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Okay, I promiced two awesome artists on dA, :icontoontwins: I would give them the recipe for dango.  You all can use the recipe to your liking as well=D

Here it is...

You require the following ingredients:

1 1/3 cup joshinko (rice flour.  Or you can get rice flour and grind it, but it must be ground just enough so it's as a flour.  Any wheat grinder would work well.  Just use the electronic one.  I did it by hand and it hurts><U)
3/4 cup warm water

For Sauce:

2/3 cup water (I start out with cold water--it doesn't matter.  It's going to be boiled anyway.)
1/2 cup sugar
2 1/2 tbsps soy sauce (Any soy sause will do.  Just don't make the same mistake I did when accedently using stake sauseXDD)
1 1/2 tbsp katakuriko (dogtooth violet starch)/cornstarch
1 1/2tbsp water (i'd use this amount to help grind up the cornstarch.  Cornstarch is a solid, so you might as well use a liquid to help grind it up into a fluid before puting it in.)
*Bamboo skewers (Or, as we use, metal clothes hangers that have been cut into skewersXDD  Metal works relly well, just watch out it they get too hot>>)

Making the rice dumplings:

Put rice flour in a bowl and add warm water. Knead the dough well (or just use a metal spoon if you want to). Make small round dumplings (the size of rubber balls). Place the dumplings in a (vegetable) steamer and steam them on high heat for 10 min. Cool the dumplings and skewer them in bamboo sticks. (3-4 dumplings each stick.)

Making the sweet sause:

Mix water, sugar, and soysauce in a pan and put it on medium heat. Mix the water and katakuriko starch in a cup and set aside. When the sauce boils, add the starch mixture and mix quickly.

And then...

Slightly grill the skewered dumplings and brush the sauce over them (using a small steak brush (whatever it's called) will do).

*Makes 4 servings.

And because I feel as generous as I usually do, I'll throw in a pocky recipe as well8D

Definition:

Pocky Sticks are long, skinny wheat crackers dipped in various flavored toppings, including chocolate (a stick is pictured below), strawberry, milk/tea swirl, cinnamon, almond crunch, and others, including such exotic varieties as melon.

Recipe for sesame tart pastry:

1 cup whole wheat flour
1/8 cup sesame
1/8 tsp salt
1/4 cup butter
1/8 cup brown sugar
1/8 cup soy bean jam (Or you can find a substitute.  I think we used pumkin butter for ours.)
1 egg yolk
1/4 cup water

Steps for making it:

1. Mix flour, sesame, and salt
2. Cut in butter
3. Mix jam, yolk, and water, slowly add to flour mixture
4. Roll out and freeze for one hour
5. Fit dough into mold (I am still hunting down the perfect mold, but haven't found much luck.  You may have to do it by hand.)
6. Bake, 400F 10 min

(Or, if you are lazy or are in a rush, just buy some sesame sticks or think pretzel stick and dip them in chocolate (leave about a range of an inch to a half inch so your hands don't get sticky).)

Flavors to dip it in:

MANGO:

1. Slice mangos and layer on top of baked shells, brush on honey
2. Layer on top of baked shell
3. Bake 400F 10 min

ORANGE:

1. Squeeze 1/2 cup worth of orange juice
2. Add 1/2 tbs of gelatin and let stand 10 min
3. Boil, cool to egg white consistency, and pour over mangos
4. Cool pie -oh, I mean, tart - in the frige overnight.
Serve tart with fresh mint.

Chocolate...Well, just melt that oneXD

I hope I helped any, :icontoontwins:!  And good luck on making it if you do!:dance:
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Temporary Goodbye / Hiatus

Journal Entry: Thu May 17, 2012, 7:42 PM


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So... you may have already seen my post on tumblr, this is the same thing. 'cept I'm going to go into a bit more detail. Forgive me for a second, but I'm going to get really personal.

