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Our Little Drugstore

So for those of you who read this blog who aren’t Expats, here’s a little confession. We’re sort of drugstore hoarders. Most of us have some sort of “secret closet” where we stash away toiletries and medications from America that … Continue reading

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Year One: Almost a Wrap

In three weeks, we head back to America for our summer leave, finishing up our first year, here in Tokyo.  While technically not quite a year, the time sure has flown by!  I can’t believe how much we’ve managed to … Continue reading

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Springtime Door Decor

In the chaos of the whole moving to the other side of the world thing I’ve recently realized the spring wreath some how didn’t make the trip. This should be my biggest problem {said in my best yenta voice}. Cute … Continue reading

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Bullseye!

When you live in an apartment, its been raining for several days, and you have two children, its time to get creative. Little Cutie received a Nerf Gun Tag Set for her birthday back in January. Do you believe me … 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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Scrap Bows

I’m a big bow kinda gal. When The Cuties were little and we lived in the Deep South, they rarely were seen without large hair bows in their hair and I loved every minute of it.  As they aged out … Continue reading

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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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A Room With No Name

That seems an easier way to refer to our extra room than as the Guest Room/Play Room/Craft Room, don’t you think? We are lucky enough to have found an apartment with a fourth small bedroom that we can use as … 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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What We’ve Been Up To….

It’s been a really great first week in Tokyo.  While we’re all still tired, we are starting to see the light at the end of the jetlag tunnel! Friday, The Cuties had bus orientation and meet the teacher day at … Continue reading

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