Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Starbucks Sakura Frappuccino!

As I mentioned on Saturday, we had some really lovely weather here last week. And what better way to celebrate than with a beautiful Sakura Blended Creme Frappuccino from Starbucks? I’m not usually a Frappuccino kind of girl–I tend to … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup #1

I’m thinking about starting this new weekly feature to collect the posts of the week in case you missed any, as well as some of my favorite links of the week. The format is still undecided, and it might not … Continue reading

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Ume Blossoms!

It’s a been a gorgeous week here in this part of Japan! The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer, and even the sun seems to be shining brighter. Best of all, the plum trees are blooming! Plum … Continue reading

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Happy Engrish Friday!

Happy Friday! We missed last week (boo!) but are back this week with a treat from one of my most adorable students on Valentine’s Day.  I love when something is spelled correctly, and the grammar is fine, but still, there’s … Continue reading

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Thanks Japan, I was confused about that before now…

This is Sean here, giving Alice a break from blogging tonight.  Words are hard, but pictures are fun!  Thank goodness Japan has finally explained how to eat my dessert, as when I first tried, I was clearly confused!

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Starbucks Sakura Lattes!

You probably already have some idea of this, but Cherry Blossoms are, in short, a REALLY BIG DEAL here in Japan. If you’re from the Washington D.C. area like us, maybe you’ve had the chance to experience the incredible sight … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Big America 2: Miami Burger

All good things must come to an end, so last weekend we bade a fond farewell to the Idaho Burger, (with hopes that it was sufficiently popular to be brought back at some future date) and greeted the newest offer … Continue reading

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