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Oh My Glob, like it’s Happy Valentine’s Day!

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I hope everyone has a good Valentine’s Day or Single’s Awareness Day or what have you!

Or you can just have a regular Thursday, it’s up to you!

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Either way, I’ve been having a fun couple of days baking goodies and sharing them with friends.

I’ve also been planning a lot of activities for when Eddie comes to visit for my Graduation! We’re going to do everything!

Shark cage tours! Kayaking! Parasailing! Jet skiing! Scuba Diving!

And so we both need to save some kind of money in order to do that so I told him,

“Whenever you want a drink, just say to yourself ‘Pirate’!”

There are some shipwreck scuba diving tours so I’m going to see if I can make that happen…

And so Eddie sent me this Valentine!

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Although the more I look into it, I really do think we need to be certified…

Like I said, I’ll figure it out.

I got Mark a couple sweets but he got a little munch hungry so I gave them to him a little early…

Sooo…I went out and got a few more things for him that I know he’ll like.

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Cute right? The bag I got at Walmart and the Japanese snacks I got from Nijiya on my way to school this morning.

I’m so glad they all fit in there. Yay!

And here’s my little Valentine’s Day outfit for today:

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Decided to go a little school girl today, just because I thought it would be cute.

Still playing around with photo editor apps but it’ll work out eventually.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Adventure Time DS Game Review

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Since I got it for Christmas and have already finished it I thought I should post a review.

The game is called, “Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why’d you steal our garbage?!” and it is about $29.95 for both the DS and the 3DS.

Being a huge Adventure Time fan I couldn’t wait to play the game even though I had read some so so reviews about it before it had come out. But like any game, Adventure Time too has its pros and cons.

Cons:

1. Game was WAY too short. I think I’ve played longer games of Tetris! (And I’m not even good at Tetris). All jokes aside, the story was pretty straightforward and you basically had to follow the storyline. No open world capabilities made it a little boring. If it had a few substories thrown into the mix I’m sure it would have been a lot more enjoyable.

2. The enemies that Finn and Jake come across are puny, at best. Not really a threat to your life but more just annoying to get through. I’m pretty sure I’ve died more times missing jumps rather than from enemy encounters. Although, for making the enemies weak they sure do make the bosses surprisingly strong. I was pretty confused as to what was going on at first. But I just figured that was how the game was designed.

3. There is nothing to do after you finish the game except to play the game over again but with your saved stats. But with the lack of substories or alternate quests it doesn’t matter if you have all your stats saved because it doesn’t really make any sense to play through it again. Instead of leveling up with Boss battles, enemy encounters and such  like in Pokemon, leveling up seems to be pretty systematic and predetermined. Bleh.

Pros:

1. The game has pretty cute graphics and all your favorite Adventure Time characters floating around everywhere. Finn does an adorable dance when he wins a fight or gets an item.

2. The story is very well written. For those who are used to crazy Adventure Time antics this game will be a barrel of laughs. Who else would think of making an Adventure out of searching for their missing garbage can? The Ice King’s attempt to make several garbage princesses is pretty amusing as well.

In conclusion, I think this is a cute simple game for kids or for those who want a non-thinking game to play while they’re bored, on a plane, or waiting for their next class. It is what it is and I don’t regret asking for it because I enjoyed all I could out of it.

Here’s a link to a gameplay video for those of you who are interested in the game:

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Christmas Presents & Happy New Year Time!

Happy New Years everyone!

I hope everyone had a good New Year’s Eve last night! And best of wishes to all my followers and friends for the New Year!

Thank you guys for supporting my writing ventures throughout 2012! You guys are the best!

And I know this is a little late but I HAD to share with you guys all the amazing gifts I got for Christmas this year!

First from my hubby Mark!

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532415_4992555008475_785525321_nI ended up placing them on top of the Adventure Time art pieces that Mark had got for me earlier. Isn’t it cute? They fit perfectly!

(And yes, I later ended up switching the placement of the figures because Mark pointed out that it would clearly fit better if in reverse).

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Oh My Glob! I love this episode!!

