For those of you ironing out the details of your Cinco de Mayo party ideas, this post features cocktail recipes, flower suggestions and styling tips for fiesta decorations. Beyond Cinco de Mayo, we love the idea of a throwing a Mexican themed party all Spring and Summer long. For Birthdays, Engagement Parties, Graduations, Anniversaries, Weddings or Full Moons; there are so many great reasons to kick back and have fun with the bold, brilliant culture of a Mexican Fiesta!
My favorite part of the process? Arranging the flowers! I hand picked these bouquets from the local florist shops: hot pink and orange gerbera daisies, fuchsia and navy anemones, sorbet and rose quartz ranunculus, peach and yellow pincushion protea, a sunflower and a few stems of viking poms.
After all the excitement, I'm raring to throw my own party! So this poses the question: Margaritas or Mojitos? The obvious answer... BOTH!
Pomegranate Margarita ~
Lime wedge, plus more for garnish
4 ounces white tequila
2 ounces Triple Sec
1/2 cup pomegranate juice
1 lime, juiced (optional)
Pour salt onto a plate or shallow dish. With a lime wedge rub along the rim of a glass and dip glasses upside down to salt the rim. Fill glasses with ice. In a cocktail shaker with ice place the tequila, triple sec, pomegranate juice, and lime juice. Pour into the salt-rimmed glasses and top off with club soda. Garnish with a lime wedge, if desired.
Mojitos Pitcher ~
1 bunch fresh mint, cleaned
1 cup sugar
4 lemons, juiced
4 limes, juiced
1 (750 ml bottle) light rum
1 liter club soda
In a large pitcher, muddle mint sprigs with sugar and lemon and lime juices until well combined. Add ice, rum and club soda and stir together. Pour into glasses, straining out mint. Enjoy!
Remember, we would love to see photos of your Mexican Fiesta's, always! Be sure to #LunaBazaarDecor when you post your pics!
With love from the Luna Bazaar Team!
For more fiesta party ideas & tasty recipes, Martha Stewart knows what's up!
Styling & Photography by Maia Bissette