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Bento Baon: Gudetama for National Napping Day (Yesterday)

I wasn’t aware that National Napping Day is a thing; I must be getting old. I do love naps though – hence the getting old comment haha – so I thought I’d create a bento to commemorate it. 158 more words

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Bento Baon: Happy Chicken

Happy Friday! This little chick perfectly reflects how I feel about the work week being over and the weekend starting. :) 65 more words

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Bento Baon: Soboro Mosaic

Mosaic-style bentos seem to be all the rage within the bento Instagram community, so I thought I’d try my hand at it. 114 more words

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Bento Baon: Not Sure if Lion or a Dog With a Blonde Afro

I feel as though I should have inserted a Futurama Fry meme here. It’s because I’m not exactly sure if my bento for today features a lion or a dog wearing a blonde afro. 182 more words

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Bento Baon: Penguin Onigiri

Today’s bento features a couple of round, little penguins. 129 more words

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Ichigo Ichie: These Bento Boxes Are Too Cute to Eat (Almost)

“Ichigo ichie” (一期一会): a Japanese idiom meaning “one time, one meeting”. The phrase embodies the cultural concept of treasuring meetings with people, and is often translated as “one chance in a lifetime”, reminding people to cherish any meeting or experience they are part of, as they may not be repeated. 488 more words


Bento Baon: Happy Hinamatsuri!

It’s March 3rd on this side of the globe. And in Japan, that means it’s Hinamatsuri or Girls’ Day! Although I’m not Japanese, my bento-making hobby has made me come to appreciate the Japanese culture. 164 more words

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