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Day in The Life of An Expat in Mexico – Getting a Massage

Day in The Life of An Expat - Getting a Massage

What is it like getting a 250 peso massage as an expat in Mexico? Simple but effective! As well as, relaxing, calming, peaceful, and wonderful :-) This is probably due to the fact that we found two sisters that are very sweet and very good at their jobs! We see them every two weeks and […]

Life Lessons with Mexico Mom – Legos On the Potty


  Life Lessons with a Mexico Mom – This is my last life lesson to be hosted on World Moms Blog. After posting this, I decided to resign as a writer for WMB for personal reasons. I appreciate the opportunity I had to write with them for the last two years. There are some lovely ladies on […]

Life Lessons with Mexico Mom – Smell Your Toothbrush

  Life Lessons with a Mexico Mom – As a wife of one and a mom of four, I am always learning and discovering! I know I am not alone. Let’s just admit it: “The world is a big place, life is a lesson no matter where you live, and children can be the best teachers.” […]

Vacationing in Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo


We took our second trip to Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo in May with my parents. They were visiting Mexico for their first time, and I wanted to take them to beach. Since Ixtapa is only four hours from our home in Uruapan, this was a good choice for a little side trip. Unfortunately it was not […]

Living Abroad is Hard, When Someone You Love is Dying


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 […]

Hiking in Uruapan, Michoacan, Mexico


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 […]