cinco de mayo

The Wackiest Piñatas on Etsy
No celebration of Cinco de Mayo is complete without a piñata. After all, what's more entertaining than blindfolded partygoers attacking a sweets-filled papier-mâché figure with a bat? In the gallery above, check out some of the craziest piñatas from craft site Etsy...
What Is Cinco De Mayo, Really?
Some believe that Cinco De Mayo is Mexican Independence day, which it is not. Some believe that even though Cinco de Mayo is not an American holiday, it should be. Mexico first declared it's independence from Spain on September 15, 1810 and it took until 1821 to get all of the Spanish soldiers …
The Wackiest Piñatas on Etsy
No celebration of Cinco de Mayo is complete without a piñata. After all, what's more entertaining than blindfolded partygoers attacking a sweets-filled papier-mâché figure with a bat? In the gallery above, check out some of the craziest piñatas from craft site Etsy...
5 Famous Mexican-Americans
Cinco de Mayo is not widely celebrated in Mexico, but is huge in the United States, truly making it a Mexican-American holiday. There are more than 31 million Mexican-Americans living in the United States, a substantial and strong part of the fabric of the US. Here's a quick look at five famous…
The History Behind Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo is fast approaching. Most folks pull out the guacamole and celebrate with friends over margarita specials at their local cantina, but beyond the revelry of the fiesta, here's a few things you might not know about the fifth of May holiday: