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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[...]

Mini-Heart-Strawberry-Jam-Pies

Mini Heart Strawberry Jam Pies

Hello sweet friends, this week I've been sick with a cold and it seems like it's getting worse everyday. So what do I do when I'm sick.. I bake.. just kidding! I really don't bake when I'm sick, but for the longest time I've been wanting to make my own pies and this week I decided to go for it. I researched (which means hours on Pinterest) for a easy a[...]

Pink-Hot-Chocolate

Valentine’s Day Pink Hot Chocolate

I grew up in a beautiful little town in Northern California, where it snows and you can smell the fresh scent of pine trees everywhere you go. Since we had long winters there was always snow on Valentine's Day and for me hot chocolate was and still is my absolute favorite drink to make. So why not make it more fun, festive and PINK for Valentine's Day.[...]