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Apr

BENTO GIVEAWAY

No, my computer is not fixed yet. They have it for the weekend and I’m praying for good news tomorrow. Thank-you to everyone for your well wishes and I will certainly learn my lesson to backup more frequently. My last backup was 7 months ago – not smart of me! In the meantime, I have teamed up with the fabulous All Things for Sale to bring you this amazing bento giveaway. I chose some of my most favorite new bento products available right now and made an adorable bento so you can see what you can do with these products. Now this is just one of many different bento boxes you can make with these awesome new bento supplies. I’m so excited about this giveaway and I think you’re about to get very excited too!

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Do you like this bento??? Then you’re going to love this giveaway!

Here is what’s up for grabs:

1. ONE of my favorite bento boxes in your choice of 4 colors. These are by far my favorite bento boxes to use right now. They are the perfect size for Kirsten, she can open and close them easily, I love the leakproof top tier with lid, and I especially love the bright colors. These boxes rock!

2. ONE elastic strap to close your bento box from the following choices:

3. An awesome set of 4 deco animal cutters. That’s right, you get all four – bear, rabbit, seal and chick. I love making small sandwich wraps and then cutting a piece of lunch meat with these cutters and wrapping it around the sandwich. You can also wrap them around rice balls too. Are these not the cutest bento accessory you’ve ever seen?? These are a bento must-have. The kiddos love them.

4. A set of three of my current most favorite silicone cup molds. You get a pea pod, some cherries, and an orange. They are a little larger than the usual small silicone containers, and they are absolutely adorable. Definitely a favorite of mine.

5. And finally, an adorable set of 8 food picks. These picks feature 4 different foods, all with adorable little faces on them. Isn’t everything always cuter with a sweet little face?

Is that not an awesome giveaway?? Do you want to win this awesome loot of bento goodness?? Here are the specs:

This giveaway is open to everyone worldwide!
Please make sure your comment either links to your email address, or you leave me your email address in the comment. If you win and I
have no way to contact you, I will have to draw for a new winner.
This giveaway is open until Tuesday April 24th. I will close the comments down that evening and draw for a winner.

Here’s what you have to do to enter: (if you already do these things, just leave a comment indicating so)

1. Leave me a comment telling me why you love bento!

Want additional entries? Please leave a separate comment for each item listed below that you complete:

2. Follow my blog via Google Friend Connect (in my sidebar)

3. “like” Meet the Dubiens on Facebook here

4. “like” All Things for Sale on Facebook here

5. Follow All Things for Sale/Bento USA on Twitter here

6. Follow All Things for Sale/Bento USA on Pinterest here

7. Share this giveaway on either your blog and/or Facebook page.

8. Tweet this giveaway

Good luck everyone and thanks again to All Things for Sale for hosting this amazing giveaway!

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924 thoughts on “BENTO GIVEAWAY

  1. Dawn

    My favorite part of this is the silicone pea pod! I love it!

    And I have liked you on Facebook for a while!

    Wishing you luck with the computer! I know how awful and devastating that is.

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  2. PepperMilk

    I love bento for a whole host of reasons! The biggest is because it’s a great creative outlet for me. It’s also another way that I can put lots n lots of love into my son’s day! I like that it encourages healthy eating and trying new things.

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  3. Mrs. Cushman

    I love these!! My little guy just this year starting getting a bento type lunch. I have slowly been picking up some supplies, but don’t have anything like this set :)

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  4. judi

    I love following your facebook – such wonderfully creative ways to
    pack lunches for kids, and even adults. Imagine a bad morning then opening
    a delightful lunch – that can change your whole day. I had a picky eater and
    this would have been a great way to pack her lunch. Just delightful

    judihartman@gmail.com

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  5. Charlotte

    I absolutely adore bentos!! I have just started making them and I am trying to boost my very small collection of Bento items!! I am also currently in Japan for a holiday over the Easter break and I am very jealous of the multitude of cute things they have here!! There are very little items in Australia, where I live and I have bought a few things here however I cannot take that many things home with me!! I would love to win these amazing Bento items!!

    charlottecasey.97@gmail.com

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  6. nwbearkitten

    I’m so excited for this giveaway! I would like to start making Bentos because my little man (8 months) is getting more interested in food, and I LOVE making cute food! :)

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  7. rocketmommy

    Following your blog I’ve absolutely fallen in love with Bentos! My oldest starts preschool next year and these are the perfect little containers to send her to school with a healthy snack and the following year when she starts kindergarten will be even better for her lunches and snack times. This giveaway is so amazing! =)

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  8. rocketmommy

    I already follow you on Google Friend Connect =)

    I think I’m the only one left on the planet without a Facebook page or Twitter account. No Pinterest either. Maybe I should start ;o)

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  9. Tryna

    I love Bento because it allows me to give my kids lots of small items, which they love. They also allow me to be creative and my girls love the cute surprises!

