charaben

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...

My sister does bentos: charaben (kyaraben) for a girl and boy

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Here are some bentos made by a typical busy Japanese mom - my sister Mayumi - for her two kids. 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...

Great Bento Ideas: Christmas bentos!

A Few Good (Snow)Men Bento

After a couple of weeks off, the Great Bento Ideas series is back with a roundup of simple yet effective Christmas bentos! 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...