10 Things You Will Forget to Pack

Don’t leave these essentials off your packing list. I’m not referring to your passport and phone charger. I hope you will remember to pack the basics like underwear and pants. No, these are the items that aren’t on your list but might end up saving the day! 1. Tide to Go Hopefully you’re a smart packer and didn’t bring your entire wardrobe. So when you spill delicious … Continue reading 10 Things You Will Forget to Pack

“Hostess with the Mostess”

After moving to Japan, I stepped into a new role: hostess. For months, we’ve had a never-ending parade of visitors. I’m not complaining. I love to host guests and share our newfound country with others. And while it’s a lot of work, I find the satisfaction of happy friends and family is well-worth a few days of prep. And it’s the perfect excuse to act … Continue reading “Hostess with the Mostess”