Friday, June 1, 2018


I’m keeping this post short and sweet…with only photos.  It occurred to me while I am out walking that I see some interesting things sometimes.  So from time to time, I will post a photo to share with you.

Keep Walking!

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Centro Cultural - Cultural Center in Puerto Aventuras, Mexico

KNUCKLEHEAD.  That’s the best word to describe why it has taken me over four years to attend an event at the Puerto Aventuras (PA) Cultural Center. 

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Buying a home in Mexico

So, you’ve visited the Western Caribbean in Mexico a few times now and you are seriously considering purchasing a home here (maybe you have Margarita Fever).  You have not decided if it will be an investment property or your retirement home, but you are willing to start gathering financial information about the process.

Thursday, March 1, 2018


DISCLAIMER:  The following blog post is based strictly on our experience with these companies and this process.  Others that are using their services may have a different experience.  We will continue to update this post until resolution, which may include filing a formal complaint with the federal consumer protection agency in Mexico, called PROFECO and/or CONDUSEF.   

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Mr. Tofu - Eating Plant-Based

When you eat plant-based, and live in another country, sometimes it can be challenging to find substitute products.  For example, during the holidays, my family and I really enjoy a soy-based turkey substitute, called Tofurky.   Several supermarkets in the United States offer this meat alternative, and therefore, it is readily available.

Monday, January 1, 2018

Upholstery Services in the Riviera Maya

We were referred to Marco Alvarez from a community of expats living in Playa del Carmen, Mexico through  We were in desperate need to have our white leather sofa and oversized armchair reupholstered.  The two pieces were cracked, peeling and unsightly to look at. 

Friday, December 1, 2017

Tu Stylo Salon Unisex - Hair, Nails & Beauty - Puerto Aventuras, Mexixo

Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingles bells rock…the holidays are here!  It’s that time of the year where the parties are endless, the food is simply delicious and your flip-flops with baubles are ready to go…it’s that time of the year to look your absolute best.