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Plus Size in Japan: The Pink Dress

Plus Size in Japan: The Pink Dress

This pink dress is one of my favorite items in my wardrobe. It’s loose and comfortable, and can be dressed up or down. The fabric is super soft, which makes it that much more comfortable to wear. I love to throw it on when I’m […]

Sunshine Juice in Japan: Rainbow Cleanse Review

Sunshine Juice in Japan: Rainbow Cleanse Review

My Experience With Sunshine Juice in Japan: Rainbow Cleanse Have you ever tried a juice cleanse? Basically, you give up all food for a set period of time, and only drink cold pressed fruit or vegetable juice. Look, I know it sounds crazy. Just bear […]

How I Passed the JLPT N2

How I Passed the JLPT N2

How to prepare for the JLPT. My experience, and how I passed the JLPT N2.

Cranberry & Chocolate Chunk Vegan Scones

Cranberry & Chocolate Chunk Vegan Scones

Cranberry & Chocolate Chunk Vegan Scones This week… This week has been so incredibly challenging. I don’t even know where to begin putting things back in order, so I think I’d better just leave it for now. When things get challenging and I get overwhelmed, […]

Valentine’s Day Date Night

Valentine’s Day Date Night

Plus Size in Japan: The Little Red Dress Take one look at my wardrobe, and it’s easy to see: I don’t wear color often. My closet is limited to mostly black, white and navy. When I do stray outside of those boundaries, it’s usually to […]

Smoky Whole30 & Vegan Chili

Smoky Whole30 & Vegan Chili

Whole30 and Vegan Chili Whole30 approved AND vegan?? Believe it or not, you can have both! This vegan chili may not have your typical ingredients (beans, meat, soy, etc…) but it IS hearty, filling, smoky, warming, and satisfying! The bulk of this vegan chili recipe […]

Bliss Balls: Vegan Coconut Vanilla (Larabar copycat)

Bliss Balls: Vegan Coconut Vanilla (Larabar copycat)

Vegan Coconut Vanilla Bliss Balls This week, I had a sudden craving for something coconutty, something vanilla, something tropical. These vegan coconut vanilla bliss balls are easy to make (they only take a few minutes!!) and really hit the spot. Bite-sized, filling, healthy, low calorie, […]

Buying Plus-size lucky bags (fukubukuro) in Japan

Buying Plus-size lucky bags (fukubukuro) in Japan

Japanese Lucky Bags What are Japanese lucky bags? Well, the New Year in Japan brings many special traditions. Hatsumoude, the first shrine visit of the new year; Osechi, traditional foods eaten in the new year; and of course, fukubukuro, the New Year’s lucky bags. Basically, […]

Yellow Curry Veggie Burgers

Yellow Curry Veggie Burgers

Yellow curry veggie burgers. I made these to celebrate veggie burger day, so… happy veggie burger day! Actually, veggie burger day was a few days ago. I’m only just getting around to posting the recipe for these yellow curry veggie burger patties I posted on […]

Kombucha in Tokyo! ELLE café Ginza Six

Kombucha in Tokyo! ELLE café Ginza Six

NEW OPEN ELLE café, Ginza 6 This week, I was given the opportunity to visit the new ELLE café location in Ginza Six. As you guys probably know, I am a huge fan of ELLE café. I often visit their Roppongi Hills and Aoyama locations […]