Showing posts from February, 2011

Tonight's dessert: macaron and half-baked castella

I've been kind of crazy about macaron these days. Even after I finished work this evening, I walked all the way back to the convenience store in which stands near my company to see if they have good macarons in the cold rain. It's got back so cold outside and has been rainy all day long today. It even snowed this afternoon. Yesterday, it went up to 19 degrees in Tokyo so we have minus 14 degrees today.  When I got off at the station, my sister picked me up to take me to a department store with her. I ended up  helping her choose her Spring coat, but I could find these pretty macarons near the entrance.

Get Ready for Marine Look?-Sunday Look 2/27

Sun is heading down to the ground little by little. But still breeze feels warm on my cheek and strokes my hair all the time. Seeing a cat of my neighbor's been half asleep inside the terrace makes time go slower. After the first Sunday look that I uploaded before this post, I thought I could make more posts of Sunday look so I grabbed these clothes. Loose big border cardigan by Gap, white t-shirt by ZARA, light blue short denim by ZARA and Black Converse sneakers. On this photo, I was playing with my phone, while Haruka was holding  the camera..

Sunday Look 2/27

It was such a warm, breezy day today. Sunlight flooded everywhere and kids were playing like a little birds chirping in the sky. Even staying in the sun in the balcony feels good enough to know Spring's come on the corner. My sister and I had to catch this good day by snapping in front of our house. Today what I wore was all by ZARA that I bought separately a while ago. Cream toned long cardigan, baby pink long sleeves, flower patterned shirt, and light blue damaged short denim. Pumps are by a local shoe shop in Shibuya, Tokyo.
Haruka did a good job for my photo shotting even though it was her first time to do this.

Trying to Snap Every Second

Since I've found many bloggers and found they have way more photos on all posts, I'm trying to take good pictures as many as possible. And the night of last Friday, I must've looked like a geeky photo girl to him :D
On the way back to the hotel by Narita Airport where we always stay at, I started to snap a lot and I thank him a lot for being so cooperative for me! This is one of my favorite pix of that night.
Well, dad, I know you never expect I've already got 2 tattoos but don't get mad at me :P If you're ever curious about what I took, stay here..;)

Finding German Restaurant in Shibuya

I didn't know there's a German restaurant in Shibuya where I come every single day. My friend Akko and I found it while walking around to look for the cafe last Thursday. And I decided to invite John for Friday's dinner.

Another exit offers a fun adventure

On Thursday, my friend, Akko, and I went to a cafe that we found in magazine about cofe of Shibuya, Tokyo. We had decided to go to the cafe where we went this time earlier this week and made sure where it's located. But it was because we had to use another exit of Shibuya station which we almost never use at all and it's settled in basement of the building, it took us much time until we finally found it. She was holding the map the whole time and trying to figure out how to get there, while I was just following her. but I was a photographer at that time hehe.

Must-Eat Things besides too famous yummies in GERMANY

Seeing very different things and finding something new on the trip should be so much fun. When I went to Germany, there were so many things to eat that I never saw in Japan like it happened to me in the states.
The difference of snacks and groceries between the U.S. and Germany (and  other European countries, too) is, I think, its package design, sweetness, ingredients, seasonings, combination of ingredients and so on.
Even eating the same thing such as bread, hot dog, and chocolate in Germany, they tastes different in the states. This is interesting.
I want to list today what was great to have for snacks on German trip last Summer besides very famous yummy dishes.
What surprised me at the grocery store was a part of chocolate section.
I couldn't film the whole chocolate shelf there since it was too long and big! ALL CHOCOLATE <3 MMM

