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Ame Zaiku

On a rainy, chilly, cloudy afternoon, my family and I headed to Miya Shoji on 18th St in NYC.  Our friends at Miya Shoji invited us to see Candy Miyuki, the amazing Ame Zaiku artist, at their store.  So while … Continue reading

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I’m Calling the Spelling Police!

We always chuckle about signs or packaging in Japan that have some off crazy English on it and wonder, doesn’t anyone proof these things before they are printed? And then I walked into a local wine & spirits store here … Continue reading

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I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up

Seems someone wore herself out sledding and barely made it on to the deck before she decided she needed to lay down for a spell…. This was pre-sugar-rush-crepe-party.

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Crepes!

What do you do on a snow day after a long day of sledding? It’s a family crepe party! We’re still working on our plating… But the crepe will be wrapped and then really, how it tastes is the only … Continue reading

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Post-Thanksgiving Post

It’s been a while since we posted anything on our blog! The old saying about the cobbler’s children having no shoes is how I would describe our dishes at home.  We basically had the most mismatched group of bowls and … Continue reading

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Rebel Mouse

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It seems that bento boxes for lunch are becoming more and more popular these days.  I personally use bento boxes for my kids’ lunches because I love that they are not throwing away plastic sandwich bags or extra packaging that … Continue reading

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CPR AED Training for the Staff at Miya

Our fearless leader, Bob, had a pretty frightening experience a couple of weeks back.  He regularly plays basketball at an open gym in our town with other guys in the neighborhood.  It was business as usual a couple of weeks … Continue reading

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Kenta Got CupNapped…

I came into work on Wednesday and thought things looked a little odd…. Then I get an email with this picture: Seems my poor Kenta the Sumo Cup has been cupnapped to San Francisco….  By none other than my (once) … Continue reading

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Attention all online retailers!  Have you heard the latest feature for Pinterest Business?  It’s called “Rich Pins” and you can pin a product and add very important information such as the retail price, if it is in stock and then … Continue reading

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