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I Miss Japan, But…..

We’ve arrived in Connecticut and survived jet lag and starting at two new schools and settling into our little temporary apartment all in one week. We all miss Tokyo quite a bit and are suffering some “re-entry” issues, but have … Continue reading

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Trip of a Lifetime: Central & Southern Vietnam

We left Northern Vietnam {read all about our adventures here} and flew to Da Nang.  We arrived and drove a half hour or so late at night to Hoi An.  It was dark, we were tired and so we joined … Continue reading

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Making Dolls with My Dolls

My friend Jill told me about a Kokeshi Doll making workshop at Tokyu Hands {pretty much one of the coolest stores ever, which sells craft supplies, washi tape, stationery, bicycles and so much more}.  I immediately wrote it on the calendar … Continue reading

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If You Give A Room a Rug….

You know the book If You Give a Mouse a Cookie? Where every little action has the consequence of requiring another action? Welcome to my life. So we moved into the new apartment.  And were fortunate enough to now have both … Continue reading

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Gallery of the River!

It’s good to be an open book. I’m not coy or secretive or shy.  As a result, my friends know my stuff. Sometimes that really  works to my advantage. Like when my friend Aimee finds out about a fairly obscure festival … Continue reading

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Covered Bulletin Board

When I shared my little desk area in our new kitchen you may have spied my green zebra bulletin board over the desk. It had very humble beginnings, but was a super easy project that requires absolutely no crafting ability, … Continue reading

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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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