Welcome! I am a mom to two wonderful kids, a lovely retired greyhound, and a wife to a great husband. Needless to say, there are a lot of daily messes to clean up around our house. Daily Messes is my blog to share ideas on things to do with your kids, snack and meal ideas, crafts, and holiday fun. I hope you find something to enjoy!

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Quick Flower Snacks

These are really easy flower type of snacks for a party or just to spruce up a boring lunch! I even put some of the flower carrots on my husband's salad for lunch.

The apples and pears are super easy!
   1. Wash the fruit and cut into thin slices.
   2. Use a flower cookie cutter in the middle of the apple (or pear) circle and cut out the

For the carrots (I saw these online and had to try them!):
   1. Cut off the ends and peel the carrot.
   2. Cut notches into the sides of the carrot, at about a 45 degree angle. Make
       sure not to cut all the way through!
   3. Repeat all around the carrot.
   4. Cut carrot into thin slices.

You could even use thin slices of melon and other kinds of fruits and vegetables (like cucumbers) to make even more flower shaped snacks!

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