At the beginning of last summer my family and I took a trip to Aoyama. Aoyama is an upscale shopping and entertainment district not too far from Harajuku and Shibuya. While exploring, we found a small narrow alley that expanded into a larger sized space called Commune 246. *Commune 246 located at 3 chome-13 Minamiaoyama, Minato,Tokyo. Open… Continue reading Food Stand Heaven: Commune 246
SUMMARY: Without giving too many spoilers... The women of Freesia Court lived four decades of laughter, heartache, and friendship together through their book club they named Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons or AHEB for short. There's Faith, a mother of twins who has been living a lie, Audrey, who is very comfortable with her sexuality; Merit,… Continue reading Book Review: Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons by Lorna Landvik
Here are some reader's group questions for Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons: From LitLovers: 1. During the sixties and seventies, the Angry Housewives smoked cigarettes and threw back highballs—even while pregnant—without knowledge of the harm it could do. If they could have glimpsed their futures then, what do you think would have surprised them most… Continue reading Reader’s Group Discussion Questions: Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons
Last year around March I started a book club with a couple of women. I enjoy reading and I thought starting a book club would be a great way to meet new people. I mean, who doesn't like books and food? If you don't like one, you have to like the other. So we named our club The Reader's Digest Book Club.
One of the many reasons why I love Japan is because there is so much to do here. I have a 2-year-old daughter and its never hard for us to find something new and exciting. In my opinion, Japan is pretty much mommy and baby friendly. I can't tell you one place that I have… Continue reading Tokyo with Kids #1: Tokyo Toy Museum
Okay, I must admit I’m a foodie! I love food and whenever I find a good spot with great food and good service I get overwhelmed with excitement. The Great Burger in Harajuku is by far one of the best places to get a burger in Tokyo! Its a little tricky to find but thank… Continue reading The Great Burger
Before moving to Tokyo my husband and I loved to hit up our favorite breakfast spots. You know, everyone’s favorite breakfast spots: Denny’s, IHOP. When we finally arrived here we quickly realized there weren’t any places to get pancakes in our area, so we settled on making pancakes at home. Months had gone by and… Continue reading Breakfast In Tokyo
SUMMARY: Flight 305 took off in 2014... But it crashed in a world very different from our own... With time running out, five strangers must unravel why they were taken.. And how to get home. Without giving too many spoilers, Harper Lane is a writer who has a career changing decision to make… Continue reading Book Review: Departure by A.G. Riddle
I'm 25 years old and currently living in Tokyo, Japan with my husband and 2-year-old daughter. We have been living in Japan for 3 years now. I'm a Stay-At-Home-Mom who loves to travel throughout Japan with my family. When I'm not out exploring, I enjoy reading and TRYING to cook (Because I haven't gotten my mommy powers in… Continue reading Hello…It’s Me!