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Corn Flowers Lunch

I made this meal for myself with fresh vegetables from my CSA. It may not look like much, but it was delicious. Container: U Konserve Contents: Corn, carrots (cut with a cookie cutter), cabbage, broccoli, tomato, Asiago Small Round Container: Frozen … Continue reading

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Red White and Blue Dinner

My Mom, Dad, 18 year old niece, and I enjoyed a Red, White, and Blue themed meal at my parents Lake House on the 4th of July. Each of us contributed to the meal in some way. My Mom made … Continue reading

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Social Distancing Bento

This meal was for me. COVID-19 and Social Distancing has significantly impacted my life. Seeking out whimsy and cute things is part of who I am. When I take photos, I focus on the beautiful. Normally my food is cute, … Continue reading

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Easter Bunny with Basket Meal

I made this cute and easy meal for myself. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side:  Bunny – Cheddar cheese cut with a cookie cutter – food coloring marker eye, Basket – Cheddar cheese cut with a cookie cutter – food coloring marker details, … Continue reading

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Teddy Bear Wearing Tie Meal

I made this meal for my companion Ken. He is not a tie guy. The Teddy Bear in this lunch is wearing one because I wanted to use a cookie cutter from my accessories category. Now that I have a … Continue reading

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Smiling Snail Lunch

I made this snail themed lunch for myself. I have created many snail themed meals. Actual snails scare me a little but since I was a child I have drawn a cartoon snail along with a sheep. Of course, I … Continue reading

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Heart Ravioli

I made a heart ravioli dinner for my companion Ken on Valentine’s day. He gave me the gorgeous flowers you can see in these photos. 3 Cheese Heart Ravioli with Garlic Tomato Sauce – This is my favorite pasta dough, … Continue reading

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2017 Gingerbread Sweet Creations

I am excited to have a gingerbread creation in a museum! I am part of the 2017 Sweet Creations at the Eastman Museum. This year there are 60 different submissions. I have visited this exhibit at least 5 times in … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Row Houses

My place smelled like gingerbread in October this year. I decided to enter a gingerbread house in Sweet Creations at the Eastman Museum.  In September, I was accepted as a participant. My gingerbread had to be delivered by November 1. … Continue reading

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Monkey Lasagna

I made this meal for my 15 year old lasagna loving nephew. I put the sides in silicone cups for easy removal before heating. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side: Homemade lasagna baked without mozzarella cheese on top, mozzarella cheese cut into … Continue reading

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Sheep Mashed Potatoes Lunch

I made this healthy lunch for myself. It features a white cheddar mashed potato sheep shaped with a cookie cutter. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side: Cheddar mashed potatoes cooled then shaped using a sheep cookie cutter, cooked broccoli Top Right: Pistachios … Continue reading

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Fish and Horse Rice Lunches

I made these lunches for my 18 year old niece and myself (she picked the fish lunch). Japanese plastic rice molds made it easy to shape the sticky rice. Also using basically the same ingredients in both lunches is convenient … Continue reading

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Picnic Lunch

I made lunches for a new companion Dennis and myself. His work is not far from mine so we met for lunch at a park along the Erie Canal. You can see both lunches in the last photo. I think … Continue reading

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6 Year Blogiversary Giveaway

Edited: The giveaway is now closed. I will notify the winner. Unbelievable but it is my 6 year blogiversary! I am celebrating with a giveaway in appreciation for my readers. I have one large prize (all of the items in … Continue reading

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Kermit the Frog Lunch

I made this fun lunch for myself. Container: U Konserve Contents: Kermit – cheese and broccoli mashed potatoes, cheese details with food coloring, edamame, pineapple, grapes, watermelon, cantaloupe

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March Lion or Lamb Lunches

This is my 6th consecutive year to make Lion or Lamb themed food for the beginning of March. Since I like lambs it is natural for me to make lamb / sheep themed food and crafts. These are simple meals … Continue reading

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The Grouchy Ladybug Book Lunch

This week I met a friend and her family at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA. I was happy to take the opportunity to make another Eric Carle lunch. At the museum I was pleased … Continue reading

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President’s Day Lunches

In celebration of President’s Day I made George Washington and Abraham Lincoln themed lunches. These were easy to make with cookie cutters. It is convenient and often healthier to have make ahead meals for myself in the refrigerator. Container: EasyLunchBoxes … Continue reading

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Heart Shaped Valentine Dinner

Happy Valentine’s Day! I made this heart themed dinner for my parents. They loved it! It was a little labor intensive since I made homemade ravioli. But I did use store bought ricotta cheese. My Mom said that I can … Continue reading

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Favorite Non-Lunch Posts from 2016

While a majority of my content in 2016 featured lunch, I am particularly proud of some of my non-lunch content. These are my favorites from 2016. It was enjoyable to create this fresh fruit cake with my niece and nephews … Continue reading

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Olympics Soccer Themed Lunch

I love making themed food and my nephew likes soccer and bagels so this was the perfect lunch for him. I drew the Rio Olympics soccer pictogram using a plastic sandwich bag and cream cheese. My nephew was pleased with … Continue reading

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Fit & Fresh Containers and Lunch

I was happy to receive these Fit & Fresh containers. I did not use the ice packs with this lunch but used the ice with the vegetables and dip. I sent my husband’s lunch in them. He liked the containers … Continue reading

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3D Animal Shaped Crackers with Soup

I love using cookie cutters for savory food. Instead of making cookies I used these 3D cutters to make giraffe and elephant shaped crackers. This was actually the second time I attempted this. Make sure when you cut out the … Continue reading

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Ho Ho Ho Holiday Bento Blog Hop

Today I am joining some Bento Bloggers and Friends on a Holiday themed bento blog hop. Since we already had quite a bit of snow this year, I ended up with a Frosty themed lunch and snack. My 10 year … Continue reading

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Cat Bread

I enjoy coming up with new shapes for homemade bread. I had fun matching the fruit and vegetables to this theme. Container: EasyLunchBoxes Left Side: Cat shaped bread with food marker details, peanut butter in Mini Dipper Top Right: Carrots … Continue reading

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