of our Mardi Gras gifts to remind friends and family, near and far that nothing can keep NOLA down.


Mini King Cake


These traditional cakes decorated with gold, purple and green are yummy, and a fast and easy way to bring Mardi Gras to anyone’s home! A smaller version will feed four and you can’t help but smile and dream of Mardi Gras when you have it with a cup of strong coffee or a cup of steaming tea. It is the taste of Mardi Gras.

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Throw Me Something Mister


This yummy gift will take you to a place where you feel like you are sitting in Jackson Square, downtown New Orleans sipping on a cafe-au-lait enjoying fresh made beignets and king cake! No matter where you live, you can use these gift baskets to make your own Mardi Gras treats at home. It includes Mini King Cake, Cafe Du Monde Coffee & Chicory, and Beignet Mix. Aunt Sally’s Original Creamy Pralinette and Cafe Au Lait Praline, Chocolate Fleur de Lis Pecan Turtle, Chocolate Chip Love, Cookies, and traditional Mardi Gras Beads. They are the perfect Mardi Gras gifts when Mardi Gras gets canceled.

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New Orleans Best


The BEST gift to make the recipient feel like they are right in the mix of a Mardi Gras parade Uptown! NOLA has so many delicious reasons to celebrate and this box includes the best. You will enjoy Zapp’s Kettle Cooked Potato Chips, Hot Nuts, Pepper Jelly, Praline, Cafe du Monde Beignet Mix and Coffee & Chicory, New Orleans Glazed Pecans, Slap Ya Mama Seasoning, Crystal Hot Sauce and Aunt Sally’s Original Creamy Praline.

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The Grand Marshal


Transform any home into party central as you create your own Mardi Gras celebration. This Mardi Gras themed basket includes Zapp’s Kettle Cooked Potato Chips, 3 cans of Abita Root Beer, Bulldog Pepper Jelly an assortment of 3 Pirogue Pralines, French Market Coffee
New Orleans Nut Co. Praline Pecans, Cousins Smokehouse Traditional Beef Jerky,  3 Andy Roo’s Seasonings, Chocolate Pecan Fleur de Lis Turtle
Mardi Gras Chocolate Covered Oreo Set. Mardi Gras Beads and Feather Mask. Let the Good Times Roll!!

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If we haven’t quite found the gift that says Mardi Gras to you, we have many other options. Our Mardi Gras pages provide lots of other ideas and combinations. The Basketry will create the gift baskets or boxes that you have in mind, it is our specialty. We will work with you to curate one that is perfect. Give us a call, chat with us, or order online. We can ship most items anywhere in the country and we hand delivery locally.

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