Blackcabbit's World

Bit by bit, the Blackcabbit crafts its nest of DIY handmade art and illustrates a kingdom of doodle critters to beautify the world she lives in.

Simple Reversible Tote Bag

Fireball’s kindergarten was having their annual bazaar last month. So, I did my part by sewing a few tote bags to sell. The bazaar committee provided us with the sewing pattern and fabrics. It … Continue reading

July 7, 2015 · 4 Comments

A Makeover for Our Baby Chair

After tons of persuasions, bribes and whatnots, Fireball (our 5-year-old) has finally gave up his throne to his little sister, Twinkle-Bell (our 2-year-old). So to commemorate the handover, I decided to give the high chair a revamp. … Continue reading

June 24, 2015 · 2 Comments

Indoor Hydroponic Gardening with Green Farm

After we planted the strawberries and tomatoes, my whole family got the gardening bug. So when my husband brought home a new toy – a Green Farm’s Hydroponic system, we could … Continue reading

June 8, 2015 · 4 Comments

Brown Thumbs Turning Green: 02 Growing Mini Tomatoes

After we planted the strawberries, I wanted to give my brown thumbs another chance to thrive. Since I can never have enough of Cherry Tomatoes (better known as Mini Tomatoes in … Continue reading

June 1, 2015 · 6 Comments

Sliding Down the Dinosaur

During the Golden Week, we brought the kids to Tega no Oka Park (手賀の丘公園), an athletic park in Kashiwa City (Chiba). Fireball loves slides of all sort so he was extremely excited … Continue reading

May 18, 2015 · 3 Comments

Free Clams on the Beach at Chiba Port Park

During Golden Week, we brought the kids to a man-made beach at Chiba Port Park for Shiohigari (潮干狩り/clam digging). We were determined to reach the beach as early as possible because the 250 car … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Brown Thumbs Turning Green: 01 Planting Strawberries

Having a few cactuses died on me during my younger days, have made me believe that I have two brown thumbs. So, I stopped growing anything for good. However, after living in Japan … Continue reading

May 1, 2015 · 2 Comments
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