Why You Should Go Crazy For The 2018 World Cup

Why You Should Go Crazy For The 2018 World Cup

The 2018 World Cup has begun! If you haven’t caught soccer fever yet, it’s about time you do. Continue reading “Why You Should Go Crazy For The 2018 World Cup”

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5 Greatest Life Lessons My Father Taught Me

5 Greatest Life Lessons My Father Taught Me

My father passed away on January 23rd, 2018, but the life lessons he taught me will live in my heart forever. Continue reading “5 Greatest Life Lessons My Father Taught Me”

Amazing Pictures Of A Spectacular Snowstorm In Mexico

Amazing Pictures Of A Spectacular Snowstorm In Mexico

Although you might think otherwise, Mexico gets snow every winter. This is what it looks like! Continue reading “Amazing Pictures Of A Spectacular Snowstorm In Mexico”

What a Birthday Will Teach You About Life

What a Birthday Will Teach You About Life

Birthdays are an opportunity to count blessings and life lessons. Here are a few I’ve learned. Continue reading “What a Birthday Will Teach You About Life”

10 Inspiring Mexican Sayings That Will Make You Wiser

10 Inspiring Mexican Sayings That Will Make You Wiser

Are you looking for some wisdom to guide you in life? These Mexican sayings will provide you with all the guidance you need! Continue reading “10 Inspiring Mexican Sayings That Will Make You Wiser”

5 Delightful Reasons Why You Will Love Pixar’s Coco

5 Delightful Reasons Why You Will Love Pixar’s Coco

Pixar’s movie “Coco” premiered in Mexico a full month ahead of the rest of the world, so I went to see it as soon as I could. Should you watch it? Yes!!!!!! Here’s why you’ll love it. Continue reading “5 Delightful Reasons Why You Will Love Pixar’s Coco”

Sweet Death

Sweet Death

Creative Hands of Mexico

The term artesanía roughly translates to “handcrafts” or “folk art” although cultural differences mean that the terms are not completely equal. For example, the adjective artesanal can and often is applied to certain processed foods such as bottle salsas, chocolate, coffee and alcohols if said products are made at a home or by a small enterprises that do not use industrial methods.

Despite the tempation cover some of these artesanal goods (as they ARE wonderful), I have stuck to products that fit the definition of handcrafted in English. However, there is one tradition that truly blurs the line between edible and non-edible “handcrafts.”

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Alfeñique is the creation of a sugar paste, which is then molded into various decorative shapes. The term is not known to foreigners, but anyone who has been to Mexico during Day of the Dead (esp. in central Mexico) has seen its most representative product… a highly…

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How Mexico Lived its Strongest Earthquake in a Century

How Mexico Lived its Strongest Earthquake in a Century

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”

Take an Exclusive Tour of my Delightful New House

Take an Exclusive Tour of my Delightful New House

After months of searching, my husband and I finally found a house that is affordable and where we can comfortably fit our family of five. Here it is! Continue reading “Take an Exclusive Tour of my Delightful New House”

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”