Cinco De Mayo Fun, Food and Activities for Everyone

Cinco de Mayo (Fifth of May) is a commemorative celebration of the  Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during Franco vs Mexico War  from 1861-1867. It is celebrated (most commonly) in the United States and Mexico. Cinco de Mayo is often misidentified as Mexico’s Independence Day which is September 16th.

History of Cinco de Mayo – A fantastic history and clarification about Cinco de Mayo and Mexico’s Independence Day  (September 16th).

Fried Taco Shells if you have a large family, this is definitely the most economical way to do taco shells. Many Corn Tortillas are Gluten Free (Gluten is an issue at my house and I prefer a fried corn tortilla over a gluten free ‘flour-like’ tortilla-ANYDAY!)
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Plastic Maracas from Easter Eggs and Spoons -Oriential Trading Company
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Cinco de Mayo Coloring Sheets Other activities and ideas as well.
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Fantastic Cinco de Mayo Food I really love the idea of individial Dip Cups!
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Mini Pinatas from empty toilet paper rolls
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Festive Lime with Candles Centerpiece
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Cinco de Mayo Jello
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Lavender Margarita
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2.5 oz of Jose Cuervo Traditional
1 oz of Parfait Amour Orange Liqueur (where the purple color comes from)
1/4 oz Lime Juice
1/4 oz Simple Syrup
Garnish with a Lime

Cinco De Mayo Nail Art
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Handcrafted Necklace Pendant Giveaway

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Yes! Another Giveaway to celebrate the normalization of breastfeeding.

This giveaway has ended

Vanessa, from Generally Crispy will be giving away one beautiful handcrafted  Necklace Pendant to one lucky winner.

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How do you enter? Its simple.
(Open to US residents)

•Like our Generally Crispy Facebook Page

•Pick any post on our Blog and share it.

Return to this post and leave a comment stating you have Liked our Facebook Page and which post you shared and why you chose that post. (We do moderate and will approve comments in the order they are received).

At the end of World Breastfeeding Week (on or about August 7th approximately 5pm MST-Arizona Time), we will select one random winner. The winner will have 48 hours to contact us to claim their prize.

We will confirm that the terms of entry have been completed. If we find that the winner has not completed the terms according to the simple terms listed above or does not claim their prize within 48 hours of the official announcement, the selected winner will be discarded and a new winner will be randomly selected.

We have a ton of things going on during World Breastfeeding Week, so be sure to subscribe to receive notification of new posts so you don’t miss anything. There will be Giveaways,  Breastfeeding Testimonials, Local Raffles and Events and more.

Enter to win a FREE Ring Sling handmade by Miranda!!!

Ring Slings By Miranda Giveaway

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Miranda of Ring Slings by Miranda makes beautiful, handcrafted Ring Slings. She graciously sponsoring a Giveaway of a beautiful, hand dyed Ring Sling for one lucky person at the end of World Breastfeeding Week.

Entry is a piece of cake.

RULES

This giveaway has ended

• Entry Available to US Participants only, who are Active Registered Users of Facebook.

• Standard Shipping is Included. If you you want a specific method of shipping, you will be responsible for paying for the shipping.

• You must be over the age of 18 to enter.

• You must have a valid Email Address.

• You must complete the information required for leaving a comment (on the comment form below).

• Your entry will be based upon visiting the Facebook Pages Ring Slings by Miranda http://www.facebook.com/RingSlingsByMiranda and Generally Crispy http://www.facebook.com/GenerallyCrispy and “LIKING” both of them.

• You must be in good standing with both Facebook pages.

AFTER you have completed this task, you will leave a Comment in the Comment Section (Below) indicating you have completed the required tasks.

If you have already ‘Liked’ one or both of the indicated pages, you are half way there!

Winner will be announced on or about August 7th, 2014 (5pm MST-Arizona Time) on Ring Slings by Miranda Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RingSlingsByMiranda and Generally Crispy Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/GenerallyCrispy

Winner has 48 hours from the announcement of the winner to contact Miranda of Ring Slings by Miranda http://www.facebook.com/RingSlingsByMiranda to claim their sling. In the event that a winner has not claimed their prize within 48 hours of the announcement, the original winner will be discarded and a new winner will be selected. Initiation of Winning/Winner Contact is the responsibility of the contestant within specified time frame.

We will verify that the tasks have been completed. Comments will be approved (Yes, we do moderate) in the order they were received.
If we the selected winner did not meet the requirements upon the drawing, their entry will be discarded and a new winner will be selected. So play honestly and fairly.

Go LIKE…
Ring Slings By Miranda’s Facebook Page
and
Generally Cripsy’s Facebook Page

http://www.facebook.com/RingSlingsByMiranda

http://www.facebook.com/GenerallyCrispy

Generally Crispy will be hosting several other Giveaways following the conclusion of World Breastfeeding Week. Be sure to Follow us to receive notification of new posts and notifications…you wouldn’t want to miss out!

Be sure to leave Miranda a comment on her Facebook page thanking her for sponsoring such an awesome giveaway. Also, be sure you check out her Breastfeeding Story,  Breastfeeding with Pride!

This is the part where you leave your comment after you’ve finished “LIKING”  Rings Slings By Miranda and Generally Crispy

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UPDATE: There has been a notification that some of the links may not be working. I have added typed URLs to the post to help make finding the appropriate pages easier in the event that a link does not work.

http://www.facebook.com/RingSlingsByMiranda

http://www.facebook.com/GenerallyCrispy

Be sure to check out The Necklace Pendant Giveaway too! And Subscribe to the website to receive notification of additional Giveaways, Posts, Information or Specials! We will be having more giveaway announcements in the coming Hours, Days and Weeks! Be sure to share our website and Facebook Pages, the more fans/followers…the more Goodies get given away!!!

