Home away from home

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Summer break is almost over. Every year when the end of August rolls around I have to think back of when I first came to Tokyo six years ago. I had lived near Osaka before when I was taking part in a high school exchange program for a year, but only ...

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The perfect Saturday Morning Treat: Oatmeal & Cottage Cheese Pancakes

Friday, August 14, 2015

I think I overate on Banana Pancakes… I just had them one time too often and now the feeling of looking forward to wake p the next day because I’m having my Banana Pancakes is gone. But I still love pancakes, I just needed something with a little more firmness and ...

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the tiny facelift

Sunday, August 2, 2015

It’s August! July was a busy month for me with the semester ending at school, travelling and most importantly, giving this blog an overall facelift! Moving to a self hosted service, updating the layout (Jennifer theme!) and reorganising the categories and menus… I’m still not entirely finished, but the rest ...

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Kick off the new Week with this Energy boosting Smoothie!

Monday, July 6, 2015

I guess you all know this feeling: too much to do, not enough time for everything, hitting your limits. For me that’s always a sign to reboot and nourish my body and brain with easily accessible energy - Smoothie Time! So I won’t talk much and just go ahead and share my ...

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Recap: All about May

Sunday, June 21, 2015

So, it’s already been a while and May feels like a distant memory already, but nevertheless I am showing you my digest of what happened in May today! I usually try to post these things at the beginning of the following month, but rainy season started in Japan and I went ...

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Recap: All about April!

Monday, May 11, 2015

April in a nutshell. A very big nutshell, because April was a crazy month filled with shop openings, university entrance ceremonies, helping people to move houses, farewell parties, reunion parties, weddings, and just so much more. This time I decided to feature a few more things than just what I talked ...

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Recap: All about March!

Monday, April 13, 2015

Nearly two weeks into April and I didn’t even post the highlights of March yet… But now it’s time! For me, March was two weeks of work, then I spent a very productive and melancholic last day at my job with my coworkers, immediately after that Fashion Week came upon Tokyo, ...

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March Favorites!

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

It’s the last day of March! I am a little sad, because March is my favorite month of the year. Not only because I was born in March, but also, because in March Spring begins, here in Tokyo the Cherry Blossoms start to bloom and I always feel super motivated for ...

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Recap: All about February

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

It’s the beginning of March - and it’s time for a February round-up! Beware, this time there’s so much more to see than in the January post. That’s mainly because I figured I don’t post enough on Instagram, even though I take a lot of photos I usually took with the ...

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Valentine Special: how to wrap your sweet treats!

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Valentine’s Day in Japan is all about Chocolate! So naturally, I LOVE it! Even though it’s basically a baking fest for girls with mostly girls giving to everybody around them, I’m very lucky to have a boyfriend who loves to share. I love baking and making food in general, but as much ...

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