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Birthday Bento Lunch from Niece

When my 15 year old niece asked me what I wanted for my birthday this year I said painted clothespins to use as clips or a cute bento lunch. My thoughtful niece made both for me! I was delighted to … Continue reading

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Minion Bento Lunch

My friends 9 year old daughter loves Minions so when I asked her what theme lunch she wanted, naturally she requested a Minion theme. We were both very pleased with how this turned out. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side: Minion quesadilla … Continue reading

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Cow Onigiri

I know that this may not look like a cow but my 15 year old niece enjoyed this lunch and I had fun making it. I tried to copy the cow from a book I bought while in Japan this … Continue reading

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Lunch with Dill

This is another lunch in my featured ingredient series. The ingredient dill is used in each recipe in this lunch. I have a lot of dill in my herb garden this year. I am enjoying looking at it from my … Continue reading

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12 Butterfly Themed Lunches

The girls in my life enjoy butterfly themed lunches. But I think that any gender can enjoy a butterfly themed meal. For most of these lunches I used butterfly cookie cutters. As long time readers know, I have a large … Continue reading

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Taco Salad and Quesadilla Lunches

I made these two lunches for my teen nephews to take to school. They have similar ingredients but are different. They could be made for the same person on 2 different days or as I did for 2 different people … Continue reading

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Garage Sale Lunch

My town has a day in the July when there are town wide sidewalk sales, garage sales, and yard sales. My niece and nephews enjoy searching for treasure at these sales and I agreed to drive them around and walk … Continue reading

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Guest Post at Student Bento

I was happy today to guest post over at Student Bento. I wrote an article about ideas to use pasta, flour tortillas, rice, homemade bread, and potatoes in your lunches. It includes some of my favorite lunches. Please go check … Continue reading

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Raspberry Cream Pie Day

Today is National Raspberry Cream Pie Day. I love food days, it gives me delicious ideas for my blog. If I did not read about this day and I did not have a blog, I probably would not have made … Continue reading

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Back to School Basics Blog Hop and Giveaway

I am joining my Bento Bloggers & Friends on this Back to School Basics lunch hop and giveaway which is open worldwide. We have awesome prizes so please hop through to collect the letters and enter the code in a … Continue reading

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Raspberry Lunch

My 15 year old niece and I went raspberry picking at Chase Farms. It is a beautiful place for u-pick. I needed fresh raspberries to make this featured ingredient lunch. I also needed raspberries to make a Raspberry Cream Pie … Continue reading

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Seven Simple Lunches

I made these lunches on days that I wanted to keep it quick and easy. Many of these were for outings with my niece and nephews and I made the lunches from ingredients I happened to have in my house. … Continue reading

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