And here’s a closeup of the shirt:

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Mark knows me so well! ❤

He also got me this absolutely fantastic Tokidoki shirt as well!

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He really does spoil me silly…

And there was this art piece at a local boutique that I was totally smitten with and knowing how much I love art he bought it for me for Christmas!

If you see it in person it is absolutely stunning! This person did an amazing job! And it wasn’t that expensive either considering how pricey art usually gets!

And it’s all original too!

The only problem is that I’m not all too sure where I want to hang it… the wind in Hawaii is a huge problem and I’ve had glass frames shatter in a heartbeat so I’m just a little worried. BUT I have been seeing those Command 3M frame stick strips and I think I might just give those a try and see if they really do work as well as they advertise that they do. I’ll have an update about it when I do go ahead and give it the ol’ college try.

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And that wasn’t even the last of it!

I’ve been saying for the longest time how much I want to play Ecco since I had such fond memories of it when I was younger that he actually found a copy for me! And luckily enough he still had his dreamcast system back at his parents house so I was psyched when I opened it on Christmas!!!

Sad news is that the controls suck and I can not play for shit! But I will give it another go around once I finish playing Yakuza 4. But I’m still really excited to have it there for me when I do come around to playing it again!!!!

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And last but not least…we got to go to a Timberwolves home game the day after Christmas!!

581483_10200207200439529_2139316516_nWe each had a drink and had a blast!

It’s too bad the T-wolves lost to the Rockets though. They were leading the whole game but boy James Harden got lucky with most of his shots. That’s for sure.

Mark was pretty disappointed that they lost but I still had fun.

We were at the game with the 3rd highest amount of people in attendance. It was a little above 20,000 people.

Did you know that a Timberwolves game can seat more people than a Lakers game?

And that a Clippers game in the same Staples center can seat about 63 more people than a Lakers game?

Weird huh. It must be some of the courtside seats or something. Who knows.

I also received a very sweet Christmas card from my friend Missy:

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And my longtime friend Bow sent me all these cuddly creatures and scrumptious treats all the way from Australia! Thanks Bow!

Those chocolates are delicious and I put up the finger puppets as art on my wall. I’ll upload a picture when I complete my art wall when I get home.

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And one of my best friends Patty is such a doll that she sent two sets of Christmas presents! One with the cutest pair of Hello Kitty Leopard Jeans, ornaments and hair ties.

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And another package with just a whole bunch of fun surprises!

She sent 3 sugar cookies (2 Christmas themed & 1 Spongebob cookie) and the family dog ended up getting into the Christmas cookies last night. I wasn’t angry but more worried about if the dog was going to be okay. She ended up puking it back up today but she seems in better spirits now which is good.

She knows I like foxes so she sent the cutest sweater and the cutest desk figure. Again, I’m just so worried that the wind is going to knock it over and smash it into a million pieces. Maybe I can just command strip everything into place!

…Not a bad idea at all. Hmmm…

Thank you Patty! Happy New Year!!

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And these are the gifts I got from his family!

(They also got us our hotel room in Minneapolis for the Timberwolves game).

s1349901-main-heroI asked them for this specific Smashbox Foundation and they actually got it for me!

I’ve wanted it ever since I saw it at Sephora but it was too expensive for me to buy so I was so thrilled to get it on Christmas!

Oh and I guess before I go any further they asked both of us what we wanted for Christmas and we both each gave them a list of stuff that we wanted.

They got me so much stuff from my list it was crazy!

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They got me the Dostoyevsky book that I wanted! (Which is really good so far. I’ve been sidetracked by other things but I will get back to it…probably on the plane ride back home).

They also got me the Adventure Time game for DS which I beat yesterday. It has it’s pros and cons but I had fun with it. I’ll probably do a game review in a future blog update if anyone is interested.

Also a $100 gift card to Victoria Secret! I think I’m going to wait till I get home to use it though so we don’t have to carry home too much stuff.

They also got me a Hello Kitty Calendar and a Hello Kitty bank!

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LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!!

I am going to take a permanent marker and write ‘LAW SCHOOL’ on Hello Kitty Bank’s forehead and hopefully that will encourage me to save SOME money for Law School. A girl can try right?

