Hi hi friends! It's FRIDAY and snowing here in DC. 😔 😥 Dear Spring ... please hurry! 😭😭🙏 This morning, I'm just sitting up studying Japanese at the moment and wanted to share something I found interesting about Americans not knowing the difference between geisha and oiran ~ Recently, I came across this article via NHK about Reibi… Continue reading A Japanese Lesson of My Geisha vs. Oiran Thoughts
Hi kawaii + creative friends! OMG! It's snowing!!!!! So I made it snow on my blog too. haha Since I'm snowed in for the weekend, I thought I'd be productive, catching up on my akeome emails and some commission projects. I PROMISE this is my last thing for this year's oshogatsu learnings. A while ago… Continue reading Late With My AkeOme Emails (Because I SUCK! >.
Good afternoon and happy Monday everyone! I'm excited to share my DC KawaiiStyle culture & eats adventure from Sunday but that's for another post. First thing's first! 💗 I share this about kagami mochi and other oshogatsu traditions as I was (actively) learning about them in my Japanese sessions earlier this month. While the first three days of… Continue reading Learning About Kagamimochi and Other Oshogatsu Traditions
Hi kawaii + creative family! Happy belated Christmas ... and early new year! I have taken some time away from the webs for a few good things, including planning for 2016. (yyyaaayyy!!!) I have been super introspective and plan to stay there until the first full week of the new year comes to a close.… Continue reading Illustrations for Oshogatsu