On September 19th, 2017, a deadly earthquake rocked Mexico City and sparked a thousand stories of indescribable pain and unbelievable courage. Continue reading “What a Deadly Earthquake Will Teach You About Courage”
On Thursday, September 7th, 2017, a few minutes before midnight, Mexico lived through its strongest earthquake in a century. This is what happened. Continue reading “How Mexico Lived its Strongest Earthquake in a Century”
Hurricane Harvey has left thousands of people affected by catastrophic flooding. This is how you can help. Continue reading “10 Best Ways You Can Help Hurricane Harvey Victims”
It’s Taco Tuesday! I think this is by far my favorite taco! A hearty fried corn tortilla filled with sirloin steak that’s been marinated in a smoky sauce then flash-grilled and topped with homemade Mango Pico de Gallo and Smoky Chipotle Aïoli…so much flavor in such a little taco! WOW!!
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How much are we traveling this summer? Every single weekend, except for two, from the beginning of June to the middle of September. The cat is even done with us being gone as you can see above. She sees the suitcases come out and she tries to climb in. We are not supposed to forget to take her with us again!
Because we are traveling so much I am not buying groceries as I normally do. I am using up every little scrap I can find in the pantry, refrigerator, and freezer to save money. My children and I were going through the freezer the other night and found some ground beef and a couple of boxes of pierogi. I knew we had some salsa in the pantry and cheddar cheese in the fridge. Mexican Pierogis it is!
Neither of my children were very thrilled at the thought of…
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What does it mean to be an American, geographically and linguistically?
We all know that the internet provides plenty to annoy and offend. Vindictive and ignorant debates rage in the comment sections of nearly any news article, no matter what it’s about.
I avoid reading the comments on news stories about Mexico, which inevitably include some variation on “I’d never go to Mexico,” “It’s a failed state,” or the ever-charming “This is why we need to build a wall.”
Statements like those are fodder for multiple blog posts. But in this one, I’d like to address a dispute that seems to come up often: the term America.
One argument is that people from the U.S. call themselves Americans out of disrespect for all the other people who live in the American continent, as if the Chinese called themselves Asians, somehow disregarding all the other people who live in Asia.
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Playa del Carmen is one of the best places to spend your honeymoon or a romantic getaway. Look at all the wonderful possibilities! Continue reading “5 Stunning Places You Need to Visit on Your Honeymoon in Playa del Carmen”
When you think of summer in Mexico, you probably picture warm weather and sunshine. But the truth is that’s not what the summer looks like all over Mexico. Continue reading “This is What a Blissful Summer Looks Like in Mexico City”
You may never have heard of a little veggie called “chayote“, but you should start eating it now. Here’s why! Continue reading “Why You Need To Start Eating Healthy Mexican Chayotes”
In the entire world, there isn’t a place as bizarre and astonishing as Edward James’ fantasy gardens in Xilitla, Mexico. Come and take a look! Continue reading “The Strange and Delightful Fantasy Gardens of Xilitla”