We bought Sensu (Japanese folding fans) for all the ladies in our family (and Blaine has one, a very masculine one of course). We bought most of our fans from Loft, a Japanese chain that sells everything from cosmetics and ceramics to lamps and bento boxes, including our blue and cream fans pictured below. The Loft fans range from
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I love masu (wooden sake cups) because they’re useful and they’re great decorations.
Masu have been around for hundreds of years in Japan and were originally used to measure rice when it was a currency in Japan. One masu was the equivalent to the amount of rice one man could eat in a day