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Meal Planning For Dummies

I am not sure if they actually have one of these books for meal planning. I know I have seen those “For Dummies” on a whole slew of subjects. I have even purchased some myself.  In my home I usually go by what is on sale and plan some meals around that. Sometimes it is […]

Rudolph the Reindeer Bento

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Of course I had to do Rudolph! The movie is so cute I remember being a kid and freaking out when it came on TV.  My kiddo loves it too and is somewhat amazed that movies have come so far since when I was a kiddo.  We had a lot of good laughs watching it […]

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 […]

Love U Bento

I named this bento Love U Bento because not just the obvious love I have for my kiddo, yes the main reason. But, I love what bento making has done for my family. Bento has helped my kiddo feel good about her lunches and better about any diet restrictions I have for her. From GF […]

Cute Hello Kitty Sammi Bento

With my daughters new found love of bread another sammi today in the bento and its Hello Kitty.  One of the few “girly” things my kiddo loves. Hello Kitty is made with potato bread (Hello Yummy) and she is a PB &J.  Was going to use nutella and PB but we were out :( and […]

GF Mini Pot Pie

Spring here is cold one day and warm the next as you know from my previous posts. Today was rainy and cold (thank goodness it didn’t turn to snow) and it is days like these where I want to make some comfort food. I wanted something warm and yummy to bake up and one of […]

Merry Christmas Bento

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Today is Beans last day of school before Christmas Break.  She is looking forward to passing out her teacher gifts and class treat. So with her doing her thing like Santa himself and passing out presents I made today’s bento Santa inspired. Merry Christmas bento started with the cute Santa sammi. I used a tree […]

Fall Bento Lunch

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Today is crisp Fall day and though I love living here in the forest we only have Pine trees so I don’t get the fall colors in the trees. Plus it is a short window here in Colorado to see the Aspen tree changes and I missed it this year :(   .  So I might […]

Fun Food Bento 3

For the Love of God and all the saints why do kiddos love the Mac and Cheese?  I mean I get it pasta, cheese but seriously a kid staple here folks?  Why cant brussel sprouts have that same warm fuzzy feeling when we pop one in our mouth? Well anyway I call my kiddo for […]

Chicken Or The Egg Bento

I had to use these little eggs that I bought a bit ago so that is why I quickly put this Chicken or the egg bento together. I love asking my kiddo “which came first”? I made the little chicks out of quail eggs from the Asian market. My kiddo LOVES them because she can […]