Tag Archives: Cinco de Mayo

Romantic Holiday Tag Archive: Cinco de Mayo

May 4, 2012 5

Date Idea: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Your Mate

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Date Idea: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Your Mate
Couple eating chips at a Mexican restaurant. Photo: garren / Bigstock.com

By Amanda Martin

This weekend is Cinco de Mayo, a day commemorating the Mexican army’s defeat of the French at the Battle of Puebla.  The holiday is celebrated by people of many different backgrounds, so why not use this as an opportunity to have fun and spend some time with your significant other.   Here are some ways to get close with your partner while celebrating Mexican culture and history:

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May 3, 2011 1

5 Fantastic Dating Tips for Cinco de Mayo

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Cupid's Pulse Article: 5 Fantastic Dating Tips for Cinco de Mayo
Friends on a picnic. Photo: belahoche / Bigstock.com

By Andrew Pryor

The Cinco de Mayo holiday was founded on May 5, 1862.  On that day, General Zaragosa led the Mexican army to defeat a French force nearly twice their size.  It was one of the biggest military victories ever for Mexico, allowing the Union to build an unstoppable army.  Today, America and Mexico both celebrate Cinco de Mayo each year to uphold the values of liberty and national pride.

In other words, there’s no reason to feel out of place on Cinco de Mayo, no matter what nationality you are.  Go out with someone you love (or go out looking for someone to love) and celebrate the holiday.  In honor of the fifth of May, here are five ways to get into the espíritu de la celebración:

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