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Fall Bento

Well I am still on the tail end of my cold I thank the Lord above that I have  a bento stash in my freezer. I cannot tell you how easy it makes it to warm something in the oven or micro and pop it in. Makes it so you only have to add some […]

Quick Halloween Bento Tip

I needed to do a quick Halloween bento because I have a terrible cold and I am so not in the mood to be creative. I still have to do some little touches for my daughters Pokemon Trainer costume today and I just hope I have the strength. I tell ya a Mommas job is […]

World Animal Day – Tiger Bento

I made a tiger today, one of my kiddos favorite animals. My kiddo is not the Barbie girl type she is all about animals, always has been. So this bento is sure to please her WILD side. One thing I was particularly excited about was I went to Whole Foods and they had tri-colored carrots! […]

The Grinch Bento

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With Christmas in a few weeks we are watching all the favorite holiday movies. The ultimate fav that comes to mind that we watched was “Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas !”, we love Dr Seuss here.  The bento was just screaming in my head to be made. I also got excited when on […]

Simple Bear Bento

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My simple bear bento lunch for kiddo was inspired by the cute little panda cookies I bought at the Asian market. Such a cute cookie I had to buy it for kiddos bentos. To make this bento I made a basic sammi with GF bread (Udies hot dog bun) I added ears made of carrot […]

Cute Panda Bento

Here is my cute bear bento that I quickly whipped together this morning using items that were frozen in my freezer for bento stash!   I defrosted GF peroggi (make sure if you use microwave you do it in water to hydrate dough), also my bear was frozen from when I made leftover GF Meatloaf along […]

Twist The Stem

If you say the alphabet while twisting the stem of an apple, the letter you land is the first letter in the name of whom you will marry. Boy I sure am glad I did not land on O. I mean how many cool guys names start with O. My hubby shure lucked out on […]

Mummy Dog Bento

Everyone has made them, kiddos love them and they are perfect for Halloween… What am I talking of?  Well the wieners wrapped up in a biscuit of course. Too easy to make and even easier to make into MUMMIES. I have a Halloween cookbook and I have seen these a million times before so I […]

Santa Bento

Today’s Christmas themed bento is the big man himself, Santa Claus! I first used some left over dinner and my kiddos favorite food when she is eating meat (vegetarian one month full on meat eater the next-silly bean), BBQ ribs and yes it it GF! I also added some broccoli and baby carrot with a […]

Easter and its different meanings

Easter always one of my personal favorite holidays. I have very fond memories of getting all dressed up and going to my Grandma’s house in Chicago suburb and filling the Easter Basket with treats and Polish food that we would eat for Breakfast.  Then we would go to the Church and have the baskets blessed […]