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How We Celebrate Easter in America the Portuguese Way

When I was a child, Easter was like Christmas. I was born and raised in Portugal and lived there until 2012. Portugal is the oldest country in Europe, with 81% of the population being Catholic. I have to admit, I didn’t even know much about other religions until my adult age. There was only one […]

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2 Epic Valentine’s Day Stories with My Husband That I Can Never Forget

Valentine’s: It originated as a Western Christian feast day honoring one or two early Christian martyrs named Saint Valentine and is recognized as a significant cultural, religious, and commercial celebration of romance and love in many regions of the world. This is when lovers express their affection with greetings and gifts. I didn’t grow up […]

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How We’re Celebrating Christmas This 2020

This year, we are spending Christmas at home, the four of us. We usually go to Portugal, spending the holidays with our extended family. This year, we’ll be staying at home, here in the US. I think many families will find a different time this year. For us, we will follow the Portuguese traditions. We […]

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