Although not the true meaning of the holiday, Spring and Cinco de Mayo have always been associated in my mind. The colors of the season are expressed in the beautiful colors of the day. Another great reason to experience Cinco de Mayo is to celebrate the amazing culinary gifts that Mexico has given the world.

Plan a little fiesta of your own. Below we have some great recipes and crafts to get you started. Plus a guide to herbs and spices to help get those creative juices flowing. Enjoy the season and enjoy the day!