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Crafts & DIY

Painted Wood Jewelry Dish DIY

Who is ready for summer? Although my kids are still in school it sure feels like summer has begun. Last weekend we took a little trip to a nearby island where we enjoyed the sandy white beaches. I am ready for sandy toes and salty kisses because we will be spending most of our time at the beach and eating Japanese ramen. There will also be a lot of sw[...]

Faux Floral Wreath DIY

We have had three wonderful summers in Okinawa, Japan. Living in Okinawa has been the best and most humbling experience I've could have asked for. Japan stretches from the frigid island of Hokkaido in the extreme north, all the way to the idyllic subtropical islands of Okinawan in the far southwest where we are. Summers are hot and humid, but living ri[...]

Summer Ice Cream Cone Wrapper Printables

Summertime is just around the corner, and that means that we only have a few months left in Japan. Our home is starting to look bare because I've been selling and donating a lot of things. It's going to be a bittersweet goodbye, but let's talk about FREE Printables and ice cream! Let's face it on a hot summer’s day; there’s nothing better th[...]

Semper Fidelis Printable

Today I'm sharing with you a simple print that means a lot in our household. My husband is an active duty Marine, and I couldn't be more proud of him. From the first time, he stepped onto the infamous yellow footprints at age 18 to now at age 34 he's still keeping up with the younger generation of Marines, this journey of his will never be forgotten[...]