* Track of the little sparkles *

Daily log of childcare, cooking, gardening, sewing, and so on.

2022-09-28

I made a nightcap for her... Yes, it's a cap. Because her hair is fragile and long, her hair sometimes becomes like a bird's nest! I heard that drying her hair with cold air at last, and put hair cream, and using a nightcap is adequate for…

2022-09-27

Tempra!!!!!!! That's one of the menus I've always wanted to have while we lived in the UK. It was sooooo crunchy, and of course so yummy Usually, I feel full after eating the Tempra menu at the restaurant, but this time I felt that I want …

2022-09-26

I left unattended the chestnuts which we picked up from the dropped spiky shell. I was caught off guard... The three 5mm worms were biting through the shell, and we found only two... Where is the last one... After that, my husband cut and …

2022-09-25

We went to the aquarium 3 times this summer. I wanted to buy the yearly ticket, but there are several aquariums and we don't know which one is the best, so we visit all of the aquariums which we might like. My daughters became big fans of …

2022-09-24

We found some Japanese chestnuts have fallen. At first, my daughters touched the needle carefully and tried to crack them with their shoes. But they were too light so my husband tried, and the chestnut was cracked Daughters picked up the f…

2022-09-23

After some walks in the forest, we brought back the nuts and leaves and tried to find their name. We have a lot of English nature dictionaries which I bought in the UK, but the dictionary we purchased in Japan suites for finding Japanese n…

2022-09-22

I wanted to eat Karaage at any restaurant for a long time, so I did my favor! Although I shared the 1/3 rice and one Karaage with my daughter, I felt heavy in my stomach in the next morning... But my heart was extremely happy https://t.co/…

2022-09-21

We recalled the trip by drawing animals, bugs, and nuts. 5yo daughter drew a deer (yes, we saw a wild deer!), mountain pear, chestnuts, ladybird, and mantis. I drew a butterfly, frog, chestnut, and a creepy insect we met... It was a nice a…

2022-09-20

We met also the Asian grass frog on the rainy road. We were taking a morning walk by the cottage and found him. The day before this day, we already met some Montane brown frogs, which live in the mountain and have red(brown) skin. My daugh…

2022-09-19

The last day of our short trip was a rainy day because of the typhoon. So, we changed our plan and went to the SOFTPLAAAAAYYYYY!!!! Yes, we have a large soft play in Japan, as well!!! Our children played for 3 hours without rest, and we lo…

2022-09-18

We joined the forest guide walk tour yesterday. We found mountain frogs, mountain pears, mushrooms, and so on. The guide explained a lot of knowledge to us, and we enjoyed it a lot We also thought about the cycle of energy, such as frogs e…

2022-09-17

We were at a cottage near the Kawaguchi lakeside yesterday. We enjoyed hiking, playground, and BBQ☺️ This BBQ equipment uses gas, so it was really easy to put on fire, and tidy up🙌 https://t.co/NscrIFZDkV 17 September 2022 08:33

2022-09-16

We got the copper coin (of the game center), which was almost black, but after we put it into the vinegar, it turned brown! And the vinegar turned blue. This is due to the redox reaction of copper, but my 5yo daughter who loves Elsa said "…

2022-09-15

In our garage, this tiny flower is blooming! I googled this flower's name by image, and found it is a "sensitive flower" (おじぎそう)!!! I'll introduce it to our daughters and encourage them to touch it To be honest, I knew about this flow…

2022-09-14

My husband's mother send us the eels for my birthday❤️ To tell the truth, we had already eaten some eels which we bought at the supermarket on my birthday, but the sent eels were completely different from the supermarket ones Fluffy, tasty…