Featured Friday - It's All About Cars!

Since it's summer, I've decided it's also a good time to go back to Featured Friday posts to share some of my favorite things I've seen online, and this week, it's all about cars!

Ben's always been a car fan and there are so many cute ways to incorporate them into lunches.  What little guy wouldn't be thrilled to open up his lunch and find some cute little vehicles?  (Side note: Ben and I are both really disappointed that we missed the opening of Carsland at CA Adventure by only a week.  I did, however, get to go to Toyota headquarters as part of their women's blogging network;  I think I may want a Prius now or a Rav4.)

This car-themed bento is actually one of mine, from our MO road trip last summer.  The car is a perfectly sized cookie cutter, and the wheels match my circle fondant cutter to make the tires stand out.

The car shaped egg-mold is a long time favorite of Ben's (you can buy one here on Amazon, get a bunny/bear pack too, they are so cute).  This was a preschool snack bento, with a lack of fruit, because that morning Ben ate half a cantaloupe.  It was a safer choice to avoid more fruit.

This race car driver from Bento Monsters is absolutely darling!  There are 4 different car themed bentos in her post, you have to see them all.

I love these cute apple and grape cars from Cristi at BentOnBetterLunches, and they are easy to make too! Wouldn't these be an awesome classroom snack? 

I saw this car bento from Nina at Mamabelly's Lunches with Love the other day and have since decided that I *need* those sandwich presses and probably a few others.  They are too cute!

Jenn at Bento for Kidlet's cheese artwork always amazes me.  Check out this awesome car themed bento to celebrate her son's Pinewood Derby races.

As always, all pictures belong to their blog owners, click on them or their attached links to see the full posts on the original sites. (If you would prefer your link not featured, please let me know and I will remove it.)

Disclosure: I was selected for participation in the TWIN community through a program with Clever Girls Collective. I did not receive any compensation for writing this post, or payment in exchange for participating. The opinions expressed herein are mine, and do not reflect the views of Toyota.


  1. Sweet, I always enjoyed your Featured Fridays! And thanks for sharing my car snack! So can I go back and edit the post it's from to add "Ben Approved"? ;)

  2. Of course! We might need a Ben-approved button. ;o)

  3. Yay for cars!! This is great :D

  4. Thank you for featuring my Police Car Bento! I love my car sandwich presses and they are so versitile. I say, go for it! Great Feature Friday!

  5. I just bought those car presses a week ago. They come as a 4 pack with a car, bus, ship, and airplane. My son loves them.

  6. Tks for the feature,Shannon. :)

  7. Those little apple wedge cars are too cute! My kids would love them.

  8. ooh those apple wedges.. SUPER cute.. Beautiful inspiring post.. Lovely blog you have here. Stopping in via Thee Networking Blog Hop.. Officially following your inspirational and sweet blog here today.. Hope you can stop in and pay mine a visit.. Wishing you a beautiful Sunday.. xo ~ Marilyn (co-host) - http://www.theartsygirlconnection.com Excited to indulge more around here..;))

  9. Those are SO cute! I have to make {at least} one of these for my son!


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