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27 March, 2015

Things i have learned by living here

Things i have learned by living here
Posted in : Travel Lessons on by : nommom

1) Humanity creates words to succinctly and effectively describe our experiences. I love that every country has words that other countries do not find importance in creating. In Mexico, the act of sitting around a table and chatting after a meal has its own word: sobremesa Click To Tweet (literally “over the table”). It is a
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22 March, 2015

Rookie Mistakes

Rookie Mistakes
Posted in : Travel Lessons on by : nommom

Choosing to wing it. With *anything* …. “Oh, it’s no biggie to convert Centigrade to Fahrenheit”, you say? Try working with an oven that is only numbered 1 through 5. Bring an oven thermometer if you plan on baking.   Not bringing enough cash. Yeah, stuff is cheap and your cash goes a long way in Latin
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11 March, 2015

Bienvenidos a México!

Bienvenidos a México!
Posted in : Recipes on by : nommom

We arrived here in Mexico about two weeks ago and are adjusting fairly well. As soon as we boarded the plane leaving the United States I felt the shift. Flying Volaris (which has been called the Southwest Airlines of Mexico) meant flying with mostly Latinos returning home for one reason or another. On the plane
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