Thursday, December 31, 2015

Starting fire

Boy enjoying steamed sticky rice


We don't pound mochi, we use machine. More productive and effective.

蝋梅 Wintersweet or Japanese allspice

A few trees of this flower in the garden. You can smell its sweet fragrance here and there.

Cleaning garden

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Dinner with Lisa & Roland at Luigi

A few miracles happened, we met them for dinner at our favorite Italian restaurant. Photos here.

Lunch with husband at The Chef's Table

 As kids went to Jiji&Baba's, we had lunch together at The Chef's Table, Azabu Juban.
 My fish dish
 Caramelized banana
Apple pie

Sunday, December 27, 2015

New boots

950yen! Bargain!

Friday, December 25, 2015

This is what I got in Christmas morning

Presents from Chris Santa

He built this lego by himself

And a video of him playing with remote controlled skate board. 

Usual breakfast at City Bakery

 NY Meat Pie. Don’t know why it’s NY though…
As it was a short day today, I asked a few moms to go to breakfast at City Bakery after drop off, and until pick up. Lucky it was not so crowded we could hang out, had relaxed brunch.


From Chris Santa

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Ton's birthday trip to KidZania with friends

As per her request, we invited a couple of her friends, Niko and Yumomo to go to KidZania together for Ton's birthday.

Photos here.

Video of them fighting fire.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Monday, December 21, 2015

Friday, December 18, 2015

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

French toast at City Bakery

Late lunch... or snack before dinner.

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Saturday, December 12, 2015

A village of sweets at Muji

Kids would love it!

Mario carts in Shibuya

Tokyo Coffee Festival at Farmer's Market

Purchased coffee sampling ticket so that I can get a bit of coffee out of too many choices. Had to buy coffee beans from Four Barrels.

Photos here.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Lunch with husband at Maison Landemaine Tokyo

Catching up over lunch.

Happy birthday Ton cakes from MAISON D'AHNI

 Beret basque
 White chocolate pudding
 Lemon pie
Gateau Basque for dairy sensitive

Warm in Dec in Tokyo

Temp rising quickly. Glasses are foggy in the OUTSIDE because the air in the house is much lower than the outside. It's expected to go up to 21C in Tokyo today, recorded 26C highest some part of Tokyo.

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Making fake chopped liver

Preparing for pot luck. Yum!

Tuesday, December 08, 2015