The Lunchtime World of Lunch Boxes

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Whether for school or work, there are some people who may buy lunch at the cafeteria or a nearby restaurant. While others prefer to pack their own due to the food being bad, cost efficiency, convenience, or that a lunch place isn’t around. In any case, most packers will bring a lunch in some sort of bag. Sure you may have those who use containers or brown paper bags. Yet other packers prefer to have bag they can reuse and keep their lunch fresh till their break while some might want a bag that will make a personal statement. Well, that’s where lunch boxes come in. Growing up in the 1990s, I had lunchboxes with Barbie and Lisa Frank in elementary school. Yet, when I was older, I used a lunch cooler and then a lunch bag with 2 compartments that you could easily wash. Nevertheless, when I go on Google, I often see some unusual lunch box styles and ones with images that make me scratch my head. So for your reading pleasure, I give you an assortment of crazy lunch boxes the likes of which you’ve never seen before.

 

  1. Perhaps you might want to knit your own lunch box.

Though I don’t think it would keep your lunch well insulated from the elements. Let’s just say wool doesn’t do well in the rain.

2. I guess you might use this for your last lunch.

Since it depicts Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper. Not sure if that belongs on lunch box but whatever.

3.  I’m sure you wouldn’t plug your guitar in this amplifier.

Though I wonder if this lunch box comes with a guitar of similar size. Probably not.

4. “Time for lunch, Jesse.”

Yes, I know this is designed like a school lunch box. But it’s not one for schoolchildren at all.

5. If you need containers, this lunch box has you covered.

Still, 3 containers is a bit much for me. Then again, some people might have a lot of leftovers.

6. This Exorcist lunch box comes in handy whenever the demon of hunger possesses you.

I don’t doubt that The Exorcist was popular in the 1970s. But the demon puking scene makes you want to lose your lunch. Also, it’s not appropriate for school age children.

7. If you’re a great lover of meat, this Meat Parade lunchbox is for you.

It’s from a humor website, by the way. But singing sausage and bacon bits might bring looks of confusion among peers.

8. This lunch box is perfect for Taco Tuesdays.

It’s a taco truck lunch box. But alas, it won’t always have tacos on Tuesdays.

9. This lunch box is packed with ammo.

Though this is an ammo box meant for food, not bullets. Still, it seems durable to withstand the elements.

10. If you remember Lidsville, you’d probably wish you had this lunch box.

Lidsville was a terrifying children’s show in the 1970. It’s about a guy who’s trapped in a land of giant hats with a craving for human flesh, apparently.

11. Keep your lunch well insulated with this artifact tote.

It’s basically a more expensive cloth variant of the bag lunch. And it comes with a leather strap fastener.

12. No Cryptid fan should go without a Bigfoot lunch box.

Again, this one is from a humor site. Though this lunch box might make other people wonder if you’re looking for a creature that most likely doesn’t exist.

13. Keep your food away from zombies with this lunch box.

Though it wouldn’t be just a lunch box during the zombie apocalypse. Since you got to make food last as much as possible.

14. This lunch cooler comes solar powered with speakers.

I’m sure having a lunch box like this will make people wonder how you got the money for it. Since it comes with speakers for God’s sake.

15. No crazy cat lady should leave home without a lunch box like this.

Includes a cat with a cone. It’s also another one of those humor lunch boxes. Still, it’s funny.

16. Make your Taco Tuesdays awesome with this Deadpool lunch box.

Okay, he likes chimichangas. Still, this is a pretty awesome metal truck box.

17. If you like firefighters, you’d like this Emergency! lunch box.

This was another old show in the 1970s. Yet as Just Collecting states, “It’s also the only box we can find that clearly has a dead body on the front. Hey kids, enjoy your lunch, and don’t forget the dangers of smoke inhalation!”

18. Sometimes you just need to stack a couple of containers.

Well, this lunch box includes stackable containers, a spork, and a strap. And I’m sure you won’t be embarrassed to carry it around.

19. Sometimes your lunch containers have to look fancy.

These are fastened together by a metal frame. But at least it’s easy to clean.

20. Any kid who’s grown up in the 1970s would love to have this Bugaloos lunch box.

Yet, they’re all in bug costumes and conducted by an angry purple firefly. Clearly someone must’ve been high to come up with this design.

21. Who the hell wouldn’t want a lunch box of H.R. Pufnstuf.

Apparently, it was a show involving terrifying muppets for some reason. Those ents seem particularly the stuff of nightmares.

22. Hope you have an “eye’ for this lunch box.

Yes, it’s an eyeball lunch box, which is kind of disgusting. But at least it includes an eye chart.

23. Everyone in your family will fight over this Game of Thrones lunch box.

If a kid should bring a lunch box like that, I’m sure the teachers would have plenty of questions to ask. Since Game of Thrones is not a show for kids.

24. This Land of the Giants lunch box will induce nightmares among friends.

Guess this is another show from the 1970s. Still, the guy in glasses holding the people up is especially creepy.

25. Make lunchtime an adventure to the exciting world of metrics.

From Westword: “What it says: ‘I don’t get nearly enough math in class, so I enjoy looking at the same conversion-facts all through my lunch hour, too. It’s also fun to count the number of punches I get each day, multiply that by the number of Indian burns, titty twisters, and swirlies I receive, and then tabulate just exactly how much my life sucks on the metric scale.'”

26. Everyone should have a hangry kit nearby.

Because when some people get hungry, they get angry. Look what you see in Snickers commercials when Marcia Brady turns into Danny Trejo.

27. A would-be nurse should always carry a lunch box like this.

From Westword: “What it says: ‘I’m either very into entering the medical profession someday, or I really like playing doctor. Want to meet me behind the gym after school to find out which?'”

28. Nothing makes a great lunchbox than one depicting a bunch of people about to be devoured by a giant cat.

Okay, that’s kind of terrifying. Seriously the large white housecat’s giving me nightmares.

29. Anyone from the 1960s may fondly remember Rowan and Martin’s Laugh In.

From Westword: “What it says: ‘Hey, here’s a show my parents watch that I don’t understand! Because I’m six.'”

30. A friendly shark lunch bag is one you can really sink your teeth into.

For there is no way this teeth baring friendly fish wants to eat you. Though I wouldn’t bet on it.

31. A bicentennial lunch box really brings in the spirit of 1776.

Still, it may find newfound popularity among Hamilton fans. Despite featuring George Washington instead of Alexander Hamilton.

32. I’m sure hipsters might crave for a lunch box like this.

Yes, it’s a guitar case lunch box. And indeed, it has plenty of stickers for decoration.

33. You can keep your food within this Polaroid camera.

Unfortunately, you can’t take any pictures with it. But you can’t have everything.

34. I wouldn’t touch this lunch box if I were you.

Okay, it doesn’t have any organs for transplant. But that doesn’t mean you should check.

35. Feed your brain with these book bento boxes.

Put these on a shelf and nobody would ever guess it’s your lunch. Unless they try to open it.

36. If you loved Legos as a kid, you’ll love this lunch box.

Includes many brick containers inside. And yes, it resembles a giant brick on the exterior.

37. Keep your food inside this red gummy bear.

Even comes with its own ice pack. So you can keep your food chilled throughout the day.

38. Now you can take your lunch and communicate with dead people with this Ouija board lunch box.

But don’t be surprised if any ghosts show up during your lunch time. Since they can be a pesky inconvenience.

39. A Mr. Merlin lunch box is the stuff of magic.

From Just Collecting: “Mr, Merlin ran for one season, and featured a kid being taught wizardry by Merlin the Magician disguised as a car mechanic in San Francisco. The artists over at King Seeley captured the magic and mystery of the show by featuring an old man in a baseball cap and a teenage boy that looks like Joannie Cunningham from Happy Days. They also released it after the show was cancelled. You were better off praying your Empire Strikes Back box could survive another year.”

40. Kids would’ve loved to have a lunch box of Gentle Ben.

Really, gentle? The boy almost seems like he’s going to end up like Leonardo DiCaprio in The Revenant at some point.

41. Perhaps you want a sandwich box.

And yes, it’s shaped and designed like an actual sandwich. Though you can’t eat it.

42. Feel free to eat from this VW microbus.

It’s the standard model for a hippie van. Still, at least it’s portable enough to carry around.

43. In this lunch box, your meal will be read to eat anytime.

Actually, it’s more a decorative statement than anything. But it gets straight to the point.

44. Eat among the happy little trees with this Bob Ross lunch box.

After all, Bob Ross still retains his popularity since his death from cancer in the 1990s. Still, this kind of amusing.

45. Store your lunch in this vintage TV.

Sure you can’t watch anything on it. Unless you use your imagination.

46. Keep your fish sandwich chill in this bass cooler bag.

It may look like the big one that got away. But it’s a lunch bag for your catch of the day.

47. Nobody could resist a lunch bag depicting a cat on bacon.

And yes, it’s traveling through space. To be honest, many of these bags can be quite weird.

48. Keep your food on the go with this boom box lunch box.

I’m sure you can’t blast any music on it. But it nonetheless matches the metal quite nicely.

49. This watermelon lunch box is worth a slice.

Comes with a strap you can sling on your shoulder. But seems more fit for the summer.

50. Bet your lunch box doesn’t have space cats like these.

You have to wonder why they’d put cats in a nebula. Since it doesn’t make much sense to me.

51. Nobody can resist this party panda lunch bag.

This depicts a drunk panda with a Santa hat. Sure it’s not child friendly, but you can’t help but love it.

52. Behold, guinea pigs in sunglasses on pizzas from outer space.

I know this image makes no sense. And yeah, it might make people suggest you’re high on something.

53. A Rambo lunch box can be especially badass.

From Westword: “What it says: ‘Nothing is over! Nothing! Well, except maybe that point in my childhood where it’s still appropriate for me to still be carrying a lunchbox.'”

54. Bet you’ve never seen a giraffe speed demon in space.

I know this makes no sense. But it’s kind of hilarious if you see it.

55. Perhaps you might like a donut lunch box.

It even has icing and sprinkles. Includes a zipper so you can keep your food in it.

56. If you need something for hunger pains, this lunch box has you covered.

Yes, this is a medicine style lunch box. Still, it’s kind of clever if you ask me.

57. Having a cat like this on a lunch bag makes others green with envy.

This one has a cat waving an American flag and lightsaber on top of a fire snorting unicorn. Yes, I know it’s ridiculous and over the top, but it’s hilarious.

