May 2011

Non-bento #40: Twisp and Catsby pizza

May 30, 2011 bento
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Derek and I don’t usually do anything special on Memorial Day weekend, but this year, we thought it’d be fun to make a typical American food with a twist. By “twist” I mean “Twisp and Catsby.” Non-bento #40: Twisp and Catsby Pizza Created and eaten on: 5/26/2011 As you can tell from this post and this post, Derek and I are huge fans of Penny […]

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Bento #85: Dollies bento

May 25, 2011 american
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The first time I went to Derek’s place, I was surprised to see that his place was filled with stuffed dolls made by his sister Clara. (Yes, Derek is manly enough to display his love for cute things and plush dolls. I’m so lucky!) She is an art teacher/fine artist and in college her boyfriend’s (now husband) senior film was a cute animation with characters […]

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stuffed stuff: death bee from Invader ZIM

May 23, 2011 stuffed stuff
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This is one of my oldest plush I’ve made, and it’s kind of embarrassing to look at it now… but here I go. Stuffed stuff: Death Bee from Invader ZIM Created and stuffed: April 2007 Death Bee appeared in the episode of “Attack of the Saucer Morons”, where a bee crashes into the Voot Cruiser operated by ZIM (an invader). Thus, ZIM decides to call […]

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Revamp! Red Knight Bag

May 19, 2011 Blog
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I was organizing my closet the other day, and found the bag I got at Strand and used/abused throughout my art student years at SVA. (School of Visual Arts) Strand is the biggest used book store in NYC, and also known for their super heavy duty canvas bags. It’s not a big bag but it is very strong. So I used to just stuff it […]

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Non-bento #39: ilomilo cookies

May 17, 2011 Baking
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After I made Totoro cookies with the Totoro cookie cutter/food shaper I made, I still had some cookie dough left. So I decided to have fun with it. I wasn’t going to do a post about this, but Derek took some photos of it and we do love these little guys, so I thought why not? Non-bento #39: ilomilo cookies Created and eaten on: 5/8/2011 […]

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