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Chicken Fajitas
Thursday, March 29, 2012      4 comments

Yesterday I made chicken fajitas and I had mine with a spinach salad on the side. I had one 6" tortilla as a treat - stuffed with chicken fajitas, a little rice and mango salsa. Chicken fajitas ... Read more
Warmer weather = salads :)
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      5 comments

I has been warmer the last week, even though very windy. Time to move on from comfort food to salads! I love my salads and am so happy the local store carries fresh spinach, red leaf lettuce, romaine as well as the usual (not so nutritious) iceb... Read more
Horses in the road
Monday, March 26, 2012      7 comments

The other night we had a herd of horses coming up our road. They roam free in the area and help keep the road side growth down. We mostly see them when we are on our morning walk but that evening (about 5pm) they were all the way at our end of t... Read more
Shrimp salad
Saturday, March 24, 2012      5 comments

I love my spinach salads with different protein - last time I used grilled shrimp ... Read more
What does 250 pesos ($20) get me?
Wednesday, March 21, 2012      8 comments

On Monday I went to the little market and stocked up on veggies. Total bill was 250 pesos (with a few centavos change) The most expensive items were the bagged spinach and the mushrooms. ... Read more
25 years!
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      11 comments

Today is our wedding anniversary - 25 years! Can you imagine?? On the one hand it seems a lifetime and I feel married forever and the other hand it seems not that long ago. I'm married to the most wonderful husband in the world, my best friend... Read more
Eating out - the good and the bad (pics)
Monday, March 19, 2012      7 comments

We had a wonderful time in Tucson, shopping, eating out and city traffic... it was all fun but were glad to be back home. Eating out is always tricky and after the first evening of splurging I made better choices until our favorite dessert wa... Read more
New yoga outfit
Friday, March 16, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday I bought some new yoga pants and also a matching pant and top set, new trainers for walking and today I'm looking for 5 pounds hand weights. Of course I had to try out my new clothes and did a yoga session in the hotel room - love... Read more
Making a list...
Wednesday, March 14, 2012      2 comments

We are going to Tucson for a few days! Over the last week I have been making a list of things I need (can't get here) and quite a few of "wants" as well :) It will be so much fun browsing in the mall, Target etc. I don't need any new clothe... Read more
Back on track
Monday, March 12, 2012      4 comments

The last few weeks have been busy with lots of meals out and the plan pretty much out of the window. My weight reflected that... Yesterday DH was out on the boat most of the day and I had no excuses not to get back with the program. This morning... Read more
No time change here
Sunday, March 11, 2012      4 comments

In Mexico there is no daylight saving time - in the summer we relish the cooler evenings once the sun goes down... The change we have to get used to is tv programming on DirectTv being an hour earlier, except the "local" network channels which... Read more
Saturday, March 10, 2012      3 comments

I love cooking extra for planned leftovers... Shrimp, curry sauce and rice pilaf (all out of the freezer) and a side salad ... Read more
Chicken and cabbage
Friday, March 09, 2012      5 comments

Shopping in Mexico can be challenging. I get my chicken at Sams as the local chicken looks yellow with more fat on it than what I'm used to. The Sams chicken looks like what I buy up north. Ha - the yellow chicken is probably much better but it ... Read more
Fresh fish
Thursday, March 08, 2012      3 comments

Some of our friends went fishing yesterday morning and brought us a bag of yellowtail just in time for lunch! Sauteed with spices, peppers and onions Some spanish ... Read more
Day on the water
Wednesday, March 07, 2012      5 comments

We had a lovely day yesterday. We left San Carlos around 8am and drove over to El Colorado, 35 miles up the coast as the crow flies but it takes a highway, potholed side road and then a dirt road to get there. The seas were fairly calm but th... Read more

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