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Thursday, June 10, 2010

Little Deer, Little Deer Bento

"It's time to sleep, little deer, little deer,
The very last kiss is almost here."

(Quote from Time For Bed by Mem Fox)

C's Box

M's Box

Close up of C's little deer.

The girls got almost exactly the same boxes today except for M has her favorite Hapi crackers and C has her strawberry Kawaii cookies. I didn't know how I was going to make a deer, I had sketched out a few head shots but then remembered Deery-Lou by Sanrio. He's just so cute!

I don't think I did too bad recreating him out of bread, turkey pastrami, nori and Swiss cheese... especially for being a beginner. He is on a bed of rice surrounded by carrot flowers and clover sprouts. I bought some new bento boxes today (of course) but instead we decide to use our Easy Lunchboxes containers. They worked perfectly as usual.


Jen said...

so cute...can't wait to see your next one

Janie B said...

Very cute idea. By the way, what does "bento" mean? I keep seeing it.

Mommyof2girlz/StephD said...

It is traditionally a Japanese lunch packed in a divided or sectioned box. Kyaraben boxes are decorated to look like characters from anime, comics or video games where as oekakiben is decorated to look like pictures of animals, people, plants, ect..

Veronica Lee said...

Love the deer. Too cute. You do have a very serious talent for bento making, Steph!!!

Bormanis Family Happenings said...

Very cute!!! But....where do you find the time??? My girls barely get a PB&J thrown on the table amongst all of our chaos!

Lauren Wayne said...

Wow, you are creative! I would love to open such an adorable lunch.

tata | bonitafood said...

Adorable Deery-Lou! I loooove it :D. You have given me an idea to make one with Deery-Lou... Thanks for the idea :D

Anonymous said...

That's just way too cute!

Unknown said...

Beautiful lunchbox! :)

Mommyof2girlz/StephD said...

@Veronica - Thanks sweetie :)

@Deb - The girls "help" so that gives me the time to do it..unless their really hungry and the whining starts..then it's tougher..lol

@Lauren, Cindy, Margot - Thank you ;o)

@Tata - Thanks hun and your welcome..lol Can't wait to see yours :)

@Jen - I can't wait to see my next one either..still not sure what it will be yet..lol

Jaime Leigh said...

I love love this!!!! just ran upon your blog today...it is so adorable...can't wait to see what you come up with nexted =)


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