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Trip to NYC & Kawaii NYC Shopping!

Friday night I got back home from a quick little trip to New York City! I was there for the Adobe 99U Conference and had a great time. The conference was sponsored through where I work and the concept surrounding the conference was “creativity is future-proof” – it was a…

What’s In My Otona Kawaii Gym Bag?

What’s this? A post not about journaling? I’ve definitely been slacking on writing new posts, but a big part of that has been due to me being on a fitness journey! One of my New Year’s resolutions (yes, just one of them), was to lose weight and tone up. As…

Tutorial: How To Set Up Maco, The Masking Tape Dispenser!

The Maco masking tape dispenser is a bit tricky to get the hang of, especially if you don’t know how to read the Japanese instructions on the back. Here is a tutorial on how to use the device, including a video at the end! Instructions First, unpackage the Maco. You…

Otona Kawaii Guide – Part 2: Where To Buy

Welcome to part 2 of my otona kawaii guide. Here’s part 1 if you missed it, and is a good starting point if you have no idea what I’m talking about (or even if you just haven’t read it yet!). In this part, I’ll be highlighting shops both in Japan…

How To Make An Itabag Using An Insert

I recently made a new itabag, and I’ve been asked a lot how I craft mine, specifically the insert. Seemed like a good opportunity to pull together a tutorial on how I make them! Itabagging, for those who are out of the loop, can be simply described as a walking…