A Tip from May Poppins

Monday, August 11, 2008














Photo courtesy of Freewebs (Disney Classics)

“In every job that must be done,
there is an element of fun.
You find the fun and ‘snap’,

the job’s a game.”

I watched Mary Poppins on the Disney Channel last week. She's right. Find the fun and turn the job into a game.

Here is an example of how one mom turned the job of preparing packed lunches into a game/hobby.

















Check out Kitchen Cow! She makes the cutest Bento Boxes. See how she turns regular pinoy food (ex. tapa and adobo) into a work of art. I'm going to try her Tonkatsu recipe this week.

3 comments:

Lindy said...

I read her blog too! I came across kitchen cow when I was looking for tips as to where to look for nice bento boxes and I've been reading that blog ever since. Her creations are simply beyond my capabilities =)

Anonymous said...

The blog of Sundae (the Japanese lady who makes cute bentos for her sons) is in Japanese characters. You can use Babel Fish to translate the text. Its a challenge (and quite hilarious) to make sense of the translation though.

Mrs. G said...

@anonymous - Sundae's bentos are really cute.

Here is how to view it:
1. Go to http://babelfish.yahoo.com/
2. Type in http://cuteobento.blog43.fc2.com/ in the Translate a web page box.
3. Choose Japanese to English
4. Tada! Read Cute Obento in English

 
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