When did lunch time become so complicated…

When did lunch time become so complicated… September 23, 2014

… So my son comes home from school and tells me about this new lunch time trend. Bento boxes. A Bento what?

Bento boxes are elaborate and intricately designed lunch time meals stuffed in cutesy little boxes. They usually have a popular theme and, like all things nauseatingly adorable, originated in Japan.

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In other words…

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Firstly, depending on the age, kids should be making their own lunch. Secondly…

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I’m doing good to throw a can of soup in a bag and remember to toss in the can opener.

I mean, seriously. What is this? It’s cute and all, but come on.

Remember when lunch looked like this…

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And we liked it.

Well, maybe not liked it, but we ate it. That or starved, right?

Also…

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