Friday, October 22, 2010

(#128) Caterpillar Bento and good news

Inspired by yum yum bento book, I prepared the caterpillar bento for the boys, I cooked the rice in some home-made chicken broth then added fresh parsley and cilantro, so it looks greener. I do this a lot coz my boys love it!!


Inside the box : leftover roasted chicken, sliced cucumbers, orange bell pepper, carrots, grape tomatoes and checkered apple.
Here's the picture of the other one :


Now for the good news :
Today marks the 1st anniversary of my bento blog, I can't believe I've been bento blogging for a year, I still remember how reluctant I was to get started, I was so worry about my English and this and that, but I am glad I did it!! coz I got to know many bento bloggers and get so many ideas, get inspired by them and learn more.
Before I did bento blogging I always post my bentos in my Multiply account which I set it up for my contacts only, so it was very limited and seems to be I was the only bento maker there. So this is great.

And what better way to celebrate the 1st Anniversary than received some bento presents. Special thank you to Kelly, I received the prize I've won on the Awesome Wilton Give Away :


And thank you hubby for getting me this :


 And also this :


And more to come ...LOL ... I hope ...*grind*
Y'all have a fabulous weekend!!! ^_^

12 comments:

Kelly Polizzi said...

You did such a great job! The catapillar is just like the one in the book. Awesome. Glad the goodies arrived! Wilton told me they were out of the fall sprinkles so they sent you another kind. Congrats on your blog. I am a big BIG fan!

Just a MOM (Lina) said...

Thanks a lot Kelly ^_^ ... I still need to work on my speed here ... took me forever just to make the caterpillar ..LOL..
BTW, the other kind of sprinkles is even better!!! cos there are like 8 kinds in one jar.

Sysyl said...

congratz for winning and the anniversary!!! Aku nggak punya bukunya, jadi nggak tau deh mirip atau nggak. Tapi bagus kok, ide bikin nasi ijo emang dari mana2 yah ^^

anna2003 said...

Congrats on the first year anniversary and many more years to come! Cheers! :)

Just a MOM (Lina) said...

Makasih banyak Sysyl ^_^
Sebenernya aku nggak niat pake nasi ijo, tp krn udah kadung masak nasi pake herb sebelumnya jadi aja dipake .. hehehe ... sekali lagi makasih banyak ya say

Just a MOM (Lina) said...

Hi Anna,
Thank you so much! and thanks for visiting my blog ^_^ what a treat ^_^

bentobird said...

Adorable bento! I'm so glad you are blogging and sharing all of your cute and festive bento, congrats of your great bento stuffs, have a GREAT time using them!

KidsDreamWork said...

Hey, thanks for leaving me a message that gives me a chance to land here at this great blog of yours! Love the caterpillar, so cute! And Happy Belated 1st Anniversary to you too! Our blog anniversary just days apart :D

Just a MOM (Lina) said...

BentoBird : thank you so much for your kind comments, I am still learning and love blogging as I got inspired by so many bento-er, and you are one of them ^_^ thanks.

Just a MOM (Lina) said...

KidsDreamWork : Thanks a lot, I love blog walking, get so many ideas and learning more from many bento-ers. And I was thinking the same too when I visited yours ... so Happy Belated 1st Anniversary to your blog too... *cheers*

Lia Chen said...

Happy 1st blogoversary! A little bit late, so sorry for that :( Hope can see more of your beautiful and cute bento in the future. Glad that we can make friend through blogging.

Just a MOM (Lina) said...

Thanks a lot Lia ... you have no idea how much I adore your talent! you've been inspiring so many mothers out there, and you know I am one of them ^_^
You're always been very supportive since I started blogging ... so BIG thank you again ^_^

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