Cinco De Mayo

Happy Cinco De Mayo everybody!! Hoping you didn’t party too hard over the weekend and still have some party left in you for today!

Here are some of our favorite Cinco de Mayo party ideas from around the web…

Tequila Bar via Wedding Chicks | the white dahlia What is a good party without an awesome tequila bar.

Edible Margaritas via Fruetcake | the white dahlia Also a necessity, tequila in the form of edible margarita cupcakes.

Edible Flag via Spoonful | the white dahlia To sober you up… an edible flag.

Now for decor…

Gold Pinata Makeover | the white dahlia Loving this DIY gold pinata makeover.

Photobooth Printables via Crafting By Denise | the white dahliaAnd it seems like no party is complete nowadays without a photo-booth! props found here.

We hope you all have a fun filled Cinco De Mayo! Do you think you’ll use any of these last minute party ideas??

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The Real Deal Cinco De Mayo Margarita!

The REAL DEAL Cinco De Mayo | the white dahlia

We named this margarita The Real Deal because it’s just that!

Every Cinco de Drinko party (see what we did there?) needs a killer margarita and this one is positively a good choice. Seriously, this margarita is not for the lightweight and it will get the party started (haha)!

The REAL DEAL Cinco De Mayo | the white dahlia

No margarita mix needed here…

What you’ll need:

2oz gold tequila (use 1.5oz if you’d prefer to start slow)
1oz triple sec
Juice from 2 limes

The REAL DEAL Cinco De Mayo | the white dahlia

What to do:
In a cocktail shaker combine the tequila, triple sec and lime juice and shake for 45 seconds. Rim a margarita glass with salt. Add crushed ice cubes. Pour margarita mixture over ice and enjoy!

The REAL DEAL Cinco De Mayo | the white dahlia

Recipe by: The White Dahlia | Photos by: The White Dahlia

*remember to drink responsibly and always have a designated driver!

Cinco De Mayo Guacamole

Cinco De Mayo Guacamole | the white dahlia

Okay, a staple at any and every Cinco De Mayo celebration has GOT to be chips and guac, right?!

Cinco De Mayo Guacamole | the white dahlia

We’ve got together and come up with the most amazing guacamole recipe like, EVER! Seriously, you’ve got to make this over this party filled weekend!

Cinco De Mayo Guacamole | the white dahlia

Cinco De Mayo Guacamole | the white dahlia

What you’ll need:

2 ripe avocados, mashed
1 small onion
1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 teaspoon coriander
1 teaspoon fresh cilantro
1/2 teaspoon salt pepper (more or less to taste)
1 medium tomato

Cinco De Mayo Guacamole | the white dahlia

How to make:

Mix avocados, onion, jalapeno, lime juice, coriander, cilantro and salt. Stir in tomato. Cover and refrigerate for an hour. Serve with your favorite tortilla chip!

Cinco De Mayo Guacamole | the white dahlia

What do you guys think?! Doesn’t this guac look good?! Will you make some this weekend or on May 5?

Recipe by: The White Dahlia | Photos by: The White Dahlia

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