The Big Latch On -Pinal County

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Three Peaches Nurturing and Breastfeeding Support Group Presents Casa Grande’s very first annual BIG Latch On!

Bring the whole family and join us for fun, food and raffles as we help break the World Record. It’s a great way to show our community and surrounding areas we support and encourage breastfeeding, nursing in public and local businesses/non-profits! 

The official timed latch on will be at exactly 10:30am
it’s encouraged to come 30 minutes prior to sign in and get settled. 

So, if you are local be sure to come out and join in!

For more information on participation and volunteering, contact Jessi Gomez.
PHONE: (Five20)Eight Four Zero-6Four36
EMAIL:threepeachesnurturing@gmail.com
Three Peaches Nurturing

Vista Grande Library
(Vista Grande High School at the South East Corner or Arizola and Cottonwood)
1556 N Arizola Rd,
Casa Grande, AZ
85122
(520) 840-6436

Generally Crispy’s World Breastfeeding Week Giveaways!!!

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Each year we look forward to World Breastfeeding Week for a various number of reasons.

During this time we run a series of guest submitted breastfeeding stories on our blog as an effort to help normalize breastfeeding, share experiences and come together to support women and families in their choice to feed their children as nature intended.

This has been a work in progress that has taken a great deal of effort and planning, but we are finally ready to kick off World Breastfeeding Week 2014!

In addition to the Candid and Amazing Story Submissions that we will be running during the week, we also wanted to make this week a little extra special and host some Giveaways to thank everyone who submitted a Breastfeeding Story, to Thank those who have continued to support us thru the journey of normalizing breastfeeding and welcome those who are new to this journey.

Tomorrow kicks off World Breastfeeding Week 2014 and we will be opening some fantastic Giveaways which we would like to include you in on.

Miranda of Ring Slings By Miranda will be sponsoring a Giveaway of one of her beautiful handmade Ring Slings.  This Giveaway is Open to the general public. Be sure to subscribe to Generally Crispy so you don’t miss anything!

Want to get a head start on Miranda’s giveaway? If so, Head on over to Ring Slings by Miranda, LIKE her page, say hello and then wait for tomorrows announcement!

Want to see a Sneak Peak?
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Vanessa of The Gypsy Bayou and Generally Crispy will be sponsoring a 3 Pack of Soap Giveaway that is reserved for those who Submitted a Breastfeeding Story prior to the open of World Breastfeeding Week. This giveaway is open to a restricted group. Those who submitted stories have automatically been entered. If you have submitted a story, you don’t have to do anything else. You are already entered.
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Additionally, Vanessa (Generally Crispy/The Gypsy Bayou) will be sponsoring a Raffle Style Giveaway at The Big Latch On Casa Grande, Arizona hosted by Jessi Gomez, Certified Lactation Educator, representing Three Peaches Nurturing. The Big Latch On Event will also have an assortment of Vendors and Activities which are family based. Infants and Children are welcome. This Raffle/Giveaway is Open to Local Participants. Official Terms and Rules are available at the Event which will be held at Vista Grande High School in Casa Grande, Arizona at the intersection of Arizola and Cottonwood on Saturday August 2nd at 10:00 AM. This will be an indoor event.  If you are local and you want to show your support for this event, stop by and say hello.

An assortment of other Giveaways will also be announced during World Breastfeeding Week that will be open to everyone, so be sure to Subscribe so you don’t miss anything.

Stay Tuned!!! We will begin announing the Opening of the Giveaway Entries, Rules and Associated Links and How/Where to enter!

World Breastfeeding Week 2014

Submissions for this event have closed! Be sure to check back next summer for entry information!!

Be sure to Subscribe and receive notification of new posts, events and giveaways!

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Each year we run a series of guest submitted breastfeeding stories as an effort to help normalize breastfeeding, share experiences and come together to support women and families in their choice to feed their children as nature has intended.

What is World Breastfeeding Week?

Over the last few years we have collected and shared stories and accounts of breastfeeding relationships of all types. Helping normalize breastfeeding by bringing  mothers together with support, sharing knowledge and information has ultimately been the primary goal.

As we enter into the summer months and see World Breastfeeding Week is approaching we find ourselves delighted that we are able to play a small role in helping normalize the vital function of nourishment in such an amazing global movement, such as such as World Breastfeeding Week.

As many already know, breastfeeding is a topic that is very near and dear to our hearts for countless reasons and because of this, we would like to do things a little differently this year. In addition to bringing wonderful stories from real mothers, real babies/children and their journey through breastfeeding, we will be hosting some fantastic giveaways as well.

If you are interested in sharing your candid experience breastfeeding, we would love to hear from you. What we mean by ‘candid’ is that we are not looking for scripted stories. We understand that each breastfeeding experience,  from birth to birth and woman to woman is incredibly unique, we welcome all types of submissions including stories of complete success, stories involving Complications, Milk Sharing, Milk Donation, Wet Nursing, SNS/Tube Feeding, Exclusive Pumping, etc. We are also delightfully accepting information based submissions as well.

We invite you to check out our World Breastfeeding Week stories from previous years and hope that you will be a part of our present WBW and our future WBW Adventures.

If you are interested in a story submission, you may Contact Us by email at:  GenerallyCrispy@gmail.com and be sure to visit our Facebook Page and say hello!

Why World Breastfeeding Week is Important
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