Monthly archives of “June 2015

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Polka Dots Patterned Lunch Bags

   I made polka dotted, green and red patterned and insulated lunch bags. They are the same size and shape as the plaid patterned lunch bags from a previous post.  I used two different kinds of fabrics in each lunch bag that blended well together.  For me, it is not only… Read More

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Gifts from My Students

Last Saturday was the last day of my Japanese language school for the 2014/15 school year.  It has been 8 years since I started teaching Japanese to children.  Every year the students in my class are different and each class is unique.  Over the year I get to know my class by communicating,… Read More

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2 Years with Haru

It has been almost 2 years since Haru(Koharu) came into our lives and became the youngest member of our family. She is a miniature dachshund with shaded cream long hair.  Unlike Cocoa, our first dog, she has a very strong personality.  She is very carefree and doesn’t usually pay… Read More

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A Very Special Dinner

Grilled chicken with a red wine sauce and salad My teenage daughter made a special dinner for me and my husband’s anniversary.  My husband who has a passion for food always watches the food network on TV with my daughter.  Recently, she has been very interested in cooking… Read More