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  10. d

    already “liked” on facebook.
    I want a bento box for my son, he starts kindergarten in August and a bento box would be perfect for his lunches.

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  11. debcom

    I would LOVE to try Bento lunches for my 6 yr old. She is so picky, maybe she might eat if the food looks fun! I like you on FB and All things for sale on FB!!

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  12. Jinxy

    I love bento because it’s adorable and maybe my starting to be picky kid will be too distracted by the cuteness to worry about what she’s eating.

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  13. Kristina

    I love Bentos because wind up being a more balanced meal than I would have packed before using them. Also, my daughter not only loves them, she will EAT them!

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  14. gretchen

    My favorite part is that you are able to get your kids to eat all those fruits and veggies. A very close second is how absolutely adorable the containers and accessories are.

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  15. Kristin

    What a GREAT giveaway! I am very recently getting into Bento with my 4 year old. Most of my inspiration has come from your blog. I like Bento because it makes lunch fun and different without a whole lot of extra time or effort.

    Kristin
    ImKristin(at)gmail(dot)com

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  16. Debbie

    I like you on FB, like All Things on FB. Follow All Things on Pinterest. Follow you via Google Feed. Love Bento because it’s a great way to get the little ones to eat things that are good for them. Thanks for the great give away!
    Debbie
    dt seeking one at gmail dot com

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  17. kulinarne-smaki

    Hi I’m Aśka I follow you on the blog and facebook. I really like. Recently I like the bento, really inspires me. Here are my boxes http://kulinarne-smaki.blogspot.com/2012/03/bento-boxes.html.

    Bento because I like to release our imagination, pleases the eye, there are a lot of fun and not a single defect. Because it is a message of love, which can give a loved one for ‘takeaway’.

    I watch you on the blog as a kulinarne-smaki as on facebook Joanna Chmiel.

    kulinatnesmaki(at)gmail(dot)com

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  18. AmyBean

    I have never made a bento, but I’ve wanted to for a long time. I think it would help my picky eaters eat ALL their lunch, not just the pretzels. :)

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  19. Claire

    I love bentos because they do encourage you to creative, to think about what you’re eating, they inspire you to eat more healthily and they’re simply fun :) I’m looking forward to getting creative next year when my son starts kindergarten :)

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  20. The Kemps

    The thing I love most about Bento, is being able to make creative, yummy & healthy lunches that are fun & appealing to my picky little man. So many great ideas on your site-thank you for the chance to win!

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  21. brandall

    I love Bento because it’s so adorable! Plus, I find my kids are more willing to eat foods that are in smaller portions and cute :) brandi_svoboda at yahoo dot com.

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  22. Jordan & Russel

    I love bento because it is fun to make, my son loves it and I can better portion what I want him to eat. Your blog started my interest in bentoing so thank you!

    jwheelerk at yahoo dot com

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  23. Jordan & Russel

    I love bento because it is fun to make, my son loves it and I can better portion what I want him to eat. Your blog started my interest in bentoing so thank you!

    jwheelerk at yahoo dot com

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  24. Sheri

    My oldest is starting school next year and it will be the first time I have had to pack a lunch. I would love to win these to make his lunch unique and exciting!
    Thank you!
    sheridack (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  25. tometadou

    Woooohooooo ! Another amazing bento giveaway ! Maybe this time I’ll be luckier :) I sooo love bentos ’cause it’s a great way to get my 3-year-old to eat veggies in a fun way, and an even more because it’s cute way of showing him that mummy loves him even when she’s not around !

