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Tag Archives: living in Mexico

Finding a House in Mexico – What are My Options?

Finding a House in Mexico What are My Options

Finding a House in Mexico – What are My Options? Lots! We have lived in Mexico for over seven years and in two different cities in the state of Michoacan. Our experience doesn’t give me any room to speak for beach locations or popular expat destinations like Lake Chapala or San Miguel de Allende, but […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

Day in The Life of An Expat - Getting a Massage

What is it like getting a massage in Mexico for 250 pesos? 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 have a […]

Senior Living in Mexico – My Grandma Moved at Age 91!

Senior living in Mexico, is it possible? Sure it is! We have been preparing for my family to move to Mexico. Yeah, that’s right, my family moved to Mexico. Senior living in Mexico times three! You Can Move to Mexico at Age 91 My parents are in their mid-sixties and my grandmother is ninety plus. […]