New Mexico

Vote for The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

1 comment March 26, 2015
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Vote for The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is currently ranked #2 in the USA Today 10 Best Reader’s Choice Awards for Best Cultural Festival.  Readers can vote for The International Balloon Fiesta (or their other chosen festival), once a day, every day, until Monday, April 13 at noon ET.   What is the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta (which I lovingly refer to as just the “Balloon Fiesta”)? For nine days each October colorful “upside down ornaments” dot the big, blue Albuquerque skies during the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. The […]

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Funny finding you here – WW {linky}

10 comments March 5, 2013
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Welcome to WEIRD and Wordless Wednesday! Almost always weird, and sometimes wordless, too. I grew up in a small town in New Mexico (USA) called Belen. I’m always surprised when I see the name pop up outside of New Mexico, much less in Canada. This is on a Sorb-It Can – a tiny little canister that goes inside medication bottles to keep them fresh.   I guess they are made in Belen. Who woulda thunk it? Wordless Wednesday is meant to be a simple post which features a photo to convey a message that speaks […]

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Chicken Enchilada Casserole – Scrumptious Saturday

1 comment February 5, 2011

When I can’t figure out what else to fix, I always default to New Mexican food.  I guess we always go back to what we know best, don’t we?  So, tacos, burritos, quesadillas and enchiladas are my ‘go-to’ dishes when I’m coming up blank on menu options.  What’s even better is that my family never seems to get tired of these meals! One of our favorites is Chicken Enchilada Casserole.  It’s one of those that my youngest son ALWAYS says, “YUMMY!” to when he figures out that’s what we’re having! Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Casserole (this […]

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Being Sentimental – I know I’m from New Mexico because…

1 comment December 18, 2010

My in-loves are up visiting from New Mexico.  It’s great to have them here for Christmas.  (Their visit is also why my posts have dramatically decreased over the last week… I’m just not on the computer much while they are around.) I got an e-mail from another family member today, and I thought the timing was perfect.  With my hubby’s parents here, we all got a good laugh at this list.  It definitely reminded me of ‘home’ (at least of where we grew up, because Alberta and Canada really is home now, and we love […]

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