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  26. Kelli

    i love all things bento because: (1) It’s Japanese. And I love the Japanese/culture; (2) It’s another creative outlet for me besides sewing/crafting; (3) It encourages my son to eat. It makes lunchtime more fun! And veggies are more appealing when they’re strategically positioned in colorful boxes and has a little bear pick in it; and (4) They are just SO darn cute!

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  27. the worstest mommy

    OMG, I LOVE Bento boxes. My youngest son has food allergies and I pack his lunch everyday. There are very few things he can even eat for lunch, so making lunches creative is the key to having him eat lunch at school!

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  28. StacyN

    I love bentos and so do all 3 of my kids. I have fun making them and the kids (especially the little one) loves eating them. My two teens like making them to show there friends. They are what helped get my very picky 5 yr old son to eat and try more foods. I really hope I win this my email is sdn474@gmail.com

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  29. Karen

    Good luck to everyone entering, this is a great prize. I would love to do this for my children. I have a son that just refuses to eat anything, and the nutritionist says its just a phase. If I do these cute lunches maybe he will eat! I would like to win this prize, thanks for giving us a chance. :)

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  30. Lizzie

    I love bentos because they’re creative, and they make me set time for myself in creating a healthy satisfying lunch that is just for me.

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  31. Jaime Williams

    hey jill, love this give away! You have tunred me on to the bento box. My 3yr loves his he got for valentines. My now 1yr just got his for Easter. I love what you do with food. It makes me want to eat it,lol. I do not create the awesome things you do in your bento box’s but we have tried a few neat thing, like adding sprinkles to our fruit! I follow your blog on goole, I am on your fb page, I am on all things food fb page and now follow there pinterest page. I will share this give away on my blog and my blog’s fb page! Thank’s for taking the time do to this. Have a great day:-)
    jaime.upordown@yahoo.com

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  32. Kelly

    I tried my first bento lunch for my three kids this week. They had a bunny sandwich and I love bento because the kids love them and I love the portion sizes. Kelly f.

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  33. s a n s k u :)

    I love them because I can’t think of a cuter way to eat lunch or snacks. I have wanted to try these but husband is in school so my budget is small. I love seeing all the fun lunches you make. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  34. Melissa

    I love Bento because my daughter will be starting kindergarten in the fall and these boxes will make her lunches more fun and encourage healthy eating. She will love the cute little picks!

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  35. Melissa

    I love Bento because my daughter will be starting kindergarten in the fall and we want to encourage healthy eating for her as opposed to eating school lunch every day. This will be a great way to do that, the picks are so cute and it’s easy storage for her as well.

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  36. Becky

    I love Bento because it encourages creativity. It allows you to enjoy healthy beautiful meals.

    I follow the blog via Google Friend Connect

    I “like” Meet the Dubiens on Facebook

    I “like” All Things for Sale on Facebook

    I follow All Things for Sale/Bento USA on Twitter

    I follow All Things for Sale/Bento USA on Pinterest

    I shared this giveaway on my Facebook page.

    I tweeted this giveaway

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  37. Becky

    I love Bento because it encourages creativity

    I follow the blog via Google Friend Connect

    I “like” Meet the Dubiens on Facebook

    I “like” All Things for Sale on Facebook

    I follow All Things for Sale/Bento USA on Twitter

    I follow All Things for Sale/Bento USA on Pinterest

    I shared this giveaway on my Facebook page.

    I tweeted this giveaway

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  38. Kelly

    Love bento because my daughter is super picky and eats nothing. I find that if her food is cute and smiley she’ll eat it – just about anything as long as it is adorable….

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  39. jodilee0123

    I love all things bento because it makes meal and snack time fun for my kiddos. It doesn’t take much to make an adorable meal that other kiddos wish they had! :0)
    miskelljodifunk at aol dot com

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  40. Amanda

    I love bento because ever since I started doing this my son is EXCITED about lunch. It also makes him feel so special when he opens up his lunchbox and sees that I made something fun just for him.

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  41. The Marquis'

    My daughter is 14 months old and I just got into making Bento’s for her. I feel like I really stumbled upon it at the perfect time now that she is eating real meals. I am having a ton of fun making cute and creative meals for her, and watching her try new and healthy foods. Thanks so much for all the fabulous inspiration. And for the wonderful giveaway!

