Wendy Copley, author of the book and the blog Wendolonia, does something very special for her two boys every morning. She packs them lunch – amazingly adorable bento-box-style lunches, that is. Why does she do it? A true crafter at heart, she couldn’t bear to relinquish her creativity to her busy schedule. When her kids started school, she decided to put in a few extra minutes to make a necessary chore a lot more exciting. “It’s also a way for me to send them a little love while they’re at school,” she says. Read on to see 12 of her best bentos – they’re easy enough for you to try at home!
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