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A Rich Life With Less Stuff

We decided to have a garage sale this weekend. It’s that time a year, spring cleaning and get in all the old stuff out of the house and usually, into the garage. But this year we realized the garage is so darn full, there is nowhere to put anything new. Hence the garage sale

Time For A New Dress?

You would think after having a garage sale and even posting about the whole minimal lists movement and how it made me think a lot, the last thing I would want is to buy something new. But… I just did anyway. I love browsing the Internet for all kinds of different things. I also

Guest Author: The ceremony of Coming of Age Day

The ceremony of Coming-of-Age Day. (Seijin-no-hi, ????) The Japanese Coming of Age Ceremony (Seijin shiki or Seijin no hi) is a Japanese annual event, which takes place on the second Monday of January (it used to be celebrated always on January 15 until the year 1999), on January 15 th is a national holiday.

Guest Post: Japanese Couple’s cups or meoto chawan

Japanese Couple’s cups or meoto chawan The married-couple teacups are called meoto-chawan (夫婦茶碗) or meoto-yunomi (夫婦湯呑み), This is the meoto means “husband and wife or married couple” in Japanese , traditional set of teacups (yunomi) for couples. The cups in this set are matching with the exception that the cup for the husband is