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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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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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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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