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.

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

Japanese-styled Totem Poles Spotted in an Athletic Sport Park

Last weekend, we brought the kids to Nagareyama City Sports Park (流山市総合運動公園). We wanted Fireball to try out the obstacle course in the Athletic playground. To my surprise and delight, we … Continue reading

April 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Springing into Action at Kamagaya City Commemorative Park

Spring is almost here! On a warm Saturday, we brought Fireball and Twinkle Bell to explore Shisei Kinen Koen (市制記念公園/ City Commemorative Park). The small park in Kamagaya City (Chiba Prefecture), is one … Continue reading

March 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

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