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…

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…

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.…

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 become OK to…

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 to start…

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 enttäuscht…

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!…

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 traditionally eats…

Ready for a well planned 2018 with the Jo&Judy A5 pink planner

I have to confess: I love planners! No, honestly, I do! So it comes to no surprise that I love getting them. Today I am showing you why I am: Ready for a well planned 2018 with the Jo&Judy A5 pink planner I first discovered Jo&Judy last year, through some bloggers…

#metoo My own personal story

The #metoo campaign on Social Media shocked me. It shocked me because it shows how many people are victims of sexual assault. I am very aware most of them are women, but I write people on purpose because men are also victims. So today I decided to share with you something I…

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Hiking trip: 2 million years in 2 hours

[:en] A few weeks ago we visited Markus’ mother. She works in an Alm in a place called Spital am Phyrn and we therefore decided to go on a hike before we met her.  2 million years in 2 hours We walked a total of 6km and took a bit…

[:en]Why I am ashamed to call myself a feminist[:]

[:en] The feminists portrayed by the media are made to look like feral animals who don’t have a basic hygiene knowledge, only care about women’s rights and see men as the root of all problems in the world. They want to denigrate men, see themselves above men and want to…