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Feitios Handmade Earrings

For my first article of 2022 I have the big honour to present a collection of handmade earrings from someone that I dearly know and truly inspires me by her strength and resilience. Her brand Feitios, is a result of dedication, passion and personal transformation. Feitios is a handmade earrings brand designed to empower women, because the founder Cat wants to be the voice of change for women that live everyday with real problems that no one cares about. With this strong motivation behind Feitios, I knew I had to spread the word and show off her beautiful earrings made of polymer clay.

Nina Moniz Da Maia: Portuguese Designer Bags

The moment I put my eyes on a “Nina Moniz Da Maia” bag I instantly fell in love. The excellence and detailed design of her bags are a result of passion, hard work and so much dedication. Her brand has an inspiring story to tell that I had to write about. Find out too which bags I got from her handmade bag collection.

Friendly Friday Blog Challenge: Something Fishy – Codfish with Cream / Bacalhau com Natas

The Friendly Friday Challenge is now a fortnightly challenge co-hosted by Amanda from Something to Ponder About and Sandy from The Sandy Chronicles. For the next two weeks, the Friendly Friday Blog Challenge is asking us to share a story, photographs, poem or recipe on the theme: Something Fishy. I could not be part of this challenge and not write again about the most traditional fish in Portugal: Codfish. Codfish has been part of Portuguese history since 15th century, connected to the Age of Discovery. Codfish was the perfect fish that could last a long seafaring. On the 18th and 19th century the consumption of cod …

Portuguese Easter

Since I can’t be in Portugal for a traditional Portuguese Easter, I decided to bring some of the tradition to me. On a Portuguese table, codfish is a must, it represents abundance, it has a festive symbol and is part of Portuguese culture, along with the Portuguese custard tarts and the traditional music called Fado. Thus, I chose a codfish recipe that you could definitely have it, if you would go to Portugal, it’s called: Bacalhau a Gomes de Sa. It doesn’t have a translation, besides bacalhau, which means codfish, but Gomes de Sa, it’s a person’s name, hence it …