Chicken Chili and Cornbread

This delightful recipe came from Gina Holmolka at Thanks for the tasty recipe Gina! Crock Pot Chicken Taco Chili Servings: 10 | Calories: 203.7 | Fat: 1.4 g | Carb: 33.3 g | Fiber: 10.0 g  | Protein:16.9 g Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 1 16oz can black beans 1 16oz can kidney beans 1 8oz can tomato sauce 10oz package frozen corn kernels 2 14.5oz cans diced […]

Cat Brothel

After enjoying a delectable dinner with some friends, the six of us ventured down the street to visit one of Shoko’s favorite places, a “Neko Café” or as the Japanese would translate it in English, “Coffee House of Cat”, OR as I lovingly refer to it as, “The Cat Brothel”. Wait, what’s that? You’ve never […]

Avocado Chocolate Pudding

Yup, I’m totally diggin’ my new Kitchen Aid mixer! It’s first use was an easy one, a Paleo diet Chocolate Pudding recipe! I’ve been reading a lot about all the health benefits of Avocados and this is the yummiest way to consume them that I’ve found thus far! Tomorrow I’m seeing what this blue baby […]

Dirty Thrity

I guess you could say that I had somewhat of a ‘dirty thirty’ birthday. Not so much in the sense of going out and getting absurdly intoxicated, but rather in the form of a present… A present that was probably one of the biggest presents I’ve ever received! Be hold, my new dirty thirty bike! […]

Per usual… {video}

… a lot has happened since my last blog entry, and here I thought I would post more frequently living in Japan and all. I guess not. Well, enough about my short-comings, let’s talk about all the fun I’ve been having, like my most recent adventure where I stripped down to my birthday suit and […]

D + Andy Do Japan {video}

Back in June, our friends Danielle and Andy jumped on a jet-plane to spend 10 days here in Japan! They traveled between Tokyo and Kyoto and seemed to enjoy their stay very much! Mike and I were happy to accompany them to Hakone (which is where most of these clips were shot) for a long weekend! […]

Kanamara Matsuri {video}

Back in April Mike and I ventured off with a couple friends to Kawasaki to see the Kanamara Matsuri Festival. You may be thinking to yourself, “Hey, what’s the Kanamara Matsuri Festival?”, well, make sure there are no children in the room with you and click play to find out! 😉