Tuesday, December 6, 2011

quirky snack: it ain't easy being green

A couple weeks ago I took my oldest son, Ethan, to go see the movie Hugo.  


Cheesy grins, before they became popcorn grins. :)


Prior to to the film there were previews, of course. One of them was for the new Muppets movie.  As I watched the trailor I couldn't help but come to two conclusions.


#1 Amy Adams is adorable.


#2 Kermit the Frog looks like a kiwi.


Can you guess what happened next? :)
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I had to do it or else the idea would haunt me forever. :)


Kermit is my latest kiwi guy. He's got a fruit leather mouth liner (that sounds weird), and his collar is a slice of cucumber that is cut with a star-shaped cookie cutter, propped up on this upside down flowery shaped bento silicone mini cup. The thing that really makes Kermit recognizable are those eyes. 




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Icing eyes wouldn't do for this guy. Kermit's eyes are made from m&m's, mint m&m's to be exact. :)  


Truth be told, I've never been much of a Muppet fan (though that old cartoon Muppet Babies was a fave) (am I totally dating myself with that confession?). But I have been a lifelong Sesame Street lover, and Kermit did have many appearances in that 'hood back in the day. :)



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Kermit the Quirky Kiwi was quickly devoured by my little miss piggy, Paige. Nom.


Wanna see more kiwi guys? I've got the beginnings of a little kiwi guy collection going on. :)  
Angry Birds Grandpa Pig
FrankenKiwi / KiwiStein
Little Bunny Foo Foo Goon
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10 comments:

Emily said... [Reply to comment]

He is GORGEOUS!!!! Love your kiwi guys but Kermit is the best in my humble opinion! I am a life long fan of Kermit the frog!He's so cute. My husband bought me a Kermit the frog puppet for our first wedding anniversary!! LOL!! What fun! :o)

Melissa said... [Reply to comment]

That is definitely a memorable first anniversary gift! I can't help but laugh at puppets. :)

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Love it! How cool is he?

Jessica @ Quirky Bookworm said... [Reply to comment]

Kermit looks awesome!

And, you're not the only one. We used to watch Muppet Babies every Saturday morning. :)

Jenn @ BentoForKidlet said... [Reply to comment]

That is so ridiculously cute!! Amazing job on Kermit!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Love it!

Missy said... [Reply to comment]

Cute!! I now have the Muppets Babies theme song stuck in my head!

Mrs. Ed said... [Reply to comment]

This is waaayyy to cute!!

Taryn @ Design, Dining + Diapers said... [Reply to comment]

So fun! I love this

Heather McMahon Scukanec said... [Reply to comment]

This is ADORABLE!

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