I wish I could find where to get these guys, friends. Sadly they simply live adorably in this photo for us to enjoy and yearn for. Such is life.
My grandmother used to make excellent shortbread. She'd melt the butter and sugar together using the heat of her bare hands, massaging it between her fingers until it all melded together uniformly. They were so buttery and tender and delicious. They would have been perfectly worthy of becoming little Totoros.