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Seattle is a mix of some many different neighborhoods. Every area has it only personality. Today I went to pioneer square downtown Seattle to take a few pictures. I got a new camera almost a year ago and I need learn to use it properly.

The day was beautiful. Here some pictures I took.

Pike place market:

DSC_0077 Pike place market:


Gum wall:



Water front:





Pioneer square:











There are some many settings on my camera that I need learn how to use. Maybe next time I try other area in town. Isn’t Seattle beautiful anyway?



Seattle e uma cidade cheia de pequenas areas que são totalmente diferentes umas das outras. Cada uma tem sua própria personalidade. Hoje eu fui para o centro da cidade numa area que se chama pioneer square. Estou tentando aprender a usar minha camera que comprei a uma ano atras e ainda não aprendi a usar totalmente. Essa e minha cidade não e linda?



Are pets good for your health?

Pets don’t only provide companionship and unconditional love, but they also can improve your health. 

A pet keeps your cholesterol and blood pressure low. Reduz your stress,  helps fight depression and keeps your immunity stronger.

They are not only good for your heart, but also for your mood. They help you interact more with people. And force you to stay more active. By having a pet you will be healthier. 

Bigwig, our dog is with us for almost a month now. Things changed  and are still changing slowly. He helped us to be more organized. We can’t leave our shoes by the door, or our sweatshirts on the chair,  or shocks on the floor and food where he can reach. Also the time that before was for computer and/or boredom now is fulfill with walks, fun, play time, bites and love. He is like our little baby and we love him more than anything.

At the park

I love take photos of him every time because I know he will grow so fast and I will miss my little puppy.

Eating his carrot

Thinking about life as a dog

Sleeping on our pillows


He loves carrots, people, kids, socks, run,bite, sleep, play with everything except his toys, cats, garbage truck and blog. ( he always sits on my lap and watch me blogging so I guess he likes it)


Today I let him workout with me. In the first round, I lost my yoga mat.

Sunny day in Seattle

Seattle is a great place to live with lots of parks and fun places to visit. But Seattle is cloudy an average of 226 days per year and rains about 150 days per year. Because of that sunny days are the best and everyone try to enjoy it the most. On a sunny day in Seattle everyone is out with their dogs, kids or just alone. Everybody seems happier and you can see all the mountains around us and the beautiful sky. Also the sunset on sunny days is amazing and colorful. I love the view of mountains with ice on top I have so many pictures of them.

Yesterday we went for a short walk with the little boy. He had lots of fun with other dogs and people. Here are some photos from some sunny days we had this year.

Mountain Rainier

The locks

Golden Garden park

Golden Garden park

Bigwig drinking water in a water bottle. He is a cute little boy.

3rd Anniversary

On June 12th it was our 3rd anniversary. I feel like it was just yesterday when I decided to try the scariest thing ever that was share my life, my dreams, my PMS, my crazy thoughts and all my moments with someone else. But I always knew he was the one I wanted but thought would never find. He is not just my husband, he is my best friend, an annoying creature of the earth, my buddy and the person I want to hug so tight until his last breath come out. He is also my fake zombie and the person I never trust leaving my backpack around special before going to work. Other day I was late to work and when I got to my bus stop I found it in my backpack. It is really big and embarrassing 🙂 But he is the man I love and I have lots of fun with every day.

As usual we always celebrate everything in this house. And we went out to celebrate our anniversary. Other anniversaries we went to eat sushi but this year we decided to do something a little cheaper so we could do maybe 3 or 4 things instead of 1. We went to have dinner in a bar  and I got a hummus plate with veggies.

He got a Bratwurst and salad.

We hated the food. So we went to our favorite bar that calls Viking Tavern. We used to live super near this bar before but now we moved a little further. The reasons this is our favorite bar is because is cheap, they have a shuffleboard, a jukebox, popcorn and pork butt sandwich. Plus the bartenders are cool.

My favorite part is sit there with a cold beer and my popcorn.

My husband hates when I take picture of him. That’s why I do it all the time 🙂

Next stop was in a brazilian bar.

We missed our bus and had to walk about 2-3 miles back home and it was raining a little. Our way home there is lots of boats and at night it was looking really nice.

The next morning we decided we still had something else to do about our anniversary so we went to a park, a museum and see some interesting spots in Seattle.

Volunteer park

Volunteer park

Volunteer park

Volunteer park

Volunteer park

At children area in the Asian Art museum

Making origami at asian art museum

Asian art museum

Bruce Lee and Brandon Bruce Lee grave site at Lake View Cemetery

On a brench near house where Kurt Cobain killed himself

The house Kurt Cobain died

This was our 3rd anniversary celebration. Not too fancy but fun. And the best present for our 3rd anniversary is coming soon. And is the best ever. :0

Recovery days doesn’t have to be lazy day

Take some rest from working out is very important for repair, rebuild and strengthen your muscles. Recovery days allow your body to repair damaged tissues and prevent injuries caused by overtraining. I always feel guilt or bad when I don’t workout, and I am sure other people feel the same way. But rest day doesn’t not have to be a lazy day sitting at home watching tv. You can enjoy your resting days by doing something you like: kayak, walking with your dog, hiking, riding bike to the park or just doing some light exercises.

Yesterday on my rest day my husband and I went to an easy hiking. We live in Seattle, WA and there are lots of parks around, our favorite thing is checking places out, like parks, restaurants, bars, etc.

Here are some pictures of our adventure.

Discovery park

Discovery park

Jack block park

Jack block park

My husband 

Here I am crushing his head

A fun rest day is all what I needed. 🙂

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