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Asian Food Grocer Winners

Posted by on Apr 14, 2011 in Bento | 4 comments

I’ve got a yummy curry bento with some fresh sugar snap peas I grew myself for lunch and announce the winners of the Asian Food Grocer giveaway!

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Easter Bunny Bento Videos

Posted by on Mar 18, 2010 in Beef, Bento, Easter, How-To, Kids, Videos | 42 comments

Watch my first bento tutorial videos as I show you how to make a cute Easter Bunny charaben and then show how I make the lunch. Feedback wanted!

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Bon Jovi Bento (451)

Posted by on Feb 12, 2010 in Bento, Bento Box, Chicken | 19 comments

Another bento challenge is issued from Clay, this time it’s Bon Jovi! See what I ended up doing on a lazy Friday morning and guess the song the bento is based on!

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The Untimely Demise of Charaben

Posted by on Jan 27, 2010 in Bento, Charaben, Vegetarian | 25 comments

What happens after the bento photos are taken and the cute creatures we create have to be eaten? Do they smile all the way to your mouth or scream in terror as they meet the end?

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A Bento to Scream For and Fundraiser Winners

Posted by on Jan 22, 2010 in Bento, Charaben, Winners | 45 comments

Ice cream in a bento?! Don’t worry, it’s not what you think. See a charaben to scream for and find out who our lucky winners are for the Haiti Fundraiser/Bento Giveaway!

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Smoked Salmon Bento (429)

Posted by on Jan 12, 2010 in Bento, Fish | 15 comments

Smoked salmon makes a fast main dish for this healthy and fresh lunch filled with fruits and veggies. What’s the terrible secret ingredient in the little mini carrot salad?

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The Anti-Climactic Bento 400

Posted by on Oct 21, 2009 in Bento, Charaben, FFXI, Sandwich, Shrimp | 14 comments

I had meant to make Bento 400 over the weekend, but after a stomach virus began weaving its way through two family members, I had to put...

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Anniversary Bento (361)

Posted by on May 22, 2009 in Bento, Chicken | 12 comments

When I was a teenager growing up in Hilo, more years ago than I care to remember, people didn’t use the Internet and cell phones...

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Lasagna Bento, Garden Update, and Cake Pix

Posted by on May 21, 2009 in Bento, Garden, Kids, Pasta | 14 comments

Since I made two trays of lasagna for dinner for Baby Girl’s birthday, we ate that for dinner again last night and I have even more...

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Donburi Bento and Class Photos

Posted by on May 18, 2009 in Bento, Chicken, Sandwich | 11 comments

Today I have oyako donburi, but in a bento I put together rather hastily so that I could have a relaxing morning. I took the picture at...

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