hungry animal bento lunch box

Hungry Animal Bento

I got some new cutting tools so thought I’d test them out and make a hungry animal bento.  We cheer for sloppy …

pancake bento lunch box with strawberry maple syrup

Rice Cooker Pancake Cake

Nothing cheers up a cold Monday morning like a hot pancake breakfast.  Instead of slaving over the stovetop flipping them out one …

Big Hero 6 bento assembled

Big Hero 6 Bento

Disney did us bento mamas a huge favor!  We all loved Big Hero 6, but more important than a good movie is …

Bento Giveaway

Hi, everybody – Thank you sooooo much for reading this blog and cheering on my attempts.  The Merry Antoinette Facebook page reached …

Moustache Bento

Happy Movember Moustache Bento

I was inspired by photographs from the World Beard & Moustache Championships in Portland to kick off November with a salute to …

Fruit Tattoos

PSA: Tough Banana Fruit Tattoos

Did you know that you can tattoo any fruit with an inedible peel like bananas and oranges?!  Fruit tattoos are my favorite …

halloween bento

Halloween Bento

Happy Halloween, friends!  It’s our favorite holiday and we’re putting the finishing touches  on decorations at the O Dojo.  Naoki has been …

Sack Lunch Bento

Sack Lunch Bento

Teddy’s Kindergarten class had their first field trip last week–a visit to the pumpkin patch!  His favorite part of the day was …