Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Texas has a long standing tradition of celebrating Cinco de Mayo and it's a great excuse to gather friends to celebrate!I set up a simple table with a Fiesta banner from Piggy Bank Parties and the popular Mexican drink Jarritos tied with striped straws and Fiesta tags from Anders Ruff. I spent most of the afternoon focusing on hanging out with our friends so I didn't get pictures of everything, but we had a great time and ate delicious food!  We made homemade salsa and pico from our garden.  I … [Read more...]

Muffin Tin Monday – Cinco de Mayo

Today's MTM theme is Cinco de Mayo so we had a scrumptious Fiesta for lunch. Here is what we had:Cheese quesadilla, guacamole, chips, black beans, rice, strawberry "maracas" and a cookie "sombrero."Aubrey's Muffin TinThe Twins Version of MTMAfter lunch Aubrey made a sombrero for craft time. Just grab your suppliesLet your little one paint the plate & cupHave them glue pom poms around the edge and then admire their beautiful Mexican sombrero.I think Cinco de Mayo is a great holiday because it … [Read more...]

Muffin Tin Monday Fiesta

Today is MTM and since there was no theme I decided ours would be a Fiesta theme to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Here is what we had for lunch today...Front Row: Cheese Quesadillas, Guacamole, RiceBack Row: Cantaloupe "Maracas", Chips, "Sombrero" CookieBefore our yummy lunch we made Maracas to help celebrate Cinco de Mayo tomorrow. Here is how we did it.1. Gather your supplies - 2 plastic cups, beans, foil, paper scraps, flower punch/stickers, scissors tape, and glue.2. Pour the beans into 1 … [Read more...]