How to Make a Japanese Cooking Party | Villeroy & Boch 🍝

Hi everybody!

For today’s lengthy blog post, I will be teaching you guys how to make a delicious & healthy Japanese-style spaghetti (“Wafu Pasta”)! Yay!

I know that many of you guys are surprised by this sudden cooking tutorial category on my blog (never thought I’d make one as well, lol) but it was just soooo timely because when the Villeroy & Boch team reached out to me to work together for the #vbclassics worldwide campaign, Aki & I were already conceptualizing on simple yet fun Japanese cooking videos for my youtube channel. The blogger challenge / task was: From old to new – style up your traditional table look by mix and matching old and new pieces from V&B! And you know me, I love challenges! ^^

Between the two of us, he cooks more than I usually do. I can only cook very basic meals that only I can eat for survival purposes.. seriously, haha! I even learned how to level up my pasta game after our mini cooking party session! :))

The star of this blog post is my very generous sponsor Villeroy & Boch. At first, I had to google how to pronounce the brand name and omg lol, it does really sound super sophisticated. I even watched a video to know a little bit of history about this brand (where it originated, started at year 1748, etcetera). It was so funny & coincidental because this is also the brand that Aki’s mom is using at their house (especially the glasses from the Old Luxembourg series, one of the oldest décors made by Villeroy & Boch). His mom told me that the set was gifted to her and I think that this may be a popular brand for tableware here in Japan.

When I’m in the mood for some food x self-care activity (hobonichi time!), I arrange food bought from a local grocery & recreate a cafe-style ambience in my little Japanese apartment. This is probably the only instagrammable corner at the moment, haha! Woops.

 

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During the shooting day, Riria-chan (his niece) and Papi (their cute dog) stayed with us for our double-purpose mini cooking party !

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Kawaii Box Giveaway + Hobonichi With Me 💝

Hi everyone!

I’m back with another Kawaii Box review + giveaway on the blog!

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I was so excited to open my own box that I just had to film everything first~!

Here’s the video that I just uploaded earlier this morning on rainbowholic.tv ~

KAWAII BOX Unboxing + Hobonichi With Me 💝

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My Kawaii Box actually arrived quicker than I expected it to be ~

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Kawaii Box Review 1 | Kawaii Box Review 2 | Kawaii Box Review 3

( Extra: Japan Candy Box )

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Hair Salon NALU and 76CAFE at Omotesando, Tokyo

Hello everybody!

おはようございます from Japan!

For today’s blog post, I’m going to share about my first experience at Hair Salon NALU and 76CAFE located at Omotesando, Tokyo!

To start off, here’s a photo of one of their popular desserts! It’s so cute!

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.. and I indeed had a good stay!

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Post-salon treatment #OOTD with this clever Sukajan / souvenir jacket that will be available soon at Japan Lover Me Store!

Guys, it’s HACHIKO! :)) Angry Hachiko + Shibuya Map, haha!

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I went there last Thursday and it was raining in the morning. I was so hungry so I had a quick breakfast at Mcdonald’s first!

It was also my first time to see the Spring version of the Takeshita Dori banner!

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First time to order this set!

After stuffing myself with much-needed energy, I went to NALU hair salon.

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Blippo Kawaii Shop December 2015 Review+ Postcard & Holiday Giveaway!

EDIT as of January 2, 2016:

Congratulations Gabrielle H. for winning the Kawaii Blippo items!

Congratulations Khadija for winning the kawaii postcard from Japan! I will be emailing you guys soon! To everybody who joined, thank you so much! Until the next kawaii giveaway! ^_^


Hello everyone!

Today, I’ll be reviewing the kawaii items / overall service provided by Blippo Kawaii Shop once again. I also blogged about them before and you can read the review here. Hope you’ll also take part in another giveaway collab I have with Blippo team! : )

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(I added kawaii stickers / deco tape from Blippo on a kawaii postcard from Japan Lover Me!)

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When the box from Blippo came, it actually arrived earlier than I expected! I think I was expecting for it to arrive around a week later that day.

Blippo has a lot of kawaii sister companies. If you’re into kawaii subscription boxes, I recommend Kawaii Box. If you love Japanese candies, try their Japan Candy Box! And if you want to buy wholesale kawaii items / Japanese candies, check out Kawaii Distribution! Perfect for Christmas gift-giving!

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♥ Blippo Kawaii Shop ♥

Cute Japanese gifts, candy, stationery & accessories with Free international shipping!

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Some of my favorite items from the shop! Peko-chan charger?! OMG! ;_;

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