Before the Fen dress, I took sewing 101, 201, and alteration from Fancy Tiger Crafts. The class for the Fen dress was very intensive, though I had a lot of fun. There was copying the pattern so I could re-use the pattern in the future. Sewing wasn't the hardest part. Cutting the fabric and lining… Continue reading Fen Dress from Fancy Tiger Crafts
I can't write about travel without including a post about Portuguese cuisine. First and for most, is the infamous Pastie de Nata, sometimes called Portuguese tarts. Even though this was the first time I was in Portugal, I was extremely familiar with Pastie de Nata. I practically grew up eating this. Due to Portuguese occupation of Macau,… Continue reading Portugal: Food
If you've been following my posts, I re-started crocheting while I was pregnant. This was my son's first Halloween. Probably like many parents, I decided very early on, I would put him in a pumpkin. And I should make him a hat and boots to go with it. So there he was, wearing mom made… Continue reading Baby Halloween!
Before we finally check out of Cinco, we took another hike up the Moorish Castle, and had breakfast in town. It was a Saturday, many stores were closed. Our next Airbnb was by the train stop Roma-Aveeiro. Since our flight is early in the morning on Sunday, we decided to stay close to the airport. … Continue reading Portugal Vacation: Last Day
Day 4: Climbing! We went to an outdoor climbing class! We've always been gym climbing. Prior to this, we've only taken one outdoor climbing class from REI. We found Jose on Airbnb Experience. Originally, we were going to go up to the wall right underneath the Moorish Castle. But due to weather, we had to go… Continue reading Portugal Vacation Day 4, 6, &7
I'm skipping Day 4 for the next post. On this day, we toured a little bit of Lisbon. We took the train from Sintra to Lisbon, got off at Rossio train station. Then we started walking towards Sao Jorge Castle. Rossio train station Street artInfamous trolley Walking through touristy streets of Lisbon, reminded me of… Continue reading Portugal Vacation Day 5-Lisbon