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Learn to Make the “Under the Big Top” Bento Box from Everyday Bento

March 13, 2014

Welcome to the second of five giveaways to celebrate the release of my book, Everyday Bento! I had to take last week off because I was sick, but I’m back on track now and I have a fun video tutorial and a terrific giveaway for you today! First, I’ll show you how to make the […]

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Learn to Make the Space Bento Box from Everyday Bento

February 27, 2014

Five days from today my book, Everyday Bento, will be released! I’m thrilled to share it with you all and I’m ridiculously excited see what you will create from the ideas inside it! To celebrate, I’m kicking off a series of videos with a rad giveaway to accompany each of them. For the next five […]

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How to Make Matchbox Ornaments

December 9, 2013

Want to make some quick and ridiculously cute ornaments with your kids? Try making Matchbox Ornaments! Augie, my five-year-old, and I made eight of these little cuties in a single sitting. They are quick, fun and economical — all the supplies we used were pulled from my crafting stash — and the ornaments themselves delight […]

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How to Make a Monsters University Bento Box (Sponsored)

October 23, 2013

I loved Monsters University! My kids loved Monsters University! We all loved Monsters University! And to celebrate this love (and the movie’s upcoming Blu-ray Combo Pack release on October 29th) I decided to make a Monsters U bento box. Fun and not too fussy, this box is something you can put together even if you […]

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How to Make Stuffed Sandwiches with a Pie Mold

July 16, 2013

Wanna make your kid’s lunch seriously cute and super fun? Make their sandwich with a pie mold! I have a few of these pie molds — a heart-shaped one I got at Target (it’s no longer available in the store or online but I found a similar one on Amazon) and some empanada molds. I […]

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Video: How to Make a 4th of July Bento Box

July 3, 2013
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I sent Augie to school with this fun, patriotic bento box today and I made a video showing how you can make one like it at home. I know that tomorrow is the 4th and it might be hard to pull something like this together so quickly, but this lunch is versatile enough that it […]

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