bento 122 – mini ham and cheddar cheese girl and boy buns

made two simple ham and cheese buns today. we  are dog-sitting  for a friend for a month, and were kept awake last night due to the dog’s barking. i guessed that poor fella must be stressed and missing home, even though charlie, our cavelier king charles was friendly to his new ‘mate’ , gizmo, a silky terrier.

this morning was no better, gizmo ‘ marked’  his territory all over the kitchen. sigh…

ok let’s go back to bento. this is a ‘chubby boy’  bun for s. added some marshmallows, tangerine and longan.

and here is a girl bun for k.

i wanted a wide grin. tried punching using my new punchers but gave up after a few tries. each time only the eyebrows are perfectly cut. the grin either broken or not out at all.

i am using candy eyes for the first time!  i just got them last friday, thank you to a kind bento mama who ordered online for me! you know who you are, hugs and kisses! =P .  the candy eyes come in 3 sizes, small, medium and large. the ones above are medium size. i dont think i’ll buy the small size ones anymore because they are just a small dot of black candy. my personal favorite, the large ones! see photo below for comparison of the sizes.  prices on the stickers are in usd, ordered from candyland crafts.

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12 thoughts on “bento 122 – mini ham and cheddar cheese girl and boy buns

  1. quick and simple using sugar eyes. I must get them when I’m ready to make charaben! I love the twisted marshmellows you got. It sure added a bit of touch to your bento!

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