58. You’d almost think this T-Rex is jumping out at you.

Don’t worry, it’s just photoshop. That T-Rex won’t eat your sandwich though it sure seems like it.

59. Wonder what you’d pack in this NASA bag.

Depends on where you go. However, if it’s space, you can’t include alcohol or baked goods.

60. There’s nothing cooler than having your lunch in a dino case.

Has a strap to its mouth to keep it closed. And yes, you can put food in it.

61. If you love spam, you’d adore this lunch box.

Though to be fair, you should stay away from spam. Because it’s a processed meat that’s not very good for you.

62. May the odds be ever in your favor with this Hunger Games lunch box.

Are you kidding? The Hunger Games revolves around people struggling in poverty as some teenagers are forced to fight to the death, for God’s sake.

63. Any good Catholic girl should love this Flying Nun lunch box.

From Just Collecting: “Because kids love nuns, right? There is no way any kid in 1968 asked for a lunchbox based on a failing Sally Field religious sitcom. If you were given this lunchbox as a child, your parents were deliberately trying to send you a message. That message was ‘We hate you, and we’re sending you to a convent boarding school.'”

64. This TV lunch box comes with color bars.

These bars were on pre-digital color TVs. And they normally meant the station was off the air.

65. You can’t talk about 1970s by ignoring this disco lunch box.

From Just Collecting: “Disco was originally an underground music scene, born in black and Latino urban gay nightclubs across the U.S and fueled by a heady mix of cocaine and casual sex – the perfect subject for a child’s lunch box.”

66. Who could ever resist this wags n’ whiskers lunch box?

From Westword: “What it says: ‘This dog is obviously being abused, and this kitty is silently pleading you to help, help for the love of god. But you can’t, because it’s my lunchbox.'”

67. Those who remember Hee Haw may enjoy this lunch box.

From Just Collecting: “These giant, leering, middle-aged hillbilly faces were just made to be put on a children’s lunchbox. If you were at school in 1970, having a Hee-Haw lunch box really made a statement. And that statement was: ‘In about 40 year’s time, I’m going to really hate the President.'”

68. This lunch box may contain biohazardous contents.

Indeed, it warns of weird shit happening in there. So open it if you dare.

69. We all eat in a yellow submarine…

Yes, this is a yellow submarine Beatles lunch box. And it’s shaped as such.

70. Any kid in the west would love this McDonald’s lunch box from cactus country.

From Just Collecting: “We’re fairly certain this lunchbox was the inspiration for the Stephen King novel ‘It’. If there was an award for “Creepiest image of a clown most likely to come to life, reach out and try to claw your face off” then this lunchbox would be the world champion. Also, any kids who owned this box were reminded every day that their packed lunches sucked compared to a McDonalds.”

71. Perhaps a Jonathan Livingston Seagull lunch box might suit you.

From Just Collecting: “In 1973 there were two things every kid in America loved – existentialism and sea birds. So Aladdin were on to a winner with their 1973 lunchbox based on the metaphysical novella ‘Jonathan Livingston Seagull’, which had just been turned into a film with a soundtrack by children’s favorite Neil Diamond. A follow-up lunchbox based on ‘Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance’ was sadly cancelled, when it was discovered the company’s creative team had all suffered nervous breakdowns.”

72. Nothing is abominable like this yeti lunch box.

And it atop 2 mountain peaks. Yes, it’s weird but kind of funny.

73. Apparently, some kids might like a clown lunch box.

Okay, these are from Stephen King’s IT depicting Pennywise the Clown. Not something you’d want on a kid’s lunch box.

74. Seems like an image of Fluffy has appeared on toast.

Yes, it’s ridiculous. But I couldn’t avoid this cat in the bread box. I don’t why I find lunch boxes designed like this.

75. Got to catch lunch in this poke ball.

To be fair, it’s from a show involving animals fighting each other. But at least you can store your snacks here.

76. Stack your lunch into this little bread slice.

And it seems this bread slice is happy to oblige. She even wears a pink bow.

77. Nothing makes a lunch box like skull flowers.

Well, a colorful skull flowers. Yeah, I know it’s kind of ridiculous if you ask me.

78. There’s nothing cooler than a taco cat lunch bag.

Yes, it has a cat in a taco. I’m sure it will launch a thousand memes.

79. Apparently, it was the beauty that killed the beast.

Yes, it’s sloth climbing the skyscraper a la King Kong. After all, I posted a similar image for a shower curtain post.

80. Seems like someone has some rainbow shit on their lunch box.

Apparently, the smiling poo emoji is quite popular. And this one is amongst the rainbow.

81. If you want a state of the art picnic lunch, this tote might suit you.

Comes with a napkin and flatware with 3 sections. And only at $30 for some reason.

82. Take a break from the gym with this Nike lunch box.

Because your lunch bag should look no different from your gym bag. Except it’s smaller.

83. Care for a can of chocolate pudding?

This is from The Walking Dead. It’s a zombie show I don’t even watch. So don’t ask me about it.

84. If you like video games, try this Nintendo Gameboy lunch box.

Too bad you can’t play Mario on it. But at least you can keep a sandwich inside.

85. You can always have a nice day with this smiley face lunch box.

Comes with a strap for your shoulder. Still, best put the sandwiches in the bag.

86. Don’t forget to kiss the cook, Pinkman.

Of course, Walter White doesn’t really cook food. His specialty is crystal blue meth.

87. On this lunch bag, you’ll find a dead man on canvas.

Since there’s a coffin surrounding the guy. For he is only a silhouette.

88. A Bob Ross lunch box should have happy little trees.

Yes, it’s another Bob Ross lunch box. But at least this one actually has his famous trees from his Joy of Painting.

89. It’s all elemental in this periodic lunch.

I’m sure it’s for anyone with a hankering for chemistry. And yes, the elements spell what lunch is made of.

90. This R2-D2 lunch bag is at your service.

Because the Rebel Alliance would never have a chance without this ornery little droid. Seriously, he basically saves everyone’s ass.

91. Store your shrooms in this toadstool lunch box.

Great for anyone who doesn’t see the term fungus as an insult. Still, it’s kind of cute.

92. You’ll go back in time with this lunch box.

This from Dr. Who, by the way. Still, hope it doesn’t have any food inside from the past.

93. I’m sure this lunch box is nun too holy.

Yes, it’s another novelty lunch box. I’m sure anyone who went to Catholic school will find it funny.

94. If there’s something strange in the neighborhood, this lunch box will come in handy.

It’s inspired from one of those ghost traps from Ghostbusters. And no, I’m afraid of no ghost.

95. There’s no glorious lunch bag like one with Batman on a unicorn.

He’s even riding on alongside dolphins. Nonetheless, this is just so unlike Batman that it’s hilarious.

96. Sometimes it helps when you can fold out your lunch box.

You’d almost think this was a tray meal. Wouldn’t mind having one of those.

97. You don’t have to guess what’s in this lunch box.

Because it has the contents written on the outside. Yet, each item has a price.

98. Anyone into dark literature will adore this Edgar Allan Poe lunch box.

Though when you’re weak and weary, this will sate you evermore. Also may give you nightmares.

99. This pink monster lunch box is a scream.

Still, it’s kind of silly since it has scary blue eyes and yellow teeth. Yet not exactly in my taste.

100. Even a minion can get hungry sometimes.

This minion lunchbox has containers stacked on each other. Kind of charming in its own way.

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The School Lunch World of Bento

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In many of the food posts I’ve done over the years, I always seem to include a few bento lunches here and there. In Japan, a bento is a single-portion take out or home-cooked meal. Traditional bento may hold rice or noodles, fish or meat, and cooked vegetable in a box. In addition, they’ve been around since the Kamakura period during the Middle Ages. Nowadays, these bento boxes can range from disposable mass-produced to hand-crafted lacquerware. And they’re available everywhere in Japan from convenience stores, railway stations, and department stores. Nonetheless, it’s common for Japanese mothers to make these bentos for their husbands and children that some may prepare the ingredients the night before then pack everything for the morning. Yet, some of these meals can be elaborately arranged into a style called kyaraben, which are typically decorated to resemble from anime, manga, or video games. Another picture style is oekakiben that’s decorated to look like people, animals, buildings and monuments, or items like flowers or plants. And they even have contests for the most aesthetically pleasing arrangements. Recently, bento boxes have captured the western imagination since I’ve seen plenty of them on Pinterest boards and Google Images, especially if it pertains to school lunches for parents. So for your reading pleasure, I give you an assortment of elaborately decorated bento lunches.

  1. Give your little raptor a lunch he’ll remember for 65 million years.

Consists of a spotted egg in a nest along with 2 dinosaur sandwiches. One of which has spines.

2. Perhaps you’d like your cars hard-boiled.

They’re also attached with hotdog slice windows for wheels. Also, have cherry tomatoes on top.

3. A lunchtime mermaid should have ramen hair.

She even has a shrimp tail. But she’s not made out of chicken of the sea.

4. There’s something fruity about this monkey bento.

Well, it mostly consists of monkey sandwich. And those small corn cobs are used as bananas.

5. This bento lunch will satisfy any sleepy bear.

As you can see the bear is made out of rice. Though I’m not quite sure about the blankets.

6. Nobody could resist this rice puppy.

Yes, it’s a little dog made out of rice. And I’m sure some kids will find it good enough to eat.

7. Anyone would be pleased with smiling sushi rolls.

While they may be made out of blue rice, they nonetheless brighten your day. Wonder if they’re made to resemble mountains.

8. A big cat sandwich can satisfy any monstrous appetite.

Even has whiskers along with pepper nose and ears. So adorable.

9. A bento like this can be straight out of the Hundred Acre Wood.

He even has a bee for honey. Yet, nobody could resist Winnie the Pooh’s sweet face.

10. These rice kitties will surely melt your heart.

These rice kitties come in so many colors and patterns. But they’re each cute in their own way.

11. There’s something fishy about these legs.

Well, the legs are made out of fish. While peppers comprise of the skirt and high heels.

12. Among the noodles, the mice get the cheese.

Each of these are made out of hardboiled eggs and hotdog slices. And yes, the cheese is full of holes.

13. With this lunch, your kid will moo until the cows come home.

Wonder if the girls are supposed to be milkmaids. Still, kids will enjoy either the cow sandwich or pizza.

14. Hope you can put your tip on this school lunch.

This back to school lunch comes with a great big pencil sandwich. Yet, the cheese is on top in this case.

