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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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Sweet!

My friend Laurie and I recently spent the day in a cool part of Tokyo called Omotesando.  Unfortunately, we picked one of the rainiest days of the year for our outing, but we were total troopers {OK, the reality is … Continue reading

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I Went to Paper Heaven AND it Smelled Great

No trip to Kyoto is complete without a visit to Kyukyodo Stationery and Incense Shop.  Its been in business since 1663.  When you’re about to hit your 350th anniversary, it’s clear you kinda know what you’re doing. The shop sells … Continue reading

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A Little Shameless Plug for Help, Please!

I posted last summer about our amazing photo session with the uber talented {and super fun} Heather Golde.   I keep teasing her that she needs to fly over to Japan and do it again for us this year.  That … Continue reading

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Ballet Flats for a Cause

I’ve been thinking about ballet flats for two reasons: one because I’ve been thinking about how fabulous Audrey Hepburn made a simple pair of ballet flats, black cigarette pants and a black top look. And two, the new TOMS ballet … 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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Preppy Corner

I see quotations pinned on Pinterest all the time. Rarely do I even stop and read them, but this one really caught my attention and I immediately copied it down and emailed it to Cute BFF and told her we … Continue reading

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