My Visit To Nijo-jo Castle

History Nijo Castle was built as the Kyoto residence of the Tokugawa shōguns. The Tokugawa shogunate used Edo as the capital city, but Kyoto continued to be the home of the Imperial Court. Kyoto Imperial Palace is located north-east of Nijō Castle.— Wikipedia Tokugawa Ieyasu (徳川家康, January 31, 1543 – June 1, 1616) was one of the first unifiers of Japan. Feudal Japan was split… Continue reading My Visit To Nijo-jo Castle

A Quarantine Mom’s Triggers

“Just because you have tons of money and power doesn’t guarantee happiness….” 1) I constantly try to be open to new things. Hence, I love learning new languages, and taking many courses about social media. I may not be good at everything though, like taking photos. (I am more of an artist of pen and… Continue reading A Quarantine Mom’s Triggers

Art Inspirations During My Quarantine

During this extensive quarantine, I am able to fully extend and practice my art. The first piece is inspired by Michael Godard, one of my favourite modern artists. “Michael Godard is known as the explosive “Rockstar of the Art World” and global top selling artist! His world of art invites us to see his lighthearted perspective,… Continue reading Art Inspirations During My Quarantine

Food Review: Yuu Japanese Tapas

The weather was getting steamy hot….. I was looking for some cold food to eat to combat the hot weather. The image of a enormous beer mug looked intriguing. The “beer ramen” was perfect! It was chewy ramen in cold savoury broth. There was no real beer here….. This large beer mug of ramen arrived… Continue reading Food Review: Yuu Japanese Tapas

Fabfitfun Box: Summer 2020

During this quarantine, I really didn’t get to do much shopping or even felt like looking around online. So, when my Summer 2020 Fabfitfun Box arrived, I was excited. Terre Mère Aloe And Tea Tree Toner $54 US HydroPeptide Moisture Reset Face Oil $120 Winky Lux Uni-brow Universal Eyebrow Pencil $16 US Baronessa Cali Foot… Continue reading Fabfitfun Box: Summer 2020

Gluten-free Pizza Crust

Being stuck at home meant more time to look around the pantry. My children occasionally liked to make their own pizza dough with regular all purpose flour. So, when I discovered that I had this bag of gluten free version, I asked them to use it instead. “Made with White Rice Flour, Whole Grain Rice Flour, Corn Flour,… Continue reading Gluten-free Pizza Crust

My Self Portrait

It’s been a long while since I did a self portrait. Originally, I was going to use a mirror, but ended up choosing a photo to use instead. Have you done a self portrait before? It is a bit odd to stare at your own head shot for a long period of time. But, you… Continue reading My Self Portrait

Craving Sweetness, But Sugar-free

As a mother, I try my very best to be a good example and each less sweets. It’s difficult as I love chocolate. Growing up as a chocoholic was painful as there was no sugar free versions out there. The only sugar substitute that was popular back then was aspartame! Not for me! Stevia To… Continue reading Craving Sweetness, But Sugar-free

Reblog Feature: Money Saving Tips In The Kitchen

A friend of mine once said to know how to save money in the kitchen is key to a comfortable and successful life. I tend to believe her, the kitchen is the center of every household around the world and how you work in the kitchen and spend money in it will determine your household… Continue reading Reblog Feature: Money Saving Tips In The Kitchen

Sunshine Award Nomination By James A. Best -Author

Amidst this chaos of times, this Sunshine Award Nomination came at the right time. Thank you James for this! Here’s the link to his nomination. The Sunshine Blogger Award is given to bloggers who inspire positiveness and creativity in the blogging community. The Rules Are : 1. Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide… Continue reading Sunshine Award Nomination By James A. Best -Author