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Bento Love: Chain of Love…. and Smart Planet Eco Lunch Box Review & GIVEAWAY!!!

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Pin It     Bento Love: Chain of Love For this Smart Planet bento, we have cheese, chicken & pineapple kabobs, cherry tomatoes and a chain of cucumbers Around the edge is a fruit leather rope for dessert.   The girls loved this lunch….especially the cucumber chain. To make it fun, we interlaced arms and said the three of us were a chain of love They also loved trying out a cool new bento lunch box by Smart Planet The entire bento was de…

Bento Love: Our First Planet Box!

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Pin It     Bento Love: Our First Planet Box! For this Planet Box bento, I used cream cheese filling for the flower sandwiches, with green and black olives, cucumbers, oranges, bunny crackers and a penguin gummy for dessert. WooHoo! We finally got a Planet Box! These lovely lunchboxes are great! I loved how they hold the food in place and are sectioned off Both girls could open these with easy and loved the decorative magnets. Make sure to check…

Bento Love: How Many Hearts Can You Find?

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Pin It   Can you find them all?     Bento Love: How Many Hearts Can You Find?   For this Easy Lunchbox bento, there are cheese and bread thin hearts, topped with a purple marshmallow heart.   On the sides of the large compartment are grapes and pineapple chunks, topped with sprinkle hearts.   On the top left are fresh blueberries, centered with a freeze dried raspberry. On the bottom left are some shells & cheese, topped with two cheese hear…

A Box Full of Nature! NatureBox Review & GIVEAWAY

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    Bento Love: A Box Full of Nature: For this EasyLunchbox bento, are 2 min i ham & cheese sandwiches, sliced kiwi, NatureBox  Dried Cherries  & NatureBox Figgy Bars with Honey , strawberry Greek yogurt topped with NatureBox  Nuts For Granola and NatureBox  Sunshine Chips .   Do you ever find your self getting stuck in a snack rut? I know I do.   When I am at the store, I usually find myself reaching for the same old snacks. BORING! Na…

Bento Love: Hello Kitty

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Pin It     Bento Love: Hello Kitty   For this bento, there is an open faced cheese Hello Kitty sandwich on a bed of mixed greens, with cheese “hugs and kisses”.   Next to the sandwich are raspberries, blue berries and carrots. This bento is packed in a Smart Planet lunchbox.     My girls both love Hello Kitty. Whats not to love about that cute little kitten? The theme this week over at the Bento Blog Network bento challenge was Hello…

Funny Face Bento Tutorial

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…eature HERE to see how simple it is to make this Funny Face Bento! Make sure to check out the Family Fresh Meal bento gallery at the end of the article. This opportunity meant the world to me, and am so excited to share it with all of you.     If you  have a chance, please leave comments letting SheKnows how much you enjoyed the article     I hope you enjoy! XO Corey   http://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/967669/creating-a-bentobox-lunch…

Bento Love: Clowning Around

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Pin It   Bento Love: Clowning Around: In the main section of the Easy Lunchbox (love these boxes!) is a “clown salad”, made of lettuce, spinach, cheese hat, ham hair, cheese & olive eyes, pepperoni nose, cheese & pepperoni mouth, and a carrot bow tie. In the top right is a cereal, raisin, marshmallow mix. In the bottom right are orange slices and a Dora gummy. The girls were watching Yo Gabba Gabba the day I made this Easy Lu…

Bento Love: Unicorns and Rainbows

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…ing low this week (I need to get to the store already!) so I had little work with. I went into my cookie cutter box to find a horse… and out of the hundreds of cutters… NOT ONE HORSE! I did find this dog that could be confused for a horse. hehe The sprinkle mane idea came from a fellow bento friend, Cookie Cutter Lunch. Her unicorn puts mine to shame The roasted veggies recipe came from Keepinfitforlife. So yummy, and the girls loved…

Awesome Back to School Lunch Supplies

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  Hello, My name is Corey, and I’m addicted to bento & back to school lunch making supplies!             Please don’t judge… I know I Might Have a Problem. Every time I see a new lunch cutter, or bento box….I just must buy it!  I have had several requests in the past couple months to post about the tools I use to make my lunches. The bottom draw of my kitchen island lunch making station.  Awesome Back to School Lunch…

Review & Giveaway: Lunch Box Love Notes

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…s Designs . The site offers tons of cute items for your kiddos.  Family Time Designs  offers a variety of lunch box love notes… something for all ages. Here is part of a set which is designed for the younger ones….having more pictures and less words.       My girls (2 & 4), not being able to read many words yet, were so excited about these little notes. The bright colorful pictures are perfect for bringing a smile to your child&#8…

