Chinese New Year Rooster Bento Lunch!

Rooster Bento Lunch

Gong Hey Fat Choy! This year is the year of the Rooster, and Chinese New Year celebrations kick off on Saturday, January 28th, continuing for 7 days. We're celebrating with a Rooster Bento Lunch to kick off the start of the festivities. Every 12 years is a Rooster year. The Rooster ranks tenth among the 12 animals in the 12-year Chinese zodiac cycle. A year of the Rooster … [Read more...]

Octodog Bento Lunch

The Octodog Bento Lunch is probably my favourite to make! It's quick and easy, and the kids love it every time!

One of my all time favourite lunches to make is the Octodog bento lunch. It's my fave for a few reasons, and not just because they're fun to look at, but they're fun to eat, and quick and easy to prepare. I almost feel like I'm cheating when I make this lunch because it's seriously that easy. I've said before that I love making bentos because it's a great way for me to … [Read more...]

Chinese New Year Bento Lunch

Chinese New Year Bento Lunch

Did you know that 2016 is the year of the Monkey according to the Chinese Zodiac? The smallest kid and I learned all about China on our recent field trip to Dr.Sun Yat Sen Classical Gardens in Vancouver's historic Chinatown, and as Chinese New Year is quickly approaching I figured I'd make a Chinese New Year Bento Lunch to celebrate! The monkey in this bento lunch was created … [Read more...]

Aqua Adventure Summer Camp Lunch – Rubbermaid LunchBlox

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Things I love about school being out for the summer: Way less traffic during my rush hour commute Things I don’t love about school being out for the summer: Constant “I’m bored! There’s nothing to do!” comments from the smalls The fact that I still have to work (which my kids just can’t seem to understand) All of the places I used to retreat to during my … [Read more...]

Mini Sammie Bento Lunch

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Today is supposed to be a big day in my house... The first day back to school. Parents everywhere are rejoicing at the thoughts of reading the morning newspaper, finishing their hot cups of coffee, peeing alone, and silence... Oh the silence of the front door slamming shut behind the kids that are happily bustling off to school. Not only does today mark the first day of … [Read more...]