Children Senbei (Allergy-Friendly Japanese Snack)

Today I want to share with you a Japanese snack that my son, Lucas, loves!  The name of it is Okosama Senbei (お子様せんべい).  It is ‘Senbei for Children’ and is produced by the company Iwatsuka Seika.  If you don’t know what senbei is, it is a Japanese rice cracker.  This particular kind is suitable for kids that are 7… Continue reading Children Senbei (Allergy-Friendly Japanese Snack)


Life Update – February 2016

Hello! Sorry for my long hiatus! A lot has happened these past couple of years…like me becoming a stay at home mom!  In September of 2014, my husband and I welcomed our son, Lucas, into the world…and it has been non-stop ever since. Because of this life change, I have decided to do a blog… Continue reading Life Update – February 2016


My Skin Care Routine (Updated January 2013)

Hi There!! ^_^ I can’t believe it has been so long since I last posted!   This past year has been a roller coaster ride for me.  I’ve been constantly getting sick, and it was hard to take care of my health, work a full-time job, adjust to my first year of marriage, have a social life, AND blog / make… Continue reading My Skin Care Routine (Updated January 2013)


Beauty Swap Challenge 2012

Happy New Year!! I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and a great time ringing in the New Year!!…with loved ones and yummy food of course! ^_^ Last month, I had the honor of doing a Beauty Swap Challenge with Anna from ProjectAZrunway! It was the first Beauty Swap Challenge for the both of… Continue reading Beauty Swap Challenge 2012


Fall Outfit – Stripes, Boots, & Knit Cardigan

Hi!! It has been gorgeous weather here in Chicago. 😀  Except for the occasional rain, temperatures have been in the 40’s and 50’s the past few weeks.  To some of you it might seem unbearably cold, but for Chicagoans, it is considered decent Fall weather. 😛 I absolutely love Fall (except for seasonal allergies of… Continue reading Fall Outfit – Stripes, Boots, & Knit Cardigan