Traveling without kids are rare opportunities in our lives these days (ok, it has been for almost a decade now), and as much as we love to travel as a family, we’ve been enjoying splitting into different combinations of parent/child(ren) occasionally. The change in the family dynamics is sometimes a breath of fresh air, like… Continue reading Boston with kids: a 3-day trip with my toddler
Even if kids don’t like to eat something or think they don’t like to eat it, chances are they will like to prepare it – even more so if that means one-on-one time with parents or a special adult, or cooking with their peers. Since I started offering classes, I invited my own older kids… Continue reading kid empowering açaí smoothie
It is Saturday night and I can’t wait for the “Mother’s Day hunt” that Julia has spent hours preparing – and almost revealing – to surprise me in the morning: “Mom, don’t look behind me in this corner, if you see a jar with a red lid around here, don’t look!”. That is one sweet girl. I’ve been… Continue reading Together We Cook begins + Tapioca
Colombians know how to party, host and celebrate. Our friends Karina and Raul host the best and most relaxing gatherings and birthday parties, the types that we don’t look at the clock and we never want to leave. I was very excited when they proposed a Brazilian-Colombian feast a few weeks ago, which ended up… Continue reading Patacon & a Colombian Feast
This nutty and crunchy granola with just the right amount of sweetness is the perfect recipe for all ages.
We celebrated our 10th anniversary this past Friday with a quick get-away to the Virginia country side. We spent less than 24h away from home, but time passes at a different speed without children – it felt like we had a whole weekend to ourselves! Our initial plan was only(!) dinner at The Inn at Little Washington, the beloved restaurant… Continue reading The Inn at Little Washington
This week we’ll pay our annual visit to the tidal basin in D.C. to see the cherry blossoms in full peak, or whatever survived of them after the late season snow fall. It is the local official “welcome spring!” tradition that is much anticipated and it is also my favorite time of the year in D.C.… Continue reading baião-de-dois (rice and black-eyed peas)