Tag Archives: accessories

What a Stitch!

Years ago I made each of The Cuties and myself a needlepoint belt. Much time has passed and I’m both sad and happy to report that both of theirs are too small and mine is too big.  And I never … Continue reading

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It’s Baaaack!

When I wrote this post about packing my carry-on for long flights, so many of you wrote in to ask me about my orange tote bag. At the time, it was out of stock at LL Bean, but it’s back! … Continue reading

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In the Bag

The Cuties and I are getting ready to head to the States for the summer and are sorting through what we need to pack up. On my long list of things to bring with us were bags for the girls to … Continue reading

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Travel Picture Frame

I’m beginning to think about things I want to gather together for our summer visit to America.  The Cuties and I will be away from Japan for about two months, and unfortunately my husband will only be able to join … Continue reading

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Organizing the Fun Jewelry

Now that the birds are chirping and the sun is shining I find myself pulling out more and more of my big chunky jewelry for “pops” of spring color to my wardrobe. Except there’s a small problem. This is what … Continue reading

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Packing a Carry-On for International Flights

I’m what they call a wee bit Type A. {my real life friends are doubled over with laughter right now} I make lists.  And sometimes even lists of my lists.  I like to be organized and am generally happier when … Continue reading

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I Went to Paper Heaven AND it Smelled Great

No trip to Kyoto is complete without a visit to Kyukyodo Stationery and Incense Shop.  Its been in business since 1663.  When you’re about to hit your 350th anniversary, it’s clear you kinda know what you’re doing. The shop sells … Continue reading

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