Mommy & Me Carry On Bags

After 15+ flights with my son (he’ll be 3 in September) I finally have gotten our hand luggage under control. Going through countless bags, gear and strategies it’s all taught me one thing: be as prepared as possible with as little as possible. We’ve now had six successful flights with the two backpack set up […]

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Living Abroad Log: Month Six

Half a year in the books! Incredible how much we have done in just six months of living in Tokyo. Even more incredible that I feel as though we’ve hardly scratched the surface of what this city and country has to offer. In the first six months these logs were such quick posts to write. Now, […]

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Living Abroad Log: Month Three

I can’t believe we’ve been in Japan for a quarter of a year! It feels like I just wrote our Month Two Log. Since then we’ve celebrated our first holiday, hosted our first guests and experienced our first Japanese ER. The month has really flown by! Here are the things that I’m currently loving, liking, and […]

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Tokyo Shopping on a Budget

It seems there are restaurants and shops at every turn in Tokyo. If you don’t want to eat your way through the city, you can easily shop it. On our first visit to Japan, I was floored by Tokyo’s luxury shopping. It’s extremely easy to find any designer, or high end (insert anything) here, that you may be looking […]

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Living Abroad Log: Month Two

We just opened our second letter from home which means it has been two full months of living in Tokyo. Eight weeks in and we are really good at taking the train, confident with a few Japanese phrases and have all the belongings we sent over! There is still so much to see, do, and learn […]

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