• Blog,  Food & Travel,  Seattle

    Surprise! Strawberry Festival 🍓

    So this past weekend my boyfriend decided to plan a surprise day trip under 1 condition: I wear my strawberry shirt. I was like, okay sure, I’m down. So Saturday morning, I woke up at 6 am, put on my strawberry shirt, and head out for the day. The first step was to take the bus to downtown Seattle. After we arrived downtown, we started to walk towards the Ferry Docks then lined up for the Water Taxi to Vashon Island. Apparently, it’s a special weekend route since the Water Taxi to Vashon doesn’t usually run on the weekends. At this point, I still had no idea what we were…

  • Blog,  Food & Travel

    Happy 4th from Downtown Kirkland!

    Happy 4th of July! It’s hard to believe that it’s been a long time since I last celebrated 4th of July. I haven’t seen a live fireworks show in years. The last time I can recall seeing a live fireworks show was when my family went to see it at Gasworks Park… and it was funded by Washington Mutual Bank (WaMu) and all WaMu banks were rebranded to Chase bank by the end of 2009. So it was that long ago since I saw live fireworks. This year we spent our 4th of July in a pretty lazy and relaxed way. By noontime, we head out to a local organic…

  • Daily Utterance,  Update

    Greetings! 2019 Hoshiru Plans

    Ahehe … –awkwardly waves from afar- Hey, what’s up, hello. Yes, it is I, Mana, Wilda, Hondai writing a post on Hoshiru. Crazy huh. I’m not going to lie, but, I really do miss it here. I spent so much time last year revamping the site just to neglect it again. I guess I should stop apologizing about it since I’m honestly writing on here purely for my own entertainment. If you’re reading this, you must be awfully interested in me. Or maybe you just find it entertaining. Either way, I do appreciate your interest (as long as it doesn’t start getting into the creepy zone). So, “what have you…