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First Grade Picnic Party Bento

Posted by on Mar 10, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Bento, Features, Japanese, Kids, Picnic, Pork | 8 comments

Baby Girl’s school was having a first grade kite flying/family picnic activity, so I made a bento for us to eat after we’d made her kite and then we took the kite out for a try.

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Ikebana International Bento Demonstration

Posted by on Jan 23, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Blog, Charaben, Classic, Fish, Japanese, Just for Kids, Pork | 12 comments

After eating a delicious bento lunch from Natsunoya Tea House, I did a bento demonstration for the nice ladies of International Ikebana Honolulu Chapter 56.

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The Yum-Yum Domo

Posted by on Jul 13, 2010 in Charaben, Yum-Yum Bento Box | 10 comments

See what I found when I came in to work yesterday. Domokun Vandalism Part III!!! You can also take a look at what I made for the Kahala Mall signing!

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Earth Day Bento

Posted by on Apr 23, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Blog, Chicken, Everyday Lunches | 9 comments

Earth Day was April 22, 2010. See how I celebrated the day with an Earth themed bento lunch and hear about how quick it was to pack! Happy Earth Day!

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Tamagoyaki Chicks Bento

Posted by on Mar 25, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Bento Hoodlums, Charaben, Easter, Shrimp | 16 comments

To keep the Easter bento theme going, I bust out an “old” but unused tamagoyaki mold that helped me shape my slices of omelet into cute little chicks!

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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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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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Keroppi Bento (454)

Posted by on Feb 18, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Beef, Blog, Charaben, Sanrio | 20 comments

One of my favorite Sanrio characters is a cute frog named Kerokerokeroppi. This bento features a Keroppi onigiri.

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Love in Her Eyes

Posted by on Feb 10, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Beef, Bento Box, Blog, Charaben, Kids, Love | 32 comments

Take a look at a cute pink bear with hearts in her eyes in a love themed bento inspired by Baby Girl, see another photo of me in LOST, and the Docubentory continues!

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