Kawaii & Creative Workshops in JP + JapanLover.me Website Relaunch + Kawaii PH Flea Market + #ABCsJournalingChallenge by Abbey Sy

Hi everybody!

Just a quick update for today! Lots of announcements in this post. 😉

As previously mentioned in the earlier blog entry about MCK studio, my friends & I are currently teaming up together to organize fun workshops here in Japan.

These workshops are for visiting tourists (Kanto region / Tokyo / Saitama) and fellow locals who are interested in getting crafty & learning new things!

If you have time to spare, please answer the survey here ❤️️

The team: Me, Allie & Anne! 

As for our credentials (gotta pitch the powerhouse team, lolol) ~

I’m the founder of JapanLover.me, co-founder of Kawaii Philippines community, and a passionate web content creator (blog / youtube / etc.). I specialize in web marketing & creating a strong voice using online presence. My background is Advertising Management.

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Allie is a Tokyo-based designer / creative and a self-taught webdesigner. She is also an architect and a color enthusiast. Get to know her through her instagram.

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Anne is my co-founder at Kawaii PH. She’s working as a creative designer / art director for Japonisme / JLM Store. She’s into industrial & graphic design and photography. Check out her photos / life in JP here.

Some compilation of our works.

Three instructors in one intimate workshop! Plus, add the fact that it’s Springtime in Japan ~ (what a deal, right? hahaha)

* sales pitch *

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Ichigo Daifuku Class by MCK Studio + My Gambatteru Family in Japan✨

Hello everyone~!

I just want to share these photos taken by Justin during our Japanese wagashi (Ichigo Daifuku) class last week! Finally found an opportunity to blog about Mimiclaire’s Kitchen Studio by Claire Ocampo.

To those who do not know yet, my talented sister-in-law Claire currently teaches at her own kitchen studio here in Saitama . Last year, she won first place in a national cooking contest organized by Japan Soysauce Association with her very own Adobo creation (read: Japan Times feature). My good friend Justin (who also works for JLM Store like me, Gil and Anne) is also collaborating with her as her kitchen partner / co-instructor. They work together as Chef – Food Photographer tandem. Justin got featured in Entrepreneur Philippines website last year and you can read about his passion for photography here.

I just realized that I haven’t really shared about this other business that we have on my blog (always sukajan / souvenir jacket, haha).. so here you go! 🙂

I’m just really proud that everyone in the family is “gambatteru” (always doing his/her best) & we are all achievers in life & work.

Whenever I mention “family” here in Japan, I don’t only mean about my older brother, his family & my cousin. I’m also pertaining to my friends turned family here (hi Anne & Justin!)

We all work together with different skills / talents but we all have the same & respective goals and dreams. ^_^

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With the ever-growing popularity of the Japanese Cuisine all over the world, many visitors to Japan have become eager to try out Japanese Cooking classes as one of the best ways to enjoy the local culture and experience the wonders of Japan’s food culture first-hand. Apart from the usual routine of visiting stereotype tourist spots and famous places around Tokyo, another way of getting deeper insights into Japan’s fascinating culture is to foster some local camaraderie with people who also share this Japan love. Mimiclaire’s Kitchen Studio is born out of this passion to share the love towards Japan’s food culture – carefully mixed with some Asian and Filipino food cultural perspectives and approach to cooking and making great food. Read more.

Daifukumochi (大福餅), or Daifuku (大福) (literally “great luck”), is a Japanese confection consisting of a small round mochi (glutinous rice cake) stuffed with sweet filling, most commonly anko, sweetened red bean paste made from azuki beans. (source)

It was my first time to make ichigo daifuku and it was so much fun! It was also Anne‘s first time! 😉

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Hobonichi Techo Updates + Ichigo Daifuku Class + JLM STUDIO?! 📷

Hi everybody!

Here are some hobonichi diary updates recently~! I’ll let the pages do the sharing about my life these past few days, haha!

Ichigo season, my favorite!

Finally got to finish this video! I was actually aiming to upload another video but the memory card got lost somewhere, huhu.

Hobonich With Me | Stationery Cafe & Shopping Day in Tokyo w/ Knatt 💟 }

Knatt‘s Hobonichi entry ~

Super enjoyed the stamping area at Traveler’s Factory Nakameguro!

Super kawaii stickers from Korea! Thanks, Chingu Jack!

My all-time favorite Japanese souvenir jacket / sukajan from JLM-STORE.com~

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Hobonichi & Shop Updates + Traveler’s Factory + Bunbougu Cafe ☕

Hi everybody!

Here’s another kawaii photo spam this week! : ) Enjoy the photos ~

Visited Traveler’s Factory at Nakameguro for the first time with Knatt. We really enjoyed the stamping station in the store!

Editing a new #Hobonichi With Me video for rainbowholic.tv today! Feel free to tag #RainbowholicTV if you want your kawaii journal pages to be featured 💕

Mister Donut mornings with Knatt ~

Finished decorating my Hobonichi Techo & Hobonichi Weeks diaries!

Thanks Abbey, Chichi and Knatt for my stickers!

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