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How to Make Kamaboko Carp

Posted by on May 5, 2011 in Charaben, Childrens Day, Features, How-To, Kids, Recipes, Themes, Tutorials | 6 comments

Got a little boy celebrating Boy's Day today? Make him some cute flying carp for lunch or dinner to help bring some festivity to the meal! Happy Boy's Day 2011!

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Girl’s Day Somen Cupcakes Bento

Posted by on Feb 28, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Bentos, Blog, Charaben, Childrens Day, Kids, LOST, Salad | 16 comments

With Girl's Day coming up this Thursday, I've got to start in on the pink and girly themed bentos. Hope you enjoy this first one with "somen cupcakes".

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Tango No Sekku Bento

Posted by on May 5, 2010 in Bento, Bento Box, Bento Hoodlums, Charaben, Chicken, Childrens Day | 22 comments

Today is Tango No Sekku, or Boy's Day! See the kamaboko carp that I made for lunch today and hear what Buddy's reaction to the lunch was. The Bento Hoodlums return!

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Happy Girl’s Day!!

Posted by on Mar 3, 2010 in Bento, Bento Box, Charaben, Childrens Day, Kids, Pork | 21 comments

March 3rd is Hinamatsuri, making today Girl's Day! See the bento I make to honor girls of four different nationalities in food form and find out how I did it!

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Sakura Hello Kitty Bento (460)

Posted by on Feb 25, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Blog, Charaben, Childrens Day, Kids, Pork, Sanrio | 30 comments

Nothing says 'girl' more than the world's favorite kitty cat, Hello Kitty! This version of her has three pink sakura flowers adorning her ear instead of a ribbon!

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Girl’s Day Contest Winners and Bento

Posted by on Feb 22, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Charaben, Chicken, Childrens Day, How-To, Kids, Winners | 31 comments

Find out who won my Girl's Day contest for a packet of hanaosushi no moto and then see how I made the cute Girl's Day bento with an old rubber stamp in my collection.

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Hinamatsuri Bento (320 and 321)

Posted by on Mar 3, 2009 in 2009 Bentos, Blog, Charaben, Chicken, Childrens Day, Everyday Lunches, Just for Kids | 14 comments

It's Girl's Day and I've made Baby Girl her own special little girl bento to take with her to school.

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