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My Familia’s Fall Bucket List: 20 Things to Do

On an eight-hour road-trip back to Denver from South Dakota, my niece and I each created our fall bucket lists. I’m someone who loves summer so it takes time for me to warm up to autumn, but thinking through all of the fun activities we can plan got me excited about the changing seasons. I hope this bucket list serves as an activity guide for you to enjoy before all of the holiday madness begins!

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Lola’s Guide to Oaxaca: Hotels, Bed and Breakfasts, and Apartments

As a follow-up to my blog post about 10 common questions I get when traveling to Mexico with my kids, I’m sharing some of my favorite places to stay in Oaxaca. This is one of the questions I get asked a LOT when I’m there and while I enjoy hotel amenities, I love the cozy atmosphere of a bed and breakfast. Before you book anything, be sure to do your research to see what’s a fit for your familia. I always look for places with minimal stairs to climb, completely enclosed courtyards, and a portable crib.  Read More…

10 Common Questions I Get When Traveling to Mexico with My Kids

Hi, everyone! It’s been a hot minute since I’ve written a blog post, but I’m back. Amado started full-day kindergarten in August and Valentina is now in Spanish immersion daycare two days a week. At first I thought we were all going to experience major separation anxiety, but we’ve adjusted to our new schedules quite well and the kids love socializing with children their own age.

Now that I’m not chasing both of them around all day, I finally have time to focus on ME (and my work). I’m kicking off my comeback with a blog post that answers all of the questions you had regarding my recent trip to Mexico. Here goes! Read More…

{TRES DEL MES} Three Tips from Mexico City Baker Eliceo Lara

It’s no secret that baking is not my forte, but a chance encounter with Mexico City’s beloved baker, Eliceo Lara, inspired me to pull out my rolling pin, sprinkle a bit of flour on my face, and get my bake on. I first crossed paths with Eliceo while on one of my summer trips to Mexico.
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One Week in Mexico City: Cooking, Baking, Fiestas, Day Trips, and Family Time

Every time I travel to Mexico, my plan is to take notes and photos throughout the day and write a blog post on what I did while everything is fresh in my head. This never happens, because I tend to get too caught up in the moment. Read More…