Inspired by Pinterest (of course!), we put up wedding pictures of our parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles at our own wedding:
We couldn't bear to throw them out, so we've put them up at our house. I love our new family wall... it really makes me happy. I just wish I had a priest or nun uncle or aunt so we could put up their ordination picture also!
Monday, December 02, 2013
This Thanksgiving we decided to try dinner at home: IowaGirlEats bacon-wrapped turkey breast proved easy to make (+ pumpkin burgers for me!). I made pilgrim hats and bonnets and we waited for our friends. This year, I am really, really thankful for my new (growing) family and our new home.
Monday, November 25, 2013
I accompanied my hubbie to a meeting he had in Coimbra, Portugal on Saturday morning. While he was in his meeting, I walked around the city all morning. It was my first time and I was charmed. Everything is walking distance, although it's Portugal's third largest city, and it's packed with history. Around every corner is something that looks OLD. Like as in 12th century old... see churches below!
And here you can see not only the traditional "tuna" (student choir) singing with their black capes in the backround... but you can also see the traditional selling of chestnuts out on the street... yummy!
Thursday, November 21, 2013
I hate the fact that I have to change the radio stations that keep playing the song “Same Love” by Macklemore. What bothers me most is that these seemingly natural lines are sung along to by people bopping their heads in their cars… as if they were universal and obvious truths:
Thursday, November 14, 2013
At least in Portugal, news of the preparatory document for the Synod of Bishops in October 2014 on the topic family arrived on mainstream radio stations as:
“The Pope is asking Catholics what they think of topics such as homosexuality and divorce.”
“The Church will have a Synod to reevaluate its position on topics such as birth control.”
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