Monday, July 19, 2010

Muffin Tin Monday - planes, trains, & automobiles

Zoom! Chugga chugga chugga chugga, choo choo! Beeeeep!

It's Muffin Tin Monday again and this time we went with a "things that go" theme! It was an easy choice since I've been dying to play with the new VrrrM transportation set Lunch Punches some more!

zoom, chug, beep!

Top row: clementine orange slices with an airplane shaped fruit leather, Trader Joe's "pirate booty", a hard boiled egg (decorated with food safe markers and olives for tires!).
Bottom row: blueberry cargo, a train shaped sandwich (fruit leather wheels and cheese panels (wasn't real sure how to accent the train!)), strawberries.

Details... Let's see. The airplane fruit leather was cut out using the center section of the airplane Lunch Punch (same one I used for last week's Muffin Tin Monday!). I put the pirate booty in that specific muffin cup spot because it reminded me of smoke coming out of the stack on the train :). The car shaped (honk! honk!) hard boiled egg was made using an egg mold, of course. If you'd like more details on how that's done, I have a tutorial on it you can check out here.

As I said about the Lunch Punches before, this Vrrrm set of transportation shapes isn't available just yet, but will be sooooon! You can preorder a set now and they'll ship mid-August, in time for back-to-school! :)

I just love putting together themes. :)

Want to see what other muffin tin mamas were cooking up this week? You can check them out over at the home of Muffin Tin Monday.

*** A couple more days remain on my bento goodie giveaway! Please keep the votes coming for the Kallas family. :) More votes you cast = more chances for you to win!
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varunner said... [Reply to comment]

this is so cute - the train is brilliant!

Lisa said... [Reply to comment]

Super cute!!

JDaniel4's Mom said... [Reply to comment]

I love the smoke coming out of the stack. What an awesome lunch.

Tima said... [Reply to comment]

What a wonderful lunch.

Stef plus 3 said... [Reply to comment]

how fun!! i just bought 2 lunch punch sets...the puzzle set and the sandwishes set....i can't wait to get them and make my dd fun lunches!!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

This is such a cute lunch! I love the "egg" car.

TheClumsyChef said... [Reply to comment]

Love love love this!!! I have a 3 1/2 year old cousin who LOOOOVVVESSS cars/planes/anything with an engine. I'm considering getting him these lunch punches so his mom can make him some car sandwichs when he starts Kindergarden. I'm sure this would make me the coolest big cousin ever.

Broccoli Cupcake said... [Reply to comment]

I found your site through the #31DBBB challenge. So glad I found it! What great ideas just in time for back to school.

Christy said... [Reply to comment]

Oooh, love it! Looks like the food markers work well with the egg mold!

Mariah said... [Reply to comment]

I absolutely LOVE the car, what a great idea. I have never used egg molds, but will certainly be checking out your tutorial and look for some to add to our collection. Thanks for sharing.

Mommyof2girlz said... [Reply to comment]

Awesome as always and love how you decorated the car and trains..they look awesome!

Hailey's Butterfly Garden said... [Reply to comment]

wow that is sooooooo cute!

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