Tags: japan

5 links & a video + thank you!

Thank you so much for the over 1,000 comments!! I waited a bit because I know the comment number counts my own comments as well, but I think I’m well beyond that point. You’re all so fantastic and each comment helps keep this blog and me going! And it’s about time I post a round-up […]

If I were to wrap a gift today…

I’d wrap it in these! Aren’t they beautiful? Plus they’re 100% organic cotton with soy-based inks. I saw these fabric wraps on Oh Joy! and was reminded of the best way to wrap a gift: furoshiki! In Japan, this method of wrapping and carrying around items has been popular for years, but only fairly recently […]

A heartwarming tale of a dog saved three weeks after the tsunami

I’ve been keeping up with the news about Japan and I was shocked and elated when I saw this story on the Huffington Post. The story just kept getting better when I watched