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Halloween, Tokyo-Style

In our mad dash to get everything we needed before leaving for Japan, we scrambled to address “The Halloween Issue.”  We’d been told that Halloween in Japan is a big deal in recent years, but like everything else, costumes were … 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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Our Tokyo Master Suite

The unpacking is going strong and steady. Cute Husband’s clothing is no longer stacked in piles along the walls, and I have more than the four pairs of shorts and three sundresses that originally came in my suitcases.  Most importantly, … 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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My Bathroom is Smarter Than I Am

It took me 19 minutes to figure out how to turn on the shower this morning.  That’s an unbelievably long time to try and get hot water to come out of a faucet. All I could do at first was get … Continue reading

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Family Portraits

So in the middle of organizing and shopping and sorting and packing to move to the other side of the world you know what I thought would make total sense? Scheduling a family portrait session. Haven’t I been telling you … Continue reading

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Gift Wrap “Problem”

So my organizing challenge this week with A Bowl Full of Lemons is a Gift Wrap Station.  We’ll get to that in a moment. In beginning the challenge I first decided to organize and relocate my actual gift wrap.  Some … Continue reading

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