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Kid Made Eyeball Lunch

My 9 year old nephew made this lunch for himself. He used bagels leftover from breakfast to make sandwiches. I think that he had fun using these eyeball picks to add character to each course. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Sandwiches: Assorted homemade … Continue reading

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Eight Easter Lunches

I love working with a theme. Here are 8 Easter themed bento lunches. I included many common symbols of Easter: eggs, lamb, chicks, basket, cross, and bunnies. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side: Easter Egg Rice (Nishiki rice packed with plastic wrap … Continue reading

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Easter Themed Dinner and Ribbon Egg Decorating

My niece (15 years old) and I have a tradition of decorating eggs for Easter. Each time we focus on a different technique while keeping with our initial color scheme of blue and white. This year we decided to decorate … Continue reading

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Okayama Travel and Bento Lunch

This is the second article in my series of travel photos and bentos inspired by my trip to Japan. My Mom and I stayed at the Hilton in Osaka and took the Shinkansen (Bullet train) to Okayama for a day … Continue reading

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Hiroshima Travel and Bento Lunch

In March my Mom and I returned from a 2 week trip to Japan. My plan is to make bento and share travel photos and memories. I am not yet sure how many articles will be in this series but … Continue reading

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Treat Yourself with Van’s Natural Foods

I was so excited when Van’s sent me some products to try. It was such a treat to try these. Of course you can eat these products by themselves right out of the packages but I came up with a … Continue reading

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7 Saint Patrick’s Day Lunches

I like any excuse to make cute themed food. I am particularly excited about St. Patrick’s Day food because of my Irish heritage. Here are 7 ideas for Irish themed lunches all presented in EasyLunchBoxes. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Shamrock: Homemade bagel … Continue reading

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Hinamatsuri Bento

I will be in Japan for Hinamatsuri (Girl’s Day) this year. I made this in advance for my 15 year old niece. She helped place the black sesame seeds on the radish flowers and said that she prefers my more … Continue reading

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In Like a Lion Out Like a Lamb

It has become my tradition to make something lamb and lion themed to celebrate the arrival of March. This year when I happened upon these very cute Mini Sheep Shepherd’s Pies from Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons, I knew … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Potato Gnocchi Lunch

I love Wegmans grocery stores. My closest Wegmans is about 25 minutes from my house. I have another grocery store about 5 minutes from my house but I do a majority of my grocery shopping at Wegmans. This lunch is … Continue reading

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Halloween Pizza Lunch

My 11 year old niece and I made this Halloween themed lunch. It was fun to collaborate with her. It was her idea to carve the cherry tomatoes, it was my idea to add olives to the tomatoes. Container: EasyLunchBoxes … Continue reading

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Boo Eek Halloween Lunch

I had fun with my Halloween cookie cutters for this lunch. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Dairy & Fruit: Cottage cheese, peaches, cinnamon Vegetables: Pumpkin (carrot), green pepper Sandwiches: Spider and Eek are peanut butter sandwiches on pumpernickel bread, Boo is a peanut … Continue reading

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