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    Put Your Veggie Scraps To Good Use: Compost

    Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

    Fresh herbs are expensive in Japan.  Can we spice up our cooking on the cheap?  Yes!  Reader kk sends in a 2-part tip that can save you cash and has the nice side-effect of putting your trash to good use:

    Grow your own herbs
    Use your food trash for compost

    In kk’s words:
    I grow my own fresh herbs [...]

    Get Cheap Stuff At The Recycle Shop

    Sunday, April 13th, 2008

    Do you like Japanese stuff? Do you like to get it for cheap? If so, you are in luck! Ryan Coffey of www.movetonanaimo.com writes in with a great tip about how to get used (and not-so-used) stuff for very cheap: Recycle Shops. Here’s the scoop:
    I like your site. You is [...]

    Back From Vacation

    Thursday, April 10th, 2008

    I don’t know if anyone noticed, but I’ve been gone for a couple weeks. I used two weeks of vacation time and took my family to the States. It was the first time for my side of the family to meet our son Noah. Here are some pictures:
    Noah and his cousins (+mommy. [...]