When we left, we took a taste with us in the form of mil folhas, my favorite pastry from my favorite pastry shop in Portugal.
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On our long overdue vacation to Portugal to visit family (it’s been four years!), we’ve kept busy trying to get in everything we’ve missed.
For this trip, we were taking only four children. Sound easy? Well, maybe so with this list of flying essentials.
I’ve mentioned a few times how difficult it was to get married in Gibraltar, and some of you have asked about the story. Well, here’s the scoop!
I have a woodpecker problem, to today I hung scare tape, a fake owl, and cleaned off the deck. So does it work?
Teaching Lisbon to flush was easy! Now I have more time to write.
Desperate for a little more sleep, I decided to do something about the fact that my five-year-old doesn’t stay in her own bed and wakes me up every single night at least three times.
I’ve posted about my foray in to making mil folhas, and it didn’t go so well. But I REALLY love these pastries, and I’ve never been a quitter. So I tried again.
My favorite pastries in the world are Portuguese mil folhas. After recently researching them for my novel, Hearts Never Lie, I decided to make these tasty pastries myself.
Lying there in that hospital bed, my strong father was every bit as helpless as a blind little kitten.