Do these look familiar? While looking for a fabulous new lunch box to suit the personality of my new school pupil I stumbled across these gems.
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Your children will never know what it’s like to find a squashed stale sandwich wrapped in greaseproof paper at the bottom of a school bag… at least, that is, if you choose to let them near this bento inspired lunchbox instead of hogging it for yourself.
Bringing classic stories to artful bento boxes for children, Shinizi Katoh’s new arrivals at Monkeytail and Wellington will make the most beautifully functional Christmas presents. Look at the double-decker Snow White and Alice in Wonderland boxes – they’ll carry a full meal for a growing body and be a wonderful story piece for summer picnics.[.....]
Never send your child to kinder or school with a boring lunch again! Come and see what we have up for grabs in today’s Prizeapalooza.
My daughter started school this year, and I have to say I am finding making lunches a bit of a drag. So this clever little lunch set could be the answer.
You may have missed your Valentine’s Day opportunity to dish up these adorable heart-shaped eggs but that doesn’t stop you serving breakfast with love every other day.
Halloween is about the food as much as the craft and dress ups and we’re loving the Halloween Whoopie Pies (see our editorial about the Whoopie Pie craze) over at Martha Stewart and the gorgeous Boo-tiful Halloween Cake at I Am Baker. Also see fab cookie recipes and a heap of easy Halloween food ideas[.....]
Japan has the most fantastic toy stores of anywhere I have ever been. I recently visited Japan for three weeks with my three and four-year-old daughters and we spent a lot of time in toy shops, although some seemed more for adults than kids.
When it comes to filling the kids’ lunch boxes I try hard to follow the VENBNOTT principle (Varied, Enjoyable, Nutritious But Not Over The Top) but after a few weeks of the school term, lacking inspiration, I often fall into AVS mode (Another Vegemite Sandwich). Lunch Boxes With Love could be the answer to keeping[.....]
With many schools moving toward a ‘wrapper-free’ lunch box the challenge for parents is to find a box with the right number of compartments. How hard can it be? Well, it is. I know some kids who find a sandwich, an apple and a biscuit is what they need to get them through the day.[.....]
… and you’d better make it cute! The vessels your child’s food comes packed in receives attention from peers and gets knocked around endlessly over the course of a school year.
They’re at school, the year is young and for now, the trusty sandwich will do its job. You’ll have to get a whole lot more creative as the year goes on as kids are notorious for tiring quickly of boring basics.
I’m more an incredibly enthusiastic admirer of all things Shinzi Katoh and of the Japanese ‘cute’ invasion rather than a die-hard fan. But I will admit to being just a little excited when I crossed paths with the new Australian Kawaii For You website.
For the uninitiated, ‘zakka’ is Japanese for ‘many things’. Zakka is a design phenomenon that has influenced everything from tomato sauce bottles and sunglass cases to fabric patterns, art and film. But not everything that is kitschy and cute qualifies as zakka. To be truly zakka, your thing, whether it be a stapler or[.....]
I can’t be bothered to actually make sushi at home, what with the quality and quantity available at the local Japanese restaurant. I sometimes toy with the idea of buying the mats, the seaweed, the wasabi and trekking down to the fish markets with a toddler… Hmm, I really think I’m much better off with[.....]