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The p/c Holiday Gift Guide | HOME edition!

A gift for the home is always a hit, if you ask me! Especially if your friend just moved, if your sister just changed up the decor or when you know your friend needs to upgrade the decoration game just a bit… Offer something for the home! We’re going a bit...

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The p/c Holiday Gift Guide | KIDS edition!

When it comes to offering gifts kids, I admit, I am the old stubborn who will resist to give them another computer game or plastic toy. I think children have enough distractions from the “real world” and if we can make an impact on them and help them to be present in...

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Homemade Christmas Gifts | Chalkboard Mugs

Looking for an easy, fit-for-all, not expensive type of Christmas gift? Look no further! You can even get all the kids involved if that’s the case 🙂 They look cute just like this, wrapped in a nice way, or you can take an extra step and offer a full set with the...

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Homemade Christmas Gifts | Hydrating Bath Bombs

Is there anything more relaxing than a nice, hydrating, luxurious hot immersion bath? I also think there isn’t. Maybe partially because I don’t own a bathtub at the moment. Maybe that’s the whole reason why. You’ll never know 🙂 To continue the...

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Homemade Christmas Gifts | Home Spray

If there’s one thing I absolutely adore this time of year is that Holiday scent you get everywhere. From the homemade cookies when they’re out of the oven to the smell of freshly cut cedar or pine branches for the decorations… Smells can make us feel...

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Wellness

Please Consider Charity Basket

This Summer, a large part of Portuguese forests were devastated by wildfires that destroyed dozens of first and second home properties as well as a very big number of working areas, from agriculture and grazing to workshops, garages and offices. There is a lot to be...

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Recipes

Homemade Christmas Gifts | Golden Milk Mix

WOOP-WOOP! Here comes the first suggestion (of a few!) for your homemade Christmas presents! A deliciously spicy handmade little concoction that takes no time or special tools. Working as a recipe developer, it’s frequent I get asked where my inspiration comes...

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Homemade Christmas | Please Consider Playlist!

Yes, it’s the most wonderful time of the year! The hap-happiest season of aaaallll…!! And of course, I couldn’t leave you without a Please Consider Playlist! I get a few questions on the tunes I listen to on Instagram so, if you like them, start by...

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Homemade Christmas | Christmas Cards

Ever since I can remember, I’ve been sending out Christmas cards every year. First to my grandparents and aunties and now to good friends, family and even some work colleagues. I just enjoy sharing the love during the Holidays and, to me, sending letters never...

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Self-care Sundays

I don’t know anymore how I got in touch with the self-care Sundays concept but I felt super in tune with it. We all need to make time for ourselves in these busy routines we all have, right? So I quickly started to save a bit of my Sundays to pamper myself and...

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Recipes

Easy Yummy Pumpkin Bread

I’m not a very cake-y person. Strange way to start a recipe post about a cake, isn’t it? But I’m really not. It reminds me of something dry, overly sweet and overall cloying in a way. However, I do know there’s a full load of cake lovers out...

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Autumn Vibes | Please Consider Playlist!

It’s about time to share my favourite playlists with you! I get a few questions on the tunes I listen to on Instagram so, if you like them, start by following me on Spotify! My user name is @joanamlimao.     This Autumn Vibes playlist really reflects...

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What’s on my Desk?

Whenever I have planned a few hours of computer work, I try to set a nice environment for myself. I get a few questions every week about tips, what I use, how I do it… So here it goes, a small list of tips on my “workspace must-haves”: CLEAN SPACE...

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Halloween Smoothie

A spooky smoothie that’s good for your health? YES! I don’t have the habit of celebrating Halloween and when it comes to decoration I like light tones and neutral colours. I have to admit Halloween for me is more about celebrating pumpkins and seasonal...

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Recipes

Spirulina Chia Pudding

A Chia Pudding is something I always suggest for breakfast, brunch, snack or even for dessert. You can flavour it as you wish, serve it with different toppings and – the best – make it ahead and have it ready in the fridge. #timesaver My favourite combo is...

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Fermented Turnip | Pickles

A few months ago I attended a great Choucroute Workshop tought by Hugo, from the food+sustainability platform Local. I already knew how to make it but I was more curious on what’s behind it, its history and how it is, since ancient times, so deeply connected to...

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Natural Beauty: Why going Organic?

The trend is here. Natural this, organic that, homemade products and wholesome ingredients. But why? Deep down, does it make sense? Should I give it a try? My answer is… YES! Personally, I started using a more natural range of beauty products around 4 years ago....

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Homemade Sage Bundle + Smudging

I get a lot of questions about smudging, how I do it, why I have this habit and how to make the bundle / stick I smudge with. Your questions led me to writting this post so, if you still have any doubts after reading it, please share them with me by the end of the...

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