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Crafts & DIY

Sunflowers, Butterflies, and Muffins

It almost seems like millions of sunflowers were planted for everyone to enjoy here in Okinawa, Japan. A truly spectacular sight! I have always dreamed of having our own little farm with goats, chickens, horses and a garden full of some of my favorite flowers. I feel like I've been living that dream here! We live in a beautiful area where we are five m[...]

Simple Spring Centerpiece

It's been three wonderful years in Japan, although our journey is slowly coming to an end I know another wonderful one will begin. Spring is only a few weeks away and here the Cherry Blossom Trees are in full bloom, the Sunflowers are standing tall, and as far as you can see, Cosmos flowers are everywhere. It seems like the whole country is in a c[...]

Felt Bat Pillow DIY

Can you believe that it is October already?! I can't! That means Halloween is less than 31 days away, so in the spirit of Halloween I wanted to share a simple no-sew pillow cover. Japan does not celebrate Halloween, which can make things challenging when there is a whole lot of nothing to choose from, for decorations creating the perfect storm for crea[...]

Vintage Crows Printables

I love decorating for Halloween! I keep all the gory out and make it fun for the kids. We have a few traditions during the month of October, one of them is every night we will enjoy a spooky Halloween movie. We also make our Jack Skellington cupcakes, you can find the recipe here and we go to the library to pick out Halloween books for our nightly[...]