Whoa! I had a major screw-up with my bento photos this last couple of weeks! I took a trip to visit my parents AND I cleared a bunch of stuff off my laptop and in the process I managed to delete most of the lunch photos I took in the last two weeks. [Insert forehead slap here.] And I swear the photos I took featured the most beautiful, artful bento boxes this world has ever seen! [Wink! Wink!]
I do have a FEW photos to share with you today though, so this post isn’t going to be completely empty.
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These were the lunch photos I deleted. Boo hoo! And while they may not have been the most beautiful lunches ever, I did put some effort into making them cute and Christmas-y.
Thursday was the morning I left on my trip and it was utter chaos. I managed to to take a snack for Augie before I left with raspberries, snap peas and hummus. In addition to making the snack red and green, I added a Snoopy ring for decoration.
I also had most of Wyatt’s lunch packed the night before, but his dad finished it in the morning and forgot to take a photo.
This is the lunch my husband packed for Wyatt on Friday: whole wheat crackers, goldfish, raspberries, leftover pizza cut into chunks, corn and dill pickles.
Augie had goldfish, raspberries, dill pickle, carrots, smoked turkey and his own pizza smorgasborg. This was packed in our LunchBots Cinco.
Zach packed lunches on Monday but forgot to take photos.
On Tuesday, Zach packed: carrots, snap peas, raspberries, turkey and corn. He packed it in our LunchBots Trio.
Wyatt had school lunch.
I was back at it Wednesday and I tried to make up for lost time with this snowflake lunch packed in our 5th Avenue Blue Yumbox. I made a sort of wonky snowflake sunbutter and jelly sandwich using these cutters, then filled in the rest of the main compartment with snowflake Ritz crackers and a little Pirate’s Booty. I also gave him cucumber slices, a mixture of kiwi and blueberries (and a snowflake pick) and a few dried cherries.
Wyatt used our original Yumbox: ham slices, radishes, kiwi, blueberries, crackers and Pirate’s Booty.
School was cancelled because of the big rain storm that hit the Bay Area, so no lunches.
Friday the kids had identical lunches so I only took one photo. They each had leftover chili in a thermos, apples, radishes for Wyatt, cukes for Augie and a snack pack of applesauce.
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