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Santa Claus Bento

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Obviously another holiday bento lunch here, I was inspired by silhouette I had made previously of my family for Christmas decoration check it out here  http://mommasays.net/1520/christmas-victorian-silhouettes/    .  I love the look of silhouettes so had to make one as if kiddo is looking out the window and Santa and his deer are flying over […]

Hoppy Day Bento

 My bento for kiddo today is HOPPY Day Bento and indeed it is.  We got a lease on a new place and we are very excited to finally be in a house, we hope to lease there for a few years to see if we like that area. If all goes well we hope to […]

Cheap Bento Gear – Thrift Stores

Bento can be costly at times to keep the addiction going. There is always ways to cut corners and one is shopping at thrift stores. I live in a town that has the usual named thrift stores and I occasionally go with my kiddo to look around and see what they have. The old saying […]

Recipe: Autumn Pear Pie

Fall is here and the grocery is having huge sale on pears. I love pears especially super juicy and sweet ones like Anjou, I also love Asian pears. They are the perfect snack next to the popular apples. Some pear facts :The pear is all natural, quick little pick me up of energy, due mostly […]

Rainbow Egg Salad Bento

My kiddos love eggs and I saw a long time ago I think on Family Fun Magazine (not sure but I think) on an egg salad sandwich that used colored eggs.  So with this in the archive of this in my brain and  a dozen eggs I made previously I thought I would give it […]

Snowy Bento

We had snow the other day here in Colorado and I woke up today and it is still a dusting here. Weather outside is cold and I am wondering if more will come. I cannot complain we get some snow and then the sun comes out and it all goes away. One day freezing the […]

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 […]

Birthday Bento

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Saturday is kiddos birthday.  My baby turns 11 (insert huge SIGH).  She is getting a birthday bento early at school because today they are celebrating it. She gets it a bit early because for one  the real day is Saturday and secondly there is no school this Friday because of testing. I know before you […]

Surviving Family Visits

Sometimes it all sounds so good at first. You decide to have the family out for a visit. Maybe you decided for some reason to go take the kids to see the parents in Florida instead of going to Hawaii and spending time alone.  Are we nuts, your thinking halfway through the trip. Dreaming how […]

Love Monster Bento

I am so gearing up for Halloween here but as it is not even October I could not start with spooky bentos. So I opted to make a Love Monster Bento for my kiddo. We are using some gluten products lately as I am sure you can tell by my posts and I will say […]