The most beautiful Advent Markets in Austria: Volksgarten Christkindlmarkt in Linz

The most beautiful Advent Markets in Austria: Volksgarten Christkindlmarkt in Linz

This year I teamed up with a few Austrian bloggers and to share with you Christmas Markets from different States in Austria. I chose to write about the Volksgarten Christmas Market in Linz because it holds a special place in my heart. Keep on reading to find out why it …
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5 ways to beat the Winter blues

5 ways to beat the Winter blues

The “Winter blues”, who hasn’t heard about them? They come up around the colder months, mostly in the northern countries where it is cold and gets dark earlier. You may not think you are suffering from the Winter blues or you may never have heard of them. Today I …
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What I love about fall

What I love about fall

I’ve previously written about this season here on the blog: here and here I shared 5 things I love about fall. Very aware that I am risking becoming a cliché, I am today sharing what else I love about Fall! I am very much aware that Fall hasn’t begun …
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Wedding Wednesday: the engagement ring

Wedding Wednesday: the engagement ring

Welcome to the “Wedding Wednesday” series. Here I will share everything concerning my wedding. Today it’s going to be all about the engagement ring! THE ENGAGEMENT RING Markus proposed to me with a ring I already owned, which he had given me last year. The reason for this is …
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My tips against sunburns

My tips against sunburns

As an extremely light-skinned person, I get sunburns pretty easily. Having grown up in Portugal, getting sunburned was a reality in my teenage years. Since then I have perfected the art of not getting my skin burned. Now that the weather is getting summery again, I am sharing with you&…
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Visitors after baby is born

Visitors after baby is born

Edit: this post was pre-written before Benjamin was born. Like, literally the day I went into labor.  Whenever a new baby is born, everyone wants to go see it. How does it look like? What eye color does it have? Everyone is free to decide how they want to proceed&…
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What will happen to Curvy Life Stories?

What will happen to Curvy Life Stories?

EDIT: I pre-wrote this post, with the intent of publishing it before the baby arrived. However, as I already shared on my Instagram, baby decided to come early on the 23rd of February.   I’ve been blogging for a decade now, consistently over 6 years and on this blog since 2011.…
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Stop asking me if I plan on breastfeeding

Stop asking me if I plan on breastfeeding

And stop trying to convince me to do, by listing all reasons why I have to be a part of the breastfeeding club when I tell you I don’t know if I will.  Breastfeeding, like tattoos or choosing to color your hair, is something very personal. When did it …
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Things to do before 2018

Things to do before 2018

I must confess, I’m not much of a New Year resolutions type of gal. I think resolutions put more pressure on a person, and we usually end up not following through anyway. However, I do like to do certain things before the year turns. I think the best way …
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Tronco de Natal – eine etwas andere Variante!

Tronco de Natal – eine etwas andere Variante!

[:de] Heute bin ich dran mit dem Christmas Blogging Adventskalender! Ich muss schon gestehen, es war etwas schwierig ein passendes Thema zu finden.  Wie ihr aber wisst, bin ich in Portugal aufgewachsen und habe dementsprechend die portugiesische Kultur und Traditionen miterlebt – auch zu Weihnachten. Meine Mutter war immer etwas enttä…
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New in: Makeup Revolution – I ♥ Makeup Chocolate and Peaches

New in: Makeup Revolution – I ♥ Makeup Chocolate and Peaches

[:en] Makeup Revolution – I ♥ Makeup Chocolate and Peaches Makeup Revolution had been on my radar for a while now since it is pretty affordable. It is well known for making dupes for some very popular eyeshadow palettes at a fraction of the price, without slacking in the quality department!&…
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Easy Recipe: Portuguese roasted chestnuts for St. Martin’s Day

Easy Recipe: Portuguese roasted chestnuts for St. Martin’s Day

I really wanted to share this recipe with you, as it is a tradition I grew up with while in Portugal. What is it? Portuguese roasted chestnuts for St. Martin’s Day! In Portugal St. Martin’s day is celebrated on the 11th of November and in this day everyone …
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