3 Easy Tips to Declutter Your Kitchen

The kitchen is one of the busiest places in every home, so it is inevitable that the kitchen is easily cluttered. Kitchens are often filled with dried goods, packages or cans of foods, and even stacks of bills or recipe books. The kitchen can become quite a chaotic cluttered space. It might seem like an…

Green Tips for Ladies on Greenery Day

Fourth of May is Greenery Day in Japan. Let’s share some green tips for ladies on this Greenery Day! As we all know, ladies need to use sanitary products every month. More than 20 billion pieces of ladies sanitary products like sanitary napkins and tampons are dumped into landfills in just one country – America…

Simple Green Way to Fix and Prevent Rusty Knives

Rusty kitchen knives hanging out in the bottom of your kitchen counter? What a waste of money and damage to the environment to just dump them when they could be perfectly good to use! Did you know that you can fix rusty knives very simply with 2 items you probably already have sitting around in…

Welcome Early Spring with Ehomaki Sushi Recipe!

What is Ehomaki 恵方巻? It is a type of “futomaki” which is a fat sushi roll that is filled with a variety of ingredients. This hearty roll assures people of good luck and are usually eaten as a whole roll without cutting. They are usually eaten while facing a lucky direction, holding the whole roll…

7 Essentials for the Elderly You Love

The world population is ageing rapidly and there are more seniors amongst us then ever before. However, one can still be happy, healthy and active in old age. We are blessed to live in the modern world that is full of new innovations and modern designs that can aid our everyday life to make our…

Top 5 Reasons Why Reusable Cloth Menstrual Pads Are Better!

Periods. Every woman’s “best friend” every month from puberty onwards. A “best friend” whom a girl sometimes wishes never comes as it could mean mood swings, pains and aches, cramps or other discomforts. But it’s also a “best friend” a girl would miss desperately if it didn’t show up on time! Women have been stuck…

Japan’s Secrets Of The Perfect Bathroom

If you’ve ever been to Japan, I’m sure you have been fasinated with their pristine bathrooms which seem to be stunningly clean. Even the public restrooms in train stations are odor-free and clean. Some public toilets in departmental stores even have electronic toilet seats which heat up auomatically when the ambient temperature is cold, raises…

Top 10 Japanese Home Inventions You Never Knew Existed!

The Japanese are famous for making interesting, sometimes crazy inventions that one would not have previously thought of before. Many of these inventions thrive to make life easier and more fun for everyone. Some are useful, some are wacky but they also make you think twice about how you are doing things now and if…

Easy 3 Ingredient Healthy Vegan Gluten-Free Breakfast Recipes

Hassle to make breakfast? Take too much time? Too many ingredients to prepare? Find it difficult to make a healthy breakfast for your family? Limited Vegan options? Have family members who have food allergies or gluten intolerance and it’s hard to prepare a delicious yet safe breakfast for them? You don’t need to crack your…

Top 10 Signs You Are Gluten Intolerant

What is Gluten? Gluten is a composite of storage proteins termed prolamins and glutelins and stored together with starch in the endosperm of various grass-related grains. It is found in wheat, barley, rye, oat, related species and hybrids and products of these. – from Wikipedia What is Gluten Intolerance? Gluten intolerance or sensitivity to gluten, is…

Top 27 Allergy Foods Kids Should AVOID

What is a Food Allergy? A food allergy happens when the body reacts towards a particular food in a way as if it is harmful to the body. So the body’s immune system creates anti-bodies to fight the substance in the food which causes the allergy. What happens when you have a Food Allergy? When…

Easy Japanese-Style Avocado Recipes!

Avocados are one of the trendy must-eats these days but there’s every reason to go Avocado-crazy! Let us show you some simple healthy Japanese style recipes full of avocado goodness! Firstly, let’s see why should we be excited over Avocados? Here are our top 3 reasons why Avocado craze should be here to stay! Avocados…