So with Shrove Tuesday all but over, we can start to look ahead to tomorrow, the start of lent.
Traditionally that means giving up something you enjoy, so we thought we'd find out what things, if any, people are planning to give-up.
It's Shrove Tuesday but, what are you putting on your pancakes?
In one south Cumbrian village flipping pancakes is a serious business, as Fiona Marley Paterson explains.
Troutbeck's annual pancake flipping competition attracted a record turnout.
Families from all over the Windermere area came to flip as many times as they could in a minute.
There were boys, girls, men, women and hotelier races.
The hotelier cup is the most cutthroat: bosses send their best competition to bring back the prize for their hotel.