Vacation Japan Style-Part 1

I have been away from the blog for a couple of weeks due to a visit from one of my very favorite people.  She arrived on May 15th and stayed for 9 days.  We introduced her to our part of Japan and everything we love about it. We introduced her to some of our favorite … Continue reading Vacation Japan Style-Part 1

10 Things I Love About Living In Japan

I've noticed a lot of bloggers doing lists recently..favorite things, things they hate, things that bother, etc.  So, I thought why not jump on that bandwagon with my own list of things. We have lived in Japan just over a year now and are stilling loving it completely so I will give a list of … Continue reading 10 Things I Love About Living In Japan

Snack Attack 2014 and A Theme Restaurant in Tokyo

It has been a while since I posted about the snacks I have picked up to try.  I will backtrack a bit to share some of the new things I have tried over the last couple of months. This is Salmon  Head Bento It is soooo delicious!  I only eat a bit of the rice … Continue reading Snack Attack 2014 and A Theme Restaurant in Tokyo

Me Time

The husband and I made a kind of agreement: When we got back together and found out we would be moving to Japan and he would not be riding boats during this tour.  Our entire relationship has been awesome because he goes on these little trips on submarines now and then and I get some … Continue reading Me Time

Weekend of Champions

Last week I saw a link to this:  Kit Kat Store The husband and I decided this was a great reason to jump on the train to Tokyo Saturday to investigate and stop for some ramen on the way - always a bonus!   We went back to Ramen Street outside the Shinagawa train station … Continue reading Weekend of Champions

Health Code Crusher

I have a new reality show suggestion:  Maybe call it "Health Code Crusher"   I want royalties if this is created.   You know all these restaurant renovation shows such as Restaurant: Impossible, Bar Rescue and Restaurant Takeover?  I would like to suggest that a health code organization track these shows and go do a surprise … Continue reading Health Code Crusher

I Scoffed at My Cold

Perhaps against my better judgement the husband and I went out yesterday.  It was a bit cold walking to the train station but I had a jacket and a very nice scarf wrapped around my neck keeping me warm.The scarf was a gift to myself...kinda.  Thanks to Jasmine at Flux and Flow I was introduced … Continue reading I Scoffed at My Cold

Tokyo Weekend

A couple of months ago the husband and I decided to spend the four day Thanksgiving weekend in Tokyo exploring so we booked a semi-fancy Japanese hotel that seemed to be in a good proximity to many things and started narrowing down what we wanted to pack in to our weekend.    A week before the … Continue reading Tokyo Weekend

Comfort Food Lamentation

I wondered what I would miss the most from the states while living abroad and it's no surprise to me that it's one thing I can't really have shipped here because it has to be kept cold.  There are a few things that have definitely been missed, such as tasso and Cajun smoked sausage and … Continue reading Comfort Food Lamentation