My stay in Brazil this year was really short--probably the shortest ever--and there was only time to get over jet lag and then fly out to the States. It was good to see my family and friends and especially meet my only niece!
My cute 11-month-old niece playing on the table.
It's extremely difficult not to gain weight in Brazil when your friends come visit and bring delicious desserts like this....
With my four-year-old nephew who now can talk non-stop!
A view from our porch.