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Category Archives: Evergreen

These posts are always relevant and never go out of style :-)

40 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Guadalajara Zoo

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Last December we were in Guadalajara for a Bible convention. We arrived a few days early and went to Guadalajara Zoo. As far as zoos go we were impressed! It was a great day and we enjoyed ourselves, kids and adults, alike. If we have the chance we will definitely return. Enjoy our photos :-) […]

How Does a Family of Six Live in Mexico On $2000 a Month?

How Does a Family of Six Live in Mexico On $2000 a Month

Updated 9/15/18 with the current exchange rates – First, let’s just get our income out of the way. My husband is a pensionado or a retiree. His income comes from social security disability because of a brain injury in 2001. I don’t have much of an income. My blog and photography are mostly for enjoyment […]

Free Printable Laundry Checklist For Kids… and Husbands too!

Printable Laundry Checklist

I have a husband, four kids, and three cats. That makes nine living beings in our household. This boils down to a lot of laundry. It’s time to teach our oldest children the way Mommy washes clothes. Actually, my husband could use a little help in this area too. Hahaha ;-) This morning I took a […]

The Unforgettable Night We Slept at The Dallas Airport

The Unforgettable Night We Slept at Dallas Airport

That’s right. We slept at the Dallas airport with our four children. It was NOT fun in any way. Before I get to that part of the story though, let me start at the beginning of this last minute trip. It all started early one Monday morning. Brad received the awful phone call in which […]

Our Epic Travel Nightmare – Driving From Kentucky to Mexico

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Leaving home for six weeks to visit family over 2000 miles away by car is HECTIC, to say the least. It is NOT a vacation. Despite our love for our family and friends and the joy of seeing them in person, this trip is NEVER relaxing. And the drive home from Kentucky, USA to Michoacan, Mexico… […]

“He is Upsetting Some of the Customers” – Goodwill and My Crying Child

Goodwill and My Crying Child

Kids cry. Some kids throw a temper tantrum. I know it, you know it, it’s a fact of life. My kids are probably a bit louder than most kids. I say this because I know my kids are hyper, independent, stubborn, and mischievous little monkey’s. They don’t have a mild bone in their bodies, and […]