Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Weekly Words Challenge 72!

The "words" for this week were Z and Abandoned.

I was really pathetic this week. No, really. The only picture I took for the challenge was...

Z for Zelda

It's not even interesting. Next weeks words should be a lot more inspiring.

(Bentos!)

Bento for Hoop (Valentines)


Bento for Tink (Valentines)


One morning, when I was running even later than usual, Hoop offered to make my lunch. He called at noon to ask if I had seen his note. "Your note?" I asked, looking for some paper or napkin tucked into my box. "In the fruit!" So I looked at my fruit and saw...

"House, circle, I? Is this a cleaning reference?" "Turn it around." "Oh!"

Awwww.

(Other Random Photos)

Chef Hoop

Oddly, this was one of his Christmas presents.

Wasp in Lemon Tree



If you haven't joined the fun yet, go
here for details. We also have a Flickr group for easy shareability. Not only do you get to add "Lowly Foon" to your resume, but you get to find out the new words at least an hour earlier. Happy snapping!

The words for next week are:
2
and
Expressive Face

Daily Etsy Pick:
Koi Fish in Scarlet and Electric Orange
Sasquatch In My Pocket
Owl Recipe Cards

WTF Etsy?:
Bacon Devils
Turd Burglar Magnet
Golden Girls Necklace
Boobie Pin (Mature)

You Heart Etsy:
Star Trek Corset (Chris, who tipped me off on this gem, and I agree that they should put a disclaimer stating, "wearing corset will not guarantee awesome rack like one shown". Because there might be, you know, some confusion.)

You Heart Etsy:
Sushi Pillows (Amusing was awesome enough to tip me off on these should-be-Etsy items.)

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31 Comments:

At 17 February, 2009, Anonymous gary rith said...

Man, lookit Hoop, what a nice guy, and once again, the bento is rockin' Me and JAY ARE COMING OVER FOR LUNCH.
I got my z pic up!

 
At 17 February, 2009, Anonymous Daisy said...

I was pathetic too... I spun the "Z" around so that my brain remembered it as "M" -- so I have lots of "M" snaps filed away...

I am loving the daily Bento sharing. (Thought I'd tell you even if I can spell it out with food...)

xo
DAISY (the blogger formerly known as Amusing --shhhh! Don't tell anyone! It was a secret shift after discovery!)

PS My "abandoned" pix are posted. Though there's plenty more where that came from....

 
At 17 February, 2009, Blogger Janet said...

Those bento boxes are just so cool! but the wasp...*shiver*...the wasps, they scare me.

Those owl cards are really cute!

 
At 17 February, 2009, Anonymous apathy lounge said...

I wasn't looking for a "message" in the fruit either...but what a great thing to find. Sweet Hoop!

 
At 17 February, 2009, Blogger Jay said...

What's impressive about Hoop's message in a bento box is that you've already married him. He doesn't have to be Mr. Wonderful anymore. LOL

 
At 17 February, 2009, Blogger Gramps said...

I have to agree with all of these comments--Hoop is a really great guy. And look at that smile. So adorable.

 
At 17 February, 2009, Blogger YellowRose said...

I had a hard time with the Z....I like your take on it!!

I'm loving your Bento pics, they are so artsy! And Hoop is quite a handsome guy! You are a lucky gal!

Mines Here!

Off to check out the Etsy finds!!!

 
At 17 February, 2009, Blogger Terri said...

testing

 
At 17 February, 2009, Blogger Terri said...

okay I'm an idiot; I typed a comment and forgot to press publish then couldn't remember if you moderated your comments, thus the idiotic comment above! hehe

My pics are up and I kinda like my choices this week.

And I totally saw the house in the oranges too, but when you turn it around ~ how sweet is he? awesome.

 
At 17 February, 2009, Blogger g-man said...

Crap! Zelda. I wish I had thought of that, I have every game. Excellent pictures, That wasp is spooky big.

Hoop rocks.

Apparently "great rack" drew my attention to the etsy link. Yeah I'd pay money to see that on TV. She was really pretty but had to be barely 17.

