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. …

pretzel hugs pretzel turtles holiday treats

Pretzel Hugs & Turtles

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

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 …

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 …

skull cupcakes

Skull Cupcakes

The scariest part of Halloween is that it took me over a week to post a picture and recipe! This year we …

Obama Black Forest Cake

Obama is Black (Forest Cake)

Obama has inspired me in politics since 2004. This week, he inspired me in the kitchen as well! Since we were having …

strawberry shortcake

Japanese Strawberry Shortcake

My husband and I agree that homemade birthday cakes are preferable to those from a bakery. (Actually, that probably holds true for …