Japan Golden Week: Starting today!

Today starts this year’s Golden Week holidays! And we have grand plans of driving to Tokyo to spend time with my husband’s family. It’s been over a decade since I was in Tokyo, and I’m feeling eager and anxious about re-visiting some of my former haunts. Golden Week refers to a series of consecutive holidays…

Easter…in Japan?

Japan doesn’t celebrate Easter (the chocolate companies haven’t caught on to how they can market it yet!), but thanks to Grandma Off on a Whim, we got a lovely box full of childhood favorites: Peeps, chocolate eggs, marshmallow bunnies and chocolate covered marshmallow eggs…arrived just in time for morning coffee!