Are you struggling to find the time and energy to keep up a clean home and not be entirely consumed by it? There is so much going on in our lives these days that it's hard to juggle it all. Whether you are single, a...

(header photo by Patrick Vierthaler) June and TSUYU With the passing of May’s blue skies and refreshing weather, June is finally here. While Japan may only have four official seasons, this time of the year marks the beginning of another special period- Japan’s rainy season. Called ‘tsuyu’ in...

Japanese market stuffs?! It's no secret that the Japanese live long lives. Their life expectancy is one of the tops in the world. It could be that most Japanese are incredibly active, some even traveling internationally well into their 80's. Or it could just be that...