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Better kid Lunch=Bento Box Lunch (sticky rice recipe)

With the recent addition of a very cute Hello Kitty Bento box set my daughter got from her Auntie Isa and Uncle Matt.  I ventured into making the new way of packing a lunch with a healthy and colorful attitude.  If you never heard of Bento boxes they are a Japanese way of a packed lunch […]

3 Tier Barbie MMF Cake

My  oldest baby is turning 16! I don’t know how much longer I can call her my baby, LOL. To me she is always and forever my baby girl. Oh sniff sniff… So with her big Sweet 16 party on the horizon I checked into local bakeries to see how much for a super cool […]

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. […]

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 […]

Best GF Tempura

So I was wanting tempura last night like there was no tomorrow and the mix I had was not GF due to the wheat flour. I did not feel like making 2 separate kinds of tempura mix so I decided I would just go for it and make my own batter GF version. If you […]

Halloween Bento – Pumpkins

Yea October is here and now officially can make Halloween Bentos! I had a pumpkin patch bento in mind all morning and could not wait to make it with our leftovers from dinner. I had some cute picks that inspired me to do this. So for this bento I used the mixed veg in a […]

Campfire Cupcakes and Cake

My kiddo had her BFF come over for a birthday party we gave her and since the weather is still nice she wanted a camp over with her and sleep in the tent in our woods So a Camp theme party it was. We had a lot of fun cause I had them decorate back […]

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 […]

Super Yummy mini meatloaf

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I love meat loaf and so does the family.  So since it seems like I have to make more and more cause we are eating it up like little piggies.  This cannot be good in the long run. So I decided to now make mini meat loafs (think more like large meatballs) Hopefully we can […]

Recipe: Tasty Turkey

Ok you have the big bird ready to go. First off get the bag of fun innards out of the inside of the bird. It is stuffed in there somewhere so look for it. I cannot tell you how many people first attempts at cooking a Thanksgiving bird left it in. I admit I did […]