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Traditional Portuguese Mamã Sayings: Part 1

Traditional Portuguese Mamã Sayings: Part 1

As my one and only child is now 11 years old, it’s been a long while since I’ve been in the newborn baby world. In the last few months I’ve had the chance to spend some quality time with two little babies of friends, one that was 2 weeks old and one that was 2 months...

How to Make: Yummy Peanut Butter Snowballs!

How to Make: Yummy Peanut Butter Snowballs!

Baking yummy sweet treats is something I love to do every Christmas, especially so that I can share them with family and friends in cute little Christmas treat tins. One of my most requested treats is always peanut butter balls.  This year, due to lack of time, I...

DIY: Christmas Card Display Frame (and an IKEA hack)

DIY: Christmas Card Display Frame (and an IKEA hack)

All of the beautiful Christmas cards that are sent and received every year deserve a special place to be on display for the holiday season. They are so colourful and lovely that they are Christmas decor in their own right. I used to struggle with where to display the...

DIY: Christmas Decor

DIY: Christmas Decor

I love decorating for Christmas. Every year I love to pull out all of my previously used decorations and try to either use them in the same way I did before or move them around the house to different areas or mix them with different things.  I do have a lot in storage...

On Stage Now: Matilda the Musical

On Stage Now: Matilda the Musical

What's not to love about musical theatre? You get a great story set to amazing music and lyrics, and fantastic choreographed dance numbers as well.  I have loved it just as much as I have always loved musicals in movies too... I can't get enough.  So whenever I get...

About Me

Welcome to my Novo Life! I love to share all good things I chance upon in life with others who may get something useful from it. And that's what I hope to do via this blog! I'm a mom to one busy 12-year-old boy, and I'm also a wife, daughter, sister, aunt, and so much more. My family means the world to me and we are always busy trying to make memories any chance we get.

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