Friday, 28 December 2012

Happy Birthday, Stan Lee!

December 28th is the birthday of comic book character creator Stan Lee. He created or co-created many memorable comic book super heroes, including Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, The Fantastic Four, Captain America, The Avengers, and the X-Men!
Check out the round-up of Marvel-inspired bentos from Bento For Kidlet, an Avengers Muffin Tin Meal and Captain America lunch from Bent On Better Lunches, some fun character lunches from Robot Squirrel and the Monkeys, Lunch With Eyeness, and What's For Lunch at Our House, and a birthday card from What's In Our Lunch Bags!
Happy 90th, Stan!

Thursday, 13 December 2012

Ho Ho Holiday Blog Hop!

Happy Holidays! The Bento Bloggers & Friends are blog hopping!
But we're doing things a little different this time - we're spreading the bento love out over the next 3 weeks - both to keep the fun going, and to keep the hops a little shorter, since our group has grown so big!

If you missed  or can't finish a hop, don't worry - you can still do them, just click that week's button to follow the hop - or the thumbnail links to all the posts to visit them individually! 

Ho Ho Holiday Hops & Round Ups:

Monday, 3 December 2012

"No peanut butter" challenge and a link up

Mamabelly from has challenged her kids to a week of no nut butter, no chocolate spread or jelly!
See what she is packing for lunch this week:

And link up to this challenge with your own creations here:

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Halloween Happenings!

Today the Bento Bloggers & Friends are having a Halloween themed blog hop! There are more than 45 creepy, cute, scary & FUN Halloween themed lunches to give you great (and easy) ideas to inspire you!

You can click on the cute or creepy pumpkin to start your (trick or) treating trip! Then just keep following the jack-o'-lanterns!

There are even MORE great Halloween lunch ideas on the Bento Bloggers & Friends Halloween Linky Party! We invite you to add your creations as well. Just click on the witch!

Thursday, 11 October 2012

Bento Booty!

One of our Talk Like A Pirate Day Bento Booty Treasure Hunt winners has a bento lunch blog herself, Loving Lunches. She recently received her loot from Bento USA / All Things For Sale and shared this blog post with us:  Haul of Goodies. What fun! Thanks for sharing Jackie, and happy bentoing! <--- word? Sure, why not :) 

Monday, 8 October 2012

My First Bento Blog Post - A Linky Party

How about a walk down memory lane? Inspired by BBF member Glory of Glory's Mischief sharing her first bento blog post...

Mommy Likes Stars, My First Bento

Saturday, 6 October 2012

World Animal Day Blog Hop!

Thursday was World Animal Day, and the Bento Bloggers & Friends did a Blog Hop! Did you catch it? You can see the whole thing the traditional way by clicking the hop button below, or little by little via the thumbnail links beneath it!

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

Halloween Linky Party

If you are looking for fun Halloween food ideas, you are in for a treat.

We have started our Halloween Linky Party early in October, so you can get lots of great ideas.

Make sure you check back often for new entries and add yours as well!

Sunday, 23 September 2012

Yo ho! Who gets th' treasure?

Thank ye fer followin' our blog hop!
We be knowin' it were a long journey 'n we'd like to reward ye ALL, 
but like as we would, thar be only three ways to divvy up 'tis treasure...

An th' winners be....

Yo ho! Ye're th' lucky winners 'o th' bento booty! 
Ye've each won a $75 voucher at:

Congratulations! May ye heartily enjoy ye winnin's! Ye'll be gettin' an e-mail an' ye've got 48 hours t' reply an' claim ye lovely booty or some other scurvy pirate gunna get it! 

UPDATE 09/26/12 ~ The original 2nd winner forfeited by not claiming her prize within the 48 hours allotted. A new winner has been drawn and notified!

To all who didn't win... thanks fer playin'! An' keep followin' us... we had such a ruckas doin' 'tis one, we just may do another... 'n at th' least, ye'll spy some lovely lunches, arrr!

An one more thin'... A hearty thanks t' all th' fine Bento Bloggers & Friends what threw their coins in fer th' prize, 'n especially t' JeeJee o' BentoUSA by AllThingsForSale fer generously matchin' us t' offer ye these amazin' prizes! Yo ho!

Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Ye've Found Our Bento Treasure, Arrr!

X marks t' spot whar ye get to enter fer yer chance at t' treasure! 
What be t' treasure? 

'Tis a bento booty Giveaway!
 Ye get 3 chances to win one of 3
awesome bento shoppin' sprees!

Thar be 3 prizes of $75 each
t' spend as ye wish at Bento Products

$75, yo ho! That's a lot 'o doubloons t'be spent on bento goodies!

How can ye win? Well, ye have th' same chance as all ye pirate mates if ye follow these instructions:

Enter th' words on ye bonus map pieces in th' Rafflecopter widget below fer 2 chances to win, an follow this 'ere blog fer 1 more!
a Rafflecopter giveaway *If ye mateys are using Internet Explorer, ye might not be able to see where to enter for the winnings. Ye may consider trying Google Chrome if ye want to win!

Avast, me hearties! A word 'o warnin'! Don't tweet, pin, or share 'tis message, lest ye spoil th' a ruckas fer th' rest,  'n lessen ye chances 'o winnin' t' lovely booty! And don't cheat, or you'll be forced to walk the plank. Arrrr!

Did ye enjoy our treaure hunt blog hop 'n all th' pirate bentos? Well,  after ye've entered th' Giveaway, thar be more to spy wit' ye eye... we had a couple 'o scurvy stragglers who didn't make it on board before we cast off: