Let Me Paint a Picture for Ya

True confession. I have a serious case of the Mardi Gras writer's block.

Also known as spent the weekend Krewe du Vieux-ing, and drinking all the champagne and eating so much king cake.

King Cake

Apple and goat cheese king cake, bubbles, boudin king cake, bubbles on heavy rotation.

What, someone's got to do it.

Like 3 runs to the champagne store later I recognize that in other cities this might be considered a problem. But here, nah, and oui, I called it the champagne store.

So what do I do with a dose of nothing creative is flowing from my brain unless it's being poured into a costume situation?

Mask Making

Find the music. Then the light. And the words. Typically in that order.

And presently here's what's in my headphones... let me paint a picture for ya....

So while the writer's block / carnival season fog is lifting or maybe settling in, let's dig into the costume box and keep that MG mood going.

Who's with me?

Costume Box


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And the soundtrack. Here ya go, picture painted.



Andi Eaton

Andi Eaton is a creative director, author, entrepreneur, and cultural influencer in a variety of media. She produces Oui We (ouiwegirl.com) the modern bohemian's guide to everything from travel and style to beauty and holistic wellness. Andi and her projects have been featured on Domino, Glitter Guide, A Beautiful Mess, Southern Living, SELF, Hello Giggles, Refinery 29, WWD, Elle Canada and more; in 2017 she wrapped a year of road tripping throughout the U.S. photographing and documenting travel, style and culture stories available in her new book: "Wanderful: The Modern Bohemian's Guide to Traveling in Style".