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December 2013


Traditions and superstitions for 2014

It is almost time to say good-bye to 2013… We Brazilians have some important traditions (and superstitions) to start the New Year with good luck. Today I will share some of them with you: Burn the bad On the 31st of December write down…

December 28, 2013

Ideas for your Christmas menu

Have you already decided on what to serve at your Xmas party? Turkey is the most traditional Christmas dish in Brazil although Brazilians have also adopted other dishes for this special occasion: glazed ham, salted cod, roasted chicken, suckling pig, among others. Now it…

December 21, 2013

Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree

It is Christmas countdown everywhere I go: on the streets, in the shops, to the mall… It looks like everybody is breathing it! We have 18 days to go and now it is time to buy and decorate a Christmas tree. Have you already…

December 7, 2013

Fun party activity

Last Saturday I spent the afternoon baking and decorating cupcakes with my niece. Both of us had a lot of fun and the cold afternoon passed very fast. This is such a creative idea for a winter afternoon, when it is just too cold to do…

December 3, 2013