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April 24, 2019

Cinco De Mayo Party Ideas for Your Home | Cornerstone Homes

Throw a Cinco de Mayo Party in Your Home or Clubhouse

At Cornerstone Homes, it's all about connection with your friends and neighbors.   And, there’s nothing like an outdoor party in the heart of spring to bring all of your friends together. At Cornerstone Homes, that’s exactly why we love the beginning of May so much… Every year, delicious drinks and festive food are enjoyed by all to commemorate Cinco de Mayo and kick off the summer season!.


Whether in your private outdoor courtyard, patio,  or at the clubhouse just steps from your home, a celebratory get-together is the perfect way to kick off a season of outdoor fun in your community. From frozen margaritas to tasty tacos to colorful decorations, this holiday is all about enjoying the sunshine and having a great time with your friends. Check out our favorite ways to throw a Cinco de Mayo party in your home or at the clubhouse:


Drinks

Frozen Watermelon Margarita


Nothing signifies warm weather and good times like watermelon and a frozen cocktail — so why not combine the two? These frozen watermelon margaritas are exactly what you’ve been craving all wintertime! Awaken your summer senses and get ready for something sweet, tangy, and entirely refreshing. 


Pro tip: throw chopped watermelon pieces into your freezer the night before to ensure that your drinks are as chilly and delicious as can be. Ready to enjoy in just about 10 minutes, these drinks are perfect to pass out in your courtyard, but you can also take a pitcher out to the clubhouse patio! No one will be able to resist a pour.


Cabo Wabo Cocktail



If you’ve always dreamed of serving the most delicious drinks in the room, now’s your chance to shine… The Cabo Wabo is an adventurous, tequila-based cocktail that involves a funky, homemade strawberry puree (say no more)! Just one sip and you’ll feel like you’re lounging on a sunny beach right in your own backyard.


Food

Build-Your-Own Taco Bar


Of course, no Cinco de Mayo celebration would be complete without a deliciously crunchy taco (or 2, or 3…) If you’re hosting a party in your Cornerstone home, a BYO taco bar is the perfect way to utilize your beautiful kitchen space and huge kitchen island, as well as allow people to enjoy tacos exactly as they like them. 


The ultimate taco bar is set up with tortillas, meat (whether ground beef, grilled chicken, or steak), shredded cheese, salsas, toppings, and extra heat to spice things up. Spread everything out on a colorful table runner on your kitchen island and let everyone roam seamlessly from your courtyard to your kitchen for more! 


Decor



When it comes to home decorations for Cinco de Mayo, think color, color, and more color. There’s no wrong way to go about your decor, as long as its festive and bright! This holiday is the perfect time to spruce up your Cornerstone home with bright hues and patterns.


From party placements to flower arrangements, we love Martha Stewart’s selection of fun and easy Cinco de Mayo crafts! On the other hand, if you’re looking to add flair with new decor pieces, try cacti in beautiful, earthy pottery, stripes and patterns on your furniture, and so much more. The options for decorating are endless… use your festive imagination! 


Pro tip: bring pops of color to the clubhouse with balloons, banners, fringes, and more. Party City has incredibly fun and budget-friendly decorations that will make any space in the clubhouse sparkle.


Whether in our homes or the clubhouse, everyone at Cornerstone Homes loves coming together to eat, drink, and celebrate all of the wonderful things that life has to offer. This year, make sure to raise your margarita glass and cheers to good food, good friends, and this exciting new chapter of your life! 


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