    Melissa M. – Maine
    melissaleemarquis@yahoo.com

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  42. JenellieBellie

    I love bento because it’s cute and my two boys (ages 4 and 2 1/2) LOVE fun food! I’m just getting into it, and I don’t have a store nearby that sells bento items, so more supplies would be awesome!

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  43. Laura Beth

    I love bento because it makes kids snacks incredibly cute. I want to be the mom who can remind my kids they are loved just by making cute little creations in their everyday lives!

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  44. Jamerican

    i’m a new(ish) mom and love your blog and all things bento! food is meant to be enjoyed, and presentation is a huge part of that. bento helps make eating fun for kids (and moms!), encourages ingenuity and creativity in non-traditional mediums, and reminds my boy that i love him, even when i’m not right next to him.

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  45. Lucky Larson's

    Would LOVE to win this Bento Box–my kiddos and I are headed to Disney next year and in order to keep cost down I am doing my own lunch–Bento Boxes filled with fun things like what you do will make the trip a lot more special and memorable!

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  46. Jen

    I love this page! I am new to bentos and try to learn. I love bentos because they are cute and a cute lunch is a lunch that my son will eat:)

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  47. Mommy S

    I love the bento because my daughter can open them! I recently got my daughter some of the animal picks and she loves eating her fruit with the “baby forks”.

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  48. Nicole

    I love bentos because it’s fun to be creative and make them for my kids and it’s a great way to get the kids to eat a nice variety of foods:)

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  49. renae1131

    I love your blog and I love bento because it encourages my kids to eat a rainbow of fruits and veggies! Thanks for all your great ideas!
    Renae

    R.e.dsharp@ sasktel.net

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  50. Howie

    I love bento – I’ve been watching my friend’s pictures of lunches/foods for her daughters and it is absolutely adorable. I want to buy their products and this giveaway would be a perfect start! My daughter is almost 17 months and am looking forward to using the products to make meals cute and fun!

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  51. Miss Mommy

    I have been falling in love with Bento Boxes. I just love the compartments – it seems to make life so much easier when I’m packing lunches for the three kids.

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  52. Janet

    I love that these make lunches so easy to pack! I have a few already but could definitely use more fun colors! Thanks for a chance to win.

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  53. Patrick, Ashley, and Audrey

    I am SO SO excited about this giveaway! I adore those new silicone cups! The pea pod and the cherries! Oh My! I love how easy bentos make packing lunch, and for me….the bento idea makes it so much more FUN!!!
    ashleypaitsel(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  54. Cher England-Johns

    Why do I love bento….? Well I love the portion control that built into them. I also love the fact that it takes the boring out of eating. The last but not least is that it is just soooo cute, it brings out my inner child.

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  55. Wissaaguayo

    I love the bento boxes, they make it so easy to feed my nieces and nephews who i watch! They cant wait to see whats in their boxes everyday. And they even eat things they have said they normally dont like. Thank you for all the ideas and would love to go futher with my special surprises!

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  56. Ashley

    How cute! I love everything cause it’s a fun and easy and usually healthy way to make lunch for my kids!
    sweetbabycakedesigns at gmail dot com

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  57. Dawna

    I love bento because it’s cute and my kids will eat food they wouldn’t normally when it is prepared in this way. They love the picks, the shapes, and everything about it (especially the sprinkles!). I love hearing at the end of the day that all the kids at the lunch table wished their moms would make cute lunches for them too! My daughters feel special and well loved because I take a few extra minutes to prepare fun food for them.

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  58. Amy

    I already do all those things – (except Pintrest, because I’m boycotting LOL I don’t have time for another addiction!)

    I can’t wait to start putting some of your amazing ideas to use when Em goes to kindergarten this fall!

    Thank you for the opportunity! <3

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  59. stephanie

    I love creating Bento lunches for my daughters. My almost-three-year-old is a very picky eater (surprise!) and we have a better chance of her eating foods cut into pretty shapes! (Plus, hi, it’s FUN!) :)

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  60. Mamabelly

    I love bentos because it gives me a chance to pack healthy but fun lunches for my kids and turned them into good eaters after being very selctive and picky before!

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  61. MyKoko

    I have always love bento lunches. So many cuteness to it. However, I was always afraid of making them in fear that my kids would not like them. But your blog has inspired me to give it a try. And you know what? They like it. Thank you so much. I am so glad I found your blog.

