Girl Scout Lunch Bento 1 Nov

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Green Bentgo Stackable Lunch Box
Nature’s Own Honey Oat Bread
Hormel Natural Choice Ham Slices
Sargento Ultra Thin Provolone Cheese Slices
Babybel Cheese
Happy Squeeze Super Acai Grape & Apple Pouch
Sliced Kiwi
Walker Mini Shortbread Rounds
Enjoy Life  Not Nuts Seeds & Fruit Mix

Breast Cancer Awareness / Susan G. Komen’s Birthday Bento 25 Oct

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Pink Bentgo Stackable Lunch Box
Nature’s Own Butter Bread
WOWButter Peanut Butter Replacement Spread
Polaner All Fruit with Fiber Strawberry Spreadable Fruit
The Real Deal All Natural Veggie Chips
Babybel Cheese
Chobani Champions Banana Honey Yogurt & Pink Ribbon Sprinkles
Sliced Apple

 

 

I took a break from the Halloween bentos to make  sure I made a pink ribbon bento to celebrate Susan G. Komen’s birthday which is on the same day as Halloween.  I spoke to my eldest daughter about breast cancer and how the Susan G. Komen for the Cure organization has raised the most money for research to date.  My daughter was very moved about her story and loves how her sister Nancy Brinker has carried on her legacy.

Jumanji Bento / Happy Birthday Chris Van Allsburg June 18, 1949 20 Jun

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Sanrio Hello Kitty Two Tiered Bento Box
Nature’s Own Honey Wheat Bread,
Hormel Natural Choice Ham Slices
Sargento Ultra Thin Cheddar Cheese Slices &
Letters made from FruitaBu Strawberry Smooshed Fruit
Sliced Strawberries & Sliced Oranges
Organic Baby Carrots
Hard Boiled Egg
Mixed Nuts

 My children and I absolutely love the work of Chris Van Allsburg because he isn’t just a  wonderful children’s author but a beautiful illustrator also. He’s written famous books like Jumanji, Zathura & Polar Express just to name a few. I thought on his birthday we’d watched the movie Jumanji and I would make them a Jumanji bento for their lunch.  This was my first time using the Egg Cuber and I think my egg came out perfect.  I wanted the egg to look like the dice from the Jumanji game.  My cheeky daughter picked up the egg and counted all the dots and noticed I didn’t put six dots on the bottom of it.  I told her she wasn’t supposed to notice that.

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Where the Wild Things Are Bento / Happy Birthday Maurice Sendak 6/10/28-5/08/12 13 Jun

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Sanrio Hello Kitty Two Tiered Bento Box
Nature’s Own Honey Wheat Bread & Biscoff Spread
Organic Baby Carrots & Blueberries
Trader Joe’s Cinnamon Alphabet Schoolbook Cookies
Frigo String Cheese

 

When I was little I use to love this book and now my kids love this book too and the movie probably because they are “Wild Things”.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Bento / Happy Birthday Ian Fleming 5/28/1908 – 8/12/1964 30 May

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Sanrio Hello Kitty Two Tiered Bento Box
Nature’s Own Butter Bread, Skippy Natural Creamy No Stir Peanut Butter &
Polaner All Fruit with Fiber Strawberry Spreadable Fruit
Broccoflower & Strawberries
Marie’s All Natural Ranch Dressing in Panda Container
Plum Kids Organic Fruit Shredz
Babybel Cheese
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Sanrio Hello Kitty Two Tiered Bento Box
Nature’s Own Butter Bread, Skippy Natural Creamy No Stir Peanut Butter &
Polaner All Fruit with Fiber Strawberry Spreadable Fruit
Plum Kids Organic Fruit Shredz
Sliced Strawberries
Frigo String Cheese
Plum Organics Yo Drops Organic Crunchable Yogurt in Orange Silicone Container
Apple & Eve Fruit Smarts Fruit Punch All Natural Juice Box

 

I know most of you may be saying to yourselves Ian Fleming, isn’t he the writer of James Bond?  You would be correct, however in 1964 Mr. Fleming also wrote the book Chitty Chitty Bang Bang with the 1968 film loosely adapted of the same name with a screen play by Roald Dahl (James & the Giant Peach, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory) and Ken Hughes.  I love the fact that even though my daughter has seen 10,000 Pixar movies (we are total Disney Dorks) she still loves this movie. I can’t wait till my little ones are older and can sit through a movie so we can watch this one together.

Tinkerbell Bento / Celebrating J.M. Barrie’s Birthday 5/09/1860 10 May

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Laptop Lunchbox
Sandwich made with a Fairy Lunch Punch Tool
Nature’s Own Bread & Biscoff Spread Accent made with FruitaBu
In Tinkerbell Container Blue Diamond Toasted Coconut Flavored Almonds
In Mushroom Container Marie’s All Natural Ranch Dressing
Fresh Broccoli
SunRype Strawberry 100% Fruit Strip

An Extraordinary Egg Bento / Celebrating Leo Lionni’s Birthday 5/05/1910 8 May

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Yooee Bento Lunch Box
Sandwiches made with Nature’s Own Bread , Biscoff Spread & Sugar Eyes
XXSmall Hardboiled Egg with a Tupperware Pink Gadgets Salt & Pepper Shaker
Pepperidge Farms Gold Fish
Babybel Cheese
Sliced Strawberries
Blue Diamond Toasted Coconut Flavored Almonds
Stretch Island Fruit Co. Strawberry All Natural Fruit Strip under Strawberries

Fish is Fish Bento / Leo Lionni’s Birthday May 5th 7 May

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Sanrio Hello Kitty Two Tiered Bento Box
PB & J made with Nature’s Own Bread
Trader Joe’s Super Fruit Spread
Peter Pan 100% All Natural No Stir Peanut Butter
Wilton Sugar Eye
Pepperidge Farm Gold Fish
Blueberries & Strawberries
Babybel Cheese
Blue Diamond Toasted Coconut Flavored Almonds

Alice in Wonderland Bento / Lewis Carroll 29 Apr

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Lock & Lock Rectangular Lunch Box Set
Ham & Cheese Sandwiches Decorated with Food Edible Markers
Dehydrated Green Beans
Strawberries
Mini Crackers & Babybel Cheese

Girl Scout’s Bento / Juliette Gordon Low Day 29 Apr

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Sanrio Hello Kitty Two Tiered Bento Box
Ham & Cheese Trefoil Sandwich & Thin Mint Cookies
Carrots & Ranch Dressing
Blood Orange Slices
Babybel Cheese
Greek Yogurt with Granola Sprinkles