Bento Love: Talk Like a Pirate Day Lunch

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X marks the spot! Bento Love: Talk Like a Pirate Day In this Easy Lunchbox bento, you will find a mini cheese pizza, topped with facial decorations of cherry tomatoes, pepperoni, cheese, black olives, candy rope and eye. In the Easy Lunchbox Mini Dipper “Treasure Chest”, you will find treasures of coins & fruit snacks. The treasure map is on a zucchini cupcake with decorative sprinkles. I saw the idea for this pizza on Little Foo…

Bento Love: Make a Sandwich

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    Bento Love: Make a Sandwich For this bento there are turkey rolls, mini toasts, cheese stars, green apples, yogurt and raspberries.     This bento got it’s name from the song my Big D was singing while she ate it. “Make, make, make…. a sand sand sandwich” Quite a catchy toon…. I caught myself singing it while I was cleaning up the house later that day hehe   Here is what I used to make this bento! XO Chef Corey…

Bento Love: Dr. Seuss Lunch

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Pin It     Bento Love: Dr. Seuss Lunch For this lunch, there is an open faced cheese and ham Lorax sandwich on a bed of spinach, with vanilla meringue cookies and blue sky fruit snacks. On the top left is The Cat in The Hat & 1 Fish, 2 Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish section, with 1/2 a Joe Joe cookie, topped with alternating strawberries and yogurt covered pretzels to make Cat’s hat. The hat is surround by gold(1 Fish, 2 Fish, Red Fish, Blu…

Bento Love: Pinwheel …. AND All Things For Sale GIVEAWAY!

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        Bento Love: Pinwheel For this EasyLunchbox lunch there is turkey & cheese pinwheel sandwich, surrounded by cucumbers and topped with cheese and a grape tomato.   In the side compartment are strawberries, and cottage cheese topped with sprinkles.                            I bet you are all wondering, “How did she make those fancy cheese toppings?”   Thanks to All Things For Sale , the process was a cinch! All Things For…

Bento Love: Bunny Love

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For this bento, there is a salad with tomatoes & cheese bunnies with a little bunny container of homemade ranch dressing. On the top is a sandwich ball heart filled with raspberry preserves. A cucumber wedge is holing up the umbrella, next to a stack of pears.   Ya’ll are getting an extra bento this week, thanks to the Bento of The Week challenge of at http://www.bentoblognetwork.com/. Voting will start next Wednesday…don’…

Bento Love: Thar She Blows

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Pin It Bento Love: There She BlowsIn this bento there is a white rice sky and a black lentil ocean with egg sheet waves, fish, whale and birds. I served this with a small side of soy sauce. Little D devoured this one She usually doesn’t like eggs, but I guess if they are shaped like animals and are pretty colors, they are her favorite thing! This was also my first attempt at egg sheets. Bento Blog Network had an egg sheet bento challenge,…

Bento Love: Hoo Hoo

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Pin It     Bento Love: Hoo Hoo   For this Easy Lunchbox bento there is a mixed greens “owl” salad with carrot, cheese and black olive details. In the top right cup is blueberry Greek yogurt, topped with a cheese moon.   In the bottom right compartment is quinoa & brown rice, topped with cheese letters.    Little D had a thing for owls a while back, so I thought she would get a kick out of a owl salad. She loved her “Hoo Hoo…

Bento Love: Change of Season

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  Bento Love: Change of Season For this bento, I did a bed of quinoa & whole grain rice, topped with 3 cheese maple leaves. To finish the box, I paired cheddar cheese block with steamed broccoli, divided by pepperoni. We got to play outside this morning, and the girls were having a blast collecting fallen leaves. While they were playing, I got a chance to sketch out the idea for this box! Fall is here! It worked out great, and the girls lov…

Bento Love: Potted Plant

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Pin It       Bento Love: Flower Pot For this Easy Lunchbox bento, there is a sweet potato tater tot flower(tots, cherry tomato & cucumber stem), potted in a turkey sandwich pot  with cheese detail, surrounded by broccoli. On the side is Greek yogurt, cucumbers and cheese.    During my weekly Trader Joe’s trips, I always make sure to pick up a flower of some sort for my girls.   TJ’s always has some fun, inexpensive flowers and th…

Bento Love: Flowers, Chains, Bunnies & Stars

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Pin It   Bento Love: Flowers, Chains, Bunnies & Stars:   For this bento there are Star sandwiches with Stuffed Baguette filling, chain of cucumbers, a flower made of oranges and cucumber and bunny crackers for dessert.      Once again, the chain cucumbers were the favorite. Both girls had a fun time with those! hehe Which is making me think, I should do a cucumber chain tutorial asap. (UPDATE: I did! Here it is!) It is super easy, and a grea…