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  62. EP

    I have just started to bento and I think I have a new addiction. the colors! the whimsy! the organization! Adore Adore Adore Bento.

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  63. The Cluff Family

    I am just learning to love bento, mostly thanks to you! It allows me to be very creative, and also to show my daughters that I love them, in a fun way. They are eating things I never thought they would! Thank you!!! This giveaway would be the perfect addition to my very small collection.

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  64. Sara Messier

    Love Bento because my daughter loves it. We get all sorts of great inspirations for lunches from MTD (subscribed via rss/google reader). Love your blog and the giveaway looks fantabulous!

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  65. Mozierosie

    I have enjoyed using the bento boxes to bring a little creativity & fun to my almost 4 yr old’s lunches. The ideas you’ve shared are so simple – and really nice options for us working Moms! They’ve even encouraged my little picky eater to (sometimes) try things just b/c they look so fun. (especially when I use the food safe markers you told us about.) Thanks so much!

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  66. mommy of 3

    Im inspired by those cute little bento boxes/tools! Thank you BOTH for offering us an opportunity to win a set and make some enticing meals for our little ones.

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  67. KP

    I LOVE bento!!! What’s better than a clever, cute, and healthy lunch? :) I’ve had egg molds and veggie shape cutters and a froggie bento box for a while – and I was TOTALLY unaware of the vast array of cuteness you have on your site! That pea pod silicone thing is AWESOME!!! And – holy cow – whoever thought up those lunchmeat animal shape cutters is brilliant! I’m not kidding when I say you’ve enlightened my bento world! There SO much more I could do with these awesome thingamajiggers! My kids would flip. (I may be disqualified from this – as I don’t have a Pinterest or Twitter account – but I did all the rest of the entry qualifications :) ).

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  68. Kerry Jane

    I love Bento because I think it’s a great way to get kids to love their food. It also gives you a great chance to use food from all the food groups so your kids don’t get suspicious that there’s too many vegetables!

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  69. Mellissa

    I love bento boxes because they remind me of the egg creatures my mom used to make for me when I was sick. I love making little creatures for my 6yo because they make her smile (and eat!). Fun memories!

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  70. Mandi

    I love bento because it makes a typical lunch, fun and interesting, doesn’t take up anymore time or energy, and the fun and interesting food gets eaten more, and faster.

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  71. Megan

    Bento is awesome because it enables you to pack your kids up a fun meal at school that they will be excited to eat, when it comes in a cute package! Plus it’s earth friendly since it’s reusable.

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  72. Renee

    I love affair with bento lunches is only fresh but I’m finding it so exciting finding all the creative ways to present lunch. I’m in deseparate help to find something fun my 3 year old will love for lunch as she is such a snacker.
    Thank you for the great giveaway!
    Renee

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  73. bruinbr

    Awesome giveaway! I love bento because it’s so darn cute! I’m hoping to make such cute lunches for my little girl when she starts school this summer!

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  74. Bec Reddick

    I love these bento boxes as My daughter Emelia is a serial snacker (even when she was breast feeding – she would just snack) and I find it hard to get lunch boxes with lots of different compartments for all the different types of food she likes to snack on!

    I also have followed your blog, facebook site and the all things for sale facebook!

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  75. Mellissa

    My mom used to make creatures out of hard boiled eggs as treats. I loved them as a child. And now I love making special bento lunches for my daughter because they make her smile.

    mcariel123 at yahoo. dot ca

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  76. Lori

    I’m a beginning Bento maker but it makes preparing lunch for my son actually easier! And I can send healthier food for him. I would love more supplies! I already like All Things For Sale on FB. lori at lawrencemonsters dot com

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  77. Kristin

    I don’t own any bento items – but I have twins starting school in the fall and would love to be able to pack bento lunches for them. Yours are so inspiring! I love that you can have such a variety of healthy things for them to eat and that it’s all fun and entertaining. I could see our girls being very excited to open their lunch boxes with treats like this inside!

