By Alyssa Goldman, Cheapism.com
It may not be an American holiday per se, but Cinco de Mayo is celebrated all over the country with tequila, margaritas, parties, chips, and salsa. Our contribution to the festivities: five cheap Cinco de Mayo party ideas.
But first things first -- what is Cinco de Mayo? The day, May 5, marks the anniversary of the Mexican army's victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the 1862 Franco-Mexican War. The French ultimately captured Mexico City, but Mexico's triumphant battle is reason enough to celebrate. Even 151 years later, the historic battle is a symbol of nationalism and patriotism among the Mexican people.Salsa & chips.
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Here's to Cinco de Mayo...
1. Brighten up your table with paper flowers. Grab some colored tissue paper and create a "must" element of Cinco de Mayo décor: tissue paper flowers. All you need for this inexpensive Cinco de Mayo party idea is four sheets of 6" x 12" tissue paper, a pipeRead More »from 5 Cheap Cinco De Mayo Party Ideas