Swaying Cherry Blossoms
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Joined 07-18-05, id: 857793, Profile Updated: 08-14-09
Author has written 2 stories for Fruits Basket.

Hello, you've stumbled onto the profile of Swaying Cherry Blossoms! Welcome! If you read my stories and would like to know more about me, then you'll find everything right here. If you haven't read my stories but you're curious to know what I'm like, then you'll still find everything right here :

About Me My name is Alyssa and I'm eighteen. I live on Long Island, which is part of New York. I will be freshman at the State University of New York College at Cortland (SUNY Cortland) and I will be majoring in psychology. I have brown hair that's medium length and naturally curly and my eyes are blue. I'm a cross country and track runner, formally a race walker, and I have to say it's probably one of the most important parts of my life. In September I will have been a vegetarian for four years. I have a boyfriend named Rich, who I've been with since January 20, 2008. I love him so much and I can't imagine what my life would be like without him. I have so many wonderful friends that I love with all of my heart, along with a great family that I'm really close to. I drive a 2008 Nissan Versa S in Sapphire Blue, my favorite food is eggplant, and I've been a cashier at Kmart since June 2008, but once I leave for school I'll be done with it! (I hate it soooo much there). I love living my life drug and alcohol-free. I'm one of those people that love having fun, and who always take the time to just stop and appreciate everything and just think, "Wow, I love life."

Interests I love the beach, running, smoothies, shopping, fashion, flowers, green tea, ice cream, taking pictures, staying up all night, my Blackberry Storm, giant purses, sun dresses, the Yankees (big fan!), picnics, summer, big sunglasses, animals, music, reading, writing, the smells of various soaps and lotions, Twilight, getting mail, playgrounds, decorating, laughing, taking care of myself, being healthy and happy

Bands/Singers I Like The Academy Is..., Acceptance, the Afters, the All-American Rejects, All Time Low, Allister, Amber Pacific, American Hi-Fi, Armor for Sleep, the Ataris, Automatic Loveletter, the Bigger Lights, A Bird A Sparrow, Bowling for Soup, Boys Like Girls, Brighten, Broadway Calls, the Cab, Capitol Risk, Cobra Starship, A Cursive Memory, Cute Is What We Aim For, Danger Is My Middle Name, the Dangerous Summer, Dashboard Confessional, Dave Melillo, Driving East, Dropout Year, the Early November, Easton, Echo Screen, Eleventyseven, Envy On the Coast, Every Avenue, Fall Out Boy, Farewell, Finch, Five Times August, Flight 409, Forever the Sickest Kids, the Friday Night Boys, the Get Up Kids, the Goodnight Anthem, Goodnight Sunrise, Goot, Gregory and the Hawk, Guster, Hawk Nelson, Hellogoodbye, Hey Monday, Hit the Lights, Holiday Parade, Hometown Anthem, Houston Calls, Jack Johnson, Jamestown Story, Jason Mraz, Jesse McCartney, John Mayer, Jonas Brothers, Jonathan Clay, Joy In Tomorrow, June, Just Surrender, Last Winter, the Less, Lifehouse, Lights Out Dancing, Mae, the Maine, Mayday Parade, Mercy Mercedes, the Method To My Madness, Metro Station, the Morning Light, Motion City Soundtrack, NevershoutNever!, Nevertheless, New Found Glory, October Fall, Over It, Owl City, Panic At the Disco, Parade the Day, Paramore, Permanent Me, Phone Calls From Home, Plain White T's, PlayRadioPlay!, Powerspace, Promise Of Redemption, Push Play, Relient K, Rihanna, the Rocket Summer, A Rocket To the Moon, Rooney, the Scene Aesthetic, Secondhand Serenade, the Secret Handshake, Senses Fail, Sherwood, Show Me the Skyline, Sing It Loud, Something Corporate, the Sophomore Attempt, the Spill Canvas, Spitalfield, the Starting Line, Stephen Jerzak, Stero Skyline, Straylight Run, Sugarcult, the Summer Set, Sunset Shootout, Taking Back Sunday, Taylor Swift, Teddy Geiger, Ten Falls Forth, There For Tomorrow, This Providence, Tyler Hilton, Valencia, We the Kings, the White Tie Affair, the Years Gone By, Yellowcard

Yes I know, it's a lot (absolute favorites are in italics), and of course it's in alphabetical order because I got it straight off my iPod. This are generally the bands and singers I listen to, and there's others on my iPod but I just don't like them all enough to mention them :

Interesting Fact Back when I was in seventh, eighth, and ninth grade I was obsessed with anime and manga. Like, completely obsessed. It's all I ate, slept, and breathed. Towards the end of ninth grade I totally lost interest in it. However, one night this summer it was like, two o'clock in the morning and I couldn't sleep. So, I go over to this little cupboard on my wall that's filled with manga books and pull out one of thirteen volumes of Fruits Basket that I have (I lost interest after that volume). Right away, I got sucked in. I had forgotten how much I loved Fruits Basket, and how much I completely love the Kyo/Tohru pairing. It was like I was reuinited with an old friend, and right then I was back into it. I probably won't buy any other volumes of it because I basically read the whole thing online after that, plus I had been following the Japanese release long before it all came out in the U.S. when I liked it, so I knew anyway how it ended, but I still wanted to read it again, haha. Then I revisited my Fan Fiction and felt bad at how I abandoned "Her Miracle", so I starting writing it again. Fruits Basket is the only manga I will ever read or be into again, just because it's so cute and everything. Other than that I'm not into anime at all. That was part of my past and probably won't ever be an interest again, although it was fun while it lasted.

