Weekly Musings: Cinco de Mayo Classics

 

By Megan Dobberteen, Copywriter

What's a Weekly Musings you ask? It's a look at this week's top trends. Helping you make data-driven decisions for your content calendar and staying up-to-date on what users are talking about is what it's all about.

Bring your party hat and dive into these timeless Cinco de Mayo trends. Including everything you could need to host the fiesta of the season—with top topics in Food & Drink, Entertaining, and DIY & Crafts.

 

Entertaining: 

Margarita madness | TRENDS IN May

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It's no surprise that "Margaritas" are the party drinks of the spring and summer seasons—reaching it's highest point on May 3rd, 2017.

Along with a rim of salt and plenty of unique flavor inspirations, margaritas are a no-brainer for Cinco de Mayo. Simply take notes from seasonal flavors—like fresh fruits and spices—to build out your ideal cocktail ingredient list for spring.  

Top related keywords for Margarita are Tequila, Lime, Pineapple, Mango, Coconut Agave, and Cucumber.

See how our partners spike up their fiestas with some truly spectacular mixed drinks. 

 

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DIY & Crafts: 

Piñata Decor | TRENDS IN May

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Also featured in Easter celebrations, "Piñatas" start gaining traction in April. Thanks to its biggest occasion being Cinco de Mayo, its highest spike on May 2nd, 2017.

Hidden inside this iconic trend is plenty of entertaining inspiration. Vivid colors made of fringed tissue paper bring this party decoration together in no time. No matter how small the craft, this technique is sure to make an appearance this May. 

Top related keywords for Piñatas are DIY, Mini Unicorn, Cake, Cinco de Mayo, Easter, and Balloon

See how our partners use their crafting skills to paper mache their way to party greatness. 

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Food & Drink: 

TACO (SALAD) TUESDAY | TRENDS IN May

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"Taco Salad" was at its most popular on May 3rd, 2017—usually seeing the highest traction the Tuesday before Cinco de Mayo. 

Taco Tuesday get's a healthy twist thanks to colorful salad creations. Serving up veggie-filled dishes to your Cinco de Mayo guests is sure to be a sure-fire entertaining idea. 

Top related keywords for Taco Salad are Quinoa, Salsa, Avocado, Beans, Casserole, Ground Beef, and Ramen

Dig into these recipes from our partners to get an idea of just how tasty Taco Tuesday can be!

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WANT TO SEE even MORE TREND PREDICTIONS?   

Looking to get your hands on even more seasonal, category, and occasion-based trend data? Check out our library of Trend Outlooks—from summer to holiday and everything in between. 

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