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June 2011

Hi Mom & Dad!

June 27, 2011 Blog
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Last week I was super busy preparing for a wedding of a very good friend of Derek and mine so I didn’t have time to update my blog. The wedding was AWESOME by the way. It was the best and most fun wedding I ever attended! Anyway I felt like I should probably do some serious blogging after a short break, but there’s something I […]

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Our Japan trip in 10 minutes!

June 23, 2011 Blog
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Some of you may know that Derek and I went to Japan in November last year. We met wonderful people, ate delicious food, drank every night, saw amazing stuff, visited incredible places, and oh yeah, Derek proposed to me in front of the Laputa robot statue at the Ghibli Museum. It was the most unforgettable two weeks of our life. On my blog I wrote […]

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How to make oshi-zushi (with smoked salmon)

June 19, 2011 basics
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Have you ever seen really boxy shaped sushi? I mean really boxy. Like the rice and fish is pressed together so firmly that it almost looks like it’s made out of lego bricks. Then it must be “Oshi-zushi.” Oshi-zushi, or sometimes “Oshi-sushi”, (means “pressed sushi”) is made by lining the bottom of a box with the toppings, covering them with sushi rice, and then pressing […]

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stuffed stuff: Shmee from Johnny the Homcidal Maniac

June 14, 2011 stuffed stuff
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This is one of my old plush I made a couple of years ago. Shmee from Johnny the Homicidal Maniac by Jhonen Vasquez Created and stuffed in May 2007 Shmee is a stuffed bear which a boy named Squee carries around in the comic. Squee carries Shmee around all the time and often talks to him like he’s a real person. The pattern was nothing […]

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Non-bento #42: Hot-Dog Fairy

June 10, 2011 bento
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The third Penny Arcade related food! PAX (Penny Arcade Expo) Prime in Seattle and PAX East in Boston became Derek and my annual event ever since we attended our first PAX East together back in 2010. (I had been to PAX Prime before but I was working so I didn’t really get to enjoy the full PAX experience.) We always try to go to the […]

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