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Yearly Archives: 2015

Under the Sea Birthday Party

This is the first year where my daughter had definite opinions on what her birthday theme should be and how it wouldView full post »

Playtime at sunset

The weather has been absolutely beautiful. A cool(er) breeze blows through the warm air during dinner hour and at dusk.View full post »

First Day of School

It feels just like yesterday when I was posting the first day of school last year. The year has been a complete blurView full post »

Tokyo, Japan – Part 2

Here is the second part of our trip to Tokyo. Overall I would say it was a great relaxing trip. Because it is veryView full post »

Tokyo, Japan – Part 1

Okinawa, Japan definitely has the island life mentality. People never seem to be in a rush. It is okay to wear flipView full post »

First Dance

It started early in the week. The excitement. The anxiousness. The “Is it today?” questions until it was actually theView full post »

A Minecraft Birthday Party

How many of your children are addicted to Minecraft?! Is it “minecraft” this and “minecraft”View full post »

An Outdoor Okinawa Weekend

Hard to believe but we finally had a weekend all to ourselves. No events. No obligations. No place we had to be. WOW! AView full post »

Ryukyu Mura and Maeda Flats

If you have visitors on the island and want to show them what Okinawa’s culture is like, Ryukyu Mura is a good place toView full post »

Grandparents visit to Okinawa

It was a happy reunion for all of us when Grandma and Grandpa came to visit. Between site-seeing, traveling to ThailandView full post »

Thailand Part 6 – Cherished Friends and Songkran Festival

This entire vacation has been great moments to remember. However, on this day we reunited with some dear friends thatView full post »

Thailand Part 5 – Temples and Street Food

Chiang Mai has many temples in the city. Over 300. Each one unique in their own beauty and significance. After a visitView full post »

Thailand Part 4 – Cooking Traditional Thai

Nok was kind enough to set up a day with her sister at their restaurant to teach my mother-in-law and me to cookView full post »

Thailand Part 3 – Zip-lining and Tubing

Immediately after the elephant ride and visiting the long neck karen, we were fitted for our zip-line harnesses. WeView full post »

Thailand Part 2 – Elephants and Long Neck Karen

Day two of our Chiang Mai vacation, we went up north to ride the elephants and see the Long Neck Karen. We entered theView full post »