15. You’ll find this froggy lunch quite hopping.

Yes, this is a lunch filled with frogs. And yes, the grapes and sandwich have frog eyes.

16. These plastic animals are happy to get on board the sandwich choo-choo train.

And yes, the train’s wheels are decorated with carrot slices. Though you can’t eat the animals.

17. Care to rub this cat’s belly?

Well, the cat is mostly made out of rice and tofu. Yet, I’m sure it took a hell of a time to make.

18. A Snow White lunch is fit for any Disney princess.

Though I wouldn’t eat the apple if I were you. Since its skull makes it seem especially poisonous.

19. These 3 little piggies seem quite eager to feast.

These pigs are made out of rice balls. Yet, they appear sniffing around for, well, anything.

20. There’s nothing more pleasing than a unicorn lunch.

This unicorn is over a background of red cabbage. But it nonetheless stands out.

21. Three little bears come out of their dens.

I’m sure they’re made out of hard-boiled eggs sticking out of rice. But they’re quite adorable.

22. Seems like pandas prefer a warm stew.

Sure the pandas are sushi rolls. But you have to like how they’re munching on the stew. So cute.

23. A nautical lunch is perfect for your little sailor’s voyage.

Consists of a ship sandwich to keep your kid in ship shape. And yes, fruit make up the seas.

24. No little girl could resist this sweet sandwich.

This has a girl made out of cheese in a pink dress. Includes a couple of flowers.

25. No kid could ever go without a bento lunch with Shaun the Sheep.

Shaun the Sheep is a kid’s show in Britain by Aardman. Nonetheless, the Nick Park sheep are quite distinctive.

26. This bento lunch is happy to greet you.

After all, the Japanese tend to be suckers for cuteness. Even in their food for some reason.

27. To celebrate Shark Week, your little shark will love this bento lunch.

Includes a lifesaver and blue dip with a shark in it. Also, don’t forget Goldfish crackers and Sea Snax.

28. The Force is strong in these bento lunches.

Includes Luke Skywalker, Yoda, Princess Leia, and Darth Vader. And yes, they’re all on sandwiches.

29. Behold, the Pusheenosaurus.

It’s a combination between a dinosaur and a cat. Includes eggs and bones.

30. Nobody could resist a panda lunch.

Well, the panda is mostly made out of rice. But it doesn’t hesitate to show a smile.

31. Any kid would be nuts to skip this lunch.

Yes, this lunch is covered with squirrels. Even in the orange slices.

32. At times, a bento can be turned into a work of art.

I don’t see this as a kid’s lunch. Seems more like the work of a repressed art major.

33. Anyone would moo over these rice cows.

These cows seem quite peaceful in the pasture. Though they can also easily put you in the emergency room.

34. You’ll find a treasure map on top of this sandwich.

Yet, keep in mind that real pirates never had treasure maps. Mostly because they’d usually spend whatever gold they find like sailors. Since they know they wouldn’t last very long.

35. Best not bother the sleeping fox.

Or is that a dog? At any rate it’s quite adorable to look at.

36. A sandwich like this is out of this world.

Since it’s a rocket sandwich. And its in several layers for lift off.

37. Little Nintendo fans would adore this Mario bento lunch.

Though it doesn’t seem to have many mushrooms for some reason. Then again, safe mushrooms are hard to identify.

38. What’s that frog looking at?

This frog sandwich is made from green tortilla. And it even has a pasta noodle for a tongue.

39. A penguin bento lunch can always make you smile.

Each of these penguins has cute little plastic hats. Nonetheless, these little penguin rice balls will melt your heart.

40. Anyone would fall in love with this lovely water lily lunch.

The flower is made out of Japanese leaves. Includes a Japanese flag on a stick.

41. Your prehistoric pal would love this triceratops sandwich.

And the horns are made out of cheese. While the egg is a bit cracked.

42. Treat your Star Lord to this Guardians of the Galaxy bento lunch.

Includes a Star Lord sandwich, a cupcake, and a bar of Awesome Music. And yes, any kid would love this.

43. This little dog wants to greet you.

Got to love the paws on the edge and ears. So cute you can’t help but love it.

44. You’d find a lot of cheesy faces on this bento.

The faces are made out of cheese. Each of them also come with little attributes like hair and bows.

45. For peaceful picnics give this flowery lunch a try.

Mostly consists of a flower garden path. I’m sure this was made by someone with too much time on their hands.

46. Seems like someone doesn’t want to get eaten.

Too bad they were made for just that. Now who’ll be next for the chopsticks, I don’t know.

47. A budding Dred Pirate Roberts should always have a lunch like this.

Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya. You stole my lunch box, prepare to die.

48. This cat and mouse bento is a mid-day delight.

It has a cat sandwich and a cheesy mouse. Nonetheless, the cat seems happy.

49. Perhaps your little fish might want an under the sea lunch.

Consists of a fruity squid and an octopus sandwich. Don’t forget the goldfish crackers.

50. Any kid would go all buggy over this lunch.

I bet these mostly consist of ladybugs. And they both have cheesy spots.

51. No bento post should be complete without an appearance by Hello Kitty.

This one has her in a dress with hearts. And yes, it’s adorable.

52. You’d want to take a bite out of this rice panda.

This one even has bamboo in the background. Or a vegetable resembling bamboo at least.

53. Once in a while every little robot needs to refuel.

And what do you know, it has a robot sandwich. Yet, this one wears a bow.

54. Want your mouse hard-boiled?

This mouse even has a hotdog flag. Includes a chick and apple cherry tomatoes.

55. Like Angry Birds? Try this lunch.

Well, it doesn’t seem like a big lunch. But I think boys would find it a delight.

56. A lunch like this is perfect for a kid’s first day of school.

Includes applesauce and a math problem sandwich. The cheese has a 4 on it, too.

57. There’s nothing to resist about this koala bento.

Well, it’s a koala made out of rice and veggies. But it’s nonetheless. cute. Also, is that other small rice ball supposed to be a lion?

58. This lunch will sustain your little Ewok in a galaxy far, far, away.

Even includes Chewbacca and Imperial fighters. Yet, the rice seems a bit on the Dark Side.

59. Treat your kid to this lunch when they make the grade.

Of course, this is for preschool graduation. Since you don’t want to give this to an 18 or 22 year old.

60. An owl lunch like this is quite a hoot.

Includes an owl sandwich and hard-boiled eggs. Still, you can’t help but love it.

61. Care for a ramen ocean dish?

Includes a fish sandwich and fruit stars. And yes, the ramen is dyed.

62. You’d swear this bento came all the way from Paris.

The sky and background is made out of rice. But the Eiffel Tower is made of cheese.

63. Care for a couple of fish sandwiches?

Includes rice water, carrot sand, and green seaweed. Nonetheless, seems easy to make.

64. Perhaps you might treat yourself to a lovely maiden.

I’m sure this bento is another artistic piece. Since it doesn’t seem like it’s made for a kid’s school lunch.

65. This guy seems like he’s floating in rice.

After all, he’s in a boat rowing with an asparagus stick. All in a Mickey Mouse bento box.

66. For the solar eclipse, treat your kid to this bento lunch.

Okay, the solar eclipse was last year. Includes a darkened sun and cheese glasses.

67. Don’t send your kid to class without this notebook bento.

Has a notebook sandwich and a cheesy pencil. Wonder what the eraser is though.

68. Perhaps you might want to try some goldfish sushi.

Actually, the fish just cover the rice balls. But they nonetheless give the meal character.

69. Let your little sheriff satisfy his appetite with this Woody lunch.

Yet, this is for Toy Story 3. You know the one when Andy goes to college that makes people cry.

70. Nobody could resist these flowery dogs.

Well, these dogs have flowers on them in a garden. So cute.

71. Perhaps you might want a penguin dish.

The penguin here is mostly made of rice with pepper beak and feet. So cute.

72. Sometimes it helps to bring in a little sunshine.

The sun consists of orange slices and cheese. While there are 2 moon sandwiches.

73. A minion in the garden always brings smiles.

Well, this minion is made out of rice. And it’s surrounded by colorful mushrooms.

74. This bento has an egg sunny side up.

And lo, and behold, it’s a sun. In addition, it’s on rice in a star-shaped box.

75. Care for a cupcake?

Actually it’s a cupcake sandwich with a cherry on top. And yes, it has sprinkles.

76. Seems like some little bear wants to say hello.

This one has a bear greeting from a house of cheese. So cute.

77. With this bento, the eagle has landed.

This lunch depicts the moon landing. One small step for man, indeed.

78. You’ll get a wave out of this lunch.

This is from a famous Japanese painting. And yes, that place can get terrible tsunamis.

79. Every kid should have a cupcake sandwich on their special day.

The sandwich is covered with cheese. Also has sprinkles.

80. If you like Calvin and Hobbes, then this bento is for you.

Well, Calvin and Hobbes was a comic strip from the early 1990s. Yet, it’s nonetheless a classic.

81. Nobody can resist a Pikachu in rice.

And here’s Pikachu with a flower. Fittingly, they made the Pokemon the mascot for the Japanese soccer team.

82. All what these animals need are hats.

I’m sure the hats are made from paper and aren’t edible. And they have all kinds of cute animals on here.

83. Seems like this bento has gone to the dogs.

Yes, they’re made out of rice. But they seem happy. Includes bone.

84. This bento will come in handy in an emergency.

It’s an ambulance bento with the vehicle made of rice. Though it won’t help much with First Aid.

85. An American burger is always a happy burger.

Even has little cheese hands. Not sure what to think of this.

86. Every lunch lion should have a ramen mane.

Well, it’s a lion sandwich. But the mane is all noodles.

87. This bear loves to soak up in a soup.

Indeed, people do find a hot tub relaxing. Yet, this guy soaks up in autumn from what I can tell by the leaves.

88. Xbox fans will adore this bento lunch.

Though you can’t play with the controls. Since they’re made out of rice.

89. Perhaps your kid might want a lunch like this for a rainy day.

Includes a rainbow pasta and a cucumber umbrella. Also don’t forget the goldfish crackers.

90. If you like Sony, you might want to do with a Play Station lunch.

The controller mostly comprises of rice wrapped with seaweed. And no, you can’t play a game with it.

91. A bento like this would inspire envy on Endor.

The Ewok is made out of rice. And yes, it’s adorable.

92. This Peanuts bento will melt your heart.

It has Snoopy and his doghouse in the center. And yes, you’ll find some of the Peanuts kids there.

