Tag Archives: Brazil

One Year in Brazil

One year have passed by. One. One year that I have been back in Brazil. One. This year was a great learning experience to me. I’ve broaden my horizons. And it hasn’t always been easy to be back. Many times … Continue reading

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Goodbye, LA…

It’s almost time to go for good. Six years have passed like in a flash light, with ups and downs but overall an amazing time and life experience. I’m moving back to Brazil… I’m closing a big chapter in my … Continue reading

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My carnival with Fatboy Slim

It’s time to light up things here! You all know that Carnival is a huge celebration party in Brazil, and I started partying in Carnival when I was 13 years old. Yep, long time ago. This is one of many … Continue reading

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Counting my blessings

I consider myself a very blessed person. Yes, you read that right! So many wonderful things have happened so far that I’m here to count them. It’s  my way to be grateful for everything I’ve done and accomplished already. My … Continue reading

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An independence shout out

I was born on Brazil’s Independence Day (September 7th) in 1982 in a small town called Jaragua do Sul, in Santa Catarina State. My full name is Mariana de Cerqueira Knabben, but everyone calls me Mary. I had a pretty … Continue reading

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