Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Coming back home

My mom just got back home from a long trip to Japan ( my Dad stayed there) and then we decided to make a welcome back home lunch and here are some pictures of what were served like the pork ribs my brother Lucas made, they were delicious!

And I made some salad with lots of palm hearts and organic eggs...

My brother also cooked this wonderful tasty beef stew with some Japanese spices he ´s brought from his last trip. He really knows what to buy at supermarkets!

On Monday my daughter arrived from her trip to Disneyland ( Orlando ) with her uncle and her aunts and she was so very happy that I could see in her brilliant eyes! She has so many stories to tell, so many things to say and she couldn´t even sleep because she had a lot to talk!!!

Outside this particular bunch of flowers , white orchids are everyday morning blessing when we open our window, it´s magnificent and I don´t get tired of looking at them!

This is a tiny bromelia...

Winter blue sky almost everyday but very, very cold!

And this is a gift my Dad sent to me , an owl family that rings with the wind, so beautiful and all iron made, it´s a typical Japanese gift and I really love it, I hung it inside my house because it´s so windy these days that it would drive me crazy!!! So when we arrive home and we open the front door it rings, with its gentle sound and it brings some kind of peace at home!
And after a week out of home , Camila missed her piano lessons and here she is, trying to remember what Grandma had taught to her! Practice, practice...

I hope you ´re having a good week, full of joy and inspiration as ours have been.



Sweet bug said...

Okaeri para mama e Camila, ne?
She must have had the time of her life with Titio e Titia!! Wow!!! Que vontade de ouvir tudo que ela tem para contar!!
Have fun!! And the food looks good again!! Have to learn how to make good things with Lucas, maybe, ne? Urgently!!! Is the correct word!

Mina said...

Andrea: Yes, she had a wonderful time and now she doesn´t stop talking about the trip!!! I hope one day we can all meet to have a great lunch together, how about that?!!!!

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Chris Ferreira said...

Oi Mina,
lindas as fotos.

Estou com uma promoção da Danone lá no blog e estou sorteando uma mochila super colorida. Se puder dá uma passadinha por lá. Vamos ficar muito felizes com a sua participação.

Lori ann said...

dear mina,
i hope you are having an appetite to enjoy all these wonderful foods. I always had morning sickness all through the day!

I LOVE the owl family, i know if i saw that i would have to buy it too, your Dad is very sweet.

and...your postcard came today!! thank you so much, i was so excited when i found it in my mailbox, mail from you and Geli in one week!! lucky lucky me! ☺

have a blessed weekend dear mina,

jacqueline said...

Dearest sweet Mina, these food are making me really hungry and i am a huge fan of japanese food! So happy that your lovely mama is with you and your lovely family. And that gift your papa gave you is beautiful! Have a lovely merry happy weekend sweet friend! Love to you!

Mina said...

Chris: Obrigada pela sua visita! Claro que vou lá fuçar o seu blog,obrigada pelo convite, beijinhos!

Lori: I´m so glad the postcard arrived and it´s right in your hands!! Wishing you a lovely weekend!!

Jacqueline: Have a great and inspiring weekend, you, too!!!

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