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Christmas bentos bring good cheer to lunch

Bento #13: Santa Claus Onigiri

Some really cute yet easy to emulate Christmas themed bentos from the JustBento community. continue reading...

Great Bento Ideas: Colorful charaben for Hinamatsuri (Girl's Festival)

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This week I've selected some Hinamatsuri, or Girl's Festival (Girl's Day) decorative bentos for your viewing pleasure. continue reading...

All-season shredded vegetable pickle-salad, plus migrating birds!

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A very simple ‘instant’ pickle-relish-salad made with always available vegetables, plus an equally easy decorative cutting technique. continue reading...

Great Bento Idea: Giraffe bentos for two little girls by Karaimame

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This week’s Great Bento Idea comes from a mom of 2 little girls in Finland, Karaimame! continue reading...

Great Bento Ideas: Simple and clever Halloween bentos by a really cool mom

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Hallowe’en seems to inspire bento artists around the world like almost no other holiday. If you’re planning on a special spooky bento for someone special, now is the time to start gathering ideas. Here are two great very simple, cute and clever sandwich based Hallowe’en bentos by Tiffany, aka Cool Mom From Vancouver. continue reading...