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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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Beauty, Wellness

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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Wellness

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 what...

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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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Recipes

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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Recipes

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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Beauty

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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Recipes

Creamy Chocolate Peanut Smoothie

Usually my smoothies are green, packed with veggies and little fruit, just to balance things out. My best-friend says that some of them taste like liquid salad – in the good way – if anyone knows what´s the “good way” for that! Not so very...

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Citrous Rind Home Diffusers

What do you need to feel at home? For me, nothing better than my favourite details around the house, a nice blanket on the couch and warm scented candles burning away while I read, or work, or cook… I just love it! Since it’s a bit hard to keep candles burning all the...

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Recipes

Sweet Potato Noodles with Cashew Creamed Spinach

This is a perfect recipe to serve in a bowl, comforting and delicious. The crunchiness of the sweet potato with the super soft and garlicky cashew cream sauce is a match made in heaven and you can add your favourite veggies to the mix, making it a balanced meal. I...

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