Blackcabbit's World

Blackcabbit (aka. Dionnie Takahashi) is an illustrator living in Japan. She loves drawing whimsical animal characters, as well as doing handmade crafts to beautify the world she lives in.

A Skirt for Our Christmas Tree

Yipee! Christmas, my favorite day of the year, is just less than a month away, Yesterday, we excitedly unpacked the Christmas decorations from their boxes, and the whole family started to … Continue reading

November 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Trip to the National Museum of Japanese History

Last Saturday, we visited the National Museum of Japanese History (国立歴史民俗博物館) at Sakura City, Chiba Prefecture. At first, we were rather worried that our two little minions would misbehave in such … Continue reading

November 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

Bible Verse Art – John 1:12

Fireball, my seven-year-old, has often been picked on by older kids and some of his peers in school. It hurts because he doesn’t know why kids are cruel to him. … Continue reading

September 22, 2017 · 1 Comment

Free Yummy Ice Creams!

After spending an amazing day (and night) at Shirakabako (白樺湖) in Nagano Prefecture, we were heading home. On the way back, just less than an hour from our hotel, we made a … Continue reading

August 25, 2017 · 2 Comments

Great Summer Fun at Ikenotaira Familyland!

The kiddos are having their summer holiday now, so we brought them to Shirakabako (白樺湖) in Nagano Prefecture last Sunday. We were there for an amusement park called the Ikenotaira Familyland (池の平ファミリーランド). … Continue reading

August 24, 2017 · 2 Comments

Good Bye and Live Well, My Dragonflies!

This is going to be the shortest, and the happiest post I have ever written! This was what greeted me in the morning when I went out to empty my … Continue reading

June 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Nymphs to Dragonflies

I have some good news and bad news. I will go with the bad news first. In my last update, I mentioned Tippy. His life as a dragonfly was really … Continue reading

June 26, 2017 · 2 Comments