Some of you may know, some of you might not, but I have a horrible and touchy history with my family/parents, mainly my dad. My parents / childhood has been a touchy subject with me, and usually when things relating to the two are brought up, it means something not good has happened. When I was little, it seemed like I was my parents precious little angel, their perfect, talented, smart,  beautiful little baby... up until I was maybe six years old. My dad hit the beer, HARD, and whatever money our family had dwindled to absolutely nothing. My parents barely had a dollar to their name, and barely paid the bills. It wasnt unheard of in my house to go without electricity or water, or go to bed without eaten anything that day. Things were hard but I was too young to understand. My dad's drinking problem got worse and worse, and mom got a job somewhere so she was gone all day. It was just me, my dad, and my two little sisters most of the time. Before everything took a dip, I was a daddy's girl. I played with my dad all the time, and I loved him to death. He loved me to death. I was his little girl. After everything, it seemed like.. I was his favorite to mess with / bully / make do stuff. In our house, it was usually my responsibility to do everything from doing the laundry, to changing my sister's daiper, to cleaning the house. I did it all by myself at a really young age, and it felt like I rarely got to play. Every five minutes my dad would ask me to go do something, and never, NEVER was it good enough for him. I never did anything right. If I swept the floor, he would point out every single flaw and make me continue until he deemed it perfect. It was the same with my schoolwork. If I brought home anything less than a 100%, I got yelled at and criticized. "YOU LAZY BITCH," He'd yell at me, but would turn around and give my sister a five dollar bill for the same thing I would have done. Naturally, I started to stop caring about what I did and started to give up. I became depressed at about 8 years old. This depression lasted until I was about 14, and then was almost my breaking point...

Inbetween being 8 and 14 years old, I lost any motivation to do anything, I never talked to people, I never complained, I never asked for anything, and.. I never reached out for help. I bottled everything up, I rarely cried, and I felt as if I was some emotionless monster. It took until I was 14 to gather the courage to atleast tell someone how I felt and how things were over the years, and I instantly began to change. After opening up, my old personality from years ago came back, I could smile again, and I'm not so shy anymore around people. My life has CHANGED. Ever since my parents lost their jobs and we had to move in with my grandmother, my life has been so much better.
But still-- even with all of the improvements, I still have lots of problems. I can't sleep, I can't eat, my body is weak as SHIT, I have a hard time getting anything done, and its a pain. I do bad in school because I miss so much of it, not being able to go.

Anyways- on to what happened today. The day before, it was a busy busy day. I was in and out of my school from 7am to 9pm, running around back in forth in high heels (didnt expect I'd have to stick around for so long..) and I was EXHAUSTED. I didnt get a single thing done and I probably fell right asleep at around 10:00-10:30. I havent been on my computer for DAYS. I woke up the next morning just sore and still exhausted, barely able to sit up. I thought, there was NO way I'd be able to go to school like this. My mom, on the other hand, apparently wasn't exactly seeing this. I missed my bus, and pretty much laid back down and fell asleep. I woke up shortly after, so hungry my stomach hurt (I freaking hate this feeling), and had to pee. I used the bathroom, and mom was already starting to rage. She stood at the end of the hallway bitching at me to hurry up, and I was in no way ready to go. I still had to shower and other things. I went to the kitchen first to get some food but was INSTANTLY shot down, so then I had to just go get in the shower, I guess. Mom took my sister to school, and told me to be READY by the time she got home. I was already fucked from the start. I got in the shower, and right when I was about to get out, the bathroom door is ripped open, and my mom SCREAMS at the TOP of her voice "GET YOUR FUCKING ASS OUT OF THAT SHOWER NOWWWWW!" So I wait for her to get her shit together and leave so I could get out, but no, she continues screaming at me until I have to say "WELL CAN YOU GET OUT SO I CAN GET DRESSED???", then she says "NOWWWWWWWWW!" one more time, and slams the door, then proceeding to go down the hallway and give my dad a faceful of shit talk about me which he ignorantly agreed with. Stuff like "Cant wait until the police show up at my door because of her," "She'll never get fucking anywhere besides mcdonalds," and stuff like that. It's like... WOMAN. WHAT. THE FUCK. Atleast I have fucking plans after graduating high school, and I'll tell you what, I will actually be getting MY ASS somewhere, unlike YOU who couldnt keep her damn legs closed and popped out three little accidents into a world you couldnt fucking provide for them. Atleast I will have the fucking money to have FOOD, ELECTRICTY, and WATER, and not have my kids all fucked up because of how they grew up. Atleast I dont do drugs, get drunk, have sex, or get into ANY trouble. I *NEVER* get into fucking trouble, so I dont see how I fucking come across as a delinquent to her, because atleast I've got some common sense.

