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Pumpkin Pie and Cheesecake Popsicles

I love all the spices and foods that Autumn brings. The aroma of cinnamon, spicy clove, pungent ginger—these are some of the fall spices that make me wish for crisp days, autumn leaves, baked goods fresh from the oven and hearty soups and stews. Even though it's been raining, we even had a few typhoons hit us these last few weeks! Our temperature[...]

Cranberry Heart Pies

Cranberry Heart Pies

I have a confession to make.. I absolutely LOVE Valentine's Day! From the chocolate covered strawberries, fancy dinners, beautiful red and pink roses, and I cannot forget those sweet greeting cards that melt my heart. I am gullible to it all and I'm not afraid to admit it. I'm a hopeless romantic deep down. Before I started getting all lovey-dovey,[...]

Japanese Tea

It's almost summer and I haven't started to work on or decorate our back patio. It's rather small but I've learned to love small spaces, everything seems so much cozier. I plan to convert our small patio into a garden... yes a garden! I'm picturing plants, beautiful flowers, a small area to grow vegetables or fruit and I plan to get a potted lemon tr[...]

Valentines-Day-Vanilla-Heart-Cookies

Valentine’s Day Vanilla Heart Cookies

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, whether you celebrate it or not you can always find it in your heart to make some delicious cookies. This will be our first year we celebrate Valentine's Day in Japan so I decided to make it extra special and bake my little heart out. I saw this recipe over at Donna Hay's blog and I just had to try it. Yester[...]