Oni Wa Soto, Fuku Wa Uchi!

Celebrated setsubun on Sunday, but more importantly, celebrated Keimei’s 3rd birthday! That of course deserves a post of its own, which I’ll be publishing soon.

Dondo Yaki

The Japanese tradition of burning New Year’s items to ensure good luck, health, and success. This little bonfire took place at a shrine near my home.

Nengajo Twenty Nineteen

Japanese New Year’s cards in the making.


This year looks like good fortune is upon us! Keimei and I both got 大吉, while Kosato got 小吉 🙂

Yuki Asobi

Fun in the snow! I’ve been steadily growing a snow mountain in our backyard. It’s turning out beautifully.