In my last post, I mentioned how I had a nacatamale lunch with my parents. Here is a pretty good representation from the web so you can see what a nacatamale looks like. It's pretty big...a little bigger than 2x the size of a standard mexican tamale.
There's a good amount of masa, rice, pork, potato, onion, tomato, olives, raisins (yes, raisins), chili and mint. It's one of those "clean out your refrigerator and throw it in the pot" type of meals. It was delicious!! But due to the high amount of starch and carbs, I couldn't eat another thing for almost 24 hours. Stuffed!!
A couple of weeks back, I was organizing my stash cabinet and Jackie asked what my cabinet looked like. I love my cabinet but I wouldn't recommend it if you have a moth problem or anything since the drawers have these decorative holes. But, it works for me. Living in a one bedroom apartment, I don't have a lot of space to cater to my crafts. So there are some yarn bins and my stash cabinet which sit in part of my really huge closet.
I bought it at Target and it was basically a "build your own" type of shelving unit. I bought the standard 3 drawer (one small, 2 big) and bought another small and big drawer as my stash increased. A very nice co-worker, built me a platform on wheels to rest the shelves on and that way, I can roll it around the apartment to whatever spot I am working on a project. I usually only roll it around when I am doing major finishing...with pins and glue and clothespins and ribbon and stuff. Ugh...that's too much stuff to carry and potentially drop! That pile on top of the cabinet is stuff I still need to sort and organize...mainly dmc and silk.
I wasn't very productive with the stitching yesterday. I was lazy and watched bad tv, P.S. I Love You (how does anyone get through this movie without bawling buckets?!) and finally finished reading Julie and Julia. I sure hope I get a lot done during the week. We'll see how that goes...I am trying to get back to my almost daily ellipticaling. I hope I can do it!!
Hope everyone enjoyed their weekend!
Until next time...