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Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Fiesta Grande

On May 5, 1862, 4,000 Mexican troops using machetes, cattle and one really good Calvary unit held off a combined French-Mex force of 8,000 just outside of Mexico City. The smashing of the French troops stopped them from supplying the American Rebel forces and led to the end of the American Civil war 18 months later at Gettysburg.

It's a historical event, not just for Mexicans, but for Americans as well. And - you know me - any excuse for party is a good one! (Especially if it involves Cerveza!)

Kit Used: Fiesta Grande by Angel Wing Scraps

Blooming Desert Alpha by Happy Scrap Arts

Created for the May 2016 Card Challenge at the W4E forums. Join the challenge fun and win some prizes at


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