A Trip to the Japanese Market

Over the weekend we went to Mitsuwa Marketplace for lunch. We used to go a lot more often but now it's a longer drive out there so we don't go as much. Mitsuwa has a Japanese grocery store, food court, bookstore, and bakery. After eating we went into the bookstore to look around. I wanted to see if I could find any neat craft books and they didn't disappoint. I had a hard time tracking down the cross stitch books because the section names were all in Japanese, but I eventually found quite a few great books. This one was part of a series, I had a hard time ... Read More

A Trip to Chicago Renegade Fair – Purchases

I've been wanting to go to the Renegade Craft Fair in Chicago for years but it never works out. The first year I heard about it was the weekend Evie was born, then it's been her birthday or birthday party that weekend. We've gone to the Christmas one, but I've really wanted to go to the one in September because it's so much bigger. This weekend we finally got to go, and I had some birthday money to spend. We saw so much awesome stuff that I'm going to do a couple different posts about the show. This one I'm going to show off what we bought. ... Read More