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Mexico's Crafty FeatureSeptember 16th celebrates the start of Mexico's fight for independence, 205 years ago. It's our most important national holiday (not Cinco de Mayo ), so I wanted to make a special feature for my country. Mexico is a beautiful country, full of honest and hardworking people, sadly vilified by the media even within our own borders. Our culture is bold and colorful, the food is delicious and baroque, there's a lot to love about Mexico! I want to share with you a few Artisan Crafts that I believe represent Mexico in the most authentic way, not the stereotyped way in which it's often pictured. I hope that you'll enjoy this taste of Mexico.Mexico's Crafty Feature by Talty
To celebrate our independence, families come together on September 15th and enjoy a hearty meal, which usually includes a dish called "pozole", a kind of soup that was prepared by the Aztecs. Every family has their own recipe, but pozole commonly involves a spicy broth made out of 4 different kinds of dry chili peppers, a
Hello! I'm a Creative Domestic Engineer Specialist. Yep, that's a nice fancy term I made up and gave to myself. Definition: "stay at home mom who makes things". I am Mother to one very smart little year old boy and Wife to one hardworking man. I love to create things for others. I sew, paint, draw, photoshop, sculpt, you name it, I've probably done it. There's just so much I enjoy doing, I can't list it all, but I LOATHE doing the dishes.|
"The washing of dishes does seem to me the most absurd and unsatisfactory business that I ever undertook. If, when once washed, they would remain clean for ever and ever (which they ought in all reason to do, considering how much trouble it is,) there would be less occasion to grumble; but no sooner is it done, than it requires to be done again. On the whole, I have come to the resolution not to use more than one dish at each meal." -- Nathaniel Hawthorne (1844), while Mrs. Hawthorne was away.
"Some people are like white crayons, they only colour on certain paper." - Me