Sunday, January 02, 2005


My very favorite breakfast place is a restaurant in Juarez named Tomochi. I *love* going there. We hadn't been there in the longest time. We went today and it was also Alec's first time in Juarez. I love the food, I love the rustic decor and today I absolutely fell in love with their Christmas decorations (which are not taken down in Mexico until after January 6th).

The Christmas tree ornaments were styrofoam balls covered with beans, black beans, rice, corn kernels, lentils and some other grains with red bows. The garland was rope (or lasso). There were also some crosses made of cinnamon sticks.

One of the wreaths was made of different sized baskets.

Another one was just wrapped in lasso and decorated with a bow.

I think my favorite wreath was this one that was covered in folded tamale leaves.
Aren't all these decorations cute? I had one of those "Why didn't I think of that?" moments. Anyway, I thought I'd share with you all. Wishing you a very happy new year!

feeling: I ate too much!
listening to: U2 (Vertigo)
what I should be doing instead of blogging: putting clothes in the dryer