Crystal Watanabe (a.k.a. Pikko) started making bento boxes for herself as a way to eat small, healthy portions, and she enjoyed it so much that she now shares her hobby with bento fans worldwide at her blog Adventures in Bentomaking (www.aibento.net). She lives in Hawaii with her husband and two children. Maki Ogawa (a.k.a. Luckysundae) is a Japanese mom who loves to make cute bento boxes for her two young boys, her husband, and herself. She shares her creations on Flickr and at her blog, Cute Obento (www.cuteobento.com).
"Move over, brown bags. Bento box lunches are prettier, eco-friendly and just plain fun."--Working Mother
"Jazz up your child's lunch box with cute little bento that are easier to make than you think."--Mother Nature Network
"Yum-Yum Bento Box is too cute for words."--Modesto Bee