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Christmas Lunch and Holiday Hop with Friends

I'm joining my bento blogger friends for another fun hop (you hop from one blog to another.) This is week 2 of 3 of the Holiday Hop. Our bento circle of friends is growing so we thought we'd split into 3 smaller hops. (Check out Holiday Hop Week 1
Miss C's lunch: Cucumber Christmas Tree with Carrot Ornaments, ranch in a Gift, cheese Star and a peanut butter Snowman Sandwich  with caramel marshmallow hat and blackberries.
(packed in less than 15 minutes using a 2-tiered red bento box)
Check out Bento Days below and hop around to see other  Holiday/Christmas lunch inspirations.



Sweet Cupcake Sandwich

Miss C's lunch: Ham and cheese sandwich w/veggie straws (with some mini M&Ms) applesauce w/heart and strawberries
I used the cupcake cutter in the the Lunch Punch Sweet Set  using wheat and white bread for contrast.  To make the heart on the applesauce, set a cookie cutter on top of the applesauce and spoon in some colored applesauce then gently lift the cutter up. The idea came from one of my Bento Blogger Friends, I honestly can't remember which one, but check all of them out... click here! "Like" our Facebook page for updates of giveaways and cool themed blog hops and "linkies". 

Ham Sandwich

Miss C's lunch:
Ham & Cheese sandwich with carrots (w/ ranch), strawberries, yogurt and graham crackers. Packed in a Laptop Lunchbox

Leftover Steak - Mommy Lunch

Mommy's lunch: leftover grilled ribeye steak green bean almondine, brussel sprouts, and strawberries packed in an EasyLunchBox 

Pizza Kabobs

Miss C's lunch: 
Pizza Kabobs  with green peppers and ranch for dipping tomatoes, pineapple and chocolate chip granola (Clif) bar
packed in an EasyLunchBox

Pizza kabobs are another neat way to serve leftover pizza.  You can serve it with extra pizza/marinara sauce or ranch for dipping.

Check out these other pizza kabob ideas: Zoe's Lunch Box
Biting The Hand that Feeds You
Crystal's Ramblings
Momables

Hotdog & Peas

Miss C's lunch:
Hotdog and Peas a cheese stick, strawberries & graham crackers packed in a 2-tier bento box

Blue Hake Fish - Mommy Lunch

Mommy's lunch:  baked blue hake fish (baked with lemon, butter and dill) over carrot strings cauliflower, snowpeas and carrot blend, and an apple packed in an EasyLunchBox

Pumpkin Patch Field Trip

Miss C had a field trip to the pumpkin patch last month. A disposable sack lunch was required. I used a container I saved from leftovers from a restaurant. She requested 2 PBJ sandwiches (must be going through a growth spurt.) I used the CuteZCute pig cutter and a pumpkin cookie cutter. Angry Birds graham crackers, a clementine, cheese stick and a candy from her Halloween stash rounded out this lunch.