93. A unicorn sandwich offers a magical lunch.

This one even ahs a rainbow behind it. And it’s made out of veggies.

94. With LEGO, your lunch will just be bricks.

Well, the veggies are carved into Legos. But that doesn’t mean you can play with them.

95. This bento is a feast for little minions.

Well, this one is full of minions. And yes, many will find them adorable.

96. This pig family feels at home in their sty.

Well, these 3 pigs always seem quite happy near the mushrooms. One of them even winks.

97. Even Pac-Man seems hungry for ghosts these days.

Except that Pac Man doesn’t eat ghosts. Since ghosts usually go after him.

98. It’s always a small world with fans.

Bet this is for the World Cup given the international presence. Still, these are cute.

99. The Force is strong with this little pony.

This is a cross between Star Wars and My Little Pony. And yes, one of them wields a lightsaber.

100. Every brave princess should have this Merida bento lunch.

She has hair made out of orange noodles. Even has her brothers as cute bear cubs, too.

Salute the Red, White, and Blue United States of America with These Patriotic 4th of July Treats (Fourth Edition)

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Once again, I prepare for the celebration of America with my annual posts of 4th of July treats and craft decorations. Despite that the presidency of the complete monster Donald Trump has very much ruined it for me since he basically goes against everything that my country stands for. And people think he’s a patriotic American? For God’s sake, he’s a fraud who feels more a home enriching himself on the taxpayer dime, breaking political norms, disrespecting the US Constitution and undermining our image in the world without a care. He’s a narcissistic sociopath who cares about nothing but himself. And people want me to unite behind this man or respect him? Sorry, but I’d rather spit in his eye since he has no respect for the United States, its values, or its people. Anyway, I apologize for my little rant but since that unrespectable man got in the White House, patriotic holidays seem to get me railed up since he’s alienated me. Maybe I’ll just take a knee until that authoritarian demagogue fascist is out of office. At least around this time of year. Yet, 4th of July is supposed to be a time of picnics and barbeques where you’d have hotdogs and hamburgers along with some desserts like pies. So for your reading pleasure, I give you another assortment of star spangled treats for America’s birthday.

  1. An American cake should always have a bald eagle on top.

Though I don’t think the figure is edible. However, this 2-tier cake is partially covered with an American flag.

2. Grace your patriotic dessert platter with this red, white, and blue trifle.

This one contains strawberries, blueberries, and whipped cream. Since you have to have patriotic flair.

3. A 4th of July cake should always be covered with an American flag.

One side has stars. The other has stripes. Sure, it’s professionally made but no matter.

4. Honor our American heroes with this triangle flag cake.

Because when a serviceman dies, this is how the military presents the American flag to their loved ones. And yes, it has to be folded into a triangle.

5. Celebrate the 4th of July at the beach with these cookies.

After all, the 4th of July is a summer holiday. So get your red, white, and blue bikinis and star-spangled flip flops.

6. You can’t celebrate the 4th of July without this spectacularly American flag cake.

One tier has thin red stripes on white. One tier has white stars on blue. And one tier has thick red stripes with white stars on top.

7. Celebrate American with some red, white, and blue nachos in your salsa.

Sure, they’re not arranged like an American flag. Comes with a bowl of salsa and guac.

8. These pancake stacks make a quality 4th of July breakfast.

Yes, they’re considerably smaller than what you’d get at IHOP. But each has strawberries, blueberries, and banana.

9. Grace your 4th of July dessert platter with these star-spangled cookies.

Each of these has a design in stars and stripes. And yes, they’re professionally made.

10. These firework cookies are uniquely explosive.

Because Americans often shoot fireworks on the 4th of July. Except if they live near an area where there’s a high wildfire risk.

11. This mini cupcake flag is especially fruity.

Consists of blueberries, raspberries, and coconut toppings. Yet, they’re all on a tray for good measure.

12. A star cake should have 3 layers.

The layers are in red, white and blue with white icing keeping it together. And it’s covered in a strawberry syrup, I think.

13. If you’re tired or poor, you might enjoy this cake of Lady Liberty.

This especially goes if you live in New York. Since it’s a symbol of NYC. Still, Trump better watch out for her torch.

14. For healthier options, may I suggest an American flag fruit salad?

Consists of blueberries, banana, and watermelon. Yes, it’s similar to other platters but this one is all fruit.

15. Nobody would object to this star-spangled cake.

This one has a star in the American flag. And it’s covered with sprinkles on the edge.

16. Feast your eyes on these fruity red, white, and blue bites.

These consist of strawberries, blueberries, and icing. And you can pop them in your mouth, apparently.

17. These American flag cupcakes make a quality patriotic dessert.

These consist of white icing with a blue star and red stripes. So far, they seem quite doable compared to the other desserts on here.

18. You’ll have an explosive 4th of July with this American flag cake.

Since this one has firework decorations which you can’t eat. But it’s nonetheless festive.

19. For an outdoor picnic, you can’t do without these cake kabobs.

These consist of cakes, fruit, and marshmallows on sticks. Perfect for any 4th of July dessert platter.

20. This sheet cake of the United States is an all-American showstopper.

The US is in the form of an American flag. And it’s surrounded by stars and banners.

21. You’ll get stars with these fruity cheesecakes.

These consist of fruit fillings and cheesecake in jars. At least as far as I can tell.

22. No patriotic American can resist these mini red velvet flag cakes.

Topped with white icing for stripes and blueberries. But be careful as you put them on your plate.

23. You can’t enjoy the 4th of July without a star-spangled pie.

Well, it’s not the first pie flag I’ve had. Yet, it has more blueberries and stars than the others I’ve posted.

24. Nothing makes the 4th of July like an American flag of M&Ms.

The stripes are even separated by paper so they won’t mix together. The blue M&Ms are in a bowl.

25. An American flag cake should wave with fruit.

This one has blueberries on the star section and strawberry slice stripes. Only the icing is white.

26. You’d be bursting for this firework cake.

And the cake is white with red and blue fireworks. Also seems rather easy to make.

27. These pretzel flag bites make a rather patriotic snack.

All you need to make these are waffle pretzels, icing, and M&Ms. Doesn’t seem hard to make, does it?

28. Enjoy your 4th of July party with this Taco salad flag.

Yes, I posted a taco salad flag before. But this one has less stripes and lettuce in the star section. Also, the olives are sliced.

29. Treat yourself to some red, white, and blue jello treats.

These consist of jello on the bottom and fruit on top with whipped cream in between. Red has blueberries. Blue has strawberries.

30. Your beach party can’t be complete without a star-spangled beach ball cake.

Yes, this is professionally made. But it goes nicely with the swimsuit and flip flop cookies.

31. You can’t have a great 4th of July party without a patriotic American slab pie.

This one has strawberry filling in the stripes and 3 rows of stars. And yes, it’s great for any 4th of July picnic.

32. Red, white, and blue frozen bananas are a quality 4th of July treat.

Each one is covered by icing and sprinkles. Some of the sprinkles are even stars.

33. A hotdog cake is perfect for an Independence Day barbecue.

After all, hotdogs and burgers are always classic 4th of July fare. Still, it can’t be as disgusting as real hotdogs.

34. Nothing makes a great 4th of July dinner than an American flag casserole.

This one has a green banner, tomato stripes, and cheese stars. And over a layer of cheese.

35. There’s something flowery about this American flag cake.

Indeed, this is a wedding cake. Consists of buntings and American flags along with a white flower.

36. Perhaps a star American flag cake may interest you.

Yes, I know the flag is in a rectangular shape. But you have to go all yankee doodle dandy on this one.

37. How about a flag draped on a cake?

Sure the flag’s not all on the cake. But it’s draped like you’d lay one on a soldier’s coffin.

38. Any American would be tied for these patriotic cookies.

These are American flag bow cookies. The stripes are on the ends. The stars are on the top.

39. Impress your patriotic guests with this American flag snack tray.

This one has meat and cheese stripes along wit cheesy stars. And all on a wooden platter.

40. Raise a glass to these star-spangled cupcakes.

This one has M&Ms inside a glass with a cupcake on top. And the cupcakes have sprinkles.

41. You can’t go wrong with these spectacular 4th of July cookies.

Includes, flag flip flops, American flags, Statue of Liberty, buntings, and fireworks. Perfect for any picnic and barbecue.

42. With this 4th of July cake, you can support the troops.

Though soldier ribbons are usually yellow. But the flag adds an extra patriotic flair.

43. For your 4th of July lunch, munch on these tortilla stars.

These are covered in cheese and salsa. And seem quite easy to make.

44. If you enjoy beach parties, try these cookies.

Yes, I showed some beach cookies on this post before. But these include starfish and clams.

45. You can’t do wrong with a fruity cake like this.

This one is covered with blueberries and a strawberry star. And yes, it’s rather doable.

46. Care for a flower with stars and stripes?

This one has stars in the blue center and striped petals. Professionally made but creative.

47. Nobody can resist these American flag truffles.

Many of them are made of Oreo cookies. Not to mention, decorated with icing and sprinkles.

48. These red, white, and blue stars are especially cheesy.

After all, they’re cheesecake stars. And each one is decorated with blueberry and strawberry syrup.

49. For outdoor 4th of July parties, top your dessert platter with this gazebo cake.

I’m sure the gazebo isn’t edible. Yet, it’s nonetheless decorated with stars.

50. Feel free to this all-American snack platter.

This one has cheese and cracker stripes, cheese stars, and a pepperoni blue square. Perfect for a barbecue.

51. These Uncle Sam cookies are a patriotic delight.

These consist of a flower beard with hats. Still, at any rate, they’re quite adorable.

52. These treats seem to go out like fireworks.

Because they’re Rice Krispie firecrackers. And each color is separated by marshmallows.

53. Nothing makes a great 4th of a July dessert like a Patriotic Mousse Parfait.

This one has red cakes, whipped cream, blue icing on top, and white chocolate chips. And yes, they sure look tasty.

54. You can’t go wrong with these star-spangled cookies.

These have a blue border and red M&Ms on each point. And I’m sure most won’t have trouble making them.

55. Anyone can enjoy these Oreo pops.

These have red and blue stripes with similar colored stars. Yet, I’m sure anyone would love them.

56. You can let the eagle soar on this patriotic cake.

This one has a bald eagle head on top. The rest is covered with an American flag. Amazing.

