She now realizes she has been looking at lunch all wrong. This is not a problem but an opportunity. Like scrapbooking with food. Really, what on earth is keeping her from constructing a 6 colored lunch that looks like Hello Kitty or a Piano? Nothing but her own inertia. This revelation lead her to YouTube where she discovered this video How to Make Bento Lunch Boxes.
So now she knows. And her wooly winter hat goes off to these creative and dedicated lunch packers.
Should her octopus shaped mini sausages not turn out or her bunny ear apple fall to pieces before it reaches school she has also come across the following sites which might prove helpful in the pursuit of lunch.
My Meal Box
Lunch in a Box - Bento Resources
School Family Lunches
Eatingwell.com - Healthy Kid Lunches
Family Fun - back to School Lunches
Parenting - Lunches
If you want to read more about the ancient and trendy (everyone in Brooklyn is doing it) art of Bento follow this New York Times link. Happy Lunching!