Planning a Trip to Japan

My family and I are heading to Japan for the first time this June. We’ll be visiting Tokyo, Osaka, and possibly Kyoto. Have you ever been to Japan? What should I see? Eat? Do? I’m up for almost anything.

If there are any My Shiny Life readers in those cities, please email me. I would love to do a meet up!

*Don’t forget to buy your tickets for Give+Take: A Benefit Concert for Hands In Helping Out Featuring Jake Shimabukuro and Paula Fuga

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Three Things

Hello my dears!

Please promise me you’ll do three things this weekend:

  1. Give the people you love a big Panda bear hug.

  2. Dance and sing along to your favorite song.

  3. Eat ice cream. Bonus if you get it in a waffle cone.

Much love, bacon, and sprinkles,
Arbine 

Photo by Arbine Villanueva-Hoapili

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I Still Believe

Even in times of great tragedy, I still believe.

I believe that there is good in this world.

I believe that people are helpful, kind, and generous.

I believe that love for one another shines through the darkness.

I believe in hope.

I still believe.

Photo by Arbine Villanueva-Hoapili

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