Celebrating Solar Power

To celebrate the installation of the final solar power panel at our central Mexican homestead, the book that explains how our quest for electricity all started is FREE for the next few days!

Learn about the unbelievable intricacies of Mexican politics in La Yacata Revolution: How NOT to Buy a Piece of Heaven in Mexico.

World Water Week

World Water Week begins on August 25 and August is National Water Quality Month. Looking at just one country’s problems might help bring the overwhelming world wide water crisis down to manageable numbers.  Then again, maybe not.

Water is a dwindling resource in Mexico. More than 12 million people in Mexico do not have access to potable water. Approxiametely 21% of Mexico was suffering from severe drought in May.

You can Lookat how just one family has adapted to water shortages in Mexico in A to Z Reasons Why La Yacata is the Place to Be in Any Disaster: A Prepper’s Guide to Mexico which is FREE for the next few days. So pick up your copy today and consider how you can improve your own water conservation efforts!

Happiness Happens Month

In honor of Happiness Happens Month, Surviving Voluntary Exile: How to overcome common obstacles to making a successful life transition ebook is FREE for the next few days. If you are an expat having difficulty making the transition to your new culture, then this is the book for you!  

And the winner is…

Last week I told you about the signed book giveaway of Travels with Grace through rafflecopter. The winner is Cassandra Darensbourg! Congratulations Cassandra! Please contact me to make arrangements for your book delivery. A big thank you goes out to everyone who participated as well!

Erma Note is the author of our giveaway prize, Travels with Grace. You can read what she has to say about her life in Mexico here.

You get your own copy of Travels with Grace by Erma Note at Amazon and Barnes and Nobles.

Celebrate International Book Giving Day with a Children’s Book Giveaway

February 14 is International Book Giving Day! Mexico is one of 44 participating countries and I have the perfect book for you to read to a child about Mexico.

Nine-year-old Grace lives in Mexico City. Her American cousin Connor is coming to visit her family and Grace wants to show him all the amazing things there are to see and do in the area.

travels with grace

For those of you that are not in Mexico, you can find Travels with Grace on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. A portion of all book sales is donated to Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos orphanage. To learn more about how you can contribute to helping the children of Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos orphanage, please visit their site here.

Nothing beats a beautifully illustrated hardcover children’s book! So today I’d like to offer a signed copy of Travels With Grace to one lucky winner here in Mexico. Enter HERE.

Note: Winners must provide a mailing address in Mexico to be eligible.

Are you looking for other ways to give the gift of reading? You can download bookmarks and bookplates for International Book Giving Day and include them in the books you give!

Check out the official International Book Giving Day site and see if there are any events near you.