From Military officer in the Swedish army to housewife in Brazil may seem like a giant leap. It is. But there is an old adage I like to use; “anything worth doing is worth doing well”. So for the past 2,5 years I have been busy honing my skills as a housewife and finding ways … Continue reading Caroline’s Housewife Guide
Time for that much needed Detox. Here is my plan. Continue reading Detox plan 2020
Christmas in Brazil doesn’t mean we have to forego our traditions of the swedish christmas ham. Continue reading How Three Little Brazilian Pigs Became Christmas Hams
Family trip to Maresias on the east coast of São Paulo had us explore 3 ways to experience the beautiful beaches of Brazil. Continue reading Maresias – Beach trip in November
If blue lagoons, calm seas and huge dunes paired with unpretentious restaurants along sandy streets with live bossa nova musics from under the mangroves sounds like your kind of vacation destination than look no further than Jericoacoara in Ceará in the northeastern part of Brazil. Until rather recently “Jeri”, as it is colloquially called, was a … Continue reading Jericoacoara
As always Marcia organized an amazing Portuguese class today. The class was held at a really cute artesanal art shop on Rua 5 (the prettiest street in town) called Guapo. It is owned by a great couple that we just refer to “os meninos do Guapo” (boys from Guapo). Their real names are Zé and … Continue reading Taiwo and Kehinde; my Abayomi twins
This is in answer to all those annoying questions and comments I’ve had since we decided to move here and exchange my title from Army officer to Housewife. Comments from people at home like “So, what do you do all day; eat bonbons?” (Queu mental image of Sybil Fawlty with bouffant do and all) don’t … Continue reading The sum of all stress
I’ve, by coincidence, taken a leave of absence from social media and I’m liking it. It has made me think of how we live our lives for others with a need to document all our special moments to share with others. By not sharing, my moments are private and exclusive to me and those I am spending time with. And it also leaves lots to talk about when I see friends. 😁 Continue reading Let’s share our lives IRL!
Bonito in the western part of Brazil is a beautiful place to get som R&R and see some of Brazil’s beautiful nature.
Continue reading Bonito in June 2019
Don’t miss the epitome of Brazilian history and paradise all in the same place; Paraty in Rio de Janeiro. Continue reading Paraty – historical gem in Rio de Janeiro