Put on your costume and grab your beads because it's time to celebrate Fat Tuesday.

Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday and refers to the last night of eating richer and fatty foods before the ritual fasting of lent which begins on Ash Wednesday.

All around the world people celebrate Carnival leading up to Fat Tuesday, most well known  in Rio de Janeiro and New Orleans.

Order up your favorite Cajun cuisine and enjoy Mardi Gras.