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The Year I Completely Blew Off Hanukkah

And there’s no making up for it since the Miracle that was Thanksgivukkah won’t happen again for almost 8,000 years. Talk about blowing it as a blogger. But I just wasn’t feeling it this year. The whole Expat-Thanksgiving-lack of family-hard … Continue reading

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Blog News Around the Internet

It’s been a fun few weeks at Felt So Cute! First, I heard from Huffington Post, where they featured my Sneaky Centerpiece on one of their “What’s Hot on Pinterest” pieces. Then Seventeen.com included my Yarn and Felt Wreath Tutorial in … Continue reading

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All Quiet on the Eastern Front

Shhhh….can you hear that?  That, dear readers is the sound of an empty apartment. {It’s also the sound of a very clean apartment, but we’ll get to that in a minute!}. We’re back in Japan after two wonderful weeks in … Continue reading

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A Hanukkah Dolphin Swim

For a couple of years now, our tradition has been that Cute Husband and I give The Cuties an “experiential” present as our Hanukkah gift. Last year was a trip to Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut where we participated in a … Continue reading

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Festival of Lights, Apartment-Style

I narrowed the Hanukkah decorations down to a single Rubbermaid bin for the trip across the world and last week we unpacked it and set to work. Cute Husband was a bit baffled by this effort as we will be … Continue reading

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A Great Miracle Happened Here

And by that I mean I hand sewed something. Seriously, this project was untouched by my beloved glue gun, I swear to you.  Trust me, there were times I was tempted.  Because as usual, the idea in my head was … Continue reading

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Reusing for a Good Cause

Despite all sorts of proclamations to myself and Cute Husband about taking this first year abroad off from volunteering I have somehow found myself chairing the Hanukkah party at the JCC of Japan this coming weekend. Funny how that happens, … Continue reading

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Tiptoeing into the Holidays

Thanksgiving has come and gone rather quietly in Tokyo.  No national holiday.  No days off school or work.  No Black Friday shopping extravaganza.  Just a delicious buffet at the American Club with many of our friends and fellow Expats where … Continue reading

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Meet My New Friend ~ Gray Silver!

Our family spent all day today at Mystic Aquarium where we got to make good on our Hanukkah present to The Cuties; a Penguin Encounter! We had wanted to wait until warmer weather as you walk outside between exhibits at Mystic. … Continue reading

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My ‘Go To’ Notebook

I organize with 3-ring binders quite a bit, but one notebook is really my ‘Go To’ Gal. My Holiday & Party Planning Binder! Isn’t she cute? Inside, is a tab for every holiday or party we might host throughout the … Continue reading

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