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16 Jan, 2011

Playing with our food

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Easy ways to make kids happy|File under crafty|Recipes and Food

Sarah really wants me to show you all something she made with her clementine the other day:

The King of Orange

In case you can’t see it, it’s a king, sitting on a throne, reading a book. :)

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6 Responses to "Playing with our food"

1 | Sasha

January 16th, 2011 at 2:46 pm


Playing with her food? Nah. She’s just expressing her artistic precocity through gastronomic media. ;)

2 | Sasha

January 16th, 2011 at 2:47 pm


PS It’s cute, BTW :)

3 | Karen

January 16th, 2011 at 4:09 pm


Nice! Lovely to see when kids use their imagination :)

4 | Pam

January 16th, 2011 at 8:00 pm


Fantastic! I think I’ll start playing with my food more. Who knew what regal things lie within an orange peel?

5 | Down Comforter

January 17th, 2011 at 11:54 am


haha I love it! who ever said playing with your food was a bad thing, must have been the most dull person ever!

6 | another andrea

January 28th, 2011 at 2:29 pm


I am charmed by this!

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