It’s a Small World: A Tribute to Children from Rio!

A few months ago, I was contacted by Yanira Anglada from Cake Therapy who so graciously invited me to participate in a sugar artist collaboration to celebrate Universal Children’s Day in the form of cupcakes! I was immediately on board and was over the moon when I was assigned the city of Rio de Janeiro in my… Read More »

Poppin’ in the Amazon with Rio 2

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® Pop Secret and Fox Entertainment, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia  #PopForRio2” When the first Rio movie was released, my family and I were soooo excited to see it! Having been born and grown up in Brazil… Read More »

Let Me Take You to a Rio Party!

This past weekend, we celebrated my mother’s birthday with a Rio party! A couple of years ago, we commemorated my mom’s big day with a Pan Am party, harking back to her days working at the airline. Though last year’s vibe of her Namaste Spa was serene and tranquil, we decided to spice it up… Read More »

Post Halloween Sugar High!

Halloween just FLEW by and now we’re all just coming down from our sugar high! This year, my daughter, Anabelle, wanted to be the character, Jewel, a blue macaw from the animated movie “Rio”. The film is centered around these beautiful Brazilian birds (along with some other animals) in Rio de Janeiro during Carnaval time. It seemed very appropriate,… Read More »