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Cinco de Mayo: A Good Excuse for a Dress + a Drink

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Photo: LaurenConrad.com

Photo: LaurenConrad.com

Whether you are taking part in the May 5th fiesta or just like goin' up on a Tuesday, we've got the dress & the bevvies for ya.

The Mojito Dress, Resort Handbag (Coral) and Vineyard SHopper (Eggplant)

The Mojito Dress, Resort Handbag (Coral) and Vineyard SHopper (Eggplant)

Recipes from LaurenConrad.com

Make an assortment of mixers for a customizable marg bar, or keep things simple and make up a batch of mixer the night before!

Strawberry-Habanero Margarita Recipe
Makes 1 quart

Ingredients
1 to 2 habaneros, stem and seeds removed
2 pints strawberries, hulled
1/2 cup lime juice
1/4 cup triple sec      

Mas Agrios Margarita Recipe (Citrus)
Makes 1 quart

Ingredients
1 1/2 cup orange juice
1 cup grapefruit juice
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup lime juice
1/2 cup tangerine juice (or any seasonal citrusโ€ฆhave fun with it!)
1/4 cup triple sec    

Blend (or juice) the strawberry and habaneros/ citrus. Stir together with lime juice and triple sec and chill for one hour to allow the flavors to meld. Pour with desired amount of tequila (tequila blanca is recommended).

Recipe from BonAppatit.com

Classic Mojito
Makes 1 Mojito

Ingredients
2 mint springs
1/4 cup white rum
2 tablespoons simple syrup (or sugar, or a sugar cane if you are feeling fancy!)
1 tablespoon plus 3/4 tsp lime juice
1 dash Angostura bitters

"Using a muddler or handle of a wooden spoon, muddle 1 mint sprig in a cocktail shaker. Add rum, simple syrup (or sugar), lime juice, and bitters. Fill with ice, cover, and shake vigorously 20 times. Strain into an old-fashioned glass. Garnish with remaining mint sprig."