Hey folks, long time no blog (as usual :-/). So like, I attended WonderCon last weekend, went as Jubilee from X-Men last weekend.

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Pew Pew.

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‘Cause baby you’re a firework.

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I wanted to make something new for San Diego Comic-Con this year as well but I think I should save money and and save it for whatever I’m going to make for BlizzCon. There’s a very high chance I’m going to do something from Heroes of the Storm which isn’t even in beta yet, but I love this game so much (I have the alpha version) that I’ll probably discuss more about it in the near future entires.

For whatever reason, I think I’m starting to get back into blogging. Sometimes, the blogging switch in my brain decides to turn on and then turns off for a couple of months. I have no control over it. *shrugs*

Last month, I did my first ever cosplay photoshoot with Tom Hicks! Thought I’d share some of these awesome photos with guys. I was very limited in posing so I hope these photos don’t appear too stagnant. Though I think the quality of these photos with the awesome background, lighting and fire (FIRE!) really makes up for the lack of variety in poses.

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Cosplay is now such a big part of my life, heck, it’s in a way, my fill-time job (not as a cosplayer but working for a cosplay retailer). Most of my hobbies come and go, but this one has stayed with me since 2009.

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ALL DIS RAAAAAAAAGE!!!

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I’m looking forward to starting on new costumes for the new year. I hope to step out of my comfort zone and start sewing because I reeeeeally want to use more fabric!

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Hey guys, happy new years! I wish I had time to write a recap of 2013 (as I usually do for every year) but I was on vacation, spending the majority of the time in the bay area with my boyfriend. Here are some of the pictures I took!

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We ate at Old Port Lobster Shack in Redwood City and had the most delicious lobster ever. The dipping sauce was pretty much all buttery butter butterific goodness…mmm mmmm mmmm. I also now know how to properly open a lobster up thanks to this place.

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It seems like everybody I know is getting cats and I’m just here taking pictures of them. This is my boyfriend’s friend’s new kitty. Her name is Haru and she is absolutely a precious little thing.

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Oh downtown San Francisco, why are you so stupidly packed!? And why is your Macy’s store so glamorous?

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People be ice skating. Speaking of which, I’ve never went ice skating before. >_<

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We went to Kingdom of Dumpling in San Francisco, and guys, this place is incredible. Don’t let this shabby small, hole-in-the-wall type of place fool you because everything in here is so good it makes me want to cry. We ordered two different dumplings–one of them was a “soup” kind where it was filled with soup broth. You would bite a small hole out of it to suck the soup in it. We also ordered garlic fried string beans and green onion fried pancake. Super amazingly delicious.

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Just me and my boo in Monterey (outside of the Bay Area though), minutes before getting seated to eat some fine clam chowder.

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So we were using the Google Maps app to drive back home. Oddly, Google Girl (as we’d like to call her), the voice that directs us, told us to make an exit on the freeway we were on even though we were nooooo where near close to home. We ended up driving on an off road where it seemed a little more on the country side, something that us city folks are not use to seeing. Then Google Girl made us drive back to the freeway we were originally on. Weird. Perhaps she wanted us to stop and enjoy the scenery? Either way, at least I got a good picture out of it (pic above).