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Cinco de Mayo

Last Minute Cinco de Mayo Decorations: DIY Papel Picado Luminaries
Cinco de Mayo

Last-Minute Cinco de Mayo Decorations

Do you let yourself have fun with your home decor for holidays like Cinco de Mayo? I didn’t have anything planned this year, but came across this classic Mexican Papel Picado banner I bought last year and thought, “I…

Fresh Strawberry Mint Margaritas Recipe
Cinco de Mayo, Cocktails, Recipes

Strawberry Mint Margaritas

It was my sister Sarah’s birthday yesterday, so a festive cocktail was in order. The criteria for our drink was that we wanted to utilize seasonal fruit and fresh herbs plus it needed to be extra cold for these hot summer days—so…

Must Try Guacamole Recipe
Cinco de Mayo, Recipes, Small Bites

Cousin Kelsey’s Killer Guac

My cousin Kelsey (she’s actually my cousin-in-law, but you get the idea) grew up with avocado trees in Carpinteria, Ca where avocados are a natural part of the culture. I’m not exaggerating, the town holds an annual Avocado Festival and this…