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Nesting on CInco De Mayo - tacos, margaritas on bar

Nesting on this first Sunday in May and rainy Cinco De Mayo.

We are going out tonight to try a new taco place that just opened near us and I am so excited! A big basket of nachos and margaritas is just pure happiness isn’t it?

The past few weeks have been a little crazy between spring sports, end of the year activities, yard work and baby showers. I’ve been to three baby showers in the past 4 weeks! Yesterday I went to one for my cousin and I just have to show you the sweet gift my mom and sister put together.

Baby shower gift - DIY wardrobe with baby clothes from newborn up to 24 months.

And from babies, they grow so fast. Somehow we have kindergarten screening for my little guy tomorrow and I am not ok. I can’t believe he is going to kindergarten! I feel like we just brought him home!

Nesting - Baby M is for Maverick onesie

It was a great week on the blog. We talked about:

The top Amazon purchases of April. I own every single one of these and love, love love.  Click here to see them all. Seriously that romper is so freaking comfortable and the instant awake under eye brightener is a must! I’m never wearing concealer again.

Amazon top sellers April 2024 - Tineco wet/dry vacuum mop, Cetrice wide awake under eye brightener, at home laser hair removal, women's summer onesie outfit and B Tan sunless tanner

Mother’s Day is next weekend and I have some cute Mother’s Day printables for the kids. They can show mom what they love about her, there’s free coupons for a day off of cooking and cleaning, and a printable Mother’s Day Brunch menu. Click here to see them all.

Free Mother's Day printables - all about my mom worksheet, Mother's Day breakfast in bed printable menu

 

On this week’s Wednesday Salad, I shared this Caesar pasta salad recipe with the easiest and most delish homemade Casear dressing. I don’t know about you all, but Rick is not a huge salad lover and he asked me the next day when I’m making it again so I call that a win! Here is my recipe.

The best Caesar pasta salad - glass bowl filled with romaine lettuce, pasta, croutons, homemade Caesar dressing and shredded Parmesan cheese.

 

If you’re looking for a gift for the teacher for the end of the school year, I shared this little gift basket I put together last year with my free printable. Click here to see it.

Basket with wine bottle, wine chiller, wine tote, best teacher ever book and an apple with tag that says "apples are fine but by June you deserve some wine"

 

And since it’s Cinco De Mayo, here are some recipes for your fiesta today:

This spicy pineapple ranch water is a great low calorie cocktail and can easily be made into a mocktail too. Sharing the recipe here.

spicy pineapple ranch water

 

If you’re looking for a light and refreshing marg, how about these cucumber elderflower margaritas? These have been a reader favorite for the past few years! Recipe linked here.

Cucumber Elderflower Margarita

And for more margaritas, check out 9 of the best margarita recipes here.

9 of the best margarita recipes

Combining two well loved favorites, tacos and pizza in this easy taco pizza the whole family will love! Click here for the recipe.

Easy Taco Pizza

Walking tacos are a favorite in our house and these can be made in the crock pot which makes them perfect for a crowd. Click here for my Crock pot Walking Tacos.

Easy crock pot walking tacos - bowl with ground turkey, topped with lettuce, cheese, tomatoes and sour cream, taco bowl

 

Here’s some of my favorite finds of the week:

Have you heard all about the Black and White SUV moms? This was a big topic in my Instagram stories last week. I drive a white SUV yet I find myself identifying more as a black SUV mom. Maybe I’m gray? See what you are here.

Because you can never have too many margarita recipes, check out my friend Jen’s frozen pineapple margarita!

Frozen Pineapple Margarita in a cocktail glass with a lime wedge garnish

These 40 things to do with your life in May

This DIY handkerchief wreath with vintage pins is beautiful isn’t it?

Unique handkerchief and vintage jewelry wreath.

 

These tips for planning the dreamiest cottage garden.

garden at sunset

Enjoy the rest of your Sunday!!!

 

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3 Comments

  • Reply
    Jen
    May 5, 2024 at 10:42 am

    Happy Cinco de Mayo, Nicolle! Your dinner plans sound delish. We’re having crockpot pork chalupa…yum! May is a crazy time of year, isn’t it? Ours has been busy too. All you can do is just buckle up and hang on. Ha!

    Thanks so much for sharing my frozen pineapple marg recipe. I appreciate it!

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      Nicolle
      May 6, 2024 at 6:38 am

      Yes it sure is, I saw somewhere someone referred to it as Maycember and that makes sense! 🙂

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    Lora Bloomquist
    May 6, 2024 at 3:20 pm

    Aw, thanks for sharing my vintage handkerchief and brooch DIY wreath, Nicolle! I’m so glad you enjoyed it:) Yes, those little grow up way too fast; we’re planning our first wedding! Enjoy every stage to the fullest:)

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