Advice for Mexican Snowbirds, Dealing With Mail

For Mexican Snowbirds, dealing with mail can be so frustrating, but deal you must. In the U.S. we take snail mail for granted. We walk out to our box or stop at the post office and there is mail. We don’t even have to think about how to get or send mail. This post contains…

When One Door Closes ….. IFBC in New Orleans 2018

I would love to report on the Sacramento IFBC but alas, I can not. I suffered a concussion last week and my pesky doctors would not let me drive or fly or think for a few weeks. Let me just say that being on the receiving end of healthcare is not to my liking. Protect…

American Snowbird Stops at IFBC on the Flight South

Lake Tahoe Photo credit @Michael Ford I’m attending the International Food Bloggers Conference in Sacramento, California. This will be my first food blogging conference. I attended Blogher and learned a lot about blogging in general and had a great time meeting other bloggers. I have started packing for my move back to Baja, Mexico so…

No Cook Meals for Burning Man, Healthy Recipes

Don’t show up in the Black Rock desert empty handed, impress your friends with these no cook meals for Burning Man. No need for fire or refrigeration. Pack your tu tu, feather boa, a festive burner bike, lots of H2O, adult beverages, everything on this list and something to barter with. This post contains affiliate…

Easy Healthy No Cook Meals For Camping or Travel in Mexico

A shopping list and menu for 3 days of healthy no cook meals.  Perfect for an end of Summer, Labor Day camping trip, or exploring and surfing trips all year-long in Baja Mexico. One of the best reasons to travel is to explore the local cuisine but eating out for every meal can be expensive…

Mexico Travel Advisory For Baja Sur, Mexico and Why This Expat Cares

The U.S. Department of State issued a Mexico Travel Advisory for Baja California Sur, Mexico and Why This Expat Cares. by Tracey Delaplain If you stopped to read this post because you want to reinforce your fears of travel in Baja Mexico then stop reading and stay home. I won’t try to change your mind….

Baja Sur, Mexico Travel Advisory Issued, Why This Expat Cares

  The U.S. Department of State issued a Mexico Travel Advisory for Baja California Sur, Mexico and Why This Expat Cares. If you stopped to read this post because you want to reinforce your fears of travel in Baja Mexico then stop reading and stay home. I won’t try to change your mind. The U….

Ten Essential Kitchen Gadgets You Can’t Live Without in Mexico

Seeing double? No, it’s me not you. I’m growing my new blog at MyBajaKitchen but it’s lonely over there so I thought I’d post on both blogs (or maybe you do need your eyes checked) 🤔 to entice you to come visit me! I’m writing recipes and stories from my expat life in Baja, Mexico,…

International Food Blogger Conference, La Gringa Takes a Trip

La Gringa’s Big Day Out I’m attending the International Food Bloggers Conference in Sacramento, California on Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2017. This will be my first food blogging conference. I attended Blogher and learned a lot about blogging in general and had a great time meeting other bloggers. I’m determined to get my cookbook and my…