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Tot Food

Edible Dr. Seuss — bento style

March 2, 2011

The Little Lady and I came up with our Dr. Seuss bento, based on her favorite Dr. Seuss books: The Cat in the Hat, The Sneetches, and Green Eggs and Ham. For the Star Bellied Sneetch — and The One “Without” behind it:  two pieces of garlic toast, cut out with an oval cookie cutter.  [...]

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Valentine’s Day Bento

February 16, 2011

We are still making bentos and tot-schooling, even though I have been HORRIBLY lax at updating and sharing everything. Monday, like the majority of the world, we celebrated Love with food. Heart shaped PB&J sandwich, decorated with a food-safe marker and a candy heart sprinkle (Wilton brand). Heart shaped Strawberries with a heart-pick for “stabbing” [...]

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First Christmas Bento {and recipe}

December 8, 2010

I may have hit the jackpot — finding a “sandwich” that my kids will devour. Kolaches. Baked sandwiches. Pigs in a blanket. Whatever they’re named, the kidlets LOVE them. And, they were a piece of cake to make. It’s a win-win bento. Christmas Kolaches Premade raw biscuits (if using biscuit dough, cut out your biscuit [...]

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One of these days — I’ll finally be creative

October 27, 2010

UGH . . . I want, want, WANT to make a cute bento lunch for my kidlets. I try. Really, I do. But, despite trying to emulate the cute lunches I discover on the internet . . . I still end up with epic failures. EPIC failures, I tell ya. The Not-So-Scary Halloween Bento Mummy [...]

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What’s For Lunch? Chickpea Nuggets {recipe}

October 20, 2010

I had fun in the Bento world this week.  (We also had fun in the “homeschool/preschool world . . .and I’ll get around to posting about that soon.  Promise!) First, I made a “By the Light of the Harvest Moon” Bento. (yes, I enjoy crazy names/themes) Harvest Moon (colby jack cheese) Happy Skull (steel cut [...]

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