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About CJ - Loving São Paulo

A Swede in Brazil. Whatever comes to mind; thoughts, inspiration, food ideas, baby stuff, life.. I will write about it when I have free time! Uma Sueca no Brasil. Seja o que for; pensamentos, inspiração, novas receitas, coisas de bebes, a vida... Se há tempo livre escrevo aqui!

Forever daddy

No matter how old I get, you’ll always be “daddy” to me. When mum died I was only 11; nobody thought you’d be able to care for two young children on your own. It was a challenge for sure, but … Continue reading

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Contrasts

It’s a beautiful day, the sun is shining and it’s not too hot. Lily woke me up at 7.30 as usual, with a little cold and feeling sorry for herself. That’s ok, I am here to comfort her and quite … Continue reading

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In São Paulo… part 4

For part 1 click here, part 2 here and part 3 here! In São Paulo… 31) …there are parents who never changed a diaper. 32) …some people exercise by walking in circles on the patio within their apartment premises, even though … Continue reading

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Mummy Life

The mummy brain has been in another place lately and without any new ideas of what to write about. It’s a little odd considering the many new things going on in my life at the minute; little smiles, little giggles, little … Continue reading

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Mamães de SP: Uma Doença Chamada “Gravidez”

Durante os primeiros vinte semanas não deu para ver que estava gravida. As minhas amigas sabiam claro, e me trataram com muito carinho. Muito mesmo. Não é porque sou ingrata e não quero desrespeitar ninguém. Mas eu sou assim; forte, … Continue reading

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My Kitchen: Kale Chips

Here is another recommendation from my friend Johanna! She told me these were just amazing so I had to give it a try. Simply toss small pieces of kale in olive oil and salt, put on an oven tray and … Continue reading

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My Kitchen: Raw Balls

When I first heard about Raw Balls I wasn’t the least tempted to try them out, the name just doesn’t do it for me. But the other day my friend Johanna ❤ said she had made them and that they were … Continue reading

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My Kitchen: Green Pea Soup

I started liking soup when I lived in Portugal, I’m not sure if it’s because I simply grew up or because they just make fabulous soup there. Either way, there is nothing better than a nice warm soup on a … Continue reading

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My Kitchen: Diced! Dessert Bracket: Nutty Chocolate Fudge

I NEED YOUR HELP!! The other week I entered a dessert contest for fun, I didn’t think I would actually be chosen but I was and I was asked to make fudge. Shit. I had never made fudge before, but … Continue reading

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Mamães de SP: A Bela Gravidez

Foi em 2013 que o meu marido me deu o melhor presente de aniversario, só que na altura não sabia o quanto ia amar. Com tantos homens e mulheres que não conseguem engravidar ou que não são compatíveis nesta area, … Continue reading

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