Monthly Archives: June 2012

Brazilian Challenge Day 179: Outlet Malls

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Every wonder where the Brazilians get all those Polo shirts they are walking around with in Sao Paulo? Yep, on Day 179 we hit BOTH the TJ Maxx and a Premium Outlet Mall. We stocked up on all sort of … Continue reading

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Brazilian Challenge Day 178: Make Out!

So on Day 178 of my Brazilian Challenge, Wisconsin edition, we made out in public like the Brazilian young’ins. Since we were right in the middle of Wisconsin’s retirement population, at Fred and Fuzzy’s Waterfront Bar, we actually were the … Continue reading

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Brazilian Challenge Day 177: Farofeira

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In Brazil, “farofeira” is the unsavory act of bringing your own food and drink to the beach. The upper class and aspiring upper class do not roll coolers and picnic baskets onto the sand. Instead, they slip bills out of … Continue reading

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Brazilian Challenge Day 176: Best Buy

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Like any smart Brazilian visiting the U.S., on Day 176 we loaded up on electronics and accessories at Best Buy.

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Brazilian Challenge Day 175: Bolo de Brigadeiro

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For Day 175 of my challenge to become for Brazilian, now in Chicago for the next few weeks, we (it was a family event with my daughter and nephew) made a bolo de Brigadeiro. While we scoured the internet for … Continue reading

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Brazilian Challenge Day 174: Kiss A Brazilian

On Day 174 of my Brazilian challenge, Chicago edition, I got to kiss a Brazilian. In public, at the airport, as my husband successfully arrived in the country. Hooray!

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Brazilian Challenge Day 173: The Rio

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Lucky for me, my sister’s place in Chicago is near a Brazilian restaurant! Sabor Express offers an array of classic Brazilian cuisine and a variety of “Brazilian style” hot dogs, each designated by a destination. Now, nearly two years in Brazil and … Continue reading

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