May is one of our favorite months here at Team CS, and not just because it’s Camille’s birthday. (Hello, Cinco de Mayo, pool parties, and plenty of dining al fresco!)  This month promises to be a good one, and the fact that there are several good movies and books on the horizon makes the forecast even better. Scroll down for ten fun ideas for what to do with your life this month, complete with margarita recipes. You’re welcome.

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Go see Booksmart when it premieres on May 24th.

The directorial debut from Olivia Wilde — about two overachieving high school girls on the brink of graduation — was by far the runaway hit of this year’s South By Southwest Film Festival in Austin.

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Get the college gang back together somewhere fun.

Check out our six custom girls trip itineraries for this spring here!

Catch Knock Down the House on Netflix.

This is Netflix’s newest political doc — all about Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and her unlikely run for the House of Representatives. Catch it when it premieres May 1st!

Check out Caroline Eden’s newest cookbook, Black Sea.

Black Sea: Dispatches and Recipes, Through Darkness and Light combines the author’s love of travel and cooking to create a thoroughly unique cookbook with stories and recipes from Odessa, Bessarabia, Romania, Bulgaria, and Turkey’s Black Sea region. Available May 21st on Amazon.

Create your own custom shade of lipstick.

You can now create your own perfect red (or pink, or orange…) with the sustainable makeup company La Bouche Rouge. And you can also name your color, and design a custom case. FUN!

Watch the prettiest surprise proposal ever.

Then join us in stalking this adorable couple online as they lead up to their dream wedding in Thailand!

Host a backyard Cinco de Mayo bash…

See all the pretty details of our team’s Cinco de Mayo party here.

…and mix up a batch of perfect margaritas.

Check out our roundup of the best margarita recipes in the world, and see how we served a prickly pear margarita for a party inside a hidden hacienda here.

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Splurge on a new swimsuit.

Check out all the cute new swimwear lines you need to know about this year.

Let’s talk about sex, baby.

Find out three amazing things Camille learned from having dinner with Esther Perel. Mind. Blown.

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