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Shopping in Mazatlán

I finally headed out today to Naturalia and Dulceria Don Juan since the cupboards were getting bare. I’d been putting it off as it has been a bit too hot and humid lately for schlepping heavy bags in the blazing sun. We eat a lot of nuts and seeds and even though it was hot I braved the weather this afternoon to replenish our stores. First I went to Naturalia. (Zaragoza 807, Centro) They have all kinds of things I...

My Health Promoting Turmeric Tonic

I admit it. I am a health nut. I’ve written extensively about the things I do to keep healthy, but basically I just eat real food. Fruits and vegetables of course, with as much organic as I can find. I drink a ton of water and seldom have sugar or processed foods. I make, eat and drink a lot of fermented foods. I choose sea salt or Himalayan salt over table salt. I choose coconut or olive oil over canola....

It’s Springtime in Mazatlan

Spring is in full swing here in Mazatlán. The sun is higher in the sky, giving the plants in our central courtyard the rays they’ve been craving – our hibiscus plants have been blooming non-stop for a month! It’s been a bit over a month since my last post, probably the longest gap in posts ever here on Countdown to Mexico! Here’s a snapshot of what we’ve been up to since Jess & Lourdes left at the end of March....

Out and About in Mazatlan

We’ve had two batches of houseguests over the last several weeks, and I thought you might be interested in some of the fun things we did. First to arrive was my sister and her husband. She’d been here several times but this was his first time. First, as you can see in the photo collage at the top of the post, we had fun at the beach. We went to Stone Island for the day. We went to La Corriente...