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On Valentine's Day...

I fell head over heels in love with him.

She met her husband on a blind date.

Did you two lovebirds have a fight?

We mostly go on double dates with Jack and Sarah. 25 more words


Turnip Cake【蘿蔔糕】

Turnip cake is a traditional Chinese New Year dim sum. Like every traditional dish, each household has their own recipe, with various tweaks, slightly different ingredients, and methods. 848 more words

Festivals & Holidays

2017 Nengajo Draw Result!

The 2017 Nengajo Draw Result was out since 15th January, but I only managed to go to the post office today! This year, we got two winning nengajo for the consolation prizes, which are two sets of 2-piece New Year stamps! 25 more words

Life In Japan

Chinese New Year Craft in Chirimen-styled

Chinese New Year is just round the corner and I managed to give our living space a festive feel, just by adding a Chinese character… 393 more words

Life In Japan

Japanese Traditional Crafts – Kimekomi

The last few days of 2016 , I was rushing to complete a New-Year-themed DIY Chirimen kit. I managed to finished the hanging decoration on… 245 more words

Life In Japan


  • What three words would you use to describe Christmas?
  • What is your favorite Christmas tradition?
  • What’s the most meaningful Christmas gift you’ve ever received?
  • How do you usually spend your spare time during the Christmas holidays?
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As the days grow cooler and the nights grow longer, Halloween can’t be far away…

It’s one of America’s favorite holidays, but what’s the real story behind the tricks and treats of Halloween? 16 more words