I'm sorry for blowing up and getting deep and whiny, but I'm sick and tired of everything. Im SICK of waiting for school to get over with, I am SICK of waiting to turn 18 and be free. I probably sound like your typical bratty teenager here, but I just want to get out of this hell hole and finally be on my own. Yeah, being on your own is hard, yeah, there are bills and struggles, but I have delt with FAR worse in my lifetime and I will be fine. I'd atleast be doing better than my parents by then.

The one thing I wish I could have done, though, is ask for help. I wish I could have found a better way to have lived, or done something better with myself. I wish I had the courage to seek help or SOMETHING. I hate being so afraid, and having anxiety, and worried something wrong is always waiting around the corner. For the love of god, I want to be free.

Anyway, to the final point, after this morning ordeal, I am grounded. So.. both of my computers are getting taken away, I am not allowed to go out and see people, and my bedtime is 9pm. :I I WILL NOT BE ABLE TO DO COMMISSIONS until my school year has ended. I will not be online msn, MAYBE I can on skype if I can get it to work on my phone, and I wont be on dA or anything. I wont post drawings for atleast a month.

I'm really sorry guys.. right now I'm really upset and.. not in a good mood. If you want to talk to me while I'm gone, please send me an ask on tumblr while I still have internet for the time being and we'll find a way to talk.

Again, I'm sorry.. I really hate opening up like this but I just cant... take it anymore. I know I'm being an ungrateful shit, and there's much much worse out there, and that I kind of deserve this, but I just want to know there's still a light at the end of the tunnel I can follow.
Thanks everyone for supporting me so far, you all mean alot.
Goodbye for now. ;w;

:iconnarkissa::iconaya-mei::iconami-origami::iconbarnaboo::icondomethieus::iconbreannawelsh::iconhymnofvalefor::iconsapphirethehedgehog::iconsannsikk::icont-raposo::iconlackless::iconkastella72::iconinfinitize::iconlolisoup::iconoceantann::iconstilldollsawaii::iconrobynroxx::iconrazorbladekisses-0::icont-raposo: And others~
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Figure I'll try it for once :XD:

What will be given away:
:bulletred: 300 :points:
:bulletgreen: I'll email the EverScript Winter desktop by :iconmau-acheron: to you!

Well, 300 :points: total XP The first ten people to do this will get it ;) (a.k.a. 30 :points: per person)

What you have to do:
:bulletred: Fave this journal.
:bulletgreen: Make a new journal or poll linking back to this one.
:bulletred: Leave a comment here with the poll/journal. As I see your comment, I'll add you to the list :)
:bulletgreen: 15 bonus :points: if you recruit a member! (They'd have to say it's because of you that they joined to get the bonus :points:)

The final winners will be posted on the 25th December, and on Christmas Day I'll send them their prizes! Have a great holiday season, everyone! :hug:

Entrants:
1. :iconkabacol:
2. :iconnana-princess:
3. :iconshysillystupid:
4. :iconangelyunarukami:
5. :iconcellocustard:
6. :iconmoonpeck:
7. :icondetoreik:
8. :iconvisionarydame:
9. :iconmanu-chann:
10. :iconyurihime:

Congrats!! Wow, I got so many O.o Thanks to all who participated! I'll be handing out the points tomorrow ;)
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Commissions [CLOSED]

Journal Entry: Tue Jan 29, 2013, 10:47 AM


Thank you guys for commissioning me!
Opening the second round of commissions!
*Disclaimer: Commissions will be done after the con. (3 weeks)


*Please read my commissions terms before you commission me.
Upon sending me a request you have acknowledged that you have read and are in compliance with the terms of service.




♥ Chibi ♥

C: Bijou chibi by KokoTensho


(simple/transparent bg) $18 USD per character
(limit 1-3 characters in one pic)
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♥ Moe Page Doll ♥


(transparent bg) $22 USD per character
(limit 1-2 characters im one pic)



♥ Sparkle Plush Page Doll ♥


(transparent bg) $21 USD per character
(limit 1-2 characters in one pic)



♥ Half Body ♥

Com: Radiance by KokoTensho(semi complex bg) $27 USD
+$18 USDper extra character
(limit 1-3 characters in one pic)



♥ Full body ♥


Commission Rita by KokoTensho

 (semi complex bg) $65 USD
+$33 USD per extra character
(limit 1-5 characters in one pic)

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*All of these prices include paypal fee

In order to be considered a slot please send me a note with the following info:


Names of the characters: ( so I can place it on the commission )
Description/References:  ( Picture refs work best )
Commission type(s): ( Full colored chibi , Pagedoll, halfbody etc )
Extras: ( other things you feel you should tell me you want )

*Please note that if a character is cluttered or has a lot of details on them, I will have to charge extra.

