Cinco De Mayo Linky Party #2

 May 5th is right around the corner so this week’s Linky Party is  all about Cinco De Mayo inspiration.  I have shared some of my favorite find’s for inexpensive crafts for party decorating, amazing recipes for party food and snazzy desserts, daring drink selections and table-scapes to make you gasp!   If you have something that you would like to share that’s related in any way to Cinco De Mayo ( or anything great and unique, I’m not picky)  go ahead and add your link at the bottom of this post.  Be sure to tell your bloggy friends about the link party and have them join in the fun too.  This blog is all about inspiring one another and I hope we have a huge turnout of creative, smart ideas from my fabulous, crafty and talented readers.    I can’t wait to see what you have to share.


Kicked-Up Avocado Margarita Recipe for Cinco de Mayo by Cookin' Canuck #recipe #avocado #cincodemayo

Try this Avocado Margarita from Cookin Canuck



I’m flipping over this adorable and inexpensive Taco Shell Garland from Grey Grey Designs.  Why didn’t I think of that ?


The complexity and structure of these paper parasols disguise how simple this project actually is. Your table will look sophisticated but it wont cost you much and it wont take long to create.

Craft a topiary with drink umbrella’s from Craft Stylish


Check out Brown Eyed Baker for a great recipe for Margarita Cupcakes.  


Cinco de Mayo Recipes

The Girl Who Ate Everything has a great idea by creating individual appetizers in small plastic cups.  Again, why didn’t I think of that?   So simple, so inexpensive and right under your nose inspiration.  Love.


Set out a simple taco toppings bar.  For more ideas go to Mixing Bowl Kids


Cinco de Mayo pinata sugar cookies

Oh no she didn’t!  She Knows  didn’t stuff M&M’s inside a cookie.  Pinch me.


Get this printable paper garland from Cakes Likes a Party


Cinco de Mayo Printables

Living Locurto has modern and inspiring ideas for parties. I love the simplicity of using mason jars for beverages.


Make a batch of homemade Guacamole on a side table in front of your guests just like at a true Mexican Restaurant.  More at Rabbit Food Rocks


Purtay…just Purtay.   More table-scape ideas from


Chili Pepper Party Pom - Cinco de May - Mexican Fiesta - Oh My! Creative

Oh My Creative Blog has a fun idea for crafting a paper pepper party decoration.  Love this to pieces.


With Style and Grace Blog has a unique idea to spice up plain popcorn with festive flare.  


A great Mexican dessert…flan.  But this isn’t your typical flan.  It’s a Margarita Pie.  Check it out here  Punch Bowl




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  1. What an awesome mashup of festive ideas!! These are fantastic for any party really – I love the individual cups for dip – never thought of that before! Thanks for sharing :)

  2. Hi Dina,
    Thanks so much for inviting me over. Fun Party.
    Have a great week.

  3. Thanks for sharing my Chili Pepper Pom! I added my Mexican Fiesta Centerpiece to the link party!

  4. Whoops! Put my name instead of the name of the dish :). It’s “Cheeseburger jalapeno poppers” if you want to fix :)

  5. This is PERFECT! Thanks for hosting this theme! My birthday is Cinco de Mayo and I love finding new recipes for my birthday bash! :)

  6. buttercream bakehouse says:

    this looks great ladies. Keep them coming! I want to see more and more and more wonderful ideas and recipes.

  7. I love these ideas, thanks for sharing.
    Happy WW!!!

  8. I loooove the taco shell garland! How cute! Thanks for hosting the linky 😉

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