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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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What’s Cookin’ in Japan!

We finished unpacking the kitchen and I’m ready to start learning to cook Japanese food!  In the meantime, here’s a tour of the new place~ This is looking in from the living room and dining room area {I’m a huge … Continue reading

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I Just Might Never Leave….

Yeah, yeah.  I know it’s only been a month and we’re totally still in the “honeymoon” phase of life as expats, but wait until you see my day today. For starters, this was a big day for me.  While I’ve … Continue reading

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My Poor Kitchen Threw Up

Our air shipment of household goods arrived this week, which contained mostly kitchen items. This is a good place to comment on “delivery” in Japan.  In America, an appointment or delivery is scheduled for a window of two to four … Continue reading

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