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5/5/12

cinco de mayo for one


happy cinco de mayo!
i love this day and all of its celebrating and happy colors and good food. i look forward to it every year...

La Bamba by Mariachi Vargas on Grooveshark 

 i'm getting festive today with frozen limeade and party poppers (that seem to give mimi the dog a terrible fright) and mariachi music for one. alone time well spent!
max is usually my main cinco de mayo party friend...but he's away with his dad this weekend. i packed him a little box filled with odds and ends and the tiniest pinata you'll ever see stuffed with small sweets. if only i could have found a small bat to go along with it.


 hoping your weekend is going swell! 
¡Feliz Cinco de Mayo!

xoxo

15 comments:

  1. Your pictures always make me happy!

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  2. That limeade looks divine!! xx

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  3. I love that you packed Max a to-go Cinco de Mayo box! He's such a lucky kid to have a mom who thinks of things like that!

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  4. Such beautiful colours in all these shots. I hope you had a lovely day!

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  5. Pretty skirt! Love that mini piñata with all.my.heart!

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  6. Katie, This is truly so precious! I keep all these little ideas tucked away for my little one for the years when she can be surprised with little notes and treasures. I love checking in every morning-you always put my day to the sweetest start with a smile. Hope you have an amazing weekend! Ps-where did you find such a tiny pinata? Adorable! xoxo

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  7. you take such beautiful pics:)

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  8. This is the cutest blog! Love the old school pinata toys and that skirt is darling!

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  9. Oh my gosh, this makes me want to celebrate cinco de mayo! Love!

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  10. beautiful as always.

    xoxoxoxoxo

    sarah

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  11. Hi Katie! I feel as if I am well acquainted with you after spending the past four days sneaking in here and there to read up on your entire blog....(yikes!) it was like reading a picture book for grown ladies, beautiful pictures and inspiring colors with a lovely voice to boot :)
    I noticed a theme with you and the holidays, I'm sure this isn't news to you, I just related to it as I love them too and you inspired me to amp it up this cinco de mayo and my daughter loved it!
    I am so happy to have found a new gorgeous blog, and lady, to crush on, thanks for taking the time to share it <3Rachel
    twigogallery@yahoo.com

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  12. Your pictures are so lovely. The composition and colors, devine. I'm pregnant as well, enjoying things like frozen lemonade right alongside you. I'm 30 weeks.

    Ashley @ http://www.thestorkandthebeanstalk.com

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  13. What fun! You are such an awesome mom. Max must have so much fun! Well, I know.... just some of the time, when he's not in trouble. I get it. But the rest of the time looks like a blast!

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  14. How wonderful for Max to have a mother that cares about the small details! I can relate as well we too have a blended family. My older two from my first marriage leave for the weekend with their dad as well, I send along treats and such to ease the three day absence. I might have to keep this in mind for next year. With my new soul-mate/husband I have two baby girls-16 months apart 2 and 1 year now. They miss their older siblings when they go but we plan things for them as well. We had a mini Cinco de Mayo dinner. I love your blog and find it truly inspiring to read about your family.

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