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Cute Chick Bento

So I am back on the bandwagon to make some more cute bento’s for my little one’s lunch. I would however love to make it also for my teen but she would just die of embarrassment with cute little creations Momma made for her to eat so she gets the plain down version of my […]

Bunny Veggie Frittata Bento

I love to make Frittatas, because they use up the leftovers and no one ever complains! In fact my kiddo said this was the best dinner ever and wanted seconds.  Luckily I had made a big one so we all had seconds and I had some left over again from dinner for her bento today. […]

Disney Bento

I am home from Disney so of course had to make a Disney Bento! While there I searched for things to use for bento of course, while in all the MANY gift shops and all I could find was a bread/toast stamp. I am happy I found something though!  So my kiddos bento was made today with […]

Day of the dead Bento lunch

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I went to Cost Plus and bought these cute Day of the Dead cookie cutters, so cute I had to get them! I was really excited at how cute the bento would be. This is perfect because me and kiddo went to the Coffin Races here and we had our faces painted like Day of […]

Best Fresh Green Bean Recipe (blanching & Freezing)

The garden is now producing beans also my neighbor kindly gave me some of his, I guess he has a ton coming in (I’m jealous).  So I blanched some along with the zucchini I had and used my seal a meal device, then put them in the freezer for winter, the rest I saved for […]

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 […]

Hello Kitty Witch Bento

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Today is Halloween! I wanted to make something cute for kiddos lunch and nothing is cuter than Hello kitty. I wanted her to be colorful and full of Halloween fun.   I started with sticky rice of course using Annie Chun’s minute sticky rice. I put the rice into a mold (Pikachu) then after I […]

Halloween Bento

  Halloween Spooky fun. My kiddos friends loved her Pumpkin Bento I made yesterday so I stepped it up just a little today. I have at the bottom GF Alfredo pasts with dried nori flakes (kinda looks like bats or cloudy sky) cheese moon, cat and pumpkin. Cats eyes were black sesame seeds, the shape […]

Christmas around the world

I just love Christmas the lights and music, Baby Jesus in the manger. In my house he is the reason for the season as for many.  It all makes me thing what I am blessed for..Christmas makes me think of family and how I want to hold traditions close. As I get more involved with my […]

Picky Eater Is Now Her Own Chef

My hubby and I like to go out to eat at the local Soup and Salad buffet.  I don’t know why but if you go with a coupon or a kids eat free night your very much ahead of the game. Because the price to eat VS buying all those veggies seem to work to […]