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Christmas Brunch

I hope everyone had a Very Merry Christmas!  We had a simple affair with family coming over for Christmas brunch and presents. …

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Japanese Christmas Party

More expat friends from Japan just moved to town, so we invited them over for a Japanese style Christmas party!  As Naoki …

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Annie Movie Bento

Looks like all the definitive movies of my childhood are going to be updated for a new generation.  First Karate Kid (verdict: meh) …

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Christmas Bento 2

The spirit doesn’t stop in O Dojo…another Christmas bento!  I was really excited to find some holiday pasta at Cost Plus World …

christmas bento lunch

Christmas Bento

This picture came out way too green!!!  I’ve been struggling with a cold so my judgement is compromised.  Probably should have selected …

santa bento lunch

Santa Bento

 This week’s lunch theme is all Christmas all the time!  Had to start off with a Santa bento inspired by Anya E. …

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Stocking Stuffer Chewing Gum

Teddy is finally old enough to chew gum and he is OBSESSED!  I remembered the cutest little advent calendar by My Little …

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Pretzel Hugs & Turtles

IMHO we live on the best street ever.  Low traffic, nice sidewalks, lots of kids & dogs, older kids to babysit, and …

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Puppy Dog Bento

We have a new addition to the family!  Our very own furry baby Olivia.  We’ve been pretty busy getting her settled in, …

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Bento Box Guide

Ready to pack a few bentos and not sure what type of lunch box to use?  My main sentiment is that any …