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Dia de los Muertos in Chapala, Mexico  Posted on 11/10/2012
I'll be honest and say that all the skulls and skeletons associated with Halloween and Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) are not my thing. I prefer bones with their skin on and alive. :o) But it was interesting to see how the...
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Regata de Globos in Ajijic  Posted on 10/08/2012
Take a bunch of tissue paper. Glue it into a balloon type shape. Fasten a metal ring at the bottom opening. Soak a ring of cotton in something VERY flammable. Put the soaked cotton ring onto the metal frame inside the tissue paper balloon...
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Re-examine your dreams and make them happen  Posted on 08/24/2012
What was your first thought upon waking this morning? Did you think about your mile long to-do list? Did you think about your job and how much you love it? Or hate it? Did you think about your kids and what they would do today? Did you...
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Nevo Melanocitico Compuesto  Posted on 08/23/2012
Translated: Melanocytic Compound Nevus or, in laymans terms, scary looking moles that were removed from each of my big toes and had me wondering if I was going to have cancer. Yep…not exactly the way you want to ring in your 38th...
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5 Ways Long Term Family Travel is NOT a Vacation  Posted on 08/10/2012
This photo was taken on a random Saturday outing to the nearby town. It may LOOK likewe're on vacation…but we're really just exploring the local area near our rental home. When most people think about travel, I think they...
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One Year of Family Travel!  Posted on 08/07/2012
It's been one year since we left Orlando International Airport EARLY on August 7, 2011 to begin our family travel adventure. We left with 6 backpacks, one toddler backpack. 4 checked bags, a car seat (that we only used for the kids...
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An iPad Magazine for Family Travel?  Posted on 08/02/2012
So, I've been a little silent for a while. Not because I've fallen off the face of the planet or had my laptop destroyed by my children. The latter is certainly possible with 5 kids and one who thinks he's Batman one minute,...
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Cost of Groceries in Mexico (and Costa Rica, too)  Posted on 06/18/2012
One of the first things we have to do when we travel anywhere new is buy food, unless we go to visit my Mom and Dad and she's got her pantry and fridge stocked with everything we'd ever want and more several days in advance. Gotta...
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The Amazing Colors of Mexico  Posted on 06/17/2012
There were times when we'd ride through a mostly Hispanic community in Florida and the brightly colored houses seemed, well, a bit tacky. But it only takes a day or so of exploring Mexican neighborhoods to realize that bright colored...
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