Fan Fiction I currenly have one completed story, "Unexpected", and one story in progress, "Her Miracle". I am very picky about what I put on my favorites list, and generally my favorite authors are personal friends or authors that have written more than one story on my favorites. All of my future stories will be only Fruits Basket, and always a Kyo/Tohru pairing. Although, I do have a story in the works already for after "Her Miracle" that has Yuki/Machi too, but that'll be coming someday in the near future.

Thanks for reading my life story! I feel very flattered that you had so much interest in me to read all of it. Take care and don't forget to read and review my stories! :P

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A Basket of Drabbles by Geoduck reviews
An anthology of super-short Furuba stories I've written over the years. Mostly humorous. Today's story: An awkward moment on a double-date.
Fruits Basket - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 104 - Words: 15,943 - Reviews: 493 - Favs: 113 - Follows: 69 - Updated: 9/11/2011 - Published: 6/8/2009
How I Met Your Mother by Shadow Koneko reviews
Who needs Cinderella? Tohru's daughter finds stories about her parents much more interesting. Kyo/Tohru
Fruits Basket - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 65,805 - Reviews: 158 - Favs: 145 - Follows: 54 - Updated: 10/13/2009 - Published: 3/28/2008 - Kyo S., Tohru H. - Complete
Blue Heaven by HardlyFatal reviews
Class 2D has to take a course in Family Life, where they're all paired off in pretend marriages for the year. Hijinks ensue. Several pairings. COMPLETE
Fruits Basket - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 37,262 - Reviews: 1302 - Favs: 1,028 - Follows: 409 - Updated: 12/3/2008 - Published: 6/30/2005 - Kyo S., Tohru H. - Complete
Sohma Summer Fun! by Neko-Chan in Wonderland reviews
[COMPLETE]It looks like everyone, including Tohru's friends, and Yuki's student council friends, is going on vacation to the Sohma summer home! Oh what a summer it will be... Drama, romance, and pure insanity! Includes every pairing possible. [SPOILERS]
Fruits Basket - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 27 - Words: 46,835 - Reviews: 468 - Favs: 137 - Follows: 65 - Updated: 10/8/2006 - Published: 8/1/2005 - Complete
Shoopuf Basket by Raine-Weather reviews
It's summer! And you know what that means... The Sohma Summer Vacation from Hell! COMPLETED!
Fruits Basket - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 22 - Words: 103,533 - Reviews: 296 - Favs: 146 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 1/17/2005 - Published: 4/20/2004 - Complete
Never Gray by SakuraBubbles the Muffin Child reviews
xXCh 15 UP The Grand FinaleXx Revolves around the occupants of Shigure's house. When Kyo and Yuki have a serious fight, Tohru suffers the consequences. Then Hatsuharu's thrown into the mix. Yaoi and hetero pairings, YukiHaru, KyoTohru. Rated R for...
Fruits Basket - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 15 - Words: 90,263 - Reviews: 237 - Favs: 138 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 12/17/2004 - Published: 9/11/2004 - Complete
A Thousand Cranes by mochaaa reviews
Tohru and Kyo were childhood friends, but at the age of six he had to move away and left Tohru with only an origami crane to remember him by. After eleven years passed by, they met again. What sorts of things will happen? AU version RxR please! KxT
Fruits Basket - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 17,425 - Reviews: 251 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 8/6/2004 - Published: 7/4/2004
Love Disease by mochaaa reviews
Bad boy Sohma Kyo is a loner and won't let anyone get too close to him. He only uses girls and makes sure never to fall in love with them, but can one request change everything? AU Version of FB. RxR please&thanks. KxT
Fruits Basket - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 27,553 - Reviews: 260 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 5/16/2004 - Published: 3/30/2004
A Battle Lost by Mizaya reviews
Kyoru. 'It was a weakness, letting her into his heart so firmly that he found himself dreaming of being with her forever.' Three-part fic with lime ending. COMPLETE
Fruits Basket - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 14,297 - Reviews: 176 - Favs: 166 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 2/12/2004 - Published: 1/25/2004 - Kyo S., Tohru H. - Complete
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Her Miracle reviews
AU: I am Kyo Sohma, and I am about to tell you my story. I will tell you now, in advance, that although you will be guaranteed to smile as you read this, you will also cry. Based on the novel and movie A Walk To Remember. Kyoru.
Fruits Basket - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 23,455 - Reviews: 69 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 8/12/2009 - Published: 4/23/2006 - Kyo S., Tohru H.
Unexpected reviews
AU: Kyoko Honda and Kazuma Sohma have been friends for thirty years and their children have never met. But on one fateful day, the two teens meet and their lives are changed forever. Kyoru. Complete!
Fruits Basket - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 18 - Words: 59,291 - Reviews: 269 - Favs: 163 - Follows: 64 - Updated: 4/22/2006 - Published: 7/25/2005 - Kyo S., Tohru H. - Complete