Hi! I’m Monica

Hi! I’m Monica! I love to travel. I love home made food. I love Do-It-Yourself projects. I am always looking for something new to do. Like my sisters, I have been pursuing a healthy, sustainable lifestyle. From a very young age, I had a lot of health problems. A lot of my memories as a…

The Name’s Candice

My goal: Join forces with my amazing sisters to teach us Westerners how to survive on the other side without losing yourself.

Grow a Basil Plant from a Basil Cuttings

There are exactly four supermarkets here in Sucre. Two are called Lider, which are about half the size of a normal grocery store in Los Angeles like Ralph’s, Albertsons, or Vons. Another is called Pompeya, which is more of a specialty market where us foreigners can find things that you wouldn’t normally find in the…

It’s Getting Interesting – Some Helping Hands

This past year has changed my life tremendously. Like a complete makeover and is barely recognizable type of change.  So, when I want to write, I don’t know what to write about. My brain is full of things that I want to share, but they don’t seem to fit under The Unrefined Wife’s main theme,…