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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 […]

We are Officially Living in Mexico – 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 […]

Our Move to Mexico – Day 4 and 5 – We Have Arrived!

Our Move to Mexico - Day 4 and 5 - We Have Arrived!

What a morning and it’s not even 9 am yet! We are driving through Mexico’s mountains. In our move to Mexico, we have officially crossed the border into this unknown land ;-) Our friend Bill, who came to meet us at the border, is playing with Sawyer. I think Sawyer found a new friend. We […]

Day 3 of Our Move to Mexico – On The Road Through Texas

Day 3 of Our Move to Mexico - On The Road Through Texas

We are on our third day of this voyage, our move to Mexico, driving between San Antonio and Laredo, Texas. The kids have been excellent thus far. I am so proud of them. Yesterday the girls even managed to do some math, spelling, and writing for a few hours. The scenery is starting to change. […]

We Are Moving to Mexico! – Our First Day on The Road

We Are Moving to Mexico! - Our First Day on The Road

When we told everyone we were moving to Mexico the reactions we got ranged from “that’s awesome” to “you are crazy” to “what about the kids”. To be real, it is pretty awesome whether it lasts six months, five years, or forever. And we are a little crazy, or maybe even a lot crazy, and that […]