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The Beaches of Oaxaca

Earlier this year we visited Mexico City and Oaxaca with my family, and I realized I never posted photos of the beaches we visited while we were on the coast. I’m a California girl at heart, and living in…

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Travel

Mercado Roma

While visiting the Roma Norte neighborhood one morning in Mexico City, we stopped by Mercado Roma, a gourmet food hall that appeared on list after list of places to visit in the city. Roma Norte was worth a visit…

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Travel

Monument to the Revolution

One evening after a large family dinner in Mexico City, we walked to the Monument to the Revolution and took the elevator to the observation deck. Mexico City is a high elevation city, and heights already make me feel…

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Food Travel

Paleteria Zamora

I found myself missing the time I spent in Mexico today. I missed the sunshine, swimming in the perfectly tempered crystal clear water, and the tacos (my goodness the tacos). Truth be told, the most delicious thing I consumed…

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Food Travel

Churrería El Moro

Tucked into the back corner of Mercado Roma, a public market in the format of a gourmet food hall in the Roma Norte neighborhood of Mexico City is a churrería. A churrería is exactly what it sounds like: a…

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Travel

Mexico City

As a kid growing up in California, Mexico and Mexican culture always felt as much like home to me as anything American. I spent the better part of my youth consuming spicy food, and spending weekends crossing the border…

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Food Travel

Panadería Rosetta

Upon arriving in Mexico City, I didn’t know what to expect. I’ve visited various areas of Mexico over the years, and most of our visits have been to coastal areas and beach towns to unwind and relax. My love…

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Life Travel

Klyde Warren Park

One of my favorite things about Texas is the warm weather days we receive during the winter months. After living in Oregon for so long, I forgot what a warm winter day felt like. Summers here are the most…