Sunday, February 28, 2016

Making gyoza for dinner

Chocolate fair at Farmer's Market

 Sampling 5 kinds of chocolate at Farmer's Market. Serious business going on...

 Japanese tea tasting. Roasted tea from Tenryu is superb! I wish if they were selling it...
Brownie for a treat

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Takeru's 6th birthday party

 Darth Vader welcoming you. Takeru’s dad made it. Took him about a week he said. Later it turned into a pinata.
 Moms taking food photos. It’s a must...
 Food menu of the party. “Carrot & chili beans omelet, broccoli & potato with sweet chili sauce, wasabi leaves & yellow carrot with whole-grain mustard, cabbage & tuna ethnic marine, burdock route, Cajan chicken & fried cod fish, and rice balls with sesame & olive oil, purple shiso leaves pickles, and saikyo miso”

Happy birthday Takeru!

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Cooked gapao with kid's TV's recipe

Kids wanted to try this recipe they saw at a kid's cooking TV program. Very easy for them and very yummy! 

Griling fish and steak next

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Music Fair at Hommura Elementary School

Belated posting of Ton's recital at elementary school on Feb 20, 2016.

She had slight fever, 1/3 of the class absent because of flue mostly, though they performed their opening part as scheduled.

Photos here.

 Videos here:
「カリブ夢の旅」"Those who dream of the Caribbean Sea"
Ton playing xylophone of「宇宙戦艦ヤマト」"Star Blazers"

Ton's New Year's resolution

“Eat school lunch without having dislikes, and speedy. Write Chinese letters nicely.”

Friday, February 19, 2016

Tuesday, February 09, 2016


Playing with Yunon chan.

Daikon from kindergarten

They harvested daikon radish at kindergarten.

Sunday, February 07, 2016

Saturday, February 06, 2016

Giant Rock from Hudson Market Bakers

Brownie with chocolate covered big marshmallow on top... He enjoyed it!

Recital by kindergardeners

Recital at Mo's kindergarten on Sat so that parents and family could go take a look. They had song and playing instruments part, challenge what they had been practicing such as spinning top, stilts, jump ropes, and their version of "Lion King". Mo played Zazu. Some acts were played double cast, and they changed the ending a less cruel.

Photos here.

Videos here:
"Kimino koe (Your voice)"
"Hajime no ippo (First step)"
"Yuuki 100% (Courage 100%)"
Spinning a top challenge time 1
Spinning a top challenge time 2

Friday, February 05, 2016