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Christmas decorations - mexican style
Friday, November 11, 2011      5 comments

On Wednesday we went to Hermosillo and had a browse in Home Depot, which is very similar to the Home Depots up north, maybe not as big a selection, especially in the appliances but it still has everything we would ever need. The fun thing ... Read more
Dinner out
Thursday, November 10, 2011      5 comments

Last night we decided to have a nice dinner out and I even got dressed up for it :) (Note: this is a beach town in Mexico and most people go out everywhere in shorts and tank tops) It was nice to put on a dress and wear some high heels... ... Read more
Back to home cooked food :)
Sunday, November 06, 2011      5 comments

Yesterday was a fairly chilly day, for here at least and I was feeling like comfort food... mashed potatoes, chicken and some veggies. It was wonderful! My tummy feel... Read more
Steak dinner in Tucson
Saturday, November 05, 2011      4 comments

This was the steak and ribs dinner I had in Tucson Wednesday night. A rare treat and sooo nice for a change.. Today I'm back to home cooking - chicken, potatoes and v... Read more
Trip to Tucson and the perils of north american food...
Friday, November 04, 2011      6 comments

Our trip north was challenging this time with a 3 hour plus wait at the border crossing. Lucky I had a book handy! The truck wasn't very happy though - stop and start, idling etc. We had left at 7am and were at the border before noon, right on s... Read more
Shrimp dishes
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      6 comments

On Sunday I cooked the 2nd kilo of shrimp. Sunday lunch: shrimp in thai curry sauce with curried rice pilaf and broccoli Yesterday I was busy in the office, so l... Read more
Moroccan Chicken
Sunday, October 30, 2011      5 comments

Yesterday's lunch was moroccan chicken with cauliflower and curried rice pilaf. I love the spices in the sauce and how they mix with the sweet bell peppers, onions, eggplant and tomatoes - tumeric, cinnamon, ginger, black pepper and a dash clo... Read more
Craving red meat
Saturday, October 29, 2011      5 comments

After a summer of chicken, fish and more chicken and only the very occasional beef, my body was screaming for some red meat. DH had his blood taken yesterday morning so we felt that a slip up (on his part) wouldn't mess up his numbers :) We ... Read more
Fresh spinach
Friday, October 28, 2011      8 comments

Shopping at the market early yesterday morning I found some fresh spinach! Yum. A nice change from the veggies we have been having regularly the last few months. After thoroughly washing the spinach, I blanched it by pouring boiling water ... Read more
New plantings
Tuesday, October 25, 2011      5 comments

We finally finished the raised flower bed on the back patio and it's now planted with some ferns and bougainvilla. I love the flowers and it cheers up the whole area. I can't wait for it to be cooler so we can sit out there. ... Read more
Monday, October 24, 2011      7 comments

Yesterday I cooked the first kilo of the 4 kilo we bought last week. They were amazing! I cooked them with chili spices and in another pan I cooked peppers, onions and... Read more
Kayak trip
Saturday, October 22, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday we drove to the little fishing village about an hour north of us with a group of people to go sea kayaking. It's quite an undertaking and hauling the kayaks makes for an interesting picture. The big red one in the back is DH's (it w... Read more
Improved produce section
Friday, October 21, 2011      7 comments

This afternoon we went by the market to pick up some fruit for our kayak trip tomorrow and we were pleasantly surprised by the updated produce section. The market is small and the produce used to sit in boxes on the shelves, still dusty from the... Read more
Back to Yoga
Thursday, October 20, 2011      7 comments

I missed my yoga sessions for the last week and my joints were feeling it... Thanks Mel for asking me if I was keeping up with it! If that wasn't push enough, yesterday I was talking with a friend whose DD just qualified as a yoga instructor ... Read more
Precious water
Wednesday, October 19, 2011      3 comments

The water came back on yesterday afternoon and with a bit of luck it will stay on. I did my laundry and was surprised it was all done in one load - it looked a lot more LOL I'm happy to be caught up and that I could have a longer shower this m... Read more

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