Category Archives: Bento / Cute Food

Sunflower Bread Lunch

My 14 year old nephew and I have a special tradition but he does not think it is special. We plant sunflower seeds together in my garden each year. We have done it for 3 years so far. I enjoy … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Cone Themed Lunch

I made this lunch for my waffle loving nephew. I love finding new ways to include waffles in lunch. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side: Ice Cream Cones – waffles cut with an ice cream cone cookie cutter, bell pepper cut with … Continue reading

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Graduation Themed Food

When I make themed food for an occasion the food becomes part of the memories of that event. I am thrilled when I have new occasions to plan for and create cute food. My niece graduated from high school and … Continue reading

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Mountain Day Japan Bento Lunches

This year on August 11, Japan has a new national holiday. Mountain Day (山の日) is a day to appreciate mountains. Growing up I spent a lot of time in the Adirondack Mountains since my family has a summer home there. … Continue reading

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2 Adirondack Themed Lunches

My nephew and I visited my parents at their Adirondacks lake house. I packed these easy lunches for our trip in case we had a late arrival. We arrived on time and ate our lunches on the front deck overlooking … Continue reading

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3 Robin Hood Themed Lunches

Today as part of our 50 Summer Activities, I have Robin Hood themed food. We read the book, watched the BBC Robin Hood TV show and ate bento lunches. I used vintage cookie cutters to make sandwiches and crackers and … Continue reading

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Fresh Watermelon Birthday Cake

Two of my nephews, my niece and I made this fresh fruit cake to serve with dinner on their Mom’s birthday. My sister-in-law is a fan of fruit so it seemed like the perfect time to make this cake (it … Continue reading

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