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Cinco de Mayo at Home

May 5, 2020

Cinco de Mayo is here and it usually includes excellent food, sombreros, dancing and margaritas. Things are a bit different since last the celebration, but that doesn’t mean the tradition can’t continue!

Here are a few ways you can celebrate Cinco de Mayo at home this year:

Set the mood

Use festive and colorful items to decorate your space. Turn up the volume and play traditional Mexican Mariachi music. Many songs include instruments like harps, guitars, violins and trumpets. YouTube offers multiple playlists with mariachi tunes like this one. Mariachi Tunes

Prepare a feast for your fiesta

Mexican culture, like many, centers around its authentic cuisine. To create a variety of different Mexican dishes, start with a few key ingredients like lettuce, tomato, peppers, onions, corn, beans, tortillas, cheese and avocado.

Here are a few of our favorite Mexican Dishes:

  1. Charred Salsa
  2. Zesty Shrimp Tacos
  3. Best Ever Guacamole
  4. Mexican Street Corn
  5. Mexican Casserole 

Add a Festive Margarita

And finally, to get the fiesta started, create a delicious margarita. We’ve chosen a few we think you will enjoy.

  1. Classic Margarita
  2. Watermelon and Basil Margarita Summer Cocktail
  3. Coconut Margarita
  4. Margarita Mocktail 

No matter how you choose to spend your Cinco de Mayo, all of us at Acadian Homes hope it is a happy and healthy 5th of May!

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