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      News ~ Noticias ~ February 2009

¡hearts!  ¡hearts!  ¡hearts!¡hearts!

¡Hola, dear Friends of Mexico Lindo! Valentine's Day is fast approaching, and we have some great gift ideas for you, such as  the colorful  tin hearts shown above, ranging in price from $6-8.  Please also note the winged tin heart pictured at the bottom of this email, which is available in three different sizes, from $3-12.  Pictured below are three beautiful choices:  Left: a carved Oaxacan heart box , measuring 5" x 5 ", for $40.  Center: Carved wooden  Flying Cupid with arrow, from Guerrero, measuring 9" x 7",  for $82. On the right,  a pewter heart with natural flowers, measuring 3 1/2" x 3 3/4", for $20.

carved wood heart box  flying cupid corazon con flores

Some things are better in pairs, especially Oaxacan woodcarvings! Left: Double horses by Jacobo and Maria Angeles Ojeda, measuring  10" x 19" x 3", $375. Center: Irresistible pigs by Maria Jimenez, measuring 5" in length, $46 each.  Right: Dancing giraffe couple, by Joaquin  Hernandez Vasquez, measuring 5" high, $52 for the pair.

Caballos by Jacobo and Mariapiggies!dancing giraffes 

We have a delectable Valentines' deal for Oaxacan Chocolate devotees: throughout February or as supply permits, you can purchase either the famous Chocolate de la Soledad or the Mole Rojo in the 500 gram package, for 8.60 each,  a discount of 14%.  Of course, as always, we have a beautiful selection of molinillos for your frothing delight, from $9-12.

Chocolate and mole de la Soledad

If you would like to try your hand at making your own Valentines' papel picado banners like these you can find the pattern for this and many other fun designs in Kathleen Trenchard's book, Mexican Papercutting , for 14.95. 

heart papel picado

A quick note to our friends from out of town who may be interested in purchasing any of the items shown on this page, either email Lisa or call our toll free number (877.422.1357) to arrange a credit card purchase and shipping by phone.  

 A shopping trip is planned for the end of the month; you can add your special requests to the Wish List Discussion on our Facebook Page.  Please be sure and become a fan of the store if you would like to see some special content from time to time that you may otherwise miss out on.   

 ¡Here's hoping that everyone has a fabulous February, full of lots of love!

¡con todo mi amor!


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