Thursday, December 15, 2011

Lunch Made Easy: Up on the House Top!

Only 9 more days on our *Advent Lunches* countdown... and Santa's getting ready to come down the chimney!

Lunch features Santa, checking to make sure he still fits down the chimney ;)
We'll call this a dry-run or dress rehearsal. lol

Little Miss has a crustless Sunbutter & grape jelly sandwich, topped with a slice of colby jack cheese. I then drew a brick pattern on it with my Betty Crocker Easy Writer pens. I also snuck on there our countdown number "9".

His mittens are made of provalone cheese, colored red with a BC Easy Writer food safe pen. Santa's head is a cupcake pick (purchased at Hobby Lobby and used before to make Santa's Body in a previous bento).

Around Santa and the chimney are a few mini-marshmallows to look like snow.
Top right are cucumber slices cutout with my mini-tree cutter. (Thanks BentOnBetterLunches for this idea today!)
Bottom right are Little Miss's fave - mandarin oranges.

All packed inside an EasyLunchBox.


  1. This is so amazing! I love Santa going down the chimney and the cute little trees!

  2. Very Cute! Like the Bricks :)
    Will have to remember how you did that, great idea. Thanks..

  3. Oh! How cute is that? I love it!! :)

  4. Adorable as always! Little Miss must have LOVED it!

  5. Thanks for linking up to Food Adventure Friday! That santa/ chimney is sooo cute! Also, and I'm not sure why, but it never occurred to me to cut cucumbers in a shape- your Christmas tree cucumbers look great!

  6. Thanks everyone!! :)

    Little Miss DID love it. So did her teacher, apparently... Little Miss said her teacher took a picture of today's before she ate it. haha

  7. how super cute come over and see us at

  8. Please link this post to my Christmas Traditions link up in the Recipe section! It starts today!

    I love the chimney! What wonderful idea!

  9. Hey Keeley, this is my first visit here, came over from Bento BlogNetwork & submitted my Kitty Bento. Congrats on your win & this bento is simply lovely!

    Looking fwd to sharing! You've got a great blog here :) Follow each other?

    Dropping by from Shirley's Luxury Haven


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