How to Cook a Healthy Mexican Power Breakfast

How to Cook a Healthy Mexican Power Breakfast

Here in Mexico, we’re very fond of having breakfast. It’s the most important meal of the day! This is how to make a nutritious, Mexican breakfast. Continue reading “How to Cook a Healthy Mexican Power Breakfast”

What Mexico Can Teach You About Affordable Maternal Care

What Mexico Can Teach You About Affordable Maternal Care

I live in Mexico, I have three children, and I can honestly say I’m truly glad I gave birth in this country. Do you know what my out-of-pocket expenses were for every birth? Zero. That’s right. Keep reading to know how this is possible. Continue reading “What Mexico Can Teach You About Affordable Maternal Care”

15 Important Facts You Need To Know About Cinco De Mayo

15 Important Facts You Need To Know About Cinco De Mayo

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Hola, amigos! It’s that time of year again when everyone goes crazy over sombreros, guacamole, and anything even remotely Mexican. You may think the entire country of Mexico also goes crazy on Cinco de Mayo, but there’s nothing farther from the truth. Although this isn’t a day for partying and dancing in Mexico, that doesn’t mean it’s not meaningful. Let me tell you all about it!

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Now this is an Easter Celebration

Nothing is ever boring in Mexico, including Easter!

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How do Mexicans and Expat US citizens celebrate Easter Sunday?

They burn a bunch of effigies of undesirables and Judas figures…. and for the finale they exploded this figure in a blue suit with bouffant hair.

The sign says: DONALD, pero no el pato (but not the duck). There was no doubt and the many US refugees in the crowd loved it as did the Mexican families. What a difference from sitting in Church for your Easter Sunday tradition.

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A few got dressed up for the occasion!

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Enjoy your chocolate eggs!

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Top 12 Places in Cancun and the Mayan Riviera, Mexico

If you’re planning a trip to Mexico, this is a must-read!

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Got a hankering for some time on a tropical beach? Deep blue sky, turquoise water, gentle waves and soft sand? A styrofoam cooler by your side, packed with sweating Coronas? Yeah, that sounds about right.

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You can find nice beaches all over Mexico’s 5,800 miles of seashore, but when you picture paradise, you’re probably thinking of the Mayan Riviera, the 90-mile stretch of Caribbean coastline from Cancun in the north to Tulum in the south (and beyond to Punto Allen, by some estimations).

Cancun, the unofficial capital of the Mayan Riviera, is famous for all-inclusive luxury resorts, with all-day pool parties and all-you-can eat restaurants. Similar though larger resorts are all along the coast too, like fancy communities with private beaches and activities for all ages.

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But, while the beach may be the big draw in the Mayan Riviera, those who venture out of the resorts (or stay elsewhere) can explore ancient Mayan…

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8 Popular Ways To Celebrate Easter In Mexico

8 Popular Ways To Celebrate Easter In Mexico

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Holy Week is a four-day nationwide religious vacation that also doubles as spring break in Mexico. I know this is supposed to be a strictly religious holiday, but in Mexico you can make it as holy or as earthly as you like.

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How to Make an Amazingly Delicious Mexican Lasagna

How to Make an Amazingly Delicious Mexican Lasagna

Mexican lasagna, or Aztec pie, is one of my all-time favorite foods. It’s delicious, perfect for any dinner, and very easy to make. Take a look! Continue reading “How to Make an Amazingly Delicious Mexican Lasagna”

10 Guaranteed Ways To Stay Safe In Mexico

10 Guaranteed Ways To Stay Safe In Mexico

It’s spring break time! And Mexico is the best place to spend your vacation. If you’re worried about safety, don’t be. Just follow these simple, common-sense rules.

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Hola, amigos! I’m often asked about how safe it is to visit Mexico. There are so many horror stories on the news, I’m sure many people think visiting Mexico is like jumping into the zombie apocalypse. That is not true at all, but you do have to follow certain guidelines to stay safe when traveling to Mexico.

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Awesome Bloggers Speak Out on Immigration and the Border Wall

Awesome Bloggers Speak Out on Immigration and the Border Wall

Immigration and the border wall are topics that the US and Mexico very publicly disagree on. But what about the people that feel a personal connection to these issues? These Latino and expat bloggers share their interesting views on these sensitive subjects. Continue reading “Awesome Bloggers Speak Out on Immigration and the Border Wall”

2 Amazing things about Mexican women you must know

2 Amazing things about Mexican women you must know

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Today, I just want to tell you why Mexican women rule!

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