It’s starting to look a lot like…

December 23, 2009

Christmas around here.

Paul and I are usually a bit indifferent to decorating for the season.  Two years ago we didn’t decorate the house and only at the last minute decided to buy each other gifts.  Last year we put up a few decorations we’d bought in Guadalajara the month before, but it was very minimal.


This year we bought a tree (yes, it’s artificial).  That has been joined by a huge star piñata, some icicle lights and a rope light around our big palm tree.  There are lights around our front door and a corn husk wreath.  Paul even noticed that the cut edge of our elephant ear where a leaf had been removed shows an angel!  Should we call National Enquirer?


I even knit a stocking for each of us, and I’m positive Santa knows our address here in Mazatlán.


We hope each and every one of you has a wonderful time enjoying the season with friends and family.  Hasta pronto!

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I'm Nancy, a US expat living in San Antonio Tlayacapan, Jalisco after 11 years in Mazatlán, México.

    1. Thanks for sharing the beauty of your home…hope to see it in person one of these days. Happy Holidays (from a rainy and cold Central Texas)to all Mazalatecos.

      1. Les, You’re welcome, hope to meet you one day, too!

        John, Hope you had a great holiday, too!

        Chrissy, Paul has been trying to convince me to put lights around the palm for years, and I finally caved in and guess what? I love it.

        Mexican Trailrunner, All the best to you, too!

        Zoe, You crack me up!

        Kate, Thank you! Yes, it was a wonderful Christmas with lots of fun and interesting people and of course everyone brought wonderful food!

        1st Mate, I know you have been busy caring for your friend but I hope your Christmas was a joyous one.

    1. oh, its spectacular! I think I might leave up the outdoor lighting all the time. It has a nice glow.

    1. whoop, whoop, whoop, whoop! Raised fist in air, making a circular motion while “whooping”.

    1. Nancy, Just saw photos zoe posted on Facebook about the Christmas dinner. Everything looked so great! Your home is quite beautiful, and I like your holiday decorations. You’re blessed to be without snow! We’ve already gotten far too much. I wish you a happy and fun-filled 2010 with many good times with Consuelo!!

    1. A good choice, brightening your sala fresca with all those lights and adding all those touches, why not? Looks like you’ve settled in and made it your home. Glad I got to see your Christmas cheer.

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