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Teri-Q Winners!

Yeah, that’s right, I said winners! I sent my Aunty Joy my blog post and when she read up on all the cool favorite aunty stories, she offered to donate the last three bottles she has (more to be made in October) to my giveaway. That’s just another example of how awesome she is. I also need to congratulate her because just last week she welcomed her first granddaughter. Congrats Aunty!!

Teri-Q Winners

Congratulations to my four winners! Apparently Random.org was really into numbers ending with 1 today. Entry #31 is out of luck though.

I had a pretty awesome, yet busy weekend. I started purging books from my shelf, which had a ton of paperbacks I kept from college that I felt were impressionable but that I’ll probably never read again. Unfortunately, this removing of books cause a lot of dust to kick up and Mr. Pikko sneezed constantly the rest of the day. For Mother’s Day, Buddy made me a gift at school and promptly opened it himself because, “I made it, Mommy!”. Oh kids.

Mr. Pikko got me roses and almost sliced off a finger with a thorn. Baby Girl got me a cute card. I made Grandma J a scrapbook of kids pictures to help use up photos of all the grandkids and my scrapbooking materials. I baked a horrible disaster of a cake, which I have named the Earthquake Cake. I know it’s probably hard to believe, but it actually tasted freaking fantastic.

I had started an AiBento calendar to map out how I’d be doing all my bento and posts for the next week but apparently this was really just a great way to curse every single one of my planned out events. I completely forgot to do my LOST Party Food thing on Saturday, so that gets moved to tomorrow. Then I overslept this morning, making it impossible to do my Robot theme entry for the Kawaii Bento Club contest. It’s almost like life doesn’t want me to plan it out.

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  • Martyna

    When it comes to getting “rid” of books, I prefer to send them travel with http://www.bookcrossing.com 🙂
    Congrats to the winners!

  • Woooohooo! I won some the amazing Teri-Q sauce! A big thank you to your Aunty Joy for her wonderful generosity in donating the last of her bottles. To which email should I send my postal address for the saucy goodness to make it’s way here? 😀 Hurray!

  • Aimee S.

    OMG, that cake is awesome/hilarious/fantastic! lol Don’t worry girl…you aren’t the first and will not be the last to have a cake disaster. All that matters is that it tasted GREAT!

  • Tiffany

    Omigosh! I won!! Yeyyyyy! ::jumps for joy:: I can’t wait to try the sauce.
    Thank you so much. 🙂 I have the same question as Miloko- where can I send my information?

  • Yay! I am so excited to try it! 🙂

  • Sara

    Please tell your Aunty Joy a huge thank you! She is awesome! 🙂

  • Michael Min

    Love your website! I recently started preparing dinner in bento style. I had a heck of a time finding the traditional black box with the red interior(from Tennessee no less). Anyway. I came to the same conclusion that you did, that serving meals in a bento box can help in portion control. I saw one of your musubi that was decorated with a picture that was taken from a rubber stamp. I am a retired teacher(an old guy who taught graphics in a high school) with too much time on my hands. Since retiring, I have made a bunch of colored Japanese graphics from rubber stamps. I’d like to send you a sample and if you like what you see, I’ll send you a CD with all of the graphics-free. They are in both Adobe Illustrator and pdf formats. Maybe you can find the graphics useful either in your bento adventures or for some other creative purpose. I’ve never responded to a blog before so if you tell me how, I can send you a sample, for example maneki nekko, my arigato girl, Boys’ Day carp rider, etc.