57. You’ll find plenty of stars on this cake.

Of course, the stars are around the cake in an American flag fashion. Yet, you have to admire it nonetheless.

58. Anyone can delight in these jello American flags.

Not sure how you get the colors like that. But they’re quite cool to look at.

59. Nothing encapsulates America like a star-spangled baseball cake.

Still, it would’ve been more American to have a football cake. But summer is baseball season. So there.

60. Perhaps a fruity star on a sheet cake may suit you.

This one consists of blueberries and strawberries. Great for any barbecue.

61. How about a 4th of July pizza party?

This one consists of pepperoni and cheese stripes. And I’m sure there are blue chips and cheese for the square.

62. All a cake needs is a star-spangled bow.

This one has a blue bow with stars on top. Yet, most of the cake consists of stripes.

63. These cake squares seem stitched together.

Since it’s supposed to resemble an American quilt. All with stars on blue and stripes.

64. “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”

Yes, they have a moon landing cake. And yes, I’m putting it on my post. Because USA! USA!

65. Care for a berry tart on this 4th of July?

This consists of raspberries and blueberries in stripes. More suited for barbecues that don’t have a lot of flags.

66. Serve up some of this fruity American flag pizza.

Consists of blueberries, banana slices, and strawberries. And yes, you have blueberries on the border.

67. You’ll find the US Constitution on this cake.

Though it’s on a scroll. Still, Donald Trump thinks it’s just a piece of paper which he’s clearly not honoring. Since he’s making money on the presidency.

68. You’re bound to love this cake with red, white, and blue stars on top.

The side of it has an American flag heart. So you can show your love to America on its birthday.

69. You’ll find plenty of cheesy stars on this snack platter.

All of the stars are on top of some meat. And they’re all in different sizes and colors.

70. Make your star-spangled party splash with these bunting cookies.

These are decorations you might see on political podiums. Yet, these cookies seem easy to make though have much more polish.

71. Perhaps a patchwork cake may suit you for this 4th of July.

Well, it’s a circular quilt cake. But you have to admire the seams on the stars and stripes.

72. Celebrate your 4th of July with these American flag candy bars.

These seem more like brownies covered with M&Ms. So you can figure that out yourself.

73. Your 4th of July cake should always reach new heights.

This one has several tiers. One perhaps the words to the Declaration of Independence. Or is it the Constitution?

74. A waving American flag cake can always include star cookies.

This the star cookies are in swirls like an explosion. And the flag cake looks very stunning.

75. Wake up this 4th of July to these open face breakfast sandwiches.

Well, I’ve posted one of these before. But these have jelly on them instead of raspberries.

76. Cool yourself off this 4th of July with this patriotic jello treat.

This one has 3 layers of red, white, and blue in a glass. Still, love the glasses.

77. For healthy snacks, try this American flag veggie tray.

Consists of red pepper and cauliflower stripes. The dip is dyed blue, by the way.

78. A 4th of July cake can always use a few flowers.

As long as they’re red, white, and blue flowers of course. Though I don’t think these are edible.

79. Nothing makes people excited like 4th of July Rice Krispie firecracker treats.

These mostly consist of red, white, and blue bars. But they’re quite easy to make though.

80. Celebrate the 4th of July with these pie crust stars on your dessert platter.

Well, they’re all covered in sugar. Whether you use them as a pie or cookies, people will love them.

The Wonderful World of Peep Shows (No, Not that Kind) (Fifth Edition)

No Easter can be complete on my blog without a post on peep dioramas. Though peeps are sugar-coated marshmallow candy unfit for human consumption, you can easily use them to make your own peep dioramas. You even enter them in contests. One of the most famous is sponsored by the Washington Post. These peep scenes can come in many different varieties. Some can be parodies of significant works in pop culture. Some can be satirical depictions of current or history.  Or some can be showcases to aspects of everyday life or a particular location. Some of these peep dioramas can be made by children or families. Some by repressed art majors or artists. Yet, whatever the case, these marshmallow scenes can be a joy to look at. So for your reading pleasure, I give you another assortment of delightful peep dioramas for your Easter season.

  1. “We hold these truths to be self-evident that all peeps are created equal.”

It’s supposed to depict the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The main players have wigs.

2. He’ll soon break his glasses soon. Too bad nobody’s fixing them.

This is a takeoff from a famous Twilight Zone episode. It pertains to librarian who holes himself up during a nuclear war.

3. Get ready to rock with Spinal Peep.

It’s based on Spinal Tap, which is a parody rock group itself. Nonetheless, I don’t expect the drummer to last.

4. How about a peep for the Buckeyes?

Seems like they’ve come to a packed stadium. Even has a few buckeye nuts in back.

5. Apparently, some bunnies have an inkling for street art.

Or is it graffiti? Still, how did that one bunny get a ladder, I’ll never know.

6. “Do you hear the people sing, singing the songs of angry peeps?”

Yes, it’s another Les Miserables peep diorama. But this one has buildings so I couldn’t miss it.

7. Looks like this road’s closed for work by PeepDOT.

Here are all the bunnies in their orange outfits. Yet, what’s with the chicks in the dump truck?

8. Evidently, this VMA peep show raised many eyebrows.

This is from the 2013 VMAs when Miley Cyrus twerked with Robin Thicke. And it’s all with marshmallow bunnies.

9. During the winter weekends, you’ll find Bunald Brump down at his Peep-a-Lago resort.

Caption: “‘PEEPs-A-LAGO!! Fun at the tremendous Winter White House!’ by Rose Byrne.” This is absolute genius.

10. Watch out for the marshmallow gators.

It’s a spoof from the History Channel reality show, “Swamp People.” And like most of the History Channel lineup, it features no history.

11. “Well, I shot a peep in Reno just to watch him die.”

This is a peep version of Johnny Cash’s Folsom Prison concert. Like the blue bunnies in striped outfits.

12. Summer is always a fun time at the beach.

This beach even has a bar. You can even see a chick parasailing.

13. “Quoth the Raven, ‘Nevermore.'” – Edgar Allan Peep.

This is a takeoff on “The Raven.” They even have the chick upon a bust of Pallas Athene.

14. Apparently, some bunnies have come across life on another planet.

Though I’m sure the US space shuttle is out of commission. Love the aliens though.

15. Seems like the Queen just landed.

This is from the 2012 London Olympics. Still, no queens were harmed during the Opening Ceremonies.

16. Mallow Ren’s having a Stormbunny meeting on Starkiller Base.

Got to love the Stormtroopers. Almost seems straight from The Force Awakens.

17. Bunny Baggins always feels at home in the Shire.

Caption: “‘The Peep’ or ‘There and Back Again; a Peep’s Tale’ by Bunny Baggins,” by Abby Zwicky” The house looks awesome.

18. Be enchanted by the mysteries of Peephenge.

The Stonehenge is made with blue bunnies. Not sure what the sheep are for though.

19. HPO presents “Last Peep Tonight with John Mallover.”

Caption: “‘Make Donald Drumpf Again,’ by Jill Schaefer of Minnetonka” This is perfect. Wonder what John Oliver thinks of this.

20. Donald Trump wants to “make America Great again.”

Caption: ”You’re Fired,’ by Brian Schomburg” And someone stole a letter from the sign. Though it’s just as well since he’s a narcissistic sociopath.

21. Behold, Peep Kong, the 8th Wonder of the World!

Think of King Kong with peeps. Includes Skull Island and the scene from the Empire State Building.

22. Looks like the sugary bunnies really love casino gambling.

They have blackjack, roulette, slots, and craps tables, too. There’s even live entertainment.

23. Nobody could get enough of HPO’s Game of Peeps.

Still, don’t be surprised if you find your favorite character killed off in this. Or any nudity for that matter.

24. Luke Peepwalker has come at an awkward time.

Luke visits Jabbas’s palace from Return of the Jedi. And there’s a bunny Princess Leia in her trademark bikini.

25. You don’t know where they bunnies are going in these stairs.

This is from another M.C. Escher work. And yes, the staircases are unreal.

26. On Halloween night, Linus cat waits for the Great pumpkin.

Yes, they do sell Halloween peeps as you see. But this is a clever rendition of a cartoon classic.

27. A&Peep is best known for airing Bun Dynasty.

Yes, the delightful down home duck caller millionaires are in peep form. But it’s all fun and games until the patriarch rants about gays and racial minorities.

28. Pirate peeps always take to the high seas in the Caribbean.

Based on the movie franchise you liked during your teens. Now with more bunnies and chicks.

29. Unfortunately, Washington D.C. has fallen to the dinosaurs.

Well, at least they don’t hold office in Congress. Still, not sure what I think about the destruction.

30. “It’s alive! It’s alive!”

This is from Frankenstein. Yes, it may be a breakthrough in science. But all won’t be well for long.

31. A dragon dance brings in the Chinese New Year.

It’s even in front of a Chinese restaurant. Though I’m not sure about the chicken.

32. Gather round for the Peepsburgh Banjo Club.

Like how their banjos are made of peppermint candies. And they’re below a disco ball.

33. “Grandma, what blue skin you have?”

I wouldn’t want to go near your grandmother, Little Red. She might not be herself right now.

34. I’m sure you all remember this peep circus from the 1990s.

Got to love how they used a cardboard box for the O.J. Simpson trial. I guess this is the glove doesn’t fit scene.

35. “Marty, to the Delorapeep!”

This is a rendition of Back to the Future. Cue “The Power of Love” from Huey Lewis and the News.

36. “There’s a peeps for us. A time and peeps for us.”

Can’t believe they did a peep diorama of the end of West Side Story. Kind of thought the dance scene would’ve been more appropriate.

37. “Hello, Clarpeeps.”

This is a takeoff from Silence of the Lambs. It’s where Clarice meets Hannibal Lecter.

38. Peeps have been taking selfies for time immemorial.

Spans from the cave to the smart phone. Even includes Van Gogh at one point.

39. “Your move, bunny boy.”

Yes, these are peeps on the chessboard. The bunnies are the good pieces. The chicks are all pawns.

40. Let us remember the Bun Laden raid by Seal Peep 6.

I know it’s a diorama on the death of Bin Laden. It’s even complete with explosions and bunnies in camo.

41. I believe the Earth’s not doing Klaatu any favors.

I guess this is the beginning of The Day the Earth Stood Still. There’s even a bunny robot.

42. Peeps always have fun at the fun fair.

This place seems to have lots of rides and places to eat. Love this cute display. So adorable.

