38th Japanese Festival and More…

We made sure to attend the 38th Annual Japanese Autumn Festival this year, since last year was awesome! Advertisements

Latest Sailormoon Capsule Toys!

I received the newly released Bandai Sailormoon series capsule toy set, “Antique Jewelry Cases”. There are six in the set. I was so thrilled to see the pre-release via one of the gatcha toys I got from my Narita trip. I waited and sure enough, an announcement for this particular set was said to be […]

Retro Ladymate Powder Puff

I recently found and won this lovely retro piece from Japan! I’ve often collected Ladymate music boxes, and there are a small few I will keep. These amazing types just draw me in, and when I do find one… I must say, it is hard to not want them all. Just like my last trinket […]

Down with a Cold…

A few weeks ago, my husband was down with a cough and cold. Then, Sara got sick. More than likely from a school mate. Now, Taby. You guessed it, from the sickness of everyone else, I caught her cold. Ugh. I generally try to keep things sanitized, and clean house etc. But, I still caught […]

Quite Possibly, the Most Interesting of Finds!

I received something later in the post, that made my husband say, Huh?! Quite, literally! This cute deep blue flocked cutie, I won through Yahoo Japan. Love his apron and cute face.

More Upcycling Fun!

I recently won a Lot of shaker cuties… On ebay, I found this lot. I’ve already listed the mod green pair. I didn’t want to up-cycle them, they look amazing just as they are.

VTG Licca Chan Gum and More!

Here are some amazing things I was able to find, that came in today! As you may already know, I collect Licca chan Lotte bubble gum toys. They are similar to Glico toys, but these have the Licca chan name on them, also by Lotte. I grew up with these yummy gums at my local […]

Upcycling Latest Finds!

Monday’s mail was a lot of items, I wanted and needed to see if I could upcycle?! I received some fabric fur for a project, I’ve been wanting to try… I also got two vintage pin cushion chairs made in Japan. They arrived to me below, with rust, faded fabric, and dirty, faded flowers…

Rare Finds Arrive to Me!

Here are some rare items I found just before my trip to Japan! This sweet baby plush, I found while doing regular searches via etsy. I love her deep blue color. She is about 10 inches tall and made in China.  A very sweet face. May need some touch ups. She arrived from Belgium.  She […]

Handmade Amazing-Ness!

Oh my goodness! Where to begin… I’ve been smitten with a fellow instagramer’s pics of her handmade cuties for the past 4 months. I knew she only sold her creations via her website or through Yahoo Japan Auctions. Sadly, she had one recently, and I didn’t win any of them. -_-; Luckily, another fellow shop […]