Happy Girl's Day

March 3, 2010 -- the time of the year when families celebrate their daughters' day.  Also known as Hina Matsuri or Doll Festival. A Japanese holiday when we wish for the healthy growth and happiness of our daughters.

It is actually our 3rd year of celebrating this special day. You can read back my previous posts about this event HERE .

I was told that it is good to start displaying Anzu's Hinasama dolls on Feb 19 and must be kept after the 3rd day of March (oh i haven't kept it in its box yet, it's already 6 wahhh~~~)

Anyway, here is Anzu looking at this cute Ohinasama Dolls being displayed at the mall.

Ohinasama Dolls

Kawaii! I love this set, so tiny and modern. But ANzu already have her own dolls which is more traditional. It was a gift from her Baba and Jiji (grandparents).

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="338" caption="Azumi's Ohinasama Dolls"]Azumi's Ohinasama Dolls[/caption]

Due to unavoidable circumstances, we celebrated Anzu's day the simplest way. Wish I prepared a Chirashi (Spring Sushi), Hamaguri Ushio-jiru (Clear Clam Soup), Hina doll appetizer, and Strawberry mochi... ANyway, there's always next time.

So glad Anzu loved my version of Hinasama Meal :)

I really love the idea of having a day to celebrate our daughters, so unusual.

Happy Sunday

Much Love,
Anzu's Mum


  1. Japanese traditions are really cute. As always your Azumi's meals are so appetizing. Patay, my daughter saw the photo and she said hmmnnn, tapos nanghingi ng apple!

  2. Japanese people really have unique celebrations. I love your Hanami out there.

  3. This is so cute and sweet. We don't have a similar festival here in Pinas. Waaahhh. Anyway, Askim will get to celebrate The Children's Day this April cos Turkish people also have that.

  4. this is a very unique festival/celebration. i wish there is someone like that here in PH!happy hina matsuri^^

  5. Happy Girl's Day to you and Anzu. Japan has so many rich traditions even for a young girl like Anzu. The dolls are so beautiful and exotic. Great that Anzu has her own doll collection. Thanks for the post. God bless you all always.

  6. wow! interesting..the dolls are cute. Hmm, last march 3 also was my erika's 5mos.old birthdy:) heheh! grattis to your daughter's day!

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  8. Anzu's Mum3/08/2011 07:17:00 AM

    haha :) sana pati comment pwedi i-LIKE ng parang sa fb hehe...

  9. Anzu's Mum3/08/2011 07:28:00 AM

    Oo nga, kaya sabi nila magastos daw magka-anak dito kasi marami events for them.. parang big milestones kaya kailangan i-celebrate. Hanami is just around the corner, lapit na April :)

  10. Anzu's Mum3/08/2011 07:30:00 AM

    Askim is one lucky girl kasi she can enjoy 2 different cultures. Rich din kasi sa culture ang Turkey diba. Looking forward to your Istanbul trip :)

  11. Anzu's Mum3/08/2011 07:38:00 AM

    Thank you ;) Visited your blog and Ive learned na may Women's day pala :) Happy women's day :)

  12. Anzu's Mum3/08/2011 07:44:00 AM

    Salamat po Sir Mel.. as always :) God bless you more.

  13. Anzu's Mum3/08/2011 08:09:00 AM

    OMG belated Happy 5th month.. dami ko na pala na-missed sa inyo. I'll catch up :) Thanks

  14. Siguro naman na keep mo na ang Hinasama ni Azumi chan--ang tagal ko bago makapag-comment dito..Next time na lang ang chirashi pag di ka na busy,she'll appreciate the event more pag medyo malaki-laki na cya^_^


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