43. A lot of strange things happen in Twin Peeps.

This is a rendition of Dale Cooper’s strange dream. Other than the log lady, it’s a part most people remember.

44. “That’s one small step for peep, one giant leap for peepkind.”

Neil Armstrong has planted the flag. Buzz is in the module waiting to get out.

45. Apparently, Whistler’s mother was a cute chick.

Well, Whistler’s mother’s a chick in this depiction. But she’s wearing the same outfit.

46. Vermeer’s Chick with a Pearl Earring has become his masterpiece.

This has a chick with a scarf on its head and pearls. It’s a tribute to a work of art.

47. The bunny always abides.”

Had to include a peep version of The Big Lebowski. And yes, it’s in a bowling alley.

48. If the pea can’t keep her up, then she can’t be a princess.

This is from the Princess and the Pea. And it comes with all the mattresses stacked.

49. Now we can see what’s inside Donald Trump’s head.

This one seems to borrow from Inside Out. Yet, the bunnies all have Trump hair. Also, there’s a picture of Ivanka.

50. Albun Einstein is a quintessential genius.

I’m sure you’ll find him quite a genius, relatively speaking. Still, not sure if I can see Albert Einstein as a bunny.

Hop Down the Bunny Trail for These Easter Treats (Fourth Edition)

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Though it’s still February, the fact St. Patrick’s Day and Easter can be so close to each other some years means I have to do posts with bunnies, colored eggs, chicks, flowers, and pastels after shamrocks and leprechauns. This year is no different since Easter falls on April 1, which is also April Fool’s Day. Nonetheless, it’s a day marked with egg hunts, springtime, and family gatherings. It’s also a religious holiday marking Jesus rising from the dead after his crucifixion on Good Friday. Still, even though I do a lot of posts on Easter, it’s not one of my favorite holidays. Mostly because it’s less fun if you’re an adult and don’t live where there’s an Easter parade. And the peep diorama contests take a lot of work. Anyway, for your reading pleasure, I give you another assortment of Easter treats.

  1. Care for a bunny peep cup?

    Not sure if these are even edible. But people will feel charmed by these treats.

    2. Treat yourself this Easter to some Oreo sheep.

    These are Oreos covered with icing and marshmallows. And yes, the sheep has a smiley face.

    3. Nothing says Easter like a chocolate bunny candy cake.

    This one has 2 chocolate bunnies in pastel peanut M&M. The Kit Kats fence them in.

    4. Try pulling a bunny out of this hat.

    Yes, it’s a cake of a bunny inside a hat. And the magic wand is a pretzel stick.

    5. These Easter egg cookies go well on any springtime dessert platter.

    This one has Easter peanut M&Ms on icing grass. Make they are in all different colors.

    6. Welcome spring with these fancy floral cookies.

    Yes, they’re undoubtedly professionally made. Yet, they’re nevertheless works of art in their own right.

    7. You’ll be chirping for these chicky cake pops.

    Each of these is on a stick within a pot of grass. So adorable you can eat them up.

    8. These spring flowers make a unique Easter snack.

    Each of these has pastel M&Ms on a waffle pretzel. And all kept together with icing.

    9. No little bunny could resist this Bento Easter lunch.

    This one consists of 2 bunny sandwiches that are rubbing noses with each other. Now isn’t that cute?

    10. You’ll find these chick cookies all packed in an egg carton.

    Each of these is an egg shape depicting a chick hatching. Yes, they’re professionally made. But they’re adorable.

    11. Any mother hen minding her chicks will adore this bento lunch.

    Well, they’re all made of rice and dressed. The chicks even have similar hats.

    12. Check out the chicks from these deviled eggs.

    Okay, that’s kind of disturbing if you really think about it. I mean most of these eggs come from chickens.

    13. Seems like the bunnies made themselves at home on this cake.

    On the top, a couple are having a picnic. On the bottom, a couple are scurrying home.

    14. For an Easter snack, may I suggest some popcorn sheep?

    Actually these consists of 2 sheep and a tree. The fence is made from the waffle sandwich cookies.

    15. Bunny cookies should come in all colors.

    Each of them is in white polka dots. And yes, they’re professionally made.

    16. You’d be a bad egg not to include these chicky deviled eggs.

    These have olive eyes. Makes them seem bloodshot while emerging from their hardboiled eggshells.

    17. Speaking of chicks, you can’t go wrong with these chicky cupcakes.

    Each of these includes a chick hatched from an egg along with flowers on grass. And yes, these are professionally made.

    18. There’s something twisty about these bunny rolls.

    These are rolls made from dough meant to resemble a bunny in twisty fashion. And yes, they include the cotton tail.

    19. Didn’t know bunnies could live in gingerbread houses.

    I’m sure this is used for decoration. But the roof is lined with jelly beans. And you can see a bunny at the window.

    20. Might want to serve these bunny cupcakes with an ice cream cone.

    Well, they’re not as adorable as the ones I showed last year. But you have to like how one cone opening is used for the teeth.

    21. Grace your appetizer platter with a bunny cheese dip snack tray.

    This one even has carrot ears. Not to mention it has jelly bean eyes and buttons.

    22. Care for some peep smores?

    Yes, I know peeps are inedible marshmallows covered in sugar meant to resemble chicks and bunnies. But if it’s Easter, how else will you make a smore?

    23. There’s something sheepish about these cupcakes.

    They even have chocolate horns like a ram. And yes, both have an adorable smile on their faces.

    24. Any girl would love to have a bouquet of daisies.

    Well, a bouquet of daisy cookies that is. Doesn’t hurt if any have ladybugs on them.

    25. Nobody could resist this fuzzy wuzzy bunny cake.

    This one has coconut over it, including its ears and rosy cheeks. And it’s all topped with a purple bow.

    26. You’ll hop for these Rice Krispie bunnies.

    Each one has a cute little face and a bow on their ears. Sure you can’t eat the bow but these are cute nonetheless.

    27. This bunny cake is content among the jelly beans.

    Yes, it’s another bunny cake. But this one has paper ears. Kind of disappointing.

    28. Perhaps you might fancy a bento lunch among the flowers.

    Well, the flowers are purple and are mostly of rice. But they’re quite pretty.

    29. Hope you can have all your egg cookies on one cake.

    All of the Easter egg cookies are on a stick and in one color. And they’re all on top of a basket cake.

    30. Grace your dessert platter with these Easter bites.

    On top they either have colored eggs or a daffodil. And yes, they’re all in lavender as well as professionally made.

    31. Suppose these Easter brownie bites might suit your taste buds.

    Each one has an egg on top with green icing. Feel free to take one and pop into your mouth.

    32. Apparently, these bunnies can scale a giant carrot.

    Actually it’s a cake. Nor sure if it’s carrot cake. But it certainly has a carrot top.

    33. Enchant your guests with these Oreo stick bunnies.

    All the bunnies even have a basket of eggs. So adorable you want to eat these up.

    34. Would you like an egg or bunny sandwich?

    Actually, they’re both cucumber. So it’s the same either way.

    35. Spring into Easter with this flower basket cake.

    Each tier has an arrangement of purple, yellow, and white flowers. And they’re of the flowers you’ll normally see early in the spring.

    36. Instead of a chocolate bunny, how about one in Rice Krispies?

    Sure it’s a lot crunchier than the candy counterpart. Not sure if it’s hollow or filled with cream though.

    37. You’d be chicken to avoid this wrap.

    Not sure what this exactly supposed to be. But it’s nonetheless adorable to see.

    38. Care for some Easter egg cake pops in your garden?

    Each of these is covered in sprinkles or sugar. And they all fit in a planter of grass quite nicely.

    39. Take a bite out of these basket cookie cups.

    Each of these has candy eggs and icing grass. But they sure look quite tasty on any dessert platter.

    40. With spring, it’s best your Easter platter has these floral cupcakes.

    Each of these has pastel icing as well as flowers on it. I don’t think you can eat the flowers but they’re sure pretty.

    41. Wonder what’s in these Easter eggs.

    Okay, they’re cookies with chocolate eggs inside. And each one has a top covered in icing and a pretty design.

    42. Top your basket cake with a chocolate bunny.

    After all, what’s Easter without one of these trademark goodies. And atop a pink basket cake with eggs.

    43. A bread bunny makes a great bowl for spinach and artichoke dip.

    Funny, how the ears are baguettes. Love the cute little face. So sweet.

    44. Speaking of bunnies, can I interest you in a hopping snack tray?

    Well, it’s not an exact likeness of a bunny. But it’s made out of cheese, crackers, and pepperoni.

    45. Bask in the sugary goodness of these peeps cupcakes.

    Just remove the peep before you eat. Because peeps aren’t fit for human consumption.

    46. Nobody could resist this bento bunny.

Oh, look it’s holding a little carrot. So adorable you just want to eat it up.

47. All the peeps seem to feel at home in this patch.

Well, it’s a peep patch cake. Filled with those inedible bunny marshmallows along with icing carrots.

48. Each peep bunny has its own pudding cup.

It’s a variation on dirt pudding. However, in this case, take out the bunny and eat the dirt.

49. Perhaps you might want an Easter basket on top of a cake.

Yes, this may be professionally made. But you have to like the flowers and bunnies on it. So sweet.

50. Hope these butterfly cookies make you soar into the sky.

Each of these is wonderfully painted and decorated. Love these.

51. There’s something ducky in this stew.

Okay, it’s a little duckie floating on the soup. Don’t you want to hold it?

52. Hope you’ll be hopping like a bunny in a bucket full of carrots.

You can guess this cake is professionally made. But the bunny seems oh so happy in it.

53. Everyone would just love these cupcake flowers.

Consist of pink, orange, purple, and blue. Yet each is a picture. So lovely.

54. Any little bunny would crave for this Easter basket bento lunch.

It’s made out of a pita with 2 cheesy eggs. It’s an cheesy egg Easter basket sandwich.

55. The chicks call this Easter gingerbread house a home.

It’s richly decorated with 2 chicks at the door. Wouldn’t mind having this on a dessert platter.

56. Any bunny would be hopping mad for this bento lunch.

One depicts a child dressed as a bunny. Another depicts a carrot patch.

57. Hope you enjoy an egg salad Easter bunny.

Makes you awe by what some people can do with a few hardboiled eggs. While the eggs here are olives. Or are those grapes?

58. With these butterfly cookies, you can certainly spread your wings.

Each butterfly comes in a variety of shapes and sizes. All are in blue, pink, and green.