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  78. Godsjoy

    I found you because of your FUN owl “Rise & Smile” breakfast plate in the magazine…congrats on being published there! I love Bento because it gives me more creative ways to help fuel the kids healthy. We eat very balanced, but this makes balanced even more FUN! Your creativity is just amazing! Keep up using God’s gifts!! :)

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  79. Kelly Lynn

    Oh I love bento goodies! I have only just recently started since my toddler is only 18months but using the food cutters and silicone shapes really does make him more interested in eating healthier foods!
    gwenangela18 (at) yahoo

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  80. Ellieanne

    I had never heard of Bento boxes until I found your blog! Just looking at all your ideas, have inspired me to create more fun meals for my daughter and for all the kids that somehow find their way to my house. :) My daughter is apporaching the age where something cute and fun will help her eat better. I also get so bored with cooking, so I love the simple things you can do to create a fun bento meal. Fun for the kids, but so much fun to create!

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  81. Kirra

    I love Bento, It transformed my picky eater who always brought home food into an adventuresome little guy who rarely has leftovers. They are cute, save waste, and give him lots of extra time to eat because everything is together and easily accessible. What’s not to love?

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  82. prettipenny

    I love these Bento boxes and the way you always make the cutest food for your kiddos. I especially love them because my daughter has really been giving me a hard time lately about eating her food, and I think food this cute would be too hard for her to refuse :) I follow your blog and like your page on Facebook. prettipenny@gmail.com

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  83. LT

    I love bentos b/c I have such fun making my 3 yr old’s lunches, and I know she has fun eating them!

    lmtcomm @ gmail dot com

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  84. Bill

    I love bento because one of my children is a type 1 diabetic. This allows me to control her carb counts and she doesn’t feel left out of the preschool lunch or snack because hers are much more fun!

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  85. Autumn

    Your blog inspired me to try bento with my daughter’s school lunches and I now own a number of adorable items from All Things For Sale. I love that it makes healthy foods fun and turns them into “treats” without sending a bunch of overpackaged junk.

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  86. anee

    I love bentos, because they are cute and refreshing! I learned about them trough your blog and i would love to start making my own, i just need the supplies :)

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  87. kbodrero

    I love it because it makes food and sitting down to eat exciting for kids. It’s so hard to pull them away from the over stimulating things in their lives!

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  88. Caitlin

    I love it because it gives a lot of variety to the lunch and there are so many ideas and inspirations for different foods instead of the same old thing day after day!

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  89. Natalie

    1) I love Bento because it makes it so fun for my kids to enjoy their meals! plus I love being creative with food!!!

    nrehurek at gmail dot com

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  90. Holly Carter

    I’ll be honest, I hadn’t heard about Bento before checking out your blog (which I just happened upon through Pinterest). But I’m thrilled to learn about both! Those containers and accessories are adorable. I make and use my own reusable sandwich bags, but Bento puts those to shame!

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  91. Sally

    I love bento because it’s something creative that my daughters and I enjoy doing together.

    What a great giveaway! You’re very generous, thank you!!!

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  92. Brooke

    Thanks for the chance to win! The thing I love most about bento is the variety. I love that it can be little bits of any and everything and that my son gets excited about eating the most simple things – which are often the best for him.

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  93. Chelsea

    I absolutely LOVE bento!! The bento boxes are perfect to store food for meals. It’s also a great way to express my love and creativity for food-making. Plus, I’ve always loved anything Japanese. Thanks for the chance to win!
    seachel115@yahoo.com

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  94. Flores Baby Blog

    This giveaway is AMAZING and the same items on my wishlist! I have been packing my daughters lunch in a goodbyn since August but just recently got into making all the fun shapes and varieties. Before, poor thing was only getting pb&j every day :( After finding your blog I am so inspired and excited about making fun (and nutritious)lunches for her. I’ve even been doing them for myself and husband too! I have only a few shape cutters, so this prize would be awesome to get even more creative. Her teachers told me that she shows off her heart shaped sandwiches to her little classmates:)
    erin77paige at yahoo

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  95. Szappanbubi

    I love bento because it takes CARE of my lovely food even all day long protecting it to be a mess as I used to do in my bag ,eeee :) And also it always saves my life at school ! It’s pretty small but full of wonders! :)

    porcukorborso at gmail dot com

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  96. OhMarieOH

    I love Bento because it’s what makes my kids eat and choose my healthy meals over school cafeteria lunches. It brings out the best in me too preparing meals for my love ones while being creative for my sense of accomplishment and happiness. It makes me think and imaginative as I keep working on the next meal. Everyone enjoys it!

