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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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My Favorite Room

I’ve mentioned there were a few things that made moving to a new apartment especially enticing for us, but the kitchen is far and away tops on the list. In our old apartment I really didn’t have room to bake, … Continue reading

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A Place to Play!

I’ve always thought the most important thing in a living space isn’t the amount of your square footage, but rather the right space for your lifestyle. That being said, our previous Japan apartment was spacious, but lacked an important feature for a family … Continue reading

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Big Cutie’s Room

There are no hidden cameras in my apartment. I know this for a fact, because if there were, the footage of me repeatedly falling off the bed while attempting to re-hang the  Chihuly-esque collage in Big Cutie’s ceiling would have … Continue reading

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Occasionally I Come Out of My Closet

I’m almost unpacked in the new apartment and getting myself organized. There were a few features to this place that really “sold us” on the concept of moving.  The Master Bedroom Closet was tops on my list. {I will continue … 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 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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On an Organizing Mission

We have lived in Tokyo just shy of three months now. And somehow my pantry has become an organizational mess already. I’m gonna just go ahead and point my finger at Cute Husband and The Cuties.  Yeah, I did it. … Continue reading

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Trash Talking

I estimate that I spend a good ten percent of my day dealing with garbage in Japan. Trash is serious business when you live on an island! I thought I was pretty on top of the waste management situation back … Continue reading

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Hello Americans….Here is the Rest of the Story!

Am I the only one out there who grew up listening to Paul Harvey with her Dad?  Do you all think I’m totally ancient now? Well, with the exception of having to hang a couple of pictures and needing a … Continue reading

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