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Winter Warmth of Sado and Matcha - The Wabi Sabi Shop

Winter Warmth of Sado and Matcha

A cozy journey through matcha's world, from traditional Japanese tea ceremonies to your favorite matcha treats.

Winter Warmth of Sado and Matcha

A cozy journey through matcha's world, from traditional Japanese tea ceremonies to your favorite matcha treats.

Three Cold, Four Warm – Japan’s Spring Dance - The Wabi Sabi Shop

Three Cold, Four Warm – Japan’s Spring Dance

Ever heard of 三寒四温 (Sankan Shion)? It’s Japan’s unique spring rhythm, where cold days meet warm beginnings. This concept is not just a weather pattern; it’s a poetic symbol of...

Three Cold, Four Warm – Japan’s Spring Dance

Ever heard of 三寒四温 (Sankan Shion)? It’s Japan’s unique spring rhythm, where cold days meet warm beginnings. This concept is not just a weather pattern; it’s a poetic symbol of...

Daruma, a Lucky Charm and a Goal-Setting Tool - The Wabi Sabi Shop

Daruma, a Lucky Charm and a Goal-Setting Tool

The Japanese Daruma doll is a traditional item that helps people stay motivated to reach their goals.

Daruma, a Lucky Charm and a Goal-Setting Tool

The Japanese Daruma doll is a traditional item that helps people stay motivated to reach their goals.

Toshi Koshi Soba Noodles: New Year Eve Noodle Soup - The Wabi Sabi Shop

Toshi Koshi Soba Noodles: New Year Eve Noodle Soup

On New Year’s Eve in Japan, families eat soba noodles and drink sake. Toshikoshi Soba is served just before midnight. Soba noodles, which are cut into exceedingly thin and long...

Toshi Koshi Soba Noodles: New Year Eve Noodle Soup

On New Year’s Eve in Japan, families eat soba noodles and drink sake. Toshikoshi Soba is served just before midnight. Soba noodles, which are cut into exceedingly thin and long...

Osouji: The Year-End Deep Cleaning to Welcome the New Year - The Wabi Sabi Shop

Osouji: The Year-End Deep Cleaning to Welcome t...

大掃除 (Osouji), or end-of-year cleaning, is a family event in which the entire family, including grandparents, teenagers, and tiny children, works together to clean their homes. It is a time for...

Osouji: The Year-End Deep Cleaning to Welcome t...

大掃除 (Osouji), or end-of-year cleaning, is a family event in which the entire family, including grandparents, teenagers, and tiny children, works together to clean their homes. It is a time for...

Respect for the Aged Day in Japan - The Wabi Sabi Shop

Respect for the Aged Day in Japan

In Japan, the third Monday of September is Respect for the Aged Day. It is an annual holiday that honours the elderly. It began in 1966 as a national holiday and was...

Respect for the Aged Day in Japan

In Japan, the third Monday of September is Respect for the Aged Day. It is an annual holiday that honours the elderly. It began in 1966 as a national holiday and was...