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Fancying Up a Hat {Yet Again}

I think I’m a wannabe milliner.  I so love hats.  Big hats, fancy hats, warm hats, straw hats, cloches, even baseball hats {with a monogram, of course}! Yet another thing I love about living in Japan is the abundance of … Continue reading

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Connect the Dots

I’ve been working on a pillow that has me consumed with polka dots lately.  It started with the Hanukkah felt garland and sort of jumped off from there. Actually, truth be told, inspiration started with a green monster.  That’s what … Continue reading

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Be My Valentine Headbands

I know it’s still January but I love Valentine crafts so much that as soon as we cross into the 30-day window before the holiday I give myself permission to start going crazy {there’s my new idea for an HGTV … Continue reading

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Goody Bags & A Silly Headband

We are getting ready for Little Cutie’s 8th birthday party on Saturday.  While I know many people no longer do goody bags for birthday parties these days, they are still a big deal to The Cuties {and Mama!}, and so … 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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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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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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