Thursday, October 28, 2010

Under the Sea Bento, Halloween Food Finds & Tigger Tails

I promise a post very soon with step by step instructions on how to use a Bento egg mold.  I've been swamped this week and fighting a crummy cold, so I'm a little behind.  For today I have a new Bento lunch.  Here's what I came up with for an "Under the Sea" Bento theme.  

  • Peanut butter & Jell dolphin sandwich made with a dolphin sandwich cutter and decorated with cute dolphin food pick flag

  • Goldfish crackers & pretzels with a Octopus food pick.

  • Pineapple chucks and shelled edemame in a silicon baking cup, all decorated with sea life Bento food picks.

  • Pumpkin Pie & whipped cream with a shell Bento food pick.

Next up are some cute Halloween foods I found at Cost Plus!  The Halloween pasta are shaped like pumpkins, bats and spiders--so adorable!  Add your favorite jarred sauce or homemade Mac & Cheese recipe and you have a quick easy meal for the festive weekend!

Cost Plus also had these fun tortilla chip Fright Bites shaped like pumpkins, ghosts & bats.  Add some chile con queso chip dip and you've got a great snack to feed the crew before you hit the street to trick-or-treat!
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Tigger Tails 
Just like Pooh's Corner at Disneyland
Finally, My daughter had Tigger day at her school today.  In the spirit of Disneyland's famous Tigger tail treats, I decided to whip up a batch for her class.  These are simply four marshmallows on lollipop sticks, spread with melted Kraft caramels, dipped in Wilton's orange chocolate melts and striped with Wilton's dark chocolate melts.  I purchased Kraft Caramels and mashmallows at the grocery store, and all other supplies I bought at Micheals.  My daughter was so excited to bring them for all of her friends. I hope her class enjoys them.

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This project has been linked to Project Queen Link Party #6.


  1. Love Love Love the tigger tails Erin! So cute!!

  2. Love the tigger tails. I need to send something for my daughter's class for x'mas. Wondering is something similar can be done with red and white to resemble candycane!

  3. Hey Yogini,
    I think you need a lollipop stick that bends to make those...not sure if that exists. I'll think on it :-)

  4. Shrink me and then adopt me please!

  5. Erin, you are amazing! How in the heck do you have the time!!!

  6. You have some great food ideas! I love the tigger tails. I am pinning this! I am a new follower from Project Queen. Vicky from

  7. Hi Erin, featuring your Tiger Tails as a feature tomorrow evening at Linky Party #6 "Turning the Daunting Into the Do-able" at Project Queen. Thank you so much for sharing these. They are adorable and I'm sure your daughter was so proud of them!!!!

  8. Awesome Halloween party ideas in here. There’s too much to prepare for a party! From invitations, decorations, music and especially Halloween Recipes! Gee excited for this year’s Halloween gatherings: D Thanks for sharing and I do hope I could pin some nice photos on my Pinterest boards. Good day!