Saturday, May 6, 2017

Friday Favorites from Delish, Closet Cooking, Host the Toast, and More

Good morning! Happy Cinco de Mayo and Derby weekend. Do you have plans to have a margarita or maybe even two this evening? Or are you saving yourself for juleps on Saturday while watching the Derby?

Mexican Street Corn Nachos from Closet Cooking

Nachos are one of my favorite things to eat and these Mexican Street Corn Nachos from Closet Cooking look delicious and are on my list for tonight's festivities. 

Crock Pot Carnitas from Host the Toast

What could be better than putting a meal in your crock pot and 6 hours later eating dinner? Especially if it is Crock Pot Carnitas from Host The Toast. I think these look delicious and would be an excellent  dish for tonight. 

Image from Whole and Heavenly Oven

Do you like margaritas? I do but to be honest I like the slushy fruity ones best, my favorite is strawberry but tonight I think I am going to try this Tropical Pineapple Margarita Slushy from Whole and Heavenly Oven.

Image from Delish

Of course we have to end the day with a little something sweet, so how about some Mexican Chocolate Pots de Creme from Delish.

I love when designers share their sources and I have bookmarked this post from Erin at Elements of Style of her Etsy Sources for Custom Upholstery just in case I need something. 

Image Always in A Southern State of Mind

This beautiful house is for sale in one of my favorite cities Savannah and was featured on Always in A Southern State of Mind.

 Botanical Tutorial from Kingsbury Brook Farm
Image Kingsbury Brook Farm

Make your own hanging botanical with this tutorial from Kingsbury Brook Farm.

Did you read, make, watch or do anything this week that you think we need to know about?  If so please share. Do you have plans to go out for Cinco de Mayo? I will be at home eating at home eating nachos and getting ready for the Kentucky Derby. 

Be safe and have a great weekend. 


  1. I love to experiment with carnitas recipes. No crockpot, but I put it in the oven at a low temperature, which does the same thing.
    Homemade tortillas, too. No wonderful Mexican tortillerias around here.

  2. i suddenly wish i were throwing a party! great recipes elizabeth
    happy cinco!

  3. Looks like some great links this week, Elizabeth. I'm in love with that house in Savannah. Have a wonderful weekend.

  4. Those pots de creme look tempting.

  5. SAVANNAH..................been there ONCE!
    NEED TO GO BACK.............


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