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Shimizu’s Tanabata Festival & My Cultural Blunder

Shimizu’s Tanabata Festival & My Cultural Blunder

Tanabata Matsuri, also known as the Star Festival is a pretty big event in Japan.  After having been here for so long I surprised myself that I actually haven’t ever been to a bigger Tanabata event.  A little history taken from my best friend Wikipedia: […]

3rd Year Reflection on JET & Life in Japan

3rd Year Reflection on JET & Life in Japan

I feel like I’m a bit late on this post, but my 3rd year on the JET Program is officially over and now my 4th has begun!  This past contracted year on JET for the most part was pretty darn good, well….at the beginning hahaha. […]

An Explanation & Some News

An Explanation & Some News

I haven’t posted…well since my birthday really.  A lot of things have been going on.  Some good, some mostly bad.  Luckily though, things are getting better. About Blogging: This feeling and thought of why I’m blogging comes in waves.  When I first came to Japan […]

26 Years and 4 Days

26 Years and 4 Days

Last year I started the tradition of doing a little reflection post on my birthday.  This year I was a bit late to post on the day, but I still want to keep the tradition alive! So. today I’ll be writing something up.  Check out […]

Oyama Bicycle Shrine

Oyama Bicycle Shrine

In my time living in Japan I’ve visited a lot of shrines, I mean…haven’t we all? Some of the top destinations while traveling in Asia are usually visiting some sort of temple or shrine, and there’s most likely a giant Buddha at some temple somewhere […]

Resolution Check Up: April

Resolution Check Up: April

Sorry ya’ll I’m a bit late this month.  Golden Week came and went and it was a much needed vacation for both my boyfriend and I. My usual Resolution Check Up post was a bit delayed but I’ve finally caught a free moment this week […]

Glossier’s Generation G 

Glossier’s Generation G 

Hey everyone! It seems like it’s been forever since I wrote a review, possibly because I had mentioned in my New Years Resolution post, that I would be trying very hard to use all my beauty products before buying any new ones.  This has been […]

Spring 10×10 Recap

Spring 10×10 Recap

Wow this post is later than I expected.  I haven’t really planned this out so get ready for things to be a bit scattered.  First off on a personal note, I’ve been SO BUSY.  Classes are finally kicking off for me and I’ve been running […]

Spring 10 X 10: Look 10

Spring 10 X 10: Look 10

Hey everyone!  It’s the last day of the Spring 10×10!  I can’t believe it.  I definitely had a lot of issues this time around but overall it was a great learning experience.  Today I’m sporting my last look, and I feel really good in it […]

Spring 10 X 10: Look 9

Spring 10 X 10: Look 9

Hey everyone.  Sorry this post is so late.  I was pretty busy at work for most of the day and that’s saying something because normally I’m not busy at all and can get my blogs up fairly quickly in the morning.  I was going to […]