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Starbucks’ Cantaloupe Melon & Cream Frappuccino

There is a ton of kindergarten things to blog about, but before I spam away there on a massive catch up binge…a little break from our normally scheduled programming. I am and always will be a sucker for Japan’s unique flavor profiles and Starbucks sucked me in once again…with cantaloupe of all things. I should have… Continue reading Starbucks’ Cantaloupe Melon & Cream Frappuccino

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2010 in Review

Well, another year has come and gone and it is hard to believe that it is already the 4th here in Japan. I am back to the half days of sitting at the Board of Education where they put us in a room of mostly windows and we all feel like a bunch of gold… Continue reading 2010 in Review

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♥My Japanese Bestie’s Wedding♥

Not to be confused with the slightly terrible movie with Julia Robert’s called My Best Friend’s Wedding. Anyway, on Sunday I went into Tokyo for one of my best friends here in Japan’s wedding. We met when she was an exchange student at my university and her room was next to mine for pretty much… Continue reading ♥My Japanese Bestie’s Wedding♥

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Kit Kats are BACK!

This is a Yawatayaisogoro Ichimi – Japanese chili pepper – flavored Kit Kat. I have had things that mixed chili pepper with something sweet and actually enjoyed it. The Mexican popsicles that are mango with red chili are surprisingly delicious. However, I have something against putting that in chocolate. Sure, there are dishes that do… Continue reading Kit Kats are BACK!