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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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To Market, To Market

In the short period of time between our return to Tokyo and the start of school we decided to head to the World-Famous Tsukiji Fish Market {also, by the way, a terrific activity for a family with jet lag, still … Continue reading

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Holla Challah!

Big Cutie’s last unit in Social Studies this year was the Middle East.  So for my last Mommy baking assignment for school, she asked me to make a super-sized challah to share with her class.  There’s nothing better than the smell of … Continue reading

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Personalized Aprons with Bling!

Yesterday I featured the Valentine’s Cookie Decorating Party The Cuties and I hosted last weekend.  Our party favors to our guests were personalized aprons for everyone to wear while they were knee-deep in frosting.  Back in the States, I would … Continue reading

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Gotta Love a Sugar Buzz

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and there’s nothing a bunch of little girls love more than a day filled with sugar! So I invited a few of The Cuties’ friends and their Mommies over for an afternoon of decorating cookies.  I … Continue reading

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Molecular Tapas Bar

I know I talk about food a LOT here, but since Tokyo just surpassed Paris in having more Michelin-starred restaurants, you can kind of understand why! Last night, Cute Husband and I were finally able to go out and celebrate … Continue reading

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L’Shana Tova, Asian-Style

L’shana Tova to our Jewish friends and family this Rosh Hashanah. This is the first {of what we know will be many} holiday we have spent on our own in our new home and country.  Services at our new synagogue were … Continue reading

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