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Mark’s sister got me a rolling pin! (Which I also asked for).

And her daughter (my niece…in law?) painted this pie pan for me since Becky (Mark’s sister) owns a glass shop where she does lots of crafts and stuff. I wanted a pie pan so this was perfect! Happy!!

And last but not least his parents also got me art supplies! I left my paints and stuff at home in Los Angeles and I wanted to start again so I was ecstatic! I have started painting again too. I haven’t finished but I will once I get home.

Yay!

I had an amazing Christmas! I’ll upload more Christmas cards and stuff once I get home to my mailbox.

Ah~ It’s almost time for school again…

I hope everyone enjoyed their New Years eve as much as I did!

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We hit the town, shopped, used our gift cards, ate delicious Mongolian BBQ and then went to Dempseys to play a little black jack.

Kahlua + Half & Half and a few rounds of Black Jack make for an amazing New Year’s Eve!

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Life has been busy…

I miss writing on my blog! I’ve been pretty busy with school, work and family for the past month or so now.

I have so much to write about. So many pictures to share!

I got my Ada Wong costume in the mail today~! I can’t wait to wear it for Halloween!

I really do look bad with wigs and with black hair so this will be a challenge. I might just have to be blonde haired Ada Wong. It might just have to happen that way. Sorry guys.

Broncos had their bye-week this week. Excited for their game against the Saints on Sunday.

I haven’t been watching the NBA preseason. Half because my hubby is gone and the other half because the Lakers have NOT won a single preseason game AND because we have whiny ass Dwight Howard on our team now. I wonder if this is a legitimate enough excuse for me to give them up and just claim the Heat as my team. Regardless I will be going to the Lakers vs Brooklyn Nets game when I come back home for Thanksgiving. I just want to see Deron Williams play mostly. Everyone dislikes that he complains so much but who cares?

Oh, I did get new Adventure Time art though! I just need to get a frame for it and find a secure place to hang it on my wall before the wind knocks it down and breaks the glass again. Let me show you the NBA art print I bought a while back too!

It’s adorable right? I have so much Adventure Time art it is CRAZY! I’ll have to do a post on that, and I will. I promise!

Wilt Chamberlain piece I got from Free Darko! I absolutely love it!

Okay, listen to this. I got a frame from Ikea and brought it back ALL THE WAY FROM MINNESOTA TO HAWAII only to have the glass from the frame shatter when the wind knocks it over after I lay it up against the wall. REALLY WORLD? REALLY? Now it’s all dusty and not in a frame. WHY DON’T YOU HAVE IKEA?! OR AARON BROTHERS HAWAII? WHY?!?!

I’m just going to have to go to Lowe’s or Home Depot and have them cut me glass so I can frame it again. Hopefully this time it doesn’t shatter on me. I love art! I keep seeing stuff I want to buy and I refrain myself as best as I can!

I saw this Marilyn Monroe piece today and I think I might just have to get it… I just love art so much. I will post a picture when and if I do. Yay!

I will write more you guys so don’t lose faith!

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DIY of the day

After my job interview this morning I had some time to kill so I decided to take a nice long walk to the neighborhood Goodwill and guess what I found? I was going to buy this EXACT frame at Sears but instead of paying $10 for this at Sears I ended up finding the same frame at Goodwill for about $3. You have no idea how excited I was to get home so I could make my little photo collage!

The nice thing was that these frames are the perfect size for the mini polaroids that I’ve been taking with my Fujifilm Instant Camera that I bought in Hong Kong. I’ve been having fun putting up all my art pieces from home up and this photo collage was JUST the perfect piece for our living room! I can’t wait to  fill this place up with art and more DIY projects!

And last week my great friend Phoebe sent me this BEAUTIFUL Adventure Time piece! She knew about my little Adventure Time art collection and it was so sweet of her to find a piece and send it to me. And instead of framing it, because there are no decent frame stores in Hawaii, I have found another use for it!

I’m going to use it as a calendar top to our little schedule board! (Excuse my legs). I’m psyched that our apartment is coming together!…Now I just need to find a replacement glass piece for that Wilt Chamberlain print but I will leave that for another day. Yay for art and DIY!

