Psychic MoonShadow (psychmoonshadow) wrote,
Psychic MoonShadow

Pokémon Events and Food!

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After being green-lit a few months back, I have been working on organizing a series of Pokémon-themed events and programming, and I'm proud to announce that Pokéthon is happening in less than a month!

We are being hosted by Otakuthon, an animé/manga convention in Montreal, Quebec. They already have a number of sub-events for other topics, such as the Touhou Project video games, yaoi (yep, yaoi), and ball-jointed dolls, and we're the newest one!

We're going to have a number of neat events, like a video game tournament, cosplay photo shoot, contest, and a bunch of panels. Thankfully I don't have to worry about running everything, but there's still been a lot to figure out.

I'll be posting updates and news on the Pokéthon Facebook page, so I hope you'll follow us and help spread the word!

In Pokémon dessert news, did you guys hear about the Pikachu Café in Japan? Don't misunderstand - I am not a fan of Pikachu, but show me any Pokémon edibles and I will be excited. What do y'all think of it?

So I shall make do with my own creations! First up, here's the next batch from my Cupcakedex project!
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This time, we have Growlithe, Poliwag, Abra, Machop, Bellsprout, Tentacool, Geodude, Ponyta, Slowpoke, Magnemite, Doduo and Seel! All on banana cupcakes with cream cheese icing, which I had never made before!

Lastly, my friend Alex had her birthday last month, and I was determined to make a cake of her choosing. When she chose Arcanine, I was thrilled, even though I couldn't give her the cake until some weeks later. Still, who doesn't love Arcanine cake? :D
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I'm really proud of how this guy came out! Since learning the buttercream transfer technique for cake decorating, I can't do it any other way! I'm really satisfied with how much I've improved over the past couple of months.

Thanks for reading!

Tags: awesome, baking/decorating, convention, pokémon
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