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  97. Dawn

    I love the bento lunches for the kids because everything is so organized and easy to eat. They are all fresh foods and no waste. The bentos you make are always fun and creative and I would love to be able to make such fun looking foods with the gadgets!

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  98. hughesfamily

    I love bento, because it is adorable! Plus, I just started staying home with my three year old, and bento makes me feel like I accomplished a little in my day, even it was just at lunch time. :)

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  99. Charity Lane

    I am very new to Bento, but I like the idea of it cause kids (and adults are getting a little of a lot of different things, rather than just eating one or two things.

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  100. Lisa

    I love the neatness of bento and I love how easy it is to clean. Those dumb soft sided lunch boxes get so nasty, so fast! Plus you can have a variety of things in your lunch without having to use lots of plastic baggies!

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  101. Unknown

    I would love starting my own collection and to prepare more often lunches for my daughter with products coming from All Things for Sale. They make lunches look so fun and easy! I tried their sandwich cutters with my students and they loved it!

    mylenenormandin at hotmail dot com

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  102. Sarah

    I love Bento things! We’ve recently started eating differently and I am determined to provide my kiddos with healthier alternatives. As I introduce more and more “new” foods, using all of these fun Bento things would provide a great way of presenting their food. And Bento items allow me to use more creativity, which I love! Right now we don’t have anything Bento, but I’m excited to get started!

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  103. Tiffany

    I like bento because it’s a fun way for me to be creative, my kids love it and eat a wider variety of foods when they are presented that way, and my kids are actually enjoying helping out with planning their lunches and the presentation, so they are learning about nutrition planning and shopping. Your bento lunches are awesome!

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  104. BECAUSE.....

    My little guy is too busy playing at school to stop and eat. Maybe these cute and creative ideas, along with the bento box will be interesting enough that he’ll stop, enjoy, and eat! Does this mean I’m encouraging my son to play with his food?

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  105. Holly

    I love bento because it is a healthy and fun way to prepare my son’s snacks and lunches…he loves them too. We are just getting started though.

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  106. JMcK

    I found your blog on pinterest and am now a follower- this is great. I’ve always wanted to try bento boxes for my children’s lunches. You are so creative. Thanks for the giveaway! Email address is julmck@gmail.com

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  107. Aubrey

    I adore bentos because I have a very picky eater! Making a bento allows me to fill it with everyday healthy snacks but make it look like a tasty, approachable meal that he will snack on til it’s gone… Or at least I hope!!!

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  108. The family.......

    I love your bento boxes because I can use the ideas for my little man. He never ate well. However when I started adding some if your ideas he stared to eat so any different things. Tank you for eloping me get my little man to eat some different food. Now I love them for the ideas. You ave such an amazing talent. Please don’t stop and let the hard drive win.

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  109. Rozi

    I love bento-ing because ‘bento is love’, only love can motivate you to wake up early in the morning to pack and decorate the boxes, or sleep late to pack the night before, also my way of staying creative since I haven’t really been in my art studio in a while…

    rzyunos(at)gmail(dot)com

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  110. Melissa Davidson

    I love Bento because it has changed the way both my son and I eat! having dedicated tupperware and silicone dividoers encourages us to bring lunch, and supplement main dishes with colorful fruits and vegetables!

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  111. robin

    I love bento because it encourages my daughter to eat lunches and try new things. I have liked you on Facebook and followed you on friend connect for a while now.

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  112. christy

    My kids both have food allergies so we take food everywhere we go. Bentos are wonderful at making their food seem special when they can’t eat what everyone else is eating. I love your ideas! So do my kids! Thanks for the constant updates.

    Christy
    ccappeto1@yahoo.com

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  113. Kat

    I love bento for so many reasons…here’s my top 2 :) 1) My husband is Japanese, and his mother and sister are very into bento, so we use it as a way to teach my children about the culture, and share pictures and ideas with family. 2) It allows me to make healthy meals for the kids that don’t include heavily processed packaged foods…

    lostindigo@gmail.com

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  114. Stacey

    I love bento b/c it’s such a cute way to have fun with a variety of nutritious foods… and my daughters LOVE being surprised at what they’ll get that day!

    stacey{dot}c{dot}hicks{at}gmail{dot}com

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