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Book Review: Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter

  SUMMARY: More than twenty years ago, Claire and Lydia's teenaged sister Julia vanished without a trace. The two women have not spoken since, and now their lives could not be more different. Claire is the glamorous trophy wife of an Atlanta millionaire. Lydia, a single mother, dates an ex-con and struggles to make ends… Continue reading Book Review: Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter

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Food + Travel, Life In Japan, Uncategorized

Local Tokyo: A Day at Hamura Zoo

Since the weather has started to shape up a bit, The Kid and I took a trip to our neighborhood zoo last Monday, and like always, we had a blast! The Hamura zoo is very small, but a perfect place for a short trip out of the house, and at ¥300 for adults and free… Continue reading Local Tokyo: A Day at Hamura Zoo

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Book Review: Big Girl Panties: A Novel by Stephanie Evanovich

  SUMMARY: Holly Brennan used food to comfort herself through her husband’s illness and death. Now she’s alone at age thirty-two. And she weighs more than she ever has. When fate throws her in the path of Logan Montgomery, personal trainer to pro athletes, and he offers to train her, Holly concludes it must be… Continue reading Book Review: Big Girl Panties: A Novel by Stephanie Evanovich

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Book Review: Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons by Lorna Landvik

  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

Food + Travel, Life In Japan, Uncategorized

Tokyo with Kids #1: Tokyo Toy Museum

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