Pickles can be fermented – when the natural microbes present in the fruits, vegetables or plants grown under certain conditions, thus preventing the growth of harmful microbes that can cause disease or the food to spoil, or unfermented – when the protection from microbes comes from the addition of an acid. Since fermented pickles can take a few months to be ready to be consumed, … Continue reading Pickled grapes
Being faced with the challenge to try something new, I decided to go to one of my favorite things to eat: fruit. I thought about picking a dish or something someone else created, but I find fruits and vegetables to be very inspiring. They always give me ideas for different dishes or ways to cook and eat them. Walking in the Saint Lawrence Market, I … Continue reading Fresh fruit
Soups have never been a significant part of my life. I can remember my mother and my grandmother having soup, but it just never was something I actually liked. Since last week was all about soups, I decided to do a soup that had something I love: Fruit. This recipe doesn’t have any special story. I chose it based on the ingredients and how simple … Continue reading Raspberry Soup
Over the last few years I heard many people say that shampoo isn’t good for your hair and many just quit using it. With that, and to reduce the washing time, I decided to quit shampooing for a while to see what would happen. (I did not quit it entirely: I wash my hair five or six times a week and I use shampoo once … Continue reading Shampoo or no shampoo?
Some songs just get in your head and this is clearly one of those. And if being a great song wasn’t enough, the video is even better. Simple, cool, interesting, catchy, it grabs your attention until the very last second. This is probably one of the best videos I have seen in a very long time. There is also the making of, that makes the … Continue reading Highly Suspect – Lydia
In my opinion, a style icon is not defined only by the looks. It is more about attitude and personality. Beautiful, stylish, confident and powerful, each one of these women has a very distinctive sense of style. These 10 women not only inspired me but taught one valuable lesson: true style is timeless. — Em minha opinião, um ícone de estilo não é definido apenas … Continue reading 10 Style Icons || 10 Ícones de Estilo
I will never say this enough. Having natural hair is not easy. BUT, never in my life I was happier with my hair than I am today. So I decided to share a little of what I learned about my beloved hair by getting it wrong so many times. Combing the hair is a big MUST For a long time I would just run through … Continue reading Things I learned about natural hair (the hard way)
Want to find out which song was #1 the day you were born or any day at all? Just go here, put the date and you’ve got it! When I first saw this a few weeks ago I was very curious to know what my song was. But then I thought, okay, it will be the most ridiculous song ever or something that I absolutely … Continue reading Which song was #1 when you were born?
The Birkin was created for Jane Birkin, who used to travel by plane with a basket carrying her reading materials. It was a immediate success because of Jane Birkin and today is one of the most iconic handbags, specially for its exclusivity. Until this day it is produced in a very artisanal process and the waiting list for it is of about 6 years. — … Continue reading 10 Iconic Handbags || 10 Bolsas Icônicas
Anyone who has natural black hair knows it is not easy to take care of it. I have had natural for almost 8 years, but only recently I found products that are affordable, easy to use and makes my hair look just the way I want. It may look like a lot of product, or I’m just saying that because I am very lazy with … Continue reading My favorite products for natural hair
This video is so cute, I can’t even describe it. Everything is so perfect: the masks, the way they play, everything is so well thought of, I’m really impressed. I just can’t stop watching it! Continue reading Slipknot – Wait and Bleed (Sock Puppet Parody)
Since I moved back home after eight years, I have every piece of accessory I own together in the same room, which is a big deal for me. But at the same time it can become a problem, mostly because my memory is poor, therefore, I won’t remember I own the things I cannot see. So, I decided to make a few projects that helped … Continue reading Organizing accessories || Organizando acessórios
All photos from style.com. || Todas as fotografias do style.com. Continue reading Fall 2014 Couture || Alta costura Inverno 2014
There are some things that you find amazing, specially when you buy it online, but when you actually try it on, it doesn’t look too good. This is what happened with this top I got from ASOS. Since it was asymmetrical, I had to cut the back. Now it is a simple top, but it is still a golden mesh top. So, to make my … Continue reading The golden top || A blusa dourada
Se tem uma coisa que todos podem concordar, é que calça de moletom é super confortável. E com a tendência esportiva cada vez mais forte, ela torna-se uma peça-chave que não pode faltar. Semana passada eu ganhei uma calça linda da minha amiga Naly da CycleLand. Tudo ótimo, mas pode ser difícil de criar um look mais elegante com ela e se distanciar da aparência … Continue reading Wearing sweatpants || Usando moletom
Everyone knows I have a thing for shoes (despite the fact that I haven’t purchased a single pair in almost one year) and that I love Carrie Bradshaw. And her shoes, obviously. So, yesterday I came across a poster with the best of her shoes! It is just amazing! I can’t wait to get one! A couple months ago I thought about making a illustrated … Continue reading Carrie Bradshaw’s Shoes || Os sapatos de Carrie Bradshaw