Mmm! All about Basil Pesto

i had pesto for dinner last night. my friend told me this. OMG!!!! it was pretty freaking good! Put this basil pesto on penne with sauteed chicken seasoned with rosemary and a pinch of salt and black pepper to taste. here's its recipe from
Ingredients2 cups fresh basil leaves, packed 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan-Reggiano or Romano cheese 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/3 cup pine nuts or walnuts 3 medium sized garlic cloves, minced Salt and freshly ground black pepper to tasteMethod1 Combine the basil in with the pine nuts, pulse a few times in a food processor. (If you are using walnuts instead of pine nuts and they are not already chopped, pulse them a few times first, before adding the basil.) Add the garlic, pulse a few times more.
2 Slowly add the olive oil in a constant stream while the food processor is on. Stop to scrape down the sides of the food processor with a rubber spatula. Add the grated cheese and pulse again until blended. Add a pinch o…

Chiara Ferragni who I get so inspired by these days

Wished I could've known her earlier. I thought this when I found her blog earlier this week.
Chiara Ferragni is an Italian girl who is one of the most inspiring fashion blogger to me and a college student.
Looking at all her pictures, seeing her wonderful life from the blog, and her feeling and passion for fashion and blogging, you'll soon get inspired for sure.
'cause I got addicted to her fashion look after I looked over just 1 page.

Cold nights Feel Warm

Going back to the hotel by Narita airport has been a part of our life. Every time John comes to Tokyo from Germany, he comes all the way to the station near my company and wait for me at night. As soon as I get off work, I rush there to hug him. Finding him in the crowd is a good feeling because it guarantees such a fun and wonderful moment for sure.
Fir winter coat by ESPRIT: Christmas present from him.

Winter Chillin'

Hanging out with my sister, Haruka, is always fun.

Germany :The Place that is going to be my home

Germany where John lives is such a beautiful place. I went there last Summer 2010 and touched.
Thinking of living with him and going to school there is getting more serious for me. These are always in my head and keep me considering more things besides them all the time.
I've been wondering and thinking what is right thing that I should be working on right now. It's supposed to be working and saving up money for moving to Germany and that's actually what I am doing since last year.
Always money thing is problem and wouldn't stay in one place as I want. I don't want to think about it much and try to stay happy with all stuff but this problem is always pushing my head down.
When will I be able to do what I want finally? I've been working here in Tokyo like a miserable labor and nothing is rewarded...
Sometime it makes me feel like compromising everything and getting married looks the easiest way to move out here. but I know that's not what I should do for my…

Sunday Look 2/20


Sunday Breakfast

After snuggling with the crescent hot water bag in my warm bed, I woke up in 10 hours this morning. Looking up the clock that showed 12:00pm, it made me think I finally got to plenty of sleep for the first time in 2 weeks. As to have enough energy to hang out with my guy on weekends, sleeping in every Sunday is getting important lately. Luckily his flight schedule for this month is on every weekend, which is very convenient for me to spend much time with him. When he comes to Japan on weekdays, we only have 3 hours to stay together in the city after my work.

Looking in the fridge, I grabbed 2 eggs and my favorite olive oil from the kitchen shelf. Though there was a delicious meat sauce and some spaghetti which are leftover of last dinner, I wasn't in the mood for it as breakfast haha. So I made scrambled egg with the a little of meat sauce on. 
After thinking of my breakfast, I've decided to make a post of every Sunday breakfast from today and this is the first one :) *Click on…

Newcomer Born In Japan: LOAVES

Since they made a debut ceremony in November 2010, LOAVES has been launching more and more fashion lines which center on S and G concepts. "S" line derived from "Sweet", "Soft", and "Sensitive" offering honey sweet look . "G" line is from "Glamorous", "Gorgeous", and "Grabby" for wicked aggressive cool look.
Besides clothing, they have imported items from London, Los Angels, and other places to widen their lines and offer you more creative coordination for your fashion look. They have online store too-->♡♧♢♤

So LOAVES will be opened on 5th March in Shibuya, TOKYO!!!!

Next to the building, FOREVER 21 stands and there's COACH in front of these. And you'll see ZARA after 30 second walk from there. I am so excited for their opening!  xoxo meg