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May 2011

Sakura at Brooklyn Botanic Garden 2011

May 15, 2011 Blog
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It’s a bit late, but the photos were too pretty not to blog. So I’m going to do a quick post about the amazing experience at Brooklyn Botanic Garden a couple of weeks ago. I live less than a 10 minute walk from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. They have a large collection of Japanese cherry trees. And ever year, they have a cherry blossom festival, a.k.a. […]

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Non-bento #38: Coolest guy I never met yet

May 11, 2011 bento
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I was working on some freelance plush projects a little while ago, and I had some questions about the toy industry. Who did I think of first? Jeremy Brautman. Non-bento #38: Coolest guy I never met yet (Jeremy Brautman) Created and eaten on: 4/28/2011 I think I have to explain a little about this. I’ve never met Jeremy. I only know him on Twitter. All […]

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Non-bento #36 & 37: Totoro egg in the blanket & cookies

May 9, 2011 Baking
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It’s so much fun to play with the Totoro cookie cutter/food mold I made, I couldn’t stop playing with it. I made two different dishes with the Totoro food cutter/food shaper, but I’m going to post both of them in here. Non-bento #36: Totoro egg in the blanket Created and eaten on 5/5/2011 Whenever I see an egg shaper, I see an “egg in the […]

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Non-bento #35: Totoro breakfast

May 4, 2011 bento
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I posted a sneak preview photo on my twitter and my facebook fan page so some of you might already know what I made with the Totoro metal cutter I made the other day, but I learned some stuff while I was using it, so I decided to write a post. Non-bento #35: Totoro breakfast Created and eaten on: 5/4/2011 My Totoro themed breakfast contains […]

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How to make a cookie cutter / food shaper

May 2, 2011 bento
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If you’re a long time reader of my blog, you might have seen my Rabbids cookies and Rabbids bento, which I made using a handmade rabbid cookie cutter. When I made it, I used very crappy pliers, a chopstick and a soldering iron. Even though I was very excited to have my own custom cookie cutter and wanted to encourage people to make their own, […]

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