59. You’ll be chirping for these chick cupcakes.

These seem like they can come straight out of Foodarama. Still, so adorable.

60. Can I interest you in a fancy sheep?

Well, it’s a small sheep cake with chocolate icing. But you can’t resist that face of innocence.

61. For an Easter dinner on the grill, want a few bunnies on your hotdog?

Well, it’s a bento lunch. But the cheesy bunnies give it a nice Easter touch.

62. Wake up Easter morning to the smell of a sticky bun bun.

This little guy is covered with icing and is under a branch. So cute.

63. Serve your guests with some bunny bread.

Unlike the other bunny breads I’ve shown, these are decorated. Got to love the buttons and ears.

64. For healthy options, try this Easter egg fruit pizza.

This one is decked with strawberries, raspberries, black berries, and blueberries. It’s an Easter berry extravaganza.

65. For a fancy Easter dinner, may I suggest this peep cake for dessert?

These have peep chicks on top of flowers. Remove before eating since peeps are disgusting.

66. This cupcake contains an orange surprise.

So much that it gives new meaning to the word carrot cake. Kind of clever if you think about it.

67. You’ll find this bunny cake berry appealing.

Because it’s decorated with berries. But most prolifically, you’ll find strawberries on the ears.

68. When you crack open a chocolate egg, who knows what you’ll find.

Well, plenty of smaller eggs and flowers inside. But no chicks, surprisingly.

69. May your Easter gathering be right as rain with these cookies.

Indeed, these are professionally made. But they include chicks, butterflies, and flowers galore.

70. Maybe you might prefer your veggies in a patch of hummus.

Yes, this is supposed to be a garden patch. But it’ll make a perfect Easter appetizer.

71. On Easter, it helps if you keep your eggs in one basket.

I showed a similar Easter cake a couple years ago. But it had a different handle. Still, the eggs are pretty.

72. On these cookies you’ll find plenty of flowers.

Well, these are certainly fancy. Include several eggs and a bunny. So pretty.

73. On Easter, please don’t forget your sheep sticks.

These are pretzel sticks covered in marshmallows. And yes, they’re so cute as well as perfect for little lambs.

74. For a more sacred bent, you might want to go with these empty tomb donut treats.

For you can’t have Easter without a holy treat. Especially one without including a donut with an actual hole.

75. It’ll always spring with this flowery bento lunch.

You can see the flowers everywhere on this. But the purple one really stands out.

76. For a simple Easter treat, may I recommend bunny paw cookies?

Well, these don’t seem to take much effort. Just use icing on the cookies to make them resemble rabbit footprints.

77. This gingerbread bunny house comes with its own patch.

These have bunnies outside this lovey home. Love the flowers and carrots.

78. Perhaps a birdhouse on a stick might interest you.

These seem quite creative. Just put a peep on a graham cracker with chocolate shingles.

79. This Easter breakfast is perfect for anyone at the crack of dawn.

Contains an eggy chick in a pancake egg. And yes, it’ll melt your heart.

80. Grace your Easter with this stained glass cross cake.

Hey, it’s a Christian holiday. So I might as well include a cross somewhere.

Erin Go Bragh with These Lucky Treats on Saint Patrick’s Day (Fourth Edition)

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Now that Valentine’s Day is over, feel free to take down the red and pink hearts and put in the green shamrocks, rainbows, and the pots of gold. Though keep in mind that the Irish take the leprechauns as offensive Irish stereotypes. Nonetheless, while some may bask in the parades and pub crawls on March 17, others might find their own way to party. This especially goes in families with kids where getting sloshed in honor of one’s Irish heritage isn’t really an option. Then again, many people around the world celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day and they don’t have to be Irish. Or even Christian since Saint Patrick is a patron saint of Ireland. Anyway, for your reading pleasure, I present to you another assortment of St. Paddy’s Day goodies. Expect a lot of green food here, not limited to green eggs and ham. Because that’s Dr. Seuss.

  1. Care for some St. Paddy’s Day chocolates?

Also includes shamrocks with a button on center. I’m sure these are professionally made though.

2. Put some green in your St. Patrick’s Day Chex mix.

Well, they mostly seem to consist of green M&Ms. Also includes Cheeze-It’s and pretzels.

3. You’ll feel lucky with these pot of gold cookie sandwiches.

The colors are together that they resemble flowers. So they’d probably be good for Easter as well.

4. Speaking of rainbows, take a bite out of this wrap.

Contains a different food for each color. And the clouds are sour cream.

5. Dip your shamrock cookies in this rainbow concoction.

Well, this person’s using animal crackers, which is just as well. Just hope you don’t mix the colors together before serving.

6. This veggie leprechaun makes a healthy lunch.

Got to love the baby carrot beard. He also has a hat sandwich.

7. On a cold day in March, warm yourself to some green shamrock soup.

Comes with some shamrock toast. Still, I’m not sure what the green soup is comprised of right now. Perhaps it’s peas, potatoes, or some other veggies.

8. Can’t have Irish stew with some Celtic knot bread.

Not sure how you can get this shape in a bread. But I can understand how it would go well with Irish stew.

9. You’ll find a rainbow surprise in these cupcakes.

Though the rainbow seems a bit pastel colored. Yet, each is topped with a green shamrock.

10. Grace your St. Paddy’s Day dessert platter with this rainbow trifle.

Consists of layers of jello and whipped cream. And you’ll find gold chocolate coins on top.

11. On this Irish flag cheese pizza, add some pepper shamrocks.

I guess the green part has food dye. Because you don’t want to eat actual green cheese since it moldy.

12. These green lip pops seem like they’ve just kissed the Blarney Stone.

I’m sure these are professionally made. Yet, they’re nonetheless a creative dessert.

13. Any little leprechaun would crave for this green lunch.

Includes grapes and peas along with some pizzas. Any kid would be lucky to have this.

14. For a sweet snack, munch on these green pretzel sandwiches.

Each one of these has green cream. Also covered in icing and sprinkles.

15. Have your little leprechauns wake up this Saint Patrick’s Day with some rainbow pancakes.

Each color layer is topped with whipped cream. Top is covered in sprinkles. May be guaranteed to clog your arteries.

16. Nothing makes an Irish dinner like some shamrock meat pies.

Well, they do eat meat pies in Ireland and Great Britain. But these shamrocks aren’t clovers.

17. For a healthy lunch, you can’t go wrong with this veggie rainbow.

The rainbow consists of peppers. The clouds are made of cauliflower. The pot of gold is cheese dip.

18. You’ll be lucky to have some Lucky Charms popcorn as a St. Patrick’s Day snack.

Okay, they just have the Lucky Charms marshmallows. Yet, you have some chocolate popcorn pieces on top.

19. Anyone will feel lucky with these cups.

Each is a sugar cookie filled with white cream. Each has a shamrock on top.

20. Delight your guests to some rainbow fruit salad.

After all, fruits come in all different colors of the rainbow. Comes with cream to dip stuff in.

21. You’ll be green with envy for these cupcakes.

Each of these is covered in green icing with a shamrock on top. Perfect for any St. Patrick’s Day party.

22. Care for some rainbow fruit pie?

Each slice has different fruits for all 6 colors. And all top on white cream.

23. Hope you find a pot of gold with this rainbow cake.

Each slice has all the colors of the rainbow in swirls. Not sure how to make this to keep the colors separate.

24. Sprinkle some Lucky Charms into your St. Paddy’s Day ice cream.

I bet the flavor here is Irish cream, which is booze I think. Still, with the Lucky Charms marshmallows, it’s probably magically delicious.

25. Perhaps you might want to say “Happy Saint Patrick’s Day” on a cookie cake.

Well, this one has shamrocks, rainbow, and a pot of gold in icing. Though it certainly seems professionally made.

26. Whipped cream and Lucky Charms always go well on green pancakes.

Sure it seems like you can get this at IHOP. Yet, it’s said to be a magical part of a complete Saint Patrick’s Day breakfast.

27. It’s never Saint Patrick’s Day without some of these shamrock cracker snacks.

Each of these has corned beef and veggies. Doesn’t sound very appetizing to me when you add the corned beef.

28. Serve guests at your St. Paddy’s Day party with some rainbow pizza.

Sure there’s no blue in it since no blue veggie exist. But each is sliced in a triangle.

29. For a healthy treat, go with a fruit salad flag.

Consists of kiwis, banana slices, and peach slices. Definitely not fruits you’ll find in Ireland.

30. I suppose an egg and rainbow fruit salad makes a great St. Paddy’s Day breakfast.

Not sure what the bread is for. But each color is a different fruit. The egg is the sun.

31. For St. Patrick’s Day dessert, you might want some gold icing on your green cupcakes.

Each cupcake also has green sprinkles. But the icing seems quite orange, too.

32. You’ll be lucky to find these rainbow strawberries in a pot of gold.

Each strawberry is decorated in icing of each rainbow color. But no, they won’t lead you to a pot of gold.

33. How about some fried dough in a Celtic knot?

Not sure how you can pull of that intricate design. But if you can, go for it.

34. Perhaps some St. Patrick’s Day pizza may suit your fancy.

Well, it has plenty of peppers for orange, yellow, and green. Pepperoni goes for the red. Olives are blue and red onion is purple.

35. No St. Patrick’s party can be complete without some Irish cream dip.

I’m sure this is for cookies. Contains chocolate syrup and green sprinkles.

36. A St. Paddy’s Day Rice cereal cake always has to include some Lucky Charms.

And I see that the marshmallows are on top. Mostly since they’re the reason why kids love the cereal in the first place.

37.  Serve Saint Patrick’s Day dinner with some shamrock rolls.

Each roll is tied into a 3 leaf shamrock. Goes well with Irish stew.

38. These iced pretzels always make for a lucky St. Paddy’s Day treat.

Each of these is decorated in unique ways. Some have sprinkles while others have green drizzle.

39. You’ll be in for a lucky surprise with this rainbow cake.

Since it contains some gold chocolate balls inside. Hope you don’t spill out the contents.

40. How about a slice of shamrock pie for dessert?

Seems like a mint chocolate one to me. Even has a chocolate shamrock on a slice.

41. St. Paddy’s Day deviled eggs should always have some green to them.

Seems that the outside have of these has some intricate green design. Luckily it’s all food coloring.

42. No one could resist these rainbow jello cups.

Well, this one only consists of 5 colors since some of the layers are opaque. But make sure it doesn’t contain alcohol before your kids eat it.

