* Track of the little sparkles *

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

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2022-10-21

I bought my daughter's winter jacket at the shopping mole last weekend. At first, I found the reasonable & cute one for her, it was about $26.5. My daughter liked that, so I bought it. After that, at the next shop, I found a very similar o…

2022-10-20

Halloween Ice cream‍♀️!! The bottom one was "cotton candy", and surprisedly, the taste was really cotton candy...☁️ The upper one is "strange all-stars". Maybe they are playing on the words "strange" and "sweets", both are the same words i…

2022-10-19

We played Sumo with grasses, the name is "Oobako-sumo". We use Plantain for this play, crossed 2 plantains, and pull each other. The broken plantain is the loser. In our area, we use the winner plantain again for the next fight until it wi…

2022-10-18

Last weekend, my 6y/o daughter's friend's family came to our house. I introduced some English books and picture books, and he chose the universe book. Maybe he can't read, but he explained the solar system to my daughter perfectly I hope t…

2022-10-17

We went to the zoo again! Actually, we go to the zoo 2~3 times a month This weekend, our children tried feeding the horses! The elder daughter was very scared of feeding them when she was 2 or 3, but our younger daughter was very brave The…

2022-10-16

We went to the shopping mall in Yokohama Minatomirai and saw this music festival by chance. They were playing Conga, Jambes, Woodblock, and some Brazilian drums. I love this kind of play, and to my happiness, my daughters also had an inter…

2022-10-15

In the car seller shop. There are usually kids' spaces. Because many families want to buy a car, it's important to discuss cars with both parents. The space is very helpful for us☺️ Of course, they fight sometimes, but usually they played …

2022-10-14

My husband bought these fantastic Tuna Sushis at the supermarket. And, look at the black plate!!!! I bought it in Scotland My dream was, to use this plate for sushi You can find a Highland cow on the plate. How cool✨ Of course, the Sushi a…

2022-10-13

The spoooky ghost has appeared!! She silently wore his father's foodie and zipped it up, came close to us with tip-toe, and said "Boo!!" Please look at the ghosts above the TV. There are made by my daughters (I made only the center's one)!…

2022-10-12

We found this great snail at the zoo. My daughters sketched also this snail and touched it with soft leaves. They found that a snail will withdraw its body into its shell, and take in its eyes. At story time at night, we chose the story of…

2022-10-11

We went to the zoo yesterday and saw some decorations for Halloween In the tunnel, you can see the Jack-o-lanterns. They were so cute. But, you can also see witches! Her face was soooooooo scared that my elder daughter couldn't pass throug…

2022-10-10

Yesterday, we made the decoration for Halloween. The paper ghosts! My 3y daughter began to use scissors, so she was so happy to use them✂️ (of course under my supervision.) My 6y daughter was keen on coloring them with spooky colors and tr…

2022-10-09

I made these toolboxes from snack packages & origami yesterday for my daughters. It was "Choco pie chestnut flavor"'s package boxes I pasted origami with double-sided tape and coated it with OTP tape. My daughters were very happy and put t…

2022-10-08

I bought these books for my elder daughter. She is very good at reading English texts but is relatively weak at reading Japanese texts. She came to like the left book, and sometimes she tries to read a part of the text by herself. So, I bo…

2022-10-07

We are starting to decorate our house for Halloween I like this pot which I bought at the 100-yen shop several years ago. All of the decoration items are from 100-yen shops Since my elder daughter doesn't like scary decorations, I chose cu…

2022-10-06

I saw my daughter's paint at the nursery! She drew about the sports day which they had last weekend. Maybe, the right jumping one is my elder daughter herself, and the small one on the green box is her little sister. They are wearing red-w…

2022-10-05

I bought the Japanese autumn pear alcohol, and it was sooooo tasty I also purchased the autumn apple and autumn grape flavor, and I like the pear one the most. Sometimes, my younger daughter eats food on the table without permission, so we…

2022-10-04

My husband decorated his pancake with a rocket whipped cream My daughters decorated by themselves, and drew a heart❤️. It was the breakfast of the birthday party morning. Usually, we don't use whipped cream on the pancake for breakfast. So…

2022-10-03

That's our favorite cake we can buy in Japan. Since it was my daughter's birthday, we bought them again And, with those cakes, I chose the Earl Grey tea which we bought in the UK, Whittard. These are the best combination ever! We can buy t…

2022-10-02

Yesterday was the sports day at my daughters' nursery and the birthday party for my elder daughter. Phew, it was so a hard day... I got only 2 hours to decorate our rooms for the birthday party. TBH, I had no preparation until then. I clea…

2022-10-01

I ordered my husband to cook French Toast for breakfast because it was my daughter's birthday. My daughters were claimed at first for the burnt, but they ate all with happiness He said that French toast is my specialty, so that's why he ma…

2022-09-30

She is creating the "collection box". Actually, the picture is a few weeks ago. It's a good season for taking a walk or hiking and gathering nature droppings like acorns, pinecones, fallen leaves, fruits, sticks, stones, and so on. I made …

2022-09-29

Yesterday's storytime book! I picked up this as an Autumn picture book, and my younger daughter found it on the bookshelf. It was a very cute & funny book for reading. My elder daughter was frightened at first, but finally, she became smil…

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/…