We pack a lot of food to go: my husband's lunches, kid snacks, playground picnics. I'm not sure I'll ever have the energy or attitude to go full tilt bento, but I welcome inspiration for this everyday chore. I thought my frugal friends might enjoy the online bento resources I've found.
The Frugal Bento Box:
Bento resources online:
Amazing photos at PBS "Meaning Of Food" on obento
Instructables on Bento
Lunch In A Box blog
Above, I found 3 Sterilite containers for 99 cents at ThriftSmart.
If you're looking for homemade lunchbox ideas in general, don't miss Frugal Upstate's Lunchbox Report.