Mexico’s History of Zero Waste: A “Bathroom” Culture

Yes, this is an odd title but indulge me! 🙏🏼 I promise you’ll find it interesting. You will learn about a unique history, specific to Mexico, that drives their obsession with über clean toilets, sweeping and zero waste which is rather unique and fascinating! When I was initially planning on moving to Mexico City, I…

Celebrating Day of the Dead in Mexico

I had long wanted to celebrate Day of the Dead in Mexico City and in Mexico in general. After seeing the opening scene in James Bond 007 Spectre (watch the scene here – the parade and hotel are both featured), I set two goals. One was to stay at the gorgeous hotel featured in the film–the…

Living Life by Your Own Rules

Amigos, I’m back. As I continue to prepare to leave to Mexico City on October 1, I’ve been furiously focusing on trying to sell all of my furniture to get ready to vacate my apartment in two weeks (my lease ends Sept 21). Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been connecting with friends and…

Mexico: A Quiet Leader in Veganism & Sustainability

Amigos, it’s been quite a while since my last blog. Sorry! I’ve been a little overwhelmed with preparing to move out of my LA home (selling lots of my stuff and donating the rest). As I get ready to move to Mexico City for the next year, I’ve decided to do what a few other…

What Does “Stay Woke” Mean?

It’s an American slag term and an incorrect tense of the word “awake”; however, that doesn’t diminish its importance in modern-day society. If you look it up in urbandictionary.com, you’ll find a few different definitions. This is my favorite: “Getting woke is like being in the Matrix and taking the red pill. You get a sudden…

The Tomato

Apparently the Spaniards had introduced the Aztec method of preparing the tomato in a sauce into Italy, along with the tomato, because a tomato sauce recipe ‘in the Spanish style’ is included in the book.

I’m Revolutionary Becca. Why “Revolutionary”?

Revolutionary: adjective rev·o·lu·tion·ary\-shə-ˌner-ē\. This is the definition that best fits: constituting or bringing about a major or fundamental change. For example: a revolutionary new idea or product. In upcoming posts, I’ll tell you a little more about me and why I decided to start this blog. I was born and raised in in Los Angeles,…