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Please welcome Loretta as a forum moderator!

I'm very happy to welcome Loretta as a forum moderator! As you probably know already, she's always been tremendously helpful around here. She has great knowledge of both European and Japanese cultures, since she's living in London and married to a Japanese guy, and bringing up her little girl to be multicultural! She'll be joining Bronwyn and yours truly as your overlords...I mean, friendly moderators ^_^

Just Bento is 2 years (and a month) old!

October came and went so quickly for me, that I completely forgot that it marked the 2 year anniversary of Just Bento! The site has grown so much in such a short time. And it's thanks to you - yes, you, I'm pointing to you! ^_^

Seriously, the people who post frequently to the forums are the backbone of the site...I dare not mention names, unless I leave out someone inadvertently. But, extra-special thanks go to Bronwyn, who helps moderate out the bad seeds, of which there are thankfully just a few.

Thank you so much for helping this site to prosper!

Happy New Year! Also some forum news

First of all, Happy New Year to all bentoists! 2010 is the year of the tiger. (I know, the Chinese or Lunar New Year starts in February, but in Japan the official year goes by the Gregorian calendar, so it’s already the Year of the Tiger (Tora in Japanese). Roar! continue reading...

Spammers will be Banned. Please report them!

We have a very simple set of rules to follow here on the forum. Recently, there have been people registering with the sole purpose of spamming the site with stupid links. Such users will be banned immediately, so don't even bother.

I hope that we won't have to start screening site registrations, because it is generally a pain in the behind to do so, but if this continues we may have to go that route. continue reading...

Looking for guest posters on Just Bento for March

(from the forum, updated)

As I’ve mentioned earlier, I’m moving at the end of February (we have to vacate on the 26th at 1:30 PM to be precise!) We are going to be nomads for the month of March, as we investigate some areas we are interested in moving to. In other words, March is going to be even nuttier than February. So, I’m looking for some guest posts for Just Bento. If you have a bento blog, food blog, or any kind of blog that you’d like to draw more attention to, this is a good chance to do so. continue reading...

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