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Category Archives: Mexico Lifestyle

2017 Mexico City Earthquake, Eight Days After in Photos

2017 Mexico City Earthquake - Eight Days After in Photos

I never experienced an earthquake until living in Mexico. We have felt several earthquakes in Michoacan, Mexico, the most recent being March 3rd. Thankfully there was no damage. Unfortunately, the 2017 Mexico City earthquake not only caused damage to many buildings but 228 people in the city were killed and many more were injured. We […]

Can I Collect My Social Security in Mexico? Find Out Here.

Can I Collect My Social Security in Mexico

Can I Collect My Social Security in Mexico? The simple answer is – Yes. My husband, father, mother, and grandmother all receive their social security benefits in Mexico. My husband and father receive social security disability insurance and my mother and grandmother receive social security insurance. All of their benefits are automatically deposited to a […]

How Much Does a Vet Cost in Mexico?

How Much Does a Vet Cost in Mexico?

I poisoned our cats last week! Don’t worry, they are alive and well. But it was a scary ordeal! I thought I would tell you the story and answer the question, “How Much Does a Vet Cost in Mexico?” The story is first so if you want to skip it, scroll to the bottom for […]

Renting in Mexico – Our Nightmare Experience in Michoacan

Renting in Mexico Our Nightmare Experience in Michoacan

We were living in our Uruapan home for only a couple of months when we had our nightmare experience renting in Mexico. The authorities arrived at our door and asked us to go to the main office with them. Little did we know that this was going to lead to moving, for our fourth time […]

Life in Mexico and The Cost-of-Living – Two Weeks in a New Country

Life in Mexico and The Cost-of-Living - Two Weeks in a New Country

UPDATED 9/15/2018 with the current exchange rate of 1 USD to 18.95 pesos – Well, maybe it has not been quite two weeks but close enough ;-) So far life in Mexico is good and the cost-of-living is great! Keep reading below :-) Monday is officially laundry day and car wash day. We spend a […]

Living in Mexico, It’s Official – Our First Week in a New Country

We are Officially Living in Mexico - Our First Week in a New Country

We finally got our Internet up and running on Thursday. Everything here runs a little slower. Brad says I will learn patience. We had no hot water for the first week because the water heater had a clogged pilot light. The cold showers were very refreshing, to say the least. Poor Sawyer screamed when I […]