After skipping a few weeks I'm trying to get back on the Muffin Tin Monday bandwagon. This Monday is the start of a new mini-series with a Springtime theme. This week's springtime prompt is "birds and nests".
Top row: sliced boiled egg, bird-shaped cheddar cheese (the eyes are sprinkles), the third cup is my attempt at a "pond" with green bell pepper strips and ranch to dip. I actually have a bird shaped dip cup which mysteriously disappeared from my pile of supplies I had gathered for this muffin tin assignment. I'm sure one of my angelic children is to credit for that, but so far no one is 'fessing up. So I had to make due with a flower shaped one...it sort of looks like a lily pad among reeds? Can't you just imagine a duck swimming by? ;-)
Bottom row: birdie shaped crackers, a duck shaped sandwich (cream cheese and blueberry preserves, beak is cheddar cheese and eye is a sprinkle), and lastly, a clementine orange with a little penguin pick in the middle.
This was the first time I had given my little girl a whole clementine. I thought she'd pull it apart into segments, but instead she just picked it up and ate it like one would do with a whole apple. It made quite the juicy sticky mess, but she thought it was wonderful and said happily, "look mama, I eat my orange like a big boy!", spoken like just like a little sister in quest to keep up with her two big brothers! ;-)
If you'd like to check out what other Muffin Tin Monday participants are up to today, you can check them out over at the home of Muffin Tin Mom.