Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo Crafts and Recipes

By Melissa Choate

It's no surprise that Cinco de Mayo is a highly anticipated event in Arizona, the home of a growing Latino and Hispanic community. Use these crafts and recipes to help celebrate Mexican culture on Cinco de Mayo. Don't forget to mark your calendars for the Cinco de Mayo Phoenix Festival on May 3 &... Read More

Cinco de Mayo Phoenix Festival 2014

By Melissa Choate

Cinco de Mayo celebrations began as a way to commemorate Mexico's victory over the French in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. As its popularity grew in the United States, the holiday evolved to include a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage. The Cinco de Mayo Phoenix Festival is one of... Read More

Arizona Activities – May 2013

By April Johnston

It's getting hot already and there are still some cool things to do!  I have compiled some things to do ranging from the nerdy stuff to fun family activities. There are some great free events coming up, so this is the time to take advantage of them before we become recluses this summer.  Enjoy! F... Read More

Top Ten Posts of 2011

By Raejean Roberts

I have had so much fun writing for Arizona Mama this year!  My topic may be “Fun at Home”, but I cover a lot of ground with that topic.  In typical New Year’s fashion, here’s a rundown of your top ten favorites of 2011. 10 – Groundhog Day.  It’s almost time for this silly little ho... Read More

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

By Raejean Roberts

Cinco de Mayo isn’t part of my heritage, but it is a great excuse to party.   Since my version of a party involves hanging out with my kids and not alcohol, my celebration has a different focus than the ads on TV.  It revolves around the culture, the history and of course the food. Although ... Read More