Friday, February 20, 2009

Mardi Gras Mambo: Krewe of Rex CLOSED

Rex is known as the King of Carnival.
Since the founding of the Rex Organization in 1872, its traditions have helped define Mardi Gras. Rex's Proclamation invites his subjects to the grand celebration of Carnival. His royal colors of purple, green, and gold are to this day the colors of Mardi Gras, and the song played in the first Rex parade, "If Ever I Cease to Love," has become Carnival's anthem. Rex and his Queen preside over the Rex Ball, Carnival's glittering conclusion.
Rex is an all male Krewe, and currently has around 600 members.
From atop his float, Rex greets his subjects on Mardi Gras day. At Gallier Hall he will exchange greetings with the city's leaders, and at the official reviewing stand at the Hotel Intercontinental he will pause to toast the Queen of Carnival and the Rex Court.
"Spirits of Spring"The theme for the 2009 Rex Procession is "Spirits of Spring." Ancient cultures looked forward to and celebrated the arrival of Spring after the dark days of winter, and this magical time inspired the creation of beautiful symbols of renewal and rebirth.From Persephone to Poseidon to Eostre, ancient cultures created legends, myths, and festivals celebrating the arrival of Spring after the harsh winter. This theme is also meant to symbolize the renewal and rebirth of the City of New Orleans.

Rex means king and therefore their symbol is the crown. In celebration of Rex, the etsy store Tiff Nifty Thrifty has offered to something to make your little one feel like royalty.

This store offers high quality items for a reasonable price. They have every hair product imaginable for your little one, and they have offered to sponsor this giveaway with a Personalized Princess Hairbow for one lucky reader.

This is a sweet personalized princess hair bow for your little princess! This boutique style bow is handsewn and all cut ends are sealed to prevent fraying. The bow is approximately 4 1/2 inches wide by 3 inches tall and is on a 2 inch wide french barrette hair clip. There is a little bling added to the crown to make your princess sparkle.

These are also great party favors for PRINCESS PARTIES!!

So if are you ready to make your little one feel special, just enter below!!

If you would like to enter the Krewe of Zulu giveaway, head on over to The Not So Blog.

How to Enter:

1) Visit Tiff Nifty Thrifty and tell us which item your little girl would love!

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Contest ends at 11:59pmCST on February 26th. Prizes not claimed in 72 hours will be forfeited. Open to U.S. Residents only.
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demmi said...

the Burberry Inspired Tartan Plaid Double Stacked Bow with Headband
is adorable con5459(at)gmail(dot)com

jenny said...

wow every thing over there is just 2 cute and well i think my gitl would be happy with any one of the bows over there please add me infor this jenny9675309(at)yahoo(dot)com

AmandaSue said...

What an adorable bow! Classy Sassy Flower Hair Bow is so cute too! And I know my niece would think the Sequin Flower Clippies are cute since she loves sparkly things. Thanks for entering me.

Anonymous said...

I like "Power to the Kitty--Hello Kitty Double Stacked Hair Bow Clippies".

Jen said...

I must say should would love everything on the site. But her favorite would be "Easter Bunny Hair Bow with Matching Bunny Bracelette!!


casey aubut said...

My daughter would love the classy sassy or anything with sequins- the flashier the better!!

BusyBee055 said...

The pink personalized butterfly is adorable. We are just learning about butterflies and this is our new passion. In Pink of course!
Thanks for the giveaway!

mel said...

My daughter would love the Tickled Pink Flutterfly Hair Clippies.


Terra H. said...

Such cute stuff! One of my favorites is the Burberry Inspired Tartan Plaid Double Stacked Bow with Headband.


Brandy said...

I know my little girl would love the Easter Bunny Hair Bow and matching bracelet. Very cute!

tlcfromtn said...

The Easter Bunny Hair Bow with Matching Bunny Bracelet is so adorable! Thanks for the giveaway!

braaisjo at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

The personalized butterfly bow is adorable-my daughter would love it! Thanks for the opportunity!

crystalf said...

Oh wow! She has some of the cutest stuff at very reasonable prices. I like the Tres Chic Pinks Clippie Collection Set of 5. Thank you!

rosidentevil said...

thank you for the great contest
enter me please
The Rhinestone Tattoo Love Confetti Bow is my favorite
seesessel (at) gmail (dot) com

susan said...

Tickled Pink Flutterfly Hair Clippies is something my daughter would love!

Heather M said...

Oh So Cute headband in Hot pink! Thanks


Kristina said...

so cute my daughter loves pretty accesories, its a must everyday!

shopannies said...

i like the wee wittle cute as a button bunny pair

shopannies said...

twittered about the giveaway

purango said...

My granddaughter would love the Ballerina Bear Hair Bow.

Anonymous said...

Angie would love the Ebony and Ruby Ms Mouse Hair Clippies Pair! She was minnie mouse for her first halloween and has been hooked ever since!

Becky said...

My granddaughters would love the Metallic Confetti Hair Clippie and Matching Bracelet. All that sparkle!

Thanks so much!

dbkagrayson2002 at gmail dot com

Candie said...

I love the St. Patrick's Day hair bow. Thank you.


Amy said...

Baby Pink Petite Flower and Apple - Wee Wittles Snap Clip Collection

Donna said...

I like the Ebony and Ruby Ms Mouse Hair Clippies Pair.