Category Archives: kids

Faire-parts de Baptême

Another part of my Last Minute Series, I was able to cross another project off my list, just five days till our departure! I started these faire-parts de baptême (baptism announcements) yesterday morning and worked on them in the afternoon … Continue reading

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たからぶくろ Takarabukuro

Traveling is always a little more of a treat when you have a unique bag inwhich to put all your special treasures, whatever they may be. In Japanese, we call these treasure bags Takarabukuro. Very soon, we’ll be hoping on … Continue reading

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Worldless Wednesday – Red Wheelbarrows

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Gâteau au Yaourt

The French are famous for their delicious and delicate pastries, savory deserts, and to-die-for chocolate mousse. Though, often overlooked is this family-friendly, fun and easy cake, perfect for children’s goûter (snack-time)! The fun behind baking a gâteau au yaourt (yogurt … Continue reading

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Decorating Memories with Easter Traditions

When I was a little girl living in Japan, I made Easter eggs every year. I’d spend a whole morning blowing out eggs so that I could decorate them with washi paper. When I returned to Tokyo as a college … Continue reading

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A New Something Old

The boys have been a handful this AM acting rambunctious. The usual, bike rides and running/ jumping/ collecting bugs in the front yard don’t appeal to them like they usually do. Maybe it’s because we feel stuck at home having … Continue reading

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Family Fun at the Fête Foraine

Since Wednesday, there has been a fête foraine, a funfair going on in our small town. Originally these traveling carnivals took place before the Lenten season in the Catholic church, though today, carnivals have taken on a informal meaning, and … Continue reading

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Playful Pillows

My boys. Are typical boys. They love cars, love kicking balls, love catching bugs, love chasing each other around the dinning room table. They love reading books, using their imagination and share that complicity agaisnt mom that brothers often share. … Continue reading

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Neglecting Important Responsibilities

I hate taking care of administrative duties. I don’t like making phone calls and booking appointments. I sort of tend to put these things off indefinately. There are so many other things I rather do. Booking medical appointments, though it … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

your little boy shoes

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