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Japan LA’s Kittens and Ice Cream Art Show

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Wow this post is LONG overdue. I’d planned on writing it up when my move was complete but a bunch of other stuff took over. As you can see, I finally got another domain to separate my Beauty Blogging from my Personal blog AND I redesigned TRFT while I was at it.  This’ll be a quickie post but I think the pics make it worthwhile!

I found out about JapanLA’s Kittens and Ice Cream Art Show through the mecca of social interaction, Facebook. I’d heard of JapanLA’s themed art shows before but this was the first time my schedule allowed for me to attend one. I convinced Bucket to drive me with promises of my neverending thanks and joy. TBH the real reason I wanted to go was to get my hands on one of a few hand-painted, ceramic, locket-necklaces that were being advertised. Part of the proceeds of the sales went to help animals injured during the Japan tsunamis. How could any decent cat lover say no?!


I’ve Been Tagged!

<3 My lovely affiliate Amber from Aye Vanity tagged me recently. It’s pretty simple and a great segway into posting some awesome Giveaways for you guys! Unfortunately I can’t think of anyone that’d want to be tagged but if you read this post and decide to do it feel free to imagine I tagged you!

The Rules:
Each tagged person must post ten things about themselves. You have to choose and tag ten people . Go to their blogs and tell them you tagged them. No tag backs.

  1. I have been dating Bucket for EXACTLY:
  2. 2 years 1 month 29 days 9 hours 40 minutes 32 seconds

    or 2.1 years
    or 25.9 months
    or 112.7 weeks
    or 789.4 days
    or 18,945.6 hours
    or 1,136,740.5 minutes
    or 68,204,432 seconds

  3. Udon is one of my favorite foods but I rarely feel like eating it.
  4. Even though Arrowhead is just tap water, it’s the only brand of bottled water I can drink.
  5. My camera is a Samsung, DualView ST600.
  6. I have three cats: Shiro, Puss and Merlin
  7. I own a shakeweight
  8. I do not own a smartphone
  9. Michael from The Office creeps me out
  10. My favorite piece of classical music is Erik Satie’s Gnossienne no. 1
  11. I have an addiction to entering blog giveaways!

And, in honor of #10 are the latest in blog giveaways i’ve entered. I demand you follow me into the mass of winning possibilities!


I Use My Webcam As A Mirror

WARNING WARNING: Self indulgent post. Semi rant…but not really. More like a declaration of stuff everyone already knows.

The prototypical image of Eden-Avalon, as described by a few long-…long-…long-term friends is as depicted below:


A long time ago: I decided it was far more convenient to use a good webcam as a mirror, rather than an actual mirror. That way I could stay on my laptop while maintaining my GLORIOUS SHINE. For a very long time, my only friends were males. Scratch that. My only friends were males ONLINE. With a handle like AvalonWitch, I’m surprised no one realized I was a girl earlier. The first instance of my being recognized as a member of Club Boobs was over a game of D&D via webcam chat. After that (that being the cancellation of the game to discuss whether or not I was REALLY a girl and many requests of “SHOW US YOUR BOOBS!”) I decided to make it quite obvious to anyone online that I was of the feminine gender.

I’ve gone through quite a metamorphosis. I used to be stick thin and averse to any socializing whats-so-ever-. Then I was grossly obese, bedridden and  chatting with online boys who couldn’t wrap their minds around a girl that liked video games. Now I’ve fallen into what Bucket likes to call “Curvy” and am somewhere between ironically social or voluntarily awkward. I embrace my nerdiness, I really do. From HEAVILY judgmentally toned remarks about how my sister didn’t know what a Venutian was to physically shoving people out of the way when they block my Stark Trek – I like nerdy stuff. I love computers, I love the warez and cracking scene and XKCD is my secret obsession. But…I use my webcam as a mirror.

But this post isn’t about boring you guys with my self-imposed contradictory nature. It’s about something that’s started bugging me as of…like an hour before I wrote this post. My blog lacks nerd!