43. Shamrock cupcakes are always golden.

Each of these has a green shamrock over gold icing. And they’re chocolate, too.

44. Any little leprechaun would adore these marshmallow hats.

Each of these is on a thin mint with a green marshmallow. Contains an icing buckle and fruit roll up rainbow shamrock.

45. You can’t celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day without some green velvet cupcakes.

Each of these is formed into as shamrock. And they’re all covered in white icing for a decorative touch.

46. It’s always top of the morning with green waffles.

Care to have it topped with chocolate chip mint? Part of this dessert Saint Paddy’s Day breakfast.

47. Though you might be more interested in a healthier breakfast.

Even includes a green omelet. Don’t worry, it’s just food coloring.

48. For a bit of luck, try some shamrock soda bread.

By the way, it has a green shamrock inside. Also, are those raisins? Disgusting.

49. How about some gold coins with your shamrock?

Yes, these are pancakes. Luckily, you won’t need to do anything to the gold coins.

50. As long as the M&Ms are green, you can make a shamrock.

Don’t forget to surround the cake with Kit Kat bars. Got to love that chocolatey goodness.

51. Any little leprechaun would love these rainbow pies.

Each of these comes with a pot of gold. too. Rainbow mostly consists of sprinkles.

52. You’ll taste the rainbow with these fruit tacos.

Each of the fruit represents a rainbow color. And they’re all in small wraps.

53. For dessert, can I interest you in some Irish flag trifle.

Each is in a layer of orange and green jello along with whipped cream. Great for any St. Paddy’s Day dessert platter.

54. You can’t do without some shamrock pizza at a St. Patrick’s Day party.

This one doesn’t have sauce. But it has some peppers as shamrocks.

55. Care for a green ham sandwich?

Yes, it looks disgusting. But at least it’s just the bread that’s green with food coloring.

56. You’ll always feel lucky with these shamrock cookies.

Well, the center cookie is a shamrock. But they’re all covered in green sugar just the same. Part of a gift set.

57. Make your Saint Patrick’s Day a lucky occasion with this magnificent cake.

This is a wedding cake. Yet, it certainly fits the occasion with the shamrocks.

58. A rainbow fruit salad always shines with marshmallow clouds.

Sure it’s not as vibrant as some of the other fruit salad rainbows. Yet, it nonetheless covers the plate.

59. When it’s chilly, feel free to warm yourself with some shamrock cheese and potato soup.

Well, it has some shamrock toast on it for luck. And it’s covered with horseradish for green.

60. Hope you can press your luck to enjoy this Saint Patrick’s Day fudge.

And yes, it’s green. But it’s covered with sprinkle shamrocks to drive the St. Paddy’s Day point.

61. At the end of the rainbow, you’ll find a pot of gold.

Oddly, these coins depict a portrait of John F. Kennedy. Not sure what that’s about.

62. Nothing makes Saint Patrick’s Day like shamrock noodles.

The leaves are made of tortellini in pesto. The stems are celery.

63. Make your guests feel lucky with these green hat cookies.

Sure they may be professionally made. But each one has a black belt with a gold buckle.

64. Shamrocks can come in all kinds of patterns.

Each of these is in green icing and different patterns. Some are plaid and some have dots.

65. Take a lucky bite out of these St. Patrick’s Day Rice Krispie treats.

Each of these has green icing on top with sprinkles. Still, like the shamrocks in the center.

66. Sometimes you might want to make a simple lunch.

The rainbow consists of fruits and veggies. The pot of gold is a sandwich with cheddar coins.

67. You’ll be lucky to find these pot of gold cookies.

The pots are in chocolate icing. And the rainbows are made of fruit roll ups.

68. There are plenty of layers with this rainbow cake.

This one has 5 layers and not in order. Topped with whipped cream and sprinkles.

69. Greet the top of the morning with these rainbow donuts.

Each of the rainbows is made of icing. And the icing only covers half of it.

70. Any leprechaun would cherish this bento lunch.

This one has a leprechaun sandwich and shamrock chips. I’m sure Irish child eyes are shining here.

71. Greet Saint Patrick’s Day with rainbow fruit salad and shamrock toasts.

This one has 2 toasts. And each fruit is a different color.

72. Grace your St. Paddy’s Day dessert platter with this pot of gold and rainbow cake.

This one is on top of a hat with a shamrocks on the rainbow. Love this.

73. For a lucky snack, try these 3 leaf clover pretzel bites.

Consists of green M&Ms on nutella with green icing for a stem. Great for parties.

74. You’ll have a lucky platter with this shamrock cookie cake.

It’s all smothered in green icing and sugar. And it’s piped in white. So pretty. Also covers a whole table.

75. There’s a lot of color to this rainbow trifle.

Each layer is made out of jello. Set it near a pot of gold. Or you could just use coins.

76. For your Saint Patrick’s Day dessert platter, try some of these rainbow palmiers.

Palmiers are a type of cookie. The rainbow inside is made out of sugar.

77. Perhaps a rainbow lollipop cake will suit your fancy.

You can tell by now that I prefer rainbows over leprechauns. Because rainbows are pretty. And I’m part Irish.

78. These rainbow cake squares come bite size.

Each of these has several layers in each color. And you can eat these small squares with a toothpick.

79. You can always put a shamrock on a mint brownie.

I don’t think you can eat the clover unless you’re a rabbit. Yet, it’s pure chocolatey mint goodness.

80. There’s a great many color in this rainbow pound cake.

Each slice has colors in stripes. And the top is covered icing and sprinkles.

Be Mine With These Valentine’s Day Treats (Fourth Edition)

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Of course, you can’t have a Valentine’s Day without treats. Yes, I know plenty of people give their loved ones boxes of chocolates. But sometimes you really don’t know what you’ll get from them. Still, wherever you go, you’ll find plenty of treats with hearts and lot of pink. Or at least have such packaging if you look at a pack of Hershey’s Kisses at the store. And yes, you might have the occasional Valentine’s Day party. As you can see above, everything you see here is in red, white, and pink as well as contains hearts to represent love. I know many people might find such displays as sickeningly sweet. But since Valentine’s Day generates great profits than any midwinter holiday, I can’t really avoid it. So for your reading pleasure, I give you another assortment of Valentine’s Day treats for all to love.

  1. Treat your sweetheart to these cheesecake squares.
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Each one of these is covered with a cheery layer and a heart. And yes, they’re quite small as far as I can see.

2. Care for some hearty pasta dish?

This one includes meatballs, cheese, and pepperoni hearts. Perfect for a romantic candle light dinner.

3. Anyone could love this cookie arrangement.

Yes, this cookie dish is professionally made. Includes hearts and flowers.

4. These cookies are especially kissy.

Well, they have imprints of lip kisses on the icing. A fine addition to any dessert platter.

5. The best kind of candy box is one you can eat.

Even better, it contains M&Ms inside. Covered in red or pink icing and flowers.

6. There’s nothing sweeter than these sugar coated marshmallow pops.

Each of these is dipped in sugar with hearts on top. Come in red and pink.

7. Get a bite out of these V-Day cake pops.

Each of these is covered in white and red icing. Contains stripes, sprinkles, and heart.

8. You’d be mad to resist these hearty red velvet cakes.

These are stacked and decorated with pink icing. And you can put them in 4s.

9. These heart pizzas are especially cheesy.

Well, they do have tomato sauce and cheese on them. Basically the minimum ingredients you need for a pizza.

10. You can’t find anything sweeter like these pink heart cakes.

Each of these is uniquely decorated after being dipped in pink icing. Perfect for a sweeter dessert platter.

11. I’m sure any guy would fall for these cookies.

Kind of on the raunchy side. But hey, Valentine’s gifts for men are hard to come by.

12. Treat your sweetheart to some heart sushi.

Make sure you keep the parts together. And as long as you use vinegrated rice and seaweed.

13. Grace your dessert platter with a heart cake covered in roses.

Has an icing ribbon tied in a bow across. Oh, and the roses are pink.

14. A heart cake should always have roses around it.

Well, they’re covered in icing red roses. So feel free to put on any message you wish.

15. Wake up this Valentine’s Day to some heart mini-waffles.

Helps if they have heart shaped butter wads and syrup all over them. Part of a balanced breakfast.

16. Anyone would love these cheesecake heart brownies.

Contains red velvet cake. Because since it’s for Valentine’s Day so red is essential.

17. Perhaps you might go for a heart cake with raspberries.

This one has raspberries and icing between the layers. And it’s decorated with a chocolate heart.

18. Wow your V-Day guests with this appetize tray.

Yes, these are shaped with hearts. But the biggest one contains cherry tomatoes.

19. Perhaps you and your sweetheart might enjoy these His and Her heart cookies.

The men cookies have a distinctive mustache. The women cookies have kissy lips and a mole.

20. Your sweetheart will fall in love with this Valentine’s cookie house.

Well, it seems quite colorful for a V-Day house. But I sure love the roof decor.

21. For your Valentine’s Day lunch, may I suggest a PB&J?

Just includes peanut butter, bread, and jelly. Oh, and you might need to cut out a heart on top.

22. You’ll find this cake covered in hugs and kisses.

Though they’re represented with x’s and o’s. But you have to love the decorations.

23. These sandwich cookies can be for anyone to love.

Well, they’re more like DIY Oreos. And all are imprinted with hearts.

24. These honey bee treats can be just as sweet.

These are Twinkies with chocolate stripes and antennas. Also, their wings are icing in a heart shape.

25. Care for a V-Day cookie gift?

Yes, they may be professionally made. But these hearts have their own wrappings.

26. With these, your heart might just skip a beat.

And these are decorated with stripes. Kind of fancy. But if you like fine dining, it can’t hurt.

27. Perhaps these fancy cookie boxes might suit your fancy.

Each of these has a photo inside and is decorated with fancy icing. Love these.

28. A fancy V-Day cake should have a heart on top.

Well, you have to admire the design on the cake. But I doubt if you can eat this heart.

29. Impress your V-Day guests with these sweet cupcakes.

These are arranged in a heart. And all are uniquely decorated with red, white, pink, and chocolate icing.

30. Serve your V-Day guests with this cookie cake candy heart.

Even if it is smothered in pink icing, it’s still better to eat than the real thing. Because real candy hearts taste like chalk.

31. You can please anyone with this hearty pizza.

Save the occasional vegetarian, of course. Since the hearts consist of pepperoni.

32. Take a taste of these V-Day blueberry tarts.