Everyday life is the special occasion!

April 27, 2015

Pastel Leather Skirt

In early Spring I think that butter-soft leather skirts [ there are loads of leathers and faux leathers out there right now which are buttery soft] in fresh pastel hues can provide a seriously chic look with a certain edge. They are perfect for working a ladylike look [a sophisticated way to go about pastel is to pair it with nudes you’ll look like a star] or if you want to convey that certain badass vibe but still look polished and classy, adding  finesse and urbanity to an otherwise sweet colorful ensemble [an unexpected fabric like a patent leather vinyl skirt gives you an extra edge].The possibilities for spring’s pastel leather skirts are endless and can carry you through any occasion, day to night, in great style. Now go get dressed and hit the streets in your loveliest pastel!


This Too Shall Pass


April 24, 2015

In The Mood For

{adding red fruits to my daily breakfast - powerful antioxidant}

April is a month full of friends' anniversaries; my own included it's 10 anniversaries of people close to my heart, which translates into attending a lot of parties and giving many gifts.  I've always loved giving a gift to those I treasure and to get the satisfaction of seeing their face light up and knowing that I have made them a little more happy that minute, regardless of what I may get in return. This naturally forces me to make a budget, but that doesn't mean that I put less care into it. It's rather the opposite so that my friend will be really happy to see that I have put my time and effort just for him/her. Today's my bestie's Sofia birthday and I wish her the very best in life.Wish you a nice weekend and if it's the case the greatest party! I'm in the mood for...


{a dreamy powder room I'll keep as guidance to my future one}


{in love with this whole look, specially the haircut}


{the perfect accesories for spring - natural stones and gold}


{thinking about summer holidays already - this will probably go home with me}
{one of the beautiful flowers bouquets I got for my birthday}
 
{gorgeous ballerinas I'm waiting to get my feet in these next sales}

April 23, 2015

Mushrooms & Olives Quiche

This other experience became a truly tasty and falvourful  quiche that we all certainly loved. Absolutely simple to whip up on a weeknight this quiche stuffed with savory olives, bacon and mushrooms makes each bite is more tempting than the last.It looks and really is delicious and so easy to prepare! Enjoy and have a wonderful day!

Ingredients:
  •  1 puff pastry sheet
  •  extra virgin olive oil
  •  1 onion
  •  mushrooms
  •  black olives
  •  green olives stuffed with red pepper
  •  chili
  •   Mill 5 berries
  •   bacon
  •   4 eggs
  •   1 ricotta
  •  1 Greek yogurt

In a frying pan, put a bit of extra virgin olive oil, 1/2 chopped onion and  saute slightly, with a pinch of salt, chili and five berries
mill. Then add up the bacon and mushrooms and allow to sauté. Allow to cool slightly and pour this mixture in the tart mold with the bottom already covered with the pastry and pricked with a fork. In a bowl, beat the eggs with the Greek yogurt and ricotta and pour the mixture over the other ingredients. Finally, add in the two types of olive. Take to a preheated oven at 200 degrees for about 30 minutes.


Ingredientes:
  • 1 folha de massa folhada
  • azeite virgem extra
  • 1 cebola
  • cogumelos
  • azeitonas pretas
  • azeitonas verdes recheadas com pimento
  • piri piri
  • Moinho 5 bagas
  • bacon 
  • 4 ovos
  • 1 queijo fresco
  • 1 iogurte grego

Numa frigideira, coloca-se um pouco de azeite virgem extra com 1/2 cebola picada e e refoga-se ligeiramente, com uma pitada de sal, piri piri e moinho cinco bagas. Depois acrescentam-se o bacon e os cogumelos deixam-se saltear.  Deixa-se arrefecer ligeiramente e verte-se este preparado no fundo da tarteira já coberta com a massa folhada. Numa tigela, batem-se os ovos, com o iogurte grego e o queijo fresco  e verte-se a mistura por cima dos outros ingredientes. Juntam-se , por fim, os dois tipos de azeitona. Vai ao forno, pré-aquecido a 200 graus, durante 30 minutos.










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