Now it’s time for more Storage Wars & Toddlers and Tiaras!

OH AND I GOT THAT FULL TIME JOB I APPLIED FOR TODAY! HOORAH!

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Hong Kong Part 1

Well right before we left for Hong Kong I got The Walking Dead video game for the PS3 and I found it pretty entertaining. It’s less fighting zombies and more making the right decisions so that you’ll live and everyone won’t hate your guts. I finished the first episode and I’m just waiting for the other 4 to come out. Apparently they’ll come out every month so that’ll be good. I’ll have something to play since Mark informed me the other day that the release date for Bioshock 3 has been moved to February from October. Bleh. Not fair!

I tried playing Dead Island again yesterday but I got pwned by the zombies and some 17 year old kid in Chicago. Well he was level 50 and he came and rampaged my level 20 game. Whatever.

Anyways, we got a pretty awesome hotel in Hong Kong.

We had a pretty snazzy restroom and everything too.

There wasn’t really a view but we didn’t mind. Most times we were out and about anyways so it didn’t really matter. And the times we were back at the hotel trying to get out of a freak storm we’d be warm and cozy in our nice bed watching some good ol’ Adventure Time! Hahaha.

There were only like 6 shows on Cartoon Network Asia that were all in rotation. I’m serious. And most of these shows I’ve never even heard of.

1. Adventure Time
2. Gumball
3. Some bug show
4. Chowder
5. Tom & Jerry
6. Camp Lazlo (once)

But when we weren’t watching Adventure Time we’d be watching Wipeout on AXN. Hahaha. It was on every single morning and that’s some priceless stuff right there!

And for those of you who have yet to catch on here’s a clip just to show you how awesome this show is!

New Season starts soon! Mark and I can’t wait!

And I thought I was going to buy a lot of clothes throughout the whole trip but I did most of my splurging on the first day.

I bought a Lebron jersey for less than half the price of a real jersey back home. YES! I kind of wanted more jerseys but I restrained myself. I got some cute stuff though so I’m happy. I took some mini polaroid pictures with the instax mini camera I bought so I have quite a few of those too. Maybe I’ll scan them sometime.

We both had to deal with a little shower here and there but we got to eat good food and see some amazing shit so we didn’t really mind all too much. I wanted to take a picture of the food we ate but I felt like that would just make me very stereotypically Asian that I had to stop myself.

This wouldn’t really be a Hong Kong post if there were no pictures of Hong Kong right? Hahaha.

A lot of the buildings in Hong Kong were beat up and dilapidated but they still looked pretty neat. It looked like that scene in Inception where he goes back to his dream island/world and all the buildings are like falling apart around him.

Kinda like this but less intense. YUP!

And we saw these ADs everywhere! It’s for this jewelry store called TSL but they’d use the same girl and dog for each ad. Sometimes she’d be holding the dog, other times they’d be far apart and every once in a while there would even be another dog.

TSL and Chow Tai Fook’s (another jewelry store) are like the ABC stores of Hong Kong. They are EVERYWHERE! I don’t know how these people make ANY money! I’m going to see if I can find the other ads online somewhere.

I found one where she’s with 4 dogs. Just absolutely ridiculous but so awesome!

And we went to McDonalds and not only are the portions really small but they have different sections to the McDonalds. There’s a drink section which is like for Ice Cream Shakes and Smoothies and stuff and then there was another counter for desserts. Like when I say different section I mean whole different counters and registers just for that one type of thing. It was pretty neat. Again, I was too chicken to take a picture but I’m sure I could find one online.

See theres one side with Hamburgers, and then two other counters on the right hand side where it says “McCafe”. Sometimes the drinks (like coffee and shakes) and dessert counter will be the same but it depends on where you go.

But why I wrote about MickeyD’s is because I took this picture (or Mark took a better one actually).

BITEME. FRESH. CLASSIC.

One last thing before I go. When I looked up “Hong Kong McDonalds” on Google I got a “McDonalds Hong Kong Wedding” result instead…

Weird. To each their own.

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