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41 Photos That Prove You Can Climb Paricutin Volcano with Kids

41 Photos That Prove You Can Climb Paricutin Volcano with Kids

Have you ever climbed to the top of a volcano and peered into the crater? Our family had this experience last summer when we conquered Paricutin, a volcano in beautiful Mexico. It was one of my bucket list dreams come true! I wrote about it first at World Mom’s Network. If you want a good laugh […]

We Have a Live In Nanny, and He Rocks!

We Have a Live In Nanny, and He Rocks!

We have a live-in nanny and he rocks. His name is David and he has been living with us for almost a year. David was a family friend before he moved in. He never intended to be our manny, (live in nanny, who happens to be a man), but the situation worked out well for […]

Our Renting Nightmare in Mexico – And Photos of Our Fourth Home

Our Renting Nightmare in Mexico - And Photos of Our Fourth Home

We were living in our Uruapan home for a couple of months when our renting nightmare took place. Property police arrived at our door and asked our Mexican friend to come downtown with them. Little did we know that this was going to lead to moving, for our fourth time in two years. This happened […]

52 Photos of Grutas Tolantongo, An Amazing Hot Springs River in Mexico

52 Photos of Grutas Tolantongo, An Amazing Hot Springs River in Mexico

This past January we took the kids to Grutas Tolantongo in Hidalgo, Mexico. This was one of the most beautiful places I have seen on my travels abroad in Mexico. We camped for two nights right next to a hot spring river. It was amazing! If you want to read a little more about our […]

Our First Home in Mexico – Living in Morelia, Michoacan

Our First Home in Mexico - Living in Morelia, Michoacan

UPDATE 7/10/18 – When we first moved to Mexico in 2013 the peso was about 12.50 to 1 USD. It has changed considerably since then! Today it is 19.12 pesos to 1 USD. That would put our rent for this home in Mexico at $444.68, (8500 pesos). Below you will see photos of our home […]

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 not quite two weeks but close enough ;-) So far life in Mexico is good and the cost-of-living is great! Keep reading below :-) Please help me continue my writing and photography by sharing this post. Gracias! Monday is […]