Hanami Failure At Yoyogi Park

It rained on my hanami, like it does every time I plan one. Fourth time’s the charm?

Last weekend I arranged a hanami and gathered some friends.

The weather stunk. Cold, wet, and dreary. However, my husband’s friend, E, was very kind and looked up a great burger shop for us to eat at. This is how the name is presented on the menu with the restaurant logo underneath:

Arms: They’re Delicious To Eat

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Sweets Factory In Yamanashi Prefecture

I know a place where you can eat all the ice cream you want for free.

It’s in Yamanshi Prefecture, a place we visited this past weekend.   The tour begins here through the dark, dark woods.  It’s like you’re entering a fairy tale, except instead of a candy house, it’s a candy factory!

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Hansel and Gretel visit the factory

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The Big Cheese Restaurant In Yokohama

Yesterday was so much fun!

I got to meet my amazing friend, L, and we went to the Cheese Restaurant in Yokohama for yummy, cheesy-goodiness. It only two almost two months of work to get the reservation at a time we were both free.  DSC07865

The place is super popular, if you show up without a reservation you’ll wait for hours in line.  Yokohama was so packed yesterday because of the three day weekend and graduation day at many of the schools.

Our booking was pretty late so we killed time by hanging out a cafe and talking.  I love friends you can just sit around with and have a fun talk with for hours, hardly noticing the time zip by.

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Since St. Patty’s day was recent, we started off with some drinks. The berry one was rather tart.   Continue reading