12 months of Benjamin

Benjamin turned 12 months on the 23rd of February and is no longer a baby. My son is now a toddler. This post is all about Benjamin at 11 and 12 months!

25 ways to show your love for someone

In a world where the words “I love you” are thrown around like confetti, their meaning often gets lost. I am a firm believer that actions speak louder than words, which is why today I am sharing with you 25 ways for you to show your love for someone special.

Easy Recipe: Erdäpfelgulasch Wiener Art

Erdäpfelgulasch Wiener Art definitely is in my list of easy recipes! I made it last week and a lot of people on my Instagram asked how I make it. So today I am sharing you this recipe I learned from my uncle, who was a cook. Keep on reading to find…

What to do if your baby has a fever

The first time your baby has a fever can be scary. You may feel lost and panic may even start creeping up to you. Keep on reading to learn what to do if your baby has a fever!  Sooner or later babies get sick. It’s part of life and as uncomfortable…

7 Valentine Date Ideas for new parents

You have a baby and Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Naturally, you think you’ll have to skip celebrating it this year. Fear not! I have 7 Valentine Date Ideas for new parents! 

How to make a changing table on a budget

Once you find out you’re pregnant, one of the things you need to think of is the baby’s room. One of the important places to think of is where you will change their diapers. Today I am sharing with you how to make a changing table on a budget. 

10 months of Benjamin

December 2018 we not only celebrated the first Christmas with Benjamin, but he also turned 10 months on the 23rd. Today I am sharing with you how his 10th month was!

Stop shaming moms for wearing makeup

Back in November, I wrote this post on being a mom who wears makeup. I got a mixture of reactions on it on my social media channels, mostly Instagram. The most asked question was “why” I choose to spend the time applying makeup instead of spending it with my son.…

2018 – my year in review

A lot has happened in my life during 2018. I can say it was definitely a year of changes. If you want to know how my year was, keep on reading!

Portuguese Recipe: Empadas de Frango

As you guys know, I grew up in Portugal. One of the things I like to do is re-create Portuguese food recipes. Today I am sharing with you the recipe for Empadas de Galinha, which is a great party entreé. Maybe you will even want to make it for New…

Easy recipe: mom’s apple cake

I love baking and this recipe is one my mom always used to make. Markus loves it as much as I do (as do his co-workers who have already gotten a few trays of it).  Keep on reading to find out how to make mom’s apple cake!  THE EASY RECIPE…

9 months of Benjamin

Benjamin is turning 10 months one day shy of Christmas. And because so much has changed in the last few months, I decided to start a new series – totally stolen from Amber btw! – where I share how Benjamin is in each month. Only I will try to squeeze the…