Favor Affair has put together a comprehensive guide of Cinco de Mayo celebration ideas in its new eBook Some Like it Hot! Making Your Cinco de Mayo Muy Caliente by Karen Sullen. You have to be a member to view it, but the process is simple and painless.
gift exchange Dirty Santa played during the holidays. Santo means saint in Spanish, and since Santa is also called Saint Nick, I thought this would be a good Cinco de Mayo name for the game.
To play, ask your guests to bring a wrapped $10 gift to exchange (one per family or guest, their choice), the wackier the item the better. Add your own surprise twist at the end of the game called a "Mexican Standoff", which could involve shiny toy pistols. If you come up with a fun idea for the "Mexican Standoff" at the end, definitely let me know!
Don't forget to check out the eBook for more fun Cinco de Mayo ideas and recipes! There's a recipe for a no-fry fried ice cream that I'd really like to try.
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