Bringing our Pets into Mexico

Bringing our Pets into Mexico

I’ve received a few questions asking about the paperwork needed and our experience bringing our pets into Mexico, so it sounded like a good topic for a post. When we moved here to Mexico, we drove down with our 2 dogs (Bessie and Sadie), and we had a friend of...
A quick review of Al Horno pizza

A quick review of Al Horno pizza

For years, Saturday night has been pizza night for us.┬áMost of the time (back in the US), we made our own pizza at home. It took a few years, but we came up with a good dough recipe, and we cooked on the outdoor grill. Now that we’re here in Puerto Morelos, we...
Why PoMo?

Why PoMo?

Upon learning that Gary & I were moving to Puerto Morelos, my friend Marie looked at me like I had 3 heads. Marie had been to Puerto Morelos, and didn’t really dig it. And I get it: the beach isn’t nearly as beautiful as Isla Mujeres’ North...
Dealing with Snail Mail while living in Mexico

Dealing with Snail Mail while living in Mexico

One of the things we had to figure out before we moved to Mexico was what to do with our physical snail-mail, i.e. old-school US Post Office deliveries. The postal mail is notoriously slow and unreliable here, so we knew that we didn’t want to simply change our...
Notarizing documents while in Mexico

Notarizing documents while in Mexico

This week I needed to get a document notarized for use back in the US. I asked around a bunch, and it seems that the only people who can officially notarize documents here in Mexico is the US Embassy or Consulate. The US Embassy & Consulates in Mexico website has...