Liberty National – All About the King Cake!Can’t contain your excitement for Liberty National Convention 2014 in New Orleans? Ready to hit up Bourbon Street and the French Quarter? With Mardi Gras season upon us, you should get a King Cake to celebrate the historical New Orleans tradition!

Mardi Gras Influence

King Cakes can be bought at grocery stores or made at home. The traditional food dates back to the Middle Ages, and consists of Danish pastry, icing, and cinnamon*. The cakes are generally covered in the traditional Mardi Gras colors of purple for justice, green for faith, and gold for power. Inside the cake you’ll find cream cheese and even a plastic baby. Yes, a plastic baby. The person who eats the piece of pastry containing the toy is said to have good luck and gets various privileges throughout the Mardi Gras celebration.

Liberty National Agents in New Orleans

Get your own cake and kick off the Mardi Gras festival season! While qualifying #LNLConvention2014 Agents won’t be in New Orleans for the actual parades, parties, and experience, the culture and spirit of Mardi Gras lives on all year in the Big Easy through the music, food, and the overall celebratory spirit.

Are you doing anything awesome to recognize Mardi Gras this year? What are you looking most forward to in New Orleans?

* http://www.neworleansonline.com/neworleans/mardigras/mardigrashistory/kingcakes.html, 2014