Monthly Archives: April 2014

Today’s Watercolor: Songkran! สงกรานต์!

Happy Songkran! Songkran is the Thai New Year festival, and is basically celebrated with a giant water fight (Thailand is a little hot this time of year, and by “this time of year” I mean always.) It’s celebrated in Advertisements

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Today’s Watercolor: Hoppy Easter!

Earlier this week I asked Facebook what I should paint for easter, and a friend suggested her pet bunny, and eggs and stuff. Done! Easter isn’t very well known here in Japan, though a few foreign companies are trying to market … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Krispy Kreme’s Sakura Donuts

Look, look, I did a Guest Post! I wrote a review of Krispy Kreme’s Spring donuts (Sakura, Matcha, Kinako, oh my!) over on the “I’ll Make It Myself” blog. Go read it and tell them I sent you! 😀

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Today’s watercolor: Darth Pooh!

Recently a friend posted this hilarious video of Jim Cummings, voice actor for Winnie the Pooh and Darkwing Duck among others, using his powers for evil. Or the Dark Side, at least–reading the lines of Darth Vader in the voice … Continue reading

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Starbucks Fresh Banana Chocolate “Happy Yellow Frappuccino” and Social Media Case Study

Happy April! The sun is shining, the days are warming up, and it’s time to start thinking happy summery thoughts as winter’s icy grip melts into lush and lovely sunshine (before the hot sledgehammer of true summer hits.) How better … Continue reading

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Today’s watercolor: Pooh’s Picnic

I’ve been loving Classic children’s book illustrations lately. After my watercolor of Kiki’s Delivery Service last week I decided to look at the work of E. H. Shephard. I really enjoy his work, and I’ve been enjoying learning about his … Continue reading

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Japanese Baked Kit Kats!

Here in Japan, Kit Kat is known for it’s interesting flavors and innovations. Crazy Japanese Kit Kats have kind of slowed down a bit lately (I personally think Häagen-Dazs stole their R&D team, with their crazy flavors like Rose and Sakura … Continue reading

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