Super Star Muffin Tin Monday

Today we used one of our new goodies from the Muffin Tin Swap we recently participated in. We had a super star breakfast.We used our new blue star muffin tin and had applesauce, bananas, pancakes and syrup. I made little "Super Star" picks to tie it all together.Aubrey's TinThe Twins TinThe kids were so impressed we were having homemade pancakes on a Monday they gobbled everything up faster than I could make it!Don't forget to visit Muffin Tin Mom to see all the other creative Muffin Tin meals … [Read more...]

Muffin Tin Monday – 4th of July

Today we had a 4th of July muffin tin and used up some of our goodies from our party this weekend. We had a "create your own cupcake" red, white & blue flag muffin tin. The kids LOVED this one and I will definately do variations of this one again.For our blue stars we had blue sprinkles and blueberries. The red stripes were strawberries and raspberries and the white stripes were icing and cupcakes.The kids each got one mini cupcake and icing and one of each of the toppings to decorate with. … [Read more...]

Bugs, Bugs and More Bugs

Today was a perfect day for a themed Muffin Tin and craft. We had to stay home this morning and wait for the TV guy to come by and fix our TV, and you know how that goes they give you a 4 hour window so you get stuck at home waiting and 7 hours later they finally show up!Anyway...I decided to do a simple craft this morning that didn't require any planning or mess. So I used an idea from an old book and we made Buggy Goggles.You need an egg carton, pipe cleaners, and stuff to decorate them. We … [Read more...]

Muffin Tin Monday – Cinco de Mayo

Today's MTM theme is Cinco de Mayo so we had a scrumptious Fiesta for lunch. Here is what we had:Cheese quesadilla, guacamole, chips, black beans, rice, strawberry "maracas" and a cookie "sombrero."Aubrey's Muffin TinThe Twins Version of MTMAfter lunch Aubrey made a sombrero for craft time. Just grab your suppliesLet your little one paint the plate & cupHave them glue pom poms around the edge and then admire their beautiful Mexican sombrero.I think Cinco de Mayo is a great holiday because it … [Read more...]

Muffin Tin Monday – Leftovers

Today's MTM theme was leftovers and while I had leftovers in the fridge I really didn't want to eat them today. So I took a slightly different direction (but still used some of those leftovers) and created a "Make Your Own Salad" Muffin Tin.I put lettuce in the middle of a big plate and filled the muffin tins with yummy toppings Aubrey could add to create her own salad. There was one rule - she had to use at least one item from each tin.Here is what we had for lunch:Lettuce, chicken, … [Read more...]

Muffin Tin Monday – Rainbow

Today it is a rainy, cloudy day and we are hanging out in our jammies, reading books, doing puzzles, making a cute "rainy day craft" and enjoying our bright muffin tin!I saw this cute craft a few days ago on Crafty Crow and threw it in my inspiration folder waiting for the right time to use it. Today was that day...this adorable rain cloud was perfect for a day like today. We used the free download from Dallé Un Coliño and everyone, including the twins had fun making the colorful, glittery … [Read more...]

Muffin Tin Monday – Red

Today's Muffin Tin Monday theme is RED! Since Daddy is off today we decided to do a muffin tin breakfast so we can go out and do something fun this afternoon.Our muffin tin was simple, but everyone enjoyed it! Here is what we had:Red strawberries, red grapes, red apple, red cherry yogurt, and a special red toast heart with strawberry jam. We used our mini red tins to complete this very red breakfast.Don't forget to visit Michelle at Muffin Tin Mom for more great ideas and to see what other … [Read more...]

Let’s Go Fly a Kite – MTM

Today there was no theme for MTM, but I wanted to do something creative and fun since it has been a while since we had a Muffin Tin lunch. I did a quick Google search and found that today, February 8th is National Fly a Kite Day (odd since March strikes me more as a kite month, but whatever.)So we started by making a PB&J kite. I let Aubrey decorate it while I prepared the "park" for her to fly her kite.Here is what we had in our muffin tin...Front Row: PB&J Kite, applesauce "sandbox", Cheesy … [Read more...]

Muffin Tin Monday – Back to School

Today's MTM theme was back to school. Since it didn't occur to me to check the theme until noon today we didn't have anything exciting, but since it has been a while since we did a muffin tin Little Miss A was thrilled ...and we did throw in some "learning."I used our number cookie cutters and cut out 1-5 from cheese. I then had Little Miss A help count out the right number for each tin. We had 1 applesauce, 2 chicken nuggets, 3 crackers, 4 orange slices and 5 gumdrops.For dessert we had … [Read more...]

Muffin Tin Monday – Christmas Breakfast

WOW, I can't believe I haven't posted anything since Nov 18th! We have been busy! My sister got married, hubby & I got to take a week cruise w/out the kids, and the holidays have officially arrived and kept us running from one thing to the next.Anyway, I was excited to finally be able to do a muffin tin meal and participate in MTM. I didn't check the theme until this morning, but was thrilled to see it was "Christmas Breakfast." One of my family's favorite Christmas traditions is Christmas … [Read more...]