We're going to the zoo, zoo, zoo How 'bout you, you you?" (aw, I miss Raffi ) I had a fun opportunity last week that kind of surprised me - my 21 year old daughter went to the zoo with her friends, and she asked me to pack her a bento. I sheepishly asked her if she … [Read more...] about Healthy Snacks for a Trip to the Zoo
March just blew right past me - being super busy with my etsy shop, combined with having no real camera has made blogging a challenge for the past few weeks. I did make lots of fantastic lunches, but only a few got photographed. But we all were well-fed during the month of March … [Read more...] about I’m back! Catching Up on Last Month’s Lunches
Yesterday was fun - my daughter-in-law has been coming over lately on her day off from work so we can spend some time together dreaming up some cute projects to make for their baby, who will be joining the family this coming August! This will be the first grandchild on both sides … [Read more...] about Iris Bento – Girls Lunch!
I made these lunches for my husband, son, and myself when we went on a little road trip for the day. My husband needed to go to Salt Lake City for business ( we live about an hour away) so we went along for the ride - AND it gave me an opportunity to go to Trader Joe's for the … [Read more...] about Chicken Salad and Cantaloupe Bento
Show someone you love that you care about their health! Pack them a healthy salad loaded with fresh fruits and vegetables with a bento touch - heart shaped tomatoes, carrots, and strawberries; and cheese cut with mini cookie cutters. This is what I packed for my husband's … [Read more...] about Healthy Bento for your Valentine
My husband thought he was being pretty funny yesterday. I asked him to stop at the grocery store for me after work, and among the things he brought home was one of the things I hate the most: Lunchables. Lunchables? Seriously?!? He knows very well … [Read more...] about Chicken Bento vs. “Chicken Dunks Lunchable”
Today is Gluten Free Baking day at our house ( I try to bake once a week) but it is SO hot! In trying to avoid turning on the oven, I decided to work on a recipe for flat bread that can be cooked on a skillet. This is my first try, and I have to say it's not too bad. It's still … [Read more...] about Daisy and Ladybug Salad
" Three little speckled frogs, Sat on a speckled log, Eating some most delicious bugs - YUM, Yum" Have I lost my marbles? Ha, ha - maybe! I used to be a preschool teacher, and my lunch today just reminded me of the words to a song we used to sing back in my preschool days … [Read more...] about Three Little Speckled Frogs
I have been busy doing non-computer things lately, and this is the first time I've had a chance to get on the computer this week. Here's what I had for lunch yesterday - I made sesame chicken nuggets from the wonderful book, " Yum Yum Bento Box", and I roasted some sweet potatoes … [Read more...] about 2 Yummy bento salads
Happy Star Wars Day! If you're not a nerd you may not realize that today is Star Wars Day - May the fourth... get it? ... no? Well, think about it for a bit... I thought I could try to make R2D2, or Darth Vader - but I sat around brain storming with my husband and kids and we … [Read more...] about Star Wars Bento – It’s a Trap!