Plans for Pineapple?


We're starting summer off sweetly on entertaining and recipes featuring the pineapple. We've pulled our pineapple favorites together on our website here for you to browse and select with ease! We also wanted to share some of our favorite recipes and entertaining ideas featuring this sweet and beautiful fruit. So, sit back and relax and let's start summer!

1. We love this fun recipe from Country Living for a non-alcoholic Pineapple Cooler. Perfect for relaxing on the porch with friends as the summer days start to heat up!

2. All Ware Stainless Steel Pineapple Easy Slicer and De-Corer

This baby will de-core and slice with ease--perfect for those of us who would rather spend time eating our pineapples instead of cutting up a pineapple!

3. This guy has smart tips for slicing a pineapple and getting it ready to serve!  So pretty!

4. If you're having a party, why not decorate with these sweet tissued pinapples? Adorable!

5. Lastly, we are in love with these colorful throw pillow covers! Brighten up inside or out with this fun take on our beloved pineapple :)

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Cinco de Mayo Ideas!


Today is Cinco de Mayo and what better reason to host a happy fiesta? Check out this spread!


A Mexican-themed party is a great idea for any summer outdoor gathering.  With twinkling lights, bright colors, fresh food and cold drinks, your guests will appreciate a relaxing fun evening with friends.  Here are some delightful ideas for your party:


Aesthetic Nest has easy instructions on making these pretty paper bouquets out of cocktail napkins, twist ties and bamboo skewers.  You can also use crepe paper and place the paper flowers in inexpensive green glass vases. We picked up a dozen easily at Goodwill. has a fantastic recipe for an unexpected Mexican dish: Roasted Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos. Not only are is it delicious, it's a perfect way to host vegetarians and it makes a great side dish. You must try it!

Oilcloth tablecloths are a great way to add color to your table and create a beautiful Mexican look.  This one is from and is bright and festive.  You can also find them on ebay by the very friendly Cali-Gal Stitches who sells by the foot or roll to custom fit your tables.

Check out this cute fiesta invitation here.

What's your favorite recipe for Cinco de Mayo?

Find other ideas by following our Cinco de Mayo board on Pinterest!

Follow Sassafras Paper's board cinco de mayo / mexican fiesta! on Pinterest.

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