Here are two of Mexico’s most popular love stories to bring out the hopeless romantic in you. Continue reading “2 Mexican Love Stories That Will Melt Your Heart”
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”
One of the reasons many domestic travelers visit the Huastec Region of Mexico is to enjoy the delicious ethnic dish called zacahuil.
Zacahuil translates as bocado grande, Spanish for big bite. The word derives from one of the many Maya dialects specifically the Huastec or Téenek.
When I traveled to Xilitla, one of my beloved towns in Mexico, I had the opportunity to eat this succulent dish for the first time. It is delicious to say the least; smoky in flavor and the meat in the dish provides enough protein needed to start a new day full of activities or just to start a regular workday.
The livelihood of many families in Xilitla depends upon this dish as it provides the means to generate income and support their families.
This video showcases the long process of making zacahuil, which is usually prepared by the women, just like most…
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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”
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”
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”
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”
The Torres household was not unlike other Latino households in that, we too, had to endure early Saturday mornings with the mariachi music going full blast. But the difference in our house was that we might be hearing those rancheras on record, on the radio, in a JUKEBOX that was in our house for years, or with Mike Torres playing and singing live! Our father is a lifetime mariachi and regularly rocks his charro suits. This is my very favorite picture of his, happiest when singing with the mariachi.
So I’d be in that bed trying to will myself back to sleep, trying to close my eyes, trying not to think that, along with the music, that house cleaning wasn’t far behind. Finally, I’d give in and wake up, laying there hearing the sounds of the house, the smell of breakfast cooking, knowing that in a few minutes…
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The Day of the Dead is a celebration which, like everything in Mexico, calls for lots of delicious food! Continue reading “Blissful Mexican Recipes To Celebrate Day Of The Dead”