Category Archives: Ordinary Days I Love

What the What

I know. My World’s Worst Blogger Award is prominently displayed on the mantel and I’m wearing the cone of shame. But I’ve been up to my ears in all sorts of things and decided blogging had to go on the back burner so … Continue reading

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Seasonal Shoe Switch Syndrome

I’m suffering people, and I know you are too. Twice a year this unfortunate condition strikes and my poor little tootsies are covered in blisters in the most unusual spots. You know what I’m talking about. Seasonal Shoe Switch Syndrome … Continue reading

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Keeping it Real

Lest you think my time here in Tokyo is all festivals, beautiful kimono and amazing food, I thought I would share to you my experience this afternoon. As a responsible adult I felt I needed to get some copies of … Continue reading

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World Stroke Day

Today is World Stroke Day. Twelve years ago I didn’t know there was a World Stroke Day. Twelve years ago I didn’t know babies and children could have strokes. Twelve years ago I didn’t know I would have a baby … Continue reading

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Just Charming

Several years ago, The Cuties and my husband surprised me with a charm bracelet. They picked out several meaningful charms for my life up until that point and we’ve added to it ever since then. It’s truly one of my … Continue reading

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My Fair Cutie

So y’all know my Halloween costume era came to end last year when both girls chose store-bought costumes for the first time. While saddened, this happened to coincide with the husband and I attending Halloween costume parties where adults went … Continue reading

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Excuses, Excuses

Boy, do I got ‘em. The return to Real Life and the start of the school year has pretty much kicked my butt. Because the dining room table has been covered in my piles of projects, we’ve eaten almost every … Continue reading

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And Off They Went!

I think I’ve discovered a trick to Expat life and the return from summer travels: if you cut it all close enough, the early wake up for school won’t seem so miserable if you’re still recovering from jet lag! And … Continue reading

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News from The Happy Place

The Cuties and I have been Stateside for about two weeks now. It took almost 24 hours from the time we started our journey in Tokyo until we dropped our suitcases at The Happy Place, AKA Kiawah Island, South Carolina. … Continue reading

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Primping Pleasures

I’ll admit it, I like spas. And nails, and getting my hair done and pretty much all things girly. My love of pink and green and Lilly probably tipped you off at some point, didn’t it? ;-) So imagine my … Continue reading

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