Monthly Archives: December 2006


Hey y’all! superbuzzy is featured on Trust Your Style today! Trust Your Style is a great lifestyle blog by Mary Jo Matsumoto, a fashion designer. She recently featured our talented buddy Chico Hayasaki. So even if you don’t want to … Continue reading

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attention, shoppers

When we were in San Francisco last week, we stopped by a very cute shop on Polk Street called La Place du Soleil. They carry super cute Frenchy stuff plus Decole goods and lots of candies. The proprietress is mad … Continue reading

Posted in candy/chocolate | 4 Comments

please help me fight seasonal affective disorder

The weather today was so miserable and rainy and dark that it was almost funny. I took an online assessment to see if I suffer from SAD (seasonal affective disorder), and it turns out I probably don’t. It asks if … Continue reading

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tools of the craft

I often find myself pulling elastic through small openings. I usually just use a safety pin to snake the elastic through, but then I found these at Fabric Depot: They clip onto the elastic and are called bodkins. Isn’t that … Continue reading

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I left my heart

Hey, so I got to go to San Francisco for the day like some jetset loony! This is one of the benefits of having a friend who is a flight attendant. We basically just ran around downtown and did a … Continue reading

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I adore snacks, and there are so many different kinds of snacks out there! In Japan Stefana introduced us to a superb Japanese snack: umai-bo. They are cheap and tasty. They are basically a cheese puff in the form of … Continue reading

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put a cork in it

My office echoes like crazy, so I had been meaning to make some fabric wall hangings or something to try to absorb some of the sound. Kelly told me that cork is great for sound insulation, so I decided to … Continue reading

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chocolate sunday

Ahhhh, chocolate! So delightful and delicious! Have you noticed how all the big chocolate makers are now dabbling in special reserve and single origin chocolate? Mon dieu! I have no complaints about this. I am not a chocolate connoisseur, but … Continue reading

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Last night we went to the Ringside Restaurant in NW Portland to celebrate a friend’s birthday. The Ringside is an old school steakhouse (you know, professional waiters in suits) that has been around forever. I grew up near the restaurant, … Continue reading

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last year we didn’t even get a christmas tree

But this year is different. Peter and I got a pink, artificial (duh) Christmas tree complete with lights on it! Maybe next year our house will be a little more put together and we will get a real tree (one … Continue reading

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