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Home Sweet Home 
 
Jun. 30, 2009 5:59 am 
Updated: Jan. 5, 2011 8:06 pm
 
We are back home! After 3 weeks visiting my family in Brazil, we just came back yesterday. It was very nice to spend time with my entire family but I’m so happy to be back home. It’s such a long flight, 7 ½ hours, the kids are well rested because they were able to sleep all night in the plane, but I’m still recovering.
I wasn’t cooking at all down in Brazil, I was just enjoying my Mom’s food and my favorite restaurants. Now that I’m back, I’m ready to start cooking on my own and checking some new recipes at AR.    
 
Comments
Jun. 30, 2009 6:30 am
Fit& HealthyMom...you lucky, lucky woman. My dream, to visit Brazil. I have some wonderful friends there. Take a look at my profile to see one of my most humiliating cooking experiences involving a Brazilian dish.
 
Jena 
Jun. 30, 2009 8:04 am
Welcome back. Sounds like you had a great and yummy trip!
 
Jun. 30, 2009 1:01 pm
Patricia, your cooking tragedy is quite funny, but you meant well. It was nice of them to cook for you next. Thanks for stoping by!
 
Dianne 
Jun. 30, 2009 1:44 pm
Welcome back! It is nice to take a break from cooking once in a while and have someone else cook. Even us die-hard cooks! I've missed seeing your pictures of smoothies and other healthy foods. Glad you had a good vacation!
 
Jul. 1, 2009 12:46 pm
Welcome back, Rose! I want to visit Brazil too. I have never been there. My dream is Rio de Janeiro.
 
Jul. 11, 2009 3:29 pm
Off Topic: You made the smooth and creamy peanut butter pie and your review mentioned it never got firm, what happened? I made this several times, one of my fav's so I was just curious. I am going to make it again tonight. Also, welcome back, you have inspired me to make a lot of smoothies now that I always see your photos of them, thanks!!!! ;)
 
Jul. 12, 2009 4:00 pm
Hi MySweetCreations! On the smooth and creamy peanut butter pie, I'm not sure what happened. I followed the recipe exactly how it is, but it did not turn out well. The concistency was not what I expected but it tasted ok to me, nothing amazing but good. Oh also, I made the coconut poke cake when I saw your picture and this cake was excellent. Thanks for stoping by!
 
Jul. 12, 2009 4:24 pm
The peanut butter pie is very rich and thick, I made it yesterday. I am glad you liked the coconut poke cake, I thought is was delicious too. Well, I make smoothies most days because I see your photos of them. I am really enjoying them now. I think it took some time to find the right recipe/mixture. I make my smoothies with fruit, vanilla yogurt, and juice. I try to use all organic ingredients. What kind is your favorite smoothie? You should write a blog about smoothies!
 
Jul. 16, 2009 4:59 pm
I will write a bog about it soon. I've been just so busy lately.
 
Jul. 31, 2009 3:21 pm
So nice you went to visit your family. Eu sou meia Brasileira e tenho saudades pra minha familia, as praias, a musica, a comida, o portugues e o jeitinho da gente. E maravilhoso que voce e NandaBear estao aqui no All Recipes.
 
Jan. 5, 2011 8:06 pm
I know you blogged about this awhile back but where in Brazil are you from? My husband is from Ipanema. We go down quite often. I am also from South Florida and my parent's still live there.
 
 
 
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