Biodiversity

Today we travelled through time, art, science and history, in the Natural History Museum in Oporto. This museum just opened in a building were I was lucky enough to be a student, about 20 years ago, so I felt like a time traveler. The botanical gardens are still magical and the exposition is very educative…

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The hour of the long shadows

Just another sunset hour walk. This time in the company of one of my kids big sister. The light was magical!! Mais um passeio ao por do sol. Desta vez na companhia de uma das manas crescidas dos miúdos. A luz estava magica!!

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Great Grandma ♥ Bisavó

Aos 83, a minha avó ainda é uma das melhores companhias de brincadeira dos meus filhos ♥ Mas ela sempre foi a companhia favorita de toda a criançada da vizinhança e não só. Até hoje não sei como o faz. É um dom. *** At 83, my grandmother is still one of my kids best playmates ♥…

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Ema Romper Pattern

My favorite garments for babies are overalls. Not just because they are so lovely, but also because it is the most comfy wear for baby and for the mom. Rompers don’t slip up or down and you don’t need to keep adjusting it all the time. And jersey/knit rompers are the best of all, because…

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Long summer days

It’s time for those long summer days ! Family walks, beach watching, playgrounds and just be. Chegaram os dias compridos de Verão ! Passeios em família, visitas à praia, parques infantis e simplesmente estar. GuardarGuardar GuardarGuardar GuardarGuardar

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Harem shorts tutorial and free pattern – size 4-6y

It’s been two years since I started working on this harem pants/shorts pattern. I started with babies pants and then updated it to bigger sizes, as my boy is a big fan of this comfy wear. I am now working on making it available for PDF download on my online shop. But until it is…

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Matilde Tunic Dress

It’s been a year since I made this summer dress. I loved the final result. It’s perfect for those really hot days (we have some heavy summer here), with some cute details. The straps make it easy to fit as our little girls grow. And voile, along with the back cut, gives it that final charm. Since…

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Sewing for comfy boys

This post was due by November, but other projects are taking my full-time and the blog is on pause. Still, I just couldn’t skip this one, because I love how this pants turned out and my 5 year old loves it too. He only wears comfy pants, which can make shopping tricky sometimes. This is the first…

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