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Category Archives: Mexico Lifestyle

Living Abroad is Hard, When Someone You Love is Dying

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My Grandma Mehl, my mom’s mom, recently died. She was 94 and had pancreatic cancer. I live over 2000 miles away from her and my family. They are in Kentucky, USA. I am an expat living deep in South Mexico, 14 driving hours from the US border. I have four kids and a husband with a disability […]

Temazcal – A Sweaty Steam Bath in Mexico

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Our friends in Uruapan, Michoacan, Mexico like to visit La Casa Del Temazcal. A Temazcal is a type of sweat lodge, heated with lava rocks, used by the indigenous cultures of Mexico and Central America. It has been around for hundreds of years, since the ancient Mayans and Aztecs walked Mesoamerica. To some visiting a […]

Hiking in Uruapan, Michoacan, Mexico

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We love being outdoors. There is something about nature that is calming and enlightening at the same time. When I am stressed out and need a break, a breath of fresh air always seems to help. I think God made it this way on purpose. It’s a natural healing effect of being outdoors. Our current […]

48 Photos of Our Family Filming with House Hunters International in Mexico

48 Photos of Our Family Filming with House Hunters International in Mexico

Our family appeared on the popular HGTV show House Hunters International while living here in Mexico. I was contacted in the Summer of 2014 about appearing on the show. They found our family via this blog, my blog, Los Gringos Locos! We never thought anyone would want to put us on TV. We submitted a video […]

Bible Assembly in Uruapan, Michoacan, Mexico

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We had our spring Bible assembly at La Fabrica de San Pedro in Uruapan, Michoacan, Mexico. The factory is a beautiful building with old and new mixed together. The current factory operates in the large basement rooms and the upper rooms are used for conventions, wedding, and parties. The older walls are made of adobe […]

12 Compelling Reasons to Live Abroad in Mexico

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October 7, 2013, my husband and I moved our family of six, to the state of Michoacan, Mexico. Michoacan is located in the Southern mountain region of Mexico. We have lived here for two years in October and we love it! Here are 12 compelling reasons to live abroad in Mexico:   1. Mountain weather […]