this week in bento boxes

First off, Happy Mother’s Day to all my readers! I hope you all have a wonderful and relaxing day. Today is my hubby’s birthday too (Happy Birthday!!!), so I will be sharing this day with him. We have a very busy day planned with the kids and a few surprises planned too! I wanted to share some recent photos I’ve taken of the kids and I from instagram. I’m loving that I’m finally taking more pictures of me with my kids. With my DSLR, I’m always the one taking the pictures, and seldom in the pictures. Using instagram has enabled me to quickly capture those moments that I was missing before. I love it.


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Now onto the bento boxes! These are all from the archives because I didn’t take any pictures of my kiddo’s lunches this week. We’re doing some renovations around the house, and it’s been a crazy hectic week. Here’s hoping I can get my act together this week, lol!


First up is this sweet little May Flowers afternoon bento in an EasyLunchboxes bright container. The largest section held 4 flower cut jam sandwiches, and the other sections held checkerboard cut cucumbers, and a flower silicone muffin cup filled with blueberries.


This fun little bento was for Cam’s afternoon nutrition break and packed in a blue two-tier bento box. The top tier held a fishie-shaped container filled with sliced baby carrots and an icing eye, and colourful goldfish crackers. The bottom tier held a circle cut chicken sandwich with 3 marble cheese fishies on top, and a silicone muffin cup filled with sliced pears.


This simple little snack bento was for Kirsten’s morning nutrition break and packed in our steeltainer snack container. One section held an oatmeal bar, and the other section held flower-cut cantaloupe, sliced kiwis and blueberries with 2 cute flower picks.


This easy little two-tier orange bento was for Kirsten’s morning nutrition break. The top tier held fresh blueberries with a cute giraffe pick. The bottom tier held a silicone muffin cup filled with a sliced cheesestring and a sliced cereal bar.


And finally, an afternoon nutrition break bento for Kirsten packed in our goodbyn bynto container. The top section held 2 purple flower silicone muffin cups with sliced baby carrots and sliced cucumbers. The middle section held a whole wheat wrap with chicken, lettuce and cheese, held together with a cute elephant pick. The bottom section held 3 fresh strawberries.

These are the supplies I used to make these lunches:

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