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Chicken Fettuccine Bento

Posted by on Mar 9, 2011 in Bento, Chicken, Kids | 2 comments

Leftover chicken fettuccine in a bento packed in my new Zojirushi thermal “purse” bento. Find out how it became useful for not just taking my lunch with me to work!

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Review: Skip Hop’s Bento Mealtime Kit

Posted by on Feb 25, 2011 in Beef, Bento, Products, Reviews | 12 comments

Read my product review of Skip Hop’s Bento Mealtime Kit, a six-box bento set with an insulated lunch bag and ice pack. Find out if it’s worth buying!

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Asian Spaghetti Bento

Posted by on Feb 7, 2011 in Beef, Bento, Foodbuzz, Italian, life | 26 comments

After UFC 126 and Super Bowl Sunday, it’s time to get back on track with controlled eating. Find out how my weight fared after a big weekend full of yummy foods!

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Hamburger Stew Bento

Posted by on Feb 3, 2011 in Beef, Bento, leftovers | 6 comments

I have leftover hamburger stew from last night, so I’ve packed it with some brown rice and some light and fresh sides. Surprisingly low points!

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Chicken Lettuce Wraps Bento (561)

Posted by on Feb 1, 2011 in Bento, Chicken | 7 comments

With some really tasty leftover Costco roasted chicken, you can make some delicious chicken lettuce wraps for your bento! Pack with some yummy fresh fruit for dessert.

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FFXI 8th Anniversary Bento

Posted by on Jun 15, 2010 in Beef, Bento, Charaben, FFXI | 12 comments

Take a look at the bento I made as an entry in the Final Fantasy XI 8th Anniversary Fan Art Contest and also see a photo from our bento tweetup this past Saturday.

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Mac and Cheese Bento, Part Deux

Posted by on Jun 10, 2010 in Bento, Chicken | 10 comments

For three days in a row, Baby Girl has requested Mac & Cheese bentos. Take a look at number two and see if you can spot any difference between them!

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Mac and Cheese Bento (505)

Posted by on Jun 8, 2010 in Bento, Kids, Turkey | 8 comments

Baby Girl finally adds something new to her summer fun menu when we see a box of Easy Mac at Costco. See what else is packed on the side for her to eat.

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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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Teri-Q Salmon Bento & Giveaway

Posted by on May 3, 2010 in Bento, Charaben, Chicken, Contests, Details, Fish | 46 comments

Win a bottle of my Aunty Joy’s famous teriyaki sauce, now called Teri-Q and sold by her company Taste of Joy Hawaii. Comment with a little story about your favorite aunty!

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