Packing school lunches can be a drag. Fitting all that food in a small space without squishing anything, and all the while rushing around the house getting ready for school like a chicken with its head cut off. How are we supposed to remember to include a drink and cookies? Thank goodness Harry Huckleberry (Dan Povenmire, Phineas & Ferb) come to me for help. Boy was he in a sorry state! My tips might be practical, but they are nothing compared to some of these exquisite lunch box artists:

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Amazing Japanese bento box art via Anna the Red, Cup of Sugar Pinch of Salt, Cute Food for Kids,, and the Happy Little Bento blog.

Now I’m inspired to really dress up my lunch box! Do you have creative ways to keep bag lunches fun? Tell me more…