Recent Purchases: Cats, Gudetama, Starbucks, & Skincare

I wanted to start a new series on my blog called “recent purchases”. I’ll give you one guess as to what the posts will contain… To be honest, I have a lot of pictures on my phone of things that I would like to share but I can’t. Most of the time, I can’t really find an appropriate blog topic to use them with, or I don’t have enough pictures […]

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Thrifting in Japan: Don Don Down on Wednesdays

I can’t remember where I’ve seen their logo before, but I know that I’d seen it. I had no idea what it was for, so I promptly ignored it… It wasn’t until I was doing research on thrift stores, trying to find more in my area, that I came across it again… Don Don Down on Wednesdays.  That’s a real mouthful. And that’s the name of the thrift store that […]

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Starbucks Seasonal Sakura Blossom Latte (2017)

As much as I hate to admit it, I’m a Starbucks Lover. I love sweets, and I see Starbucks more as a candy shop than a coffee shop. For real coffee, I’ll go elsewhere… But to satisfy my sweet tooth, I’ll head to Starbucks. Surprisingly though, I haven’t been to Starbucks much since I’ve been in Japan. Money had been tight when I first moved in, so that was my […]

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Thrifting in Japan: Clap Hands in Yokohama

After my jaunt to Cosmo World, I decided to take a walk around and check out World Porters for lunch. Since I wasn’t super hungry, I decided to take a walk through the different floors. I go to World Porters pretty often (Hawaiian Town!) so I’m familiar with a good number of the shops inside. However, I had never noticed (or maybe I noticed it, but I didn’t pay any […]

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Thrifting in Japan: Watt Mann Super Recycle Shop

Talking with my friends, I only recently realized how often I go to thrift stores. I absolutely love thrifting in the States, and even more so in Japan. The standards for what stores will take are generally higher than a Goodwill or Salvation Army, so you’re getting good quality clothes in Japan. Watt Mann’s is my current favorite thrift store in the area. Before moving to Yokohama, I had never […]

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