* Track of the little sparkles *

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

2024-06-25

My 5yo daughter made it! She said this was "A Space ship", and it was a gift for her elder sister. She loves make&do and is very good at creating something like LEGO, blocks, and puzzles. I wonder if her ability can be strengthened by some…

2024-06-24

Today, my husband cooked the clams, Shijimi & Asari. Shijimi was made into a soup with shallot & mushroom, and Asari was steamed with salt & sake. They were insanely delicious😋 Our daughters also liked these, and had second helpings🤭

2024-06-23

My husband and older 2 daughters bought these clams (Asari Clam) at the supermarket, yesterday. They observed the clams were coming out from their shells, and splatting the sand & bubbles. It was the first time for them to see the living c…

2024-06-22

Today, our relatives came to our house to see the baby. They brought a huge watermelon!!!🍉 Although we are 6 adults and 3 kids (including 1 baby), we couldn't eat half of them🤭 We invited the neighbors who were playing near our house to eat …

2024-06-21

My 7yo daughter made this papercraft from newspapers at her elementary school. She said that it's a squirrel🐿 Its head is bigger than our baby🤭 My 5yo daughter, who saw this craft, wanted to create another one.

2024-06-20

My husband and older daughters went on firefly seeing last weekend. It's very hard to see the light of fireflies in this picture, but they said they could see many fireflies flying After that, we read the firefly books together. I want to …

2024-06-19

I like this shop! It's not at my nearest station, but sometimes I have an opportunity to go to this mall. My favorite goods are the rare animal goods, such as Kiwi, Shoebill, Long-tailed Tit, Sea Slug, and so on. I want to buy one, but I w…

2024-06-18

We also planted eggplant this summer. It had 4~5 flowers, but in this heavy rain, 3 of the flowers were fallen🥲 I hope we can harvest at least one fruit. I'm going to cook that eggplant as raw, Japanese pickled vegetables.

2024-06-17

My cooking style... (Non-alcohol beer & shrimp snack) Sometimes, my daughters find the snack and I give them some...😂 But I believe I'm much better at eating snacks secretly than my husband👍

2024-06-16

My second daughter likes puzzles, blocks, and creative activities. This time, she made these ships, airplane, and chair(?) by herself. Sometimes I am amazed by her ability to concentrate, and make this kind of many same things!

2024-06-15

My eldest daughter had an event of potato digging last week. She brought back 7~8 of potatoes that she dug up. They were so muddy, so we washed the potatoes in our garden. I made the "Nikujaga" which is a Japanese traditional dish with pot…

2024-06-14

Since my second daughter has a fever and cough, she has been staying at our house for 2 weeks...! Today, she created a guitar from a box and rubber band with me☺️ That was super easy, but she liked this activity and playing the guitar the …

2024-06-13

That night, my elder daughter read the Frog book... upside down It's very happy for me that she started reading by herself, and likes to read English books, not only fiction but also science books. But these days, she doesn't have enough t…

2024-06-12

We are growing vegetables this summer as in past years. My eldest daughter is in charge of watering them, but sometimes she forgets. There are small tomatoes, cucumbers, okras, and small watermelons. Needless to say, my daughters looking f…

2024-06-11

We celebrated our second daughter's birthday last weekend. Because she had a fever for 1 week, we continued planning the schedule of the birthday party. We bought the cake for each, and she chose the standard strawberry cake Happy birthday…