A couple of snack bentos

We had a snow day yesterday, again. Don’t get me wrong I enjoy the white stuff, but we all have a bad case of cabin fever! We spent our found day of rest yesterday tidying up the house and doing laundry. Playing in the snow was also on the agenda. Mid afternoon The Girls were looking for a snack, The Oldest popped some popcorn and The Youngest chose to have a bento which she helped me make.

This is a small two tier box that we got from an Ebay seller.  The top tier has a two color Oreo, some mini yogurt pretzels, a sugar free lime Jello and a twisted cheese stick cut in half.  The bottom tier has mini cucumber slices and baby carrots cut into matchsticks with some freeze dried banana slices in the heart cup.  Most of the sweets in the top tier went uneaten, while she came back twice and asked me to cut some more carrots.  That’s new for her, she used to not eat raw carrots.  This was her first try again for them in awhile and she’s decided she loves them!  Just goes to show you that you can reintroduce foods to your kids and sometimes they will like them!

That’s all for now, I will have an exciting post coming up – yesterday during the snow I tried my hand at making a charaben bento for The Youngest’s lunch.  For those of you that don’t know what that is check out this page at the fabulous site Just Bento for some how too’s and examples.  You’re going to be impressed by her fantastic work.  Some more great examples are at Adventures in Bentomaking also.  Don’t get too excited, mine is not that good, but I’m very happy with myself and my first try!!   The Youngest was also thrilled, so that’s all that matters! 

So have a great day, and don’t forget the Friday blog hops!! *motions over to the right yet again*  Just click on the link and you’re off to discover some fascinating people!  

-Stephanie

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23 Responses to A couple of snack bentos

  1. Kim says:

    Hi Stephanie! I’m a little bit of a slacker since you stopped by on Sunday! But I just wanted to let you know that I’m following you back! :) Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

    Kim
    http://www.chubbycheeksthinks.com

  2. I love it! I bet the your kids do too! :D

    Thanks for linking up!
    Hope you have a great week!
    Jennifer

  3. love this new idea…can’t wait to get one ordered, you are so creative

  4. tammilee says:

    Hi
    I am a new follower from the blog hop
    I blog at http://www.tammileetips.com
    I hope you will stop by
    Tammilee

  5. Angeleyes says:

    I was surprised that your girl did not touch the dessert box!
    It is always a bonus when kids eats their vege!

    Looking forward to see your kayraben!

    • Stephanie says:

      I was surprised too! I’ll be posting my kayraben soon, how is the right way to spell it? I’ve seen it both ways and I’m totally not sure!!

  6. Rheanna says:

    This is amazing! I’ve never heard of this. Thanks for sharing something new for me. yet another thing I can get myself addicted too, lol. I’ll make sure my husband knows who to thank for that, LMAO!! I’m totally mesmorized! I love love love it!

    New follower and happy to have found your blog on the weekend blog hop!
    Thanks for sharing your lovely life with us

    Rheanna @ Cammo Style Love
    http://www.cammostylelove.blogspot.com

    • Stephanie says:

      This is exactly how I felt when I first discovered bento!! All the cute stuff takes over quickly!! Thanks so much for your kind comment and I can give your husband a talking to if you like!! LOL! Have a great day!

  7. Renee says:

    I am following you through the blog hop. Very nice site. Thanks
    http://thecryptocapersseries.blogspot.com
    http://www.reneeahand.com
    Renee

  8. This is super cool!! I may need to order some!!!

    Following from the Saturday Stalk Remix!

    http://multi-facetmom.blogspot.com/

  9. Hi, I came over from Swingin By Sunday. I am now following through GFC.

    I’d love for you to swing by my blog and follow me back.

    The Nourishing Homemaker
    http://nurturedfamilylife.blogspot.com

  10. Shanee says:

    I’m your newest follower from Swingin’ By Sunday! Come check out my blog at: http://adventuresofathriftymommy.blogspot.com/

    Have a great day!

  11. momgen says:

    Oh i like that foods. A new follower from Swingin’ by Sunday. See you in my site.

  12. Tracy says:

    These are amazing! I am envious of your mad skills!! I’m looking forward to seeing more pics…

    I’m your newest follower from Meet and Follow Sunday! I’d love for you to meet and follow my blog back! :)

    http://learningtolivemybestlifein365days.blogspot.com

  13. Brea says:

    Hi! New follower from Saturday Stalk! LOVE your blog! :)

    Brea

  14. Pingback: First charaben (kyaraben) bento, or my attempt at something really cute. | bentofabulous

  15. linsey says:

    Awesome job! I followed you from What’s for Lunch. ;-)
    http://www.linseydavis.com

  16. That is so cute!

    I’m a new follower from the Thursday Blog Hop! I’d love if you stopped by and followed me back!
    http://www.texastypeamom.com

  17. I am a new follower via the Let’s Get Social blog hop. Please stop by my new blog and follow back! There isn’t too much content yet, as it is very new, but I plan on adding to it regularly and will be having an awesome giveaway once I hit 100 followers!
    http://www.newlycrunchymamaof3.com
    Thanks!
    Brandy

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