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  • Tutorial – Chunky Carrot Flowers

    Tutorial – Chunky Carrot Flowers

      Here’s a simple sandwich lunch I made for my 16 year old son – and he even appreciated the carrot flowers  I packed it in my Fit & Fresh Lunch Pack Carrier.  This lunch box is a great one for packing a sandwich, especially one with a bun. It has a nice, roomy “lower... Read More »Read More »

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  • Spooky Skeleton Sandwich Bento

    Spooky Skeleton Sandwich Bento

      It was a dark and stormy night…     Don’t you think the night setting on my camera is cool? ha ha ha… or should I say… MWUAH HA HA HA HA HA!!!!   I am fully into the Halloween spirit now, baby! I’ve been listening to my favorite Halloween playlist on my iPod,... Read More »Read More »
  • Skeleton Sandwich Bento

    Skeleton Sandwich Bento

      I recently ordered this cute skeleton cutter set by R&M from Amazon, and it got here super fast – I got it only two days after I placed the order! As soon as I  opened the package, I used it to make this fun sandwich. Here are the supplies I used to make it.... Read More »Read More »
  • Make Your Own Food Picks

    Make Your Own Food Picks

      I was at my friendly neighborhood Wal-Mart the other day looking at these stickers and thinking it would be cool if I could think of a way to use these in a lunch somehow. It’s really hard to find good bento stuff for boys’ lunches, so when I see something cool ( not cute)... Read More »Read More »
  • How to Make Salad Stay Fresh All Week

    How to Make Salad Stay Fresh All Week

        I told you I would show you how I make salad greens that stay crisp and fresh, so that’s the subject of today’s post. And yes, it is possible.  Besides, how could I  share How To Make a Salad Bar without showing you how to make the salad greens that go with it?  Here... Read More »Read More »
  • How to Make a Salad Bar – Update

    How to Make a Salad Bar – Update

    Back in 2012, I came up with a great idea to make it even easier for our family to eat our vegetables. Many of you must have liked it as well, because it’s been my most popular post ever since! That great idea was How To Make a Salad Bar. In the past two years... Read More »Read More »
  • Ghost Sandwich Bento

    Ghost Sandwich Bento

        Here is another simple Halloween themed bento, similar to the one I made for Fancy Sandwich Friday last week. For this lunch I made a basic pocket sandwich filled with tuna salad. I used my homemade gluten free bread, which I (gently) rolled a little with a rolling pin, after softening the bread... Read More »Read More »
  • Fancy Sandwich Friday October 2014

    Fancy Sandwich Friday October 2014

    It’s time for Fancy Sandwich Friday again, and this time I thought I’d show you a sandwich bento that is super easy to make.  A few simple tools, some bread, cheese, and sandwich filling is all it takes to make this cute jack-o-lantern pocket sandwich Here are the tools I used to make this sandwich... Read More »Read More »
  • Baby’s First Bento

    Baby’s First Bento

    At last! I finally got to do something that I’ve waited nearly three years to do! But first let me tell you a little story. It’s the story of how this blog got its start, and it’s all true… During the summer of 2011, I had a crazy desire to learn everything I could about... Read More »Read More »
  • Shel Silverstein Blog Hop!

    Shel Silverstein Blog Hop!

     Do you know whose birthday it is today?   It is Shel Silverstein’s birthday!   And do you know what that means?  That means it’s a great reason for the Bento Bloggers and Friends to have another Blog Hop!   Before you scroll down to see my lunch, let me explain…  Shel Silverstein has always... Read More »Read More »
  • Chef Salad Bento in a Goodbyn Hero

    Chef Salad Bento in a Goodbyn Hero

    Here is the lunch my husband took to work – a chef salad with some black grapes on the side. It all fit very nicely in my Goodbyn Hero lunch box. The salad was really quick to throw together – I actually made it and photographed it while he was in the shower . It... Read More »Read More »

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