14 things that happened in 2014!

My friend Kassie made a 2014 compilation post on her blog that i really loved, so i thought i would give it a try! Here are 14 fun things that happened in 2014! Happy New Year everybody!


1. Experienced Okinawan Cherry Blossoms.

2. Showered a close friend and her little darling with tons of love!

3. We moved to a renovated apartment down the road.

4. Participated in a 30-day Green Smoothie challenge.

5. Celebrated our 2nd Anniversary in Ishigaki!

6. Said goodbye to some of our closest friends and Okinawa isn’t the same without them.

7. Petsitted the cutest little dachshunds.

8. Held my friends little miracle just hours after being born.

9. Our family visited Okinawa!

10. We had a blast at Tokyo Disney Sea.


11. Husband was part of survival trainings in Mongolia and Malaysia.

12. We had our first professional pictures taken by the lovely Kassie.

13. Started taking Japanese class at the USO!

14. Explored Taiwan with my love.

I can’t wait to see what fun adventures 2015 has in store for us!

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Hi! I'm Laura, the girl behind Little Island Takara. I am a military wife and American expat living in Okinawa, Japan! Most days you will find me reading books, wondering what cafe to go to next or daydreaming of my next adventure.

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  • What fun adventures and that dog is so cute! How wonderful that your family was able to visit you as well, I am hoping mine can visit this year!

  • Wow, so many adventures and wonderful moments <3 the couple photos you had taken are beautiful!

  • Kassie ODriscoll

    I don't know why this is just popping up for me to read, but I love it!! Yay!!