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Toomey's 2018 Mardi Gras Survival Guide

Toomey's 2018 mardi gras survival guide

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It's started! Every year over 1 million people flock to downtown Mobile to catch the sights and sounds of Mardi Gras. The Mobile, AL parades have a long heritage as Mobile is the original home of Mardi Gras. Because of this traditional, heritage, and history, Mardi Gras is a special time of the y...

Mobile Mardi Gras Schedule 2018

Mobile mardi gras schedule 2018

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It's here! It's the season that we wait for all year in Mobile, Alabama.It's fun. Mardi Gras in Mobile filled with laughter and smiles. Giggles and excitement. Every year it brings out the kid in all of us.It's a tradition. Year after year the parades bring crowds from all around. It brings fam...

How To Have An Amazing Mardi Gras New Year's Eve

How to have an amazing mardi gras new year's eve

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Now that's Christmas is over, it's time to turn your attention to the next big event in Mobile. The New Year's Eve Celebration with the Moonpie Drop!!! If you've never been to this amazing event, then you're in for a treat. The event is held in downtown Mobile and it's great fun for the entire fa...

How To Reach The Balcony With Your Mardi Gras Throws

How to reach the balcony with your mardi gras throws

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Imagine this.  You're on the float. The crowds are there. Everyone is screaming for you to toss them your goodies. Then you look up. You see the crowd on the balcony. Then you look in the back. You see the crowd in the back. How do you reach them? Here's the top throws you'll want to hav...

How To Light Up Your Mardi Gras

How to light up your mardi gras

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Blink. Blink. Twinkle. Twinkle. Sparkle. Glint. Gleam.  Hold these new light up Mardi Gras throws in your hand and all eyes will STOP – and turn to you. This year you'll find one of the most popular new throws are light up trinkets – balls, beads, throw toys, wands, and plastic sticks. Plus...

How To Choose Your Last Minute Christmas Beads and New Years Throws

How to choose your last minute christmas beads and new years throws

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Ho! Ho! Ho! Are you riding in an upcoming Christmas parade or New Year's parade? Here's some last minute parade throw ideas. If you're looking to have the crowds screaming and waving their hands for your throws, then this will be the most important thing you'll read today. Christmas Beads, Nec...

Tips To Make Your Halloween Party Extra Spooky

Tips to make your halloween party extra spooky

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Halloween is almost upon us and it seems like everyone does the same old decorations and food every single year. Do you need fresh, new ideas to make your Halloween party extra spooky this year? One tip that can set your party apart from others is using a space in your home that many don’t try to ...

It's Time to Take Your Football Party to the Next Level

It's time to take your football party to the next level

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Are you trying to throw the best football party this season? The kind your friends, family, and neighbors will be talking about for years to come. Toomey’s is going be your one-stop shop to take your football viewing party to the next level! We have beads, bottle poppers, flags, wineglasses, coaster...

Top 10 Party Supplies Under $20

Top 10 party supplies under $20

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Are you partying on a budget? Let Toomey’s help you pinch every penny. Below are ten party-ready items your guests will love for under $20: LED Light Up Beads This bead necklace features a combo of purple, green, and gold colors that light up. The LED lights flash in random patterns as soon a...

Tips for Throwing an Amazing Summer Baby Shower

Tips for throwing an amazing summer baby shower

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There’s no sure-fire way to excite a group of women faster than to mention a baby shower. The prospect of little booties and pastel blankets can make most women’s hearts skip a beat. This is a big moment in a mommy’s life and should be treated as such. Use these tips for throwing an amazing summer b...