Merii Kurisumasu!

Merii Kurisumasu!

This year is the first time Sidra got presents for Christmas, and they were even properly wrapped and stacked under our mini Christmas tree! Of course all the presents are from me and my husband, as there are only the three of us in the family. I bought small things like socks, slippers, and some…

Sunny day at the park

Sunny day at the park

Yesterday was a national holiday here in Japan. We went to Kichijoji to take a walk in the Inokashira park and play with guinea pigs in the small zoo. Guinea pigs = kawaii! (*_*)  What a lovely day!

Discovering Blogher

Discovering Blogher

This is a compensated review by BlogHer. I found Blogher several months ago when I did some research to find the best ad network for my blog. You can see now that there’s a Blogher ad on the sidebar with links to featured posts from other blogs. I often clicked the links out of curiosity,…

Christmas platypuses

Christmas platypuses

Since moving to Tokyo, Sidra has been exposed to Christmas things and activities from friends and school, so it’s only natural that he wants to have Christmas too at home. Last year, I bought him a (very) small Christmas tree that he can decorate at home with those blinking lights and all. He was very…

Birthday giveaway winners!

Birthday giveaway winners!

Thank you to the 105 wonderful people who have participated in my birthday giveaway! The giveaway has closed and now it’s time to announce the winners! I used the Random Integer Generator from Random.org to pick 4 lucky numbers, and here they are! Congratulations  to carmencitaB, MeikeVanessa, Barbara, and Laurwyn! I will send email to each winner for shipping details….

Little things

Little things

I joined a small cooking class in the neighborhood and they had a Christmas potluck party yesterday. I always got nervous whenever I have to meet people, and this time I had to make something edible for them! The fact that my skill in the kitchen is not something to be proud of didn’t help…

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