Happy Hour: Cinco de Mayo

Today is Cinco de Mayo! Any fun plans for happy hour tonight?

Since it is a Mexican holiday and all, I thought today would be a good day to share with you some fun recipes I received from an event last week. The event planner, Cathy Riva and Sauza Tequila invited me to a "Ladies Who Brunch" party and it was awesome. The event was held at Meet at the Apartment, a very cool meeting and event space in Soho. It has beautiful decor, the kind that makes you want to redecorate your whole apartment. And as soon as I walked in, I was greeted with delicious little colorful macaroons that had our name tags on them. Adorable! Cathy also created custom cocktails for the event and considering what today is, I might make these for myself and my lady friends tonight.

Cadillac Rio Margarita


2 parts Sauza® Blue Silver Tequila

1 part JDK & Sons™ O3 Premium Orange Liqueur

1 part lime juice

½ part agave nectar


Shake all the ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled margarita glass. Garnish with an orange on the rim.

The Mama Rita (Totally making these on Sunday for Mother's Day brunch!)


1 ½ parts Sauza® Silver Tequila

½-part Cabernet Sauvignon

1 part DeKuyper Triple Sec

1 part Agave Nectar

1 part Fresh Lime juice


Pour all ingredients over ice in mixing glass. Shake and strain into a martini glass and garnish with a lime slice.

Photos via Sauza Tequila.

PS: I am linking up with Jillian from Cornflake Dreams today for a Cinco de Mayo Blog Crawl. Visit her for more celebration ideas! xo.


jillian :: cornflake dreams. :

the mama rita! haha I LOVE the name, too cute. i hope you have a fantastic cinco de mayo! (im hosting a fiesta blog crawl-- i would love you to link up!) xoxo jillian:: cornflake dreams

Holly :

I love the bright colored salt on the rims of the glasses, its such a fun idea!

Claudia Cifuentes :

i'd love one of these right now! yum! love the blog crawl idea!

Brynn :

I am in love with those rims...they are practically glowing!!!

Liz :

Where is the cucumber margarita? :)

Karina Cifuentes :

Liz, I have to replicate the one from Casa Mezcal!


I love the mama-rita! it's perfect for Mother's day! :)

Stopping by from the blog crawl!

marissa from the boot :

the cadillac rio is totally going in my recipe folder! awesome!
p.s. thank you so much for your sweet comment! and what a coincidence, because i used to read your blog and then lost it somehow! i will definitely follow along this time! :)

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