Payment method: Paypal only ;;

*If the information sent isnt correct or you didnt read everything you miss your chance on being considered a slot ;;


Limited amount of slots! ;;

Slots:
1. Berryiis [paid]
2. moondust70 [paid]
3. Aspintacular [paid]
4. crownwaltz
5. Jardineparrot [paid]
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A U C T I O N: slots for pagedolls :'D

Starting bid: $21
AB: $50 (for up to 1 character. For extra character +$15)
Ends July 25th 4pm EST


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This giveaway is over. Winners announced soon.

Something i've been meaning to do but only recently was I prompted by Atlantien1.

All you need to do is this:
Browse deviantART and find a piece of art (or more than one) you REALLY like. Something that means something to you!
Then simply make a journal featuring that piece (or pieces) of art. You could even say a few words about that piece and the artist?
Remember to comment below with a link to your journal!
Here's mine: moomin-man.deviantart.com/art/…

Winners will be picked at random!
1st - 200:points: :icontimekiller357:
2nd - 100:points: :iconmeadowind:
3rd - 50:points: :iconpaintedfeline:
4th - 50:points: :iconshuroi:
5th - 50:points: :iconnadeshikofan:
6th - 50:points: :iconiluvshinyeevee030:





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BONUS POINTS won by :iconcharactertamersteph:
If you want the chance to win a quick 100:points:, check out my forum post and leave a comment to say you have entered a giveaway!
(Any giveaway of mine, doesn't matter which one!)
Forum Post: forum.deviantart.com/community…
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Winner will be picked at random from the list of comments!
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This giveaway endded 24th May 2013 9:00pm GMT (UK)
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:below::below::below::below:
English

:pointr:RULES:

I allow:
:bulletgreen: OC Original Characters
:bulletgreen: FanArt
:bulletgreen: Shonen ai / Yaoi.

I don't do:
:bulletred: Hentai.

PAY

Paypal (paid before receive the draw.
€ = Euros only.
:email:- Send me a note with the subject "comission" and your petition.

Warning!: These drawings are for personal use, is forbidden to use lucrative.


:pointr:INFORMACION:

:bulletpurple:Sketchs: (Colorless)
2€  Per character.
Two characters 4€.
Three characters 6€.
Four characters 8€.

Example:
2€ SURUDOI - Sketche Takeshi by Norita-chan

:bulletpurple:Half body:
4€ For character aditional.
Two characters 8€.
Three characters 12€.
Four characters 15€.

Example:
4€:thumb273783060: 8€:thumb252428558:

:bulletpurple:Full body:
6€ for character aditional.
Two characters 12€.
Three characters 18€.
Four characters 24€.

Example:
6€:thumb252427788: 24€:thumb282597534:

+Extras:
3€ + But if you want the background picture

Example:
:thumb293947655:

:below::below::below::below:
Español

:pointr:NORMAS:

Permito:
:bulletgreen: Personajes propios.
:bulletgreen: Personajes existentes.
:bulletgreen: Boys love / Yaoi.

No hago:
:bulletred: Hentai.

Forma de pago:

Pagar antes de recibir el dibujo.
Solo en euros.
:email:- Envíame una nota con el título "comisión" y tu petición.

¡Advertencia!: Estos dibujos son para uso personal, está prohibido su uso lucrativo.

:pointr:INFORMATION:

:bulletpurple:Bocetos: (Sin color)
2€ Por personaje.
Dos personajes 4€.
Tres personajes 6€.
Cuatro personajes 8€.

Ejemplo:
2€ SURUDOI - Sketche Takeshi by Norita-chan

:bulletpurple:Medio cuerpo:
4€ Por personaje adicional.
Dos personajes 8€.
Tres personajes 12€.
Cuatro personajes 15€.

Ejemplo:
4€:thumb273783060: 8€:thumb252428558:

:bulletpurple:Cuerpo entero:
6€ Por personaje adicional.
Dos personajes 12€.
Tres personajes 18€.
Cuatro personajes 24€.

