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My Christmas Dinner Table Setting

Yes, you read that right. No, we haven’t converted. We’re planning on celebrating Christmas night like so many other Jewish families in America: with Chinese take out and going to the movies! So our table is ready, incorporating some of … Continue reading

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Holiday Card Display Ideas

I love sending holiday cards. I love to display the cards we receive even more. Now that we are in the New Old House our previous method isn’t working for us, so I came up with something new this year. One … Continue reading

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I Miss Japan, But…..

We’ve arrived in Connecticut and survived jet lag and starting at two new schools and settling into our little temporary apartment all in one week. We all miss Tokyo quite a bit and are suffering some “re-entry” issues, but have … Continue reading

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Bat Mitzvahpalooza

So for months I’ve been referencing Bat Mitzvah projects for Big Cutie that I wasn’t yet ready to share.  Well the big day has come and gone and was everything I imagined as a Mom and more.  We were blessed … Continue reading

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To Japan, With Love, Part Two

So the packers are here. And just like that, our home in Tokyo is becoming bare and generic and filled with boxes and suitcases and all the undeniable signs that we really and truly are getting on the plane and flying … Continue reading

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To Japan, With Love, Part One

In March of 2011, I awoke in my comfy house in Connecticut to read of the Great Earthquake in Tohoku and the devastating tsunami that followed. It was all we read in The New York Times for weeks on end, and … Continue reading

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One Last Trip Before We Go-Go

The clock is ticking down on our time here in Japan {sniff! sniff!} and with it will end the constant travel we have enjoyed so much. However, we felt we would be remiss if we left Japan without visiting Hiroshima, … Continue reading

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