Garlands Galore!

When you live abroad and you’re not quite sure when you will move, home decor must be simple, lightweight and packable! So I am perfecting the perfect party and holiday decor – paper garlands!  Holy Cow, I love these!!  They are cheap and easy to make and they spruce up a room so fast!  AND … More Garlands Galore!

Obon in Yomitan

Obon is a three (sometimes stretched to four) day Okinawa holiday which honors the spirits of their ancestors.  On the evening of the first day, Okinawan families open their doors at dusk and leave gifts of food to welcome the ancestor spirits into their homes.  The next day is given to celebrations, feasting and rituals and the evening of … More Obon in Yomitan