Out and about

It is better to die fighting than to die giving up – Unknown

Nikko Hot Springs

I might have mentioned before that my husband and I have atopy. As much as I wanna avoid the heat these days, going to hot springs helps our skin. So my in-laws, together with my husband, and I went to Nikko Yumoto. There’s a lot of onsens to choose from but this place was chosen by…

TBT Series: Peach Eyes 2016

So this video’s almost a year old and it is still similar to the colors I pick for my make-up. Most of the products here were already expiring when I left Manila, so I didn’t bring my full makeup kit. The foundation I used here was L’oreal’s Infallible stay fresh 24H, which did not feel…

June Flowers

“Where flowers bloom, so does hope” – Lady Bird Johnson

TBT Series: Skincare 2016

I used to have a blog since 2009 and I’ve been actively posting last year. However, that website no longer exist or I can’t access it here in Japan. Since I have a channel in Youtube and the videos are still up there, I decided to do a throwback series every Thursday(Japan time) to give…

お香と桐箱(Japanese aroma and paulownia box)

先々週末、ハズバンドとお母さんと千駄木に行きました。お母さんの友だちの、アロマメイキングクラスがありましたから。にほんのアロマを、お母さんの友だちが、おしえてくれました。(I have a feeling the last sentence was terribly wrong) but my husband corrected it already. Anyway, I was trying to say, “last last week, I went to Sendagi with my husband and Okasan because her friend had an aroma making class. Okasan’s friend taught  me Japanese aromas.” The shop her friend used for space…

Summer Wanderings (Roppongi)

Sun is shining in the sky
There ain’t a cloud in sight
It’s stopped raining, everybody’s in the lane
And don’t you know, it’s a beautiful new day – ELO