 
At 17 February, 2009, Blogger Reb said...

Awww! Hoop is so good to you, making you little notes in your food. The wasp photos are great, if a bit creepy.

 
At 17 February, 2009, Blogger fiwa said...

Awww... I love Chef Hoop's love note - how sweet. Those are the kind of things that make my day.

The wasp - you're braver than me. I woulda squashed it.

 
At 17 February, 2009, Blogger mrspao said...

Awww - what a lovely love note! :)

I played again this week - three weeks in a row :

http://www.mrspao.com/blog/?p=3455

 
At 17 February, 2009, Blogger mamatulip said...

I was all, "House? Bunch of raspberries? I?"

Then I scrolled down. :)

 
At 17 February, 2009, Blogger Janet said...

Hey Jay...that's so not true...and why I'm divorced from my husband ;-)

 
At 17 February, 2009, Blogger Chris said...

I'm pretty sure that boobie pin is IMmature... ;)

Awwww! about the fruit message. Good thing you didn't trip and drop your lunch and mess up the fruit in the container...

 
At 17 February, 2009, Blogger Tawcan said...

I hope Chef Hoop made some delicious food for you. :)

Pics are up as always.

 
At 18 February, 2009, Blogger flutter said...

that is so sweet of Hoop. awww

 
At 18 February, 2009, Blogger Aunt Jackie said...

Those bentos are good... I need to go back and re-read about them.

I like your Z photo. The wasps scare the shit out of me though.

I'm in this week, although I still feel I could've done better. Work is kicking my butt and we're about to move offices, so I guess I'm just bogged down. :))

I tried though.

 
At 18 February, 2009, OpenID kcinnova said...

I didn't even think of the Zelda game! And I forgot about Zoo (duh!) so I missed out on that one, too. Lucky I had a sleeping cat!
But I love the additional pics, even though I don't really want to see any stinging insects.
Mine are up, last week's and this week's. DH is nearly done with his week off from work and I can return to blogging regularly!

http://kcinnova.wordpress.com

 
At 18 February, 2009, Blogger Hilary said...

That second wasp photo is wonderful.. as is Hoop and his loving message.

 
At 18 February, 2009, Blogger Peggy said...

I love the wasp photos! Do you like the smell of lemon blossom? Its one of my favourites of all tiem!

 
At 18 February, 2009, Blogger Real Live Lesbian said...

I just love Hoop and his I Love You fruit!~ Adorable!

 
At 19 February, 2009, Blogger Aunt Jackie said...

Tink leff me.

I know I was late in the day getting them done, but dis Thursday :(

 
At 19 February, 2009, Blogger Dianne said...

I think I have a crush on Chef Hoop! He is seriously adorable and packs a great lunch ;)

I like the zelda photo

love the wasp shot, what a close-up!!

 
At 19 February, 2009, Blogger ETK said...

Dear Tink,

I would like to move in with you so you can make ME a bento! They are so cute!

ETK

 
At 20 February, 2009, Blogger Gin said...

Z was tough! I have mine up, finally!! It's been a busy week.

Love the lunches du jour and that chef hat is tres chic. (I don't speak French, BTW!)

Macro shots are so cool...that wasp is neat looking!

 
At 20 February, 2009, Blogger blewknight said...

Hoop got a pillowcase? Kewl

 
At 20 February, 2009, Blogger Woman in a Window said...

God, you really have to shop for those Bento boxes. You just don't have all that good food laying around. Erm, ah, maybe you do, you're in Florida. I wonder if I could do up a little snowball/sealmeat Bento and make it as cute as Hoop's?

 
At 23 February, 2009, Blogger Orhan Kahn said...

These bentos creations of yours, they're beautiful. You're the best wife ever.

Can we have a post dedicated to them someday soon, please :)

 
At 24 February, 2009, Anonymous Anonymous said...

You guys are SO lovely - great bento boxes and secret messages (hooray for those!).
Great wasp photos!!
xo
Freakazojd

 

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