Ejemplo:
6€:thumb252427788: 24€:thumb282597534:

+Extra:
3€ + Si quieres el dibujo con fondo.

Ejemplo:
:thumb293947655:
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Allo thear! I've decided to raise prices on commissions since my skill level is substantially different from when I first set prices ^^
All these prices listed are WITHOUT BACKGROUNDS
1 character in a picture:
Head shots:
5 USD or 500 points for a sketch
7.50 USD or 750 points for a line art
10 USD or 1000 points for a colored line art
Most/Full bodies:  
10 USD or 1000 points for a sketch
15 USD or 1500 points for a line art
20 USD or 2000 points for a colored lineart
2 characters in a picture:
15 USD or 1500 points for a sketch
20 USD or 2000 points for a lineart
25 USD or 200 points for a colored line art
Every additional character beyond that is an extra 5 USD or 500 points (Character limit is 7 per picture)
Background: +2.00 USD or 200 points
Fake Screen shot effect w/ or w/o subtitles (your choice) +2.50 USD or points
Just letting you know, I will charge you extra if your character has not been designed , and I am involved in the actual designing rather than sketching and drawing outright.

NEW ADDITION: MANGA STYLE COMMISSION:
10 USD or 1000 points for a headshot in manga style, uncolored
17.50 USD or 1750 points for a headshot in manga style, colored
15 USD or 1500 points for a fullbody in manga style, uncolored
22.50 USD or 2250 points for a fullbody in manga style, colored
30 USD or 3000 points for a fake manga cover
(hint, hint) These aren't equal amounts. It's actually CHEAPER to use USD... 5Hint....)
When you commission me, please send me the following:

Email Address:
Type of Commission from the list:
References for character(s), poses, effects, colors:
Background: (Y/N)
Extra details:


If there is anything you want me to draw that's not on this list, please discuss this with me via note ;) </i>
I reserve the right to turn down any commission I receive, even if for no reason
Rules regarding commissions:
1.) First and foremost, it must comply with dA's rules and such
2.) I'll attempt at any anime style but don't expect me to be successful with anime styles other than Bleach.
3.) I don't do smut. I'm willing to do romantic pictures and mild stuff but please don't make turn on the 18+ filter
4.) I'll do yaoi and yuri but, like before, try to keep it PG-13.
5.) Please, no anthro. Just no.
There, we go! Thanks for checking me out, and if you're commissioning me, I look forward to drawing for you ^^
Examples of my work:
A Winter to Remember by Xerevantes Trapped in Hell by Xerevantes Manga Style: Tsubasa Kuchiki by Xerevantes Femme Fatale by Xerevantes Bleach OC: Fullbringer Sakon Yamagishi by Xerevantes Rage Awakened: Manga Cover by Xerevantes

Slots:
1.) :icontygerlander: Status: Paid?Finished 2/2
2.) :iconxevrodatanious: Status: Paid/Finished 2/2
3.) :iconsuperjustinbros: Status: Paid/Finished 1/1

4.) :iconzougeiro-hato:  Status: Paid/Sketched
5.) :iconladyoftheseireitei: Status: Paid/Sketched
6.) :iconsentanabentara: Status: Unpaid
7.) :iconalbinoeisbaer: Status: Paid
8.) :iconspikemugen: Status: Unpaid
9.) :iconrinriko: Status: Unpaid
10.) :iconchibiem: Status: Unpaid
  • Mood: Satisfied
  • Listening to: Hikari- Utada Hikaru
  • Reading: Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia
  • Watching: Criminal Minds
  • Playing: Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
  • Eating: Turkey Sandwiches
  • Drinking: Grape Juice
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Kiriban!

Journal Entry: Sat Oct 27, 2012, 5:01 AM
Oooh jeez ist not that far anymore peeps~

Rules:
-Only active watchers may take part (Not playing Santa for people who want some free Art, I know the People who Keep faving and commenting so no worries >D)
-Don't edit the screenshot!
-Comment on this Journal with the screenshot.
-Take a picture of the full screen!
-Only 1 winner this time!

Take a screenshot of my 99,999 pageviews~

;v; You'll get a Screenshot Style with 1 character + background of your choice

Good luck my lovlies!

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I'm producing a new show at Nickelodeon called "Sanjay and Craig"
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It premieres May 25th.  It's funny and pretty!
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