China Town

I went to Tokyo Mart in China Town today.

I thought it was a Japanese grocery store, but it is actually an Asian grocery store.

That means they have a variety of Asian groceries.

It is fun to see another countries foods.

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I came here because I wanted to get a Thai curry paste.

I got a red and masaman curry paste. These are my favorite.

I got a green curry paste before. It was way too HOT!

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China Town is also the place for tourist.

I always get lost in China Town. I bet it happens to everyone.

Google map helps me a lot.

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Maybe that is a duck.

Hmmm, looks good!

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YMCA

Over the weekend wasn’t too bad, but I have been upsetting crazy immigrants.

I am immigrant too, but these people weren’t nice at all.

Sunday, my husband was taking a video of a cool elevator, then a guy almost attacked me. I was just being with him. The guy knows girl is easier to attack. He thought my husband was recording him. If it is, why not? Are you a criminal? Did you do something bad? Are you wanted? His English was really bad, but I heard he was saying fucking Asian to me. Again, I didn’t do anything. He was following us, so we almost went to police.

Yesterday, Mexican lady was using all washing machines and dryers in the shared laundy room all day long. ALL DAY LONG! She was complaing a super that machines are broken. The machines aren’t broken. You put too much clothes in the washing machines. Get over yourself.

I was afraid to go out today, but I decided to go to a gym to release the stress and then went to a grocery store.

I went to YMCA in downtown and swam for 30 minutes, and took a steam sauna.

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Now, I feel much better!

Thank you YMCA!!

Pizza

There are so many pizza places in New York.

I sometimes enjoy eating pizza.

Champion Pizza is my favorite. Yeah, you are the champion!

Price is good, pizza crust is amazing and people are nice. It is perfect!

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http://www.championpizzanyc.com/

 

I have had couple. Those are delicious!

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I got a $1 pizza today.

Again, crust is amazing. How can you make it like that?

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It is cozy inside.

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I have to go back there again. 🙂

IT’S SUGAR

I love IT’S SUGAR. Who doesn’t.

I love gummies, but those melt my teeth and it hurts, so I can’t eat them actually. 😦

It is so colorful and fun.

It makes me happy.

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I went to IT’S SUGAR because I kind of wanted a Moose Mug.

Have you seen “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”?

These mugs are from the movie.

http://www.christmasvacationcollectibles.com/

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It is after Christmas, so these are 50% off. Yes!

I got Moose Mug Acrylic Shot Glass for nexr year.

I am having a belated Christmas dinner with my husbands brother and his wife this week, so I got the fudge for my brother in law.

This is from “A CHRISTMAS STORY” movie.

I hope he will like it.

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If you are visiting New York, it is also a good place to buy a souvenior.

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

It is nice outside, so I went for a walk.

It is quiet outside, but it has been really loud upstairs all day.

Their family is visiting since last week.

Upstairs and I talked about the noise.

We don’t fight. We both are being nice, but the noise pisses me off.

This apartment isn’t the place to get together.

It is one bed room apartment…

Good thing is they aren’t here parmanently, but they won’t leave here until 30th. Noooo!

Today, the happiest boy is my kitty.

He got some toys!

I got a real Christmas tree the day after Thanksgiving Day.

It is beautiful and smell is good. It is nice!

It was the first time to get a real Christmas tree.

I decided to get a real one every year for Christmas, but 6-7 feet Christmas tree was a little big for my small apartment, so I will get 4-5 feet Christmas tree next year.

People drink Eggnog in America when on Christmas.

I don’t think I have had it, so I made it. I made an Eggnog cocktail.

I could imagine what is the taste like before I drink it.

I’m not a big fun of it tho I enjoyed it.

This year, many good things and bad things happend.

I am happy that this year is almost over.

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Hanukkah

Hanukkah began!

It is a Jewish holiday.

It ends Sunday, January 1st.

I didn’t really know about Jewish people until I moved in to my current apartment.

My broker and landlord are Jewish, so I learned about Jewish people a little.

I would love to experience Hanukkah a little bit, so I ate latkes(potato pancakes) and challah bread for dinner.

Which is my kitty! 😛

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Starbucks

I went to grocery store and stopped by Starbucks when I was on my way home.

There was holiday coffee menu, so I got a Caramel Brulée Latte.

A cashier spoke really fast, I couldn’t understand what he was saying.

People say, New Yorkers talk fast. I agree.

I personally like California accent. They pronounce everything.

When she made my coffee, she called me Yuki.

It is actually Yuka. 😛

I kind of wanted to sit and drink, but there was crowded, so I went to home.

There is so many coffee shops in New York, but there is always crowded.

I miss studying at a coffee shop in Cincinnati. There is nice and clean.

I might buy a Christmas holiday coffee (bean) after Christmas because it is going to be a half price.

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DIY

It is chilly and windy today.

It was blizzard for 5 minutes in the morning.

It’s not a good idea to go outside.

 

There is a crack and black mold and stain in the sink area of a kitchen.

It is from previous tenant.

I want to complain about it to my landlord, but I know there is no good answer from them, so I have to fix it by myself.

Yes, Do It Yourself!

I got this adhesive sealant at The Home Depot.

Basically, it is a glue.

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I wasn’t sure it is good for the crack, but it worked!

It took a couple of hours to do it.

It wasn’t fun honestly, but I am happy that it looks good now.

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Buildings are really old in New York, so there is some little problems.

This is the real New York life!

Nondairy

I’m not vegan, but I am interested in nondairy foods because my stomach gets upset after I drink milk or eat yogurt.

I drink soy milk instead of milk, but I’m not a big fun of almond milk.

There is many gluten free foods at a grocery store, but nondairy foods aren’t that much yet, I think.

I have an earth balance butter in my refrigerator all the time. It is pretty good.

I got a nondairy vanilla ice cream today. Taste is pretty good.

I haven’t tried nondairy yogurt and cheese yet.

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