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Entries in toddler food (18)


mimi the sardine on the mini social

Guess what everyone, select Mimi the Sardine eating accessories are on sale at The Mini Social!  Only 26 hours left on this sale, by the way!  Mimi the Sardine products are made of stain-resistant, acrylic-coated organic cotton and you can easily wipe them clean or throw them in the wash.  Messy baby bibs are being offered at $15 (original price $24) and lunch bugs are $14 (original price $24)!  They also have a few great-looking placemats and tablecloths.  The tablecloths can double as art mats so your kids can feel free to get messy while experimenting with paint and other media.  It’s a great opportunity to stock up for your children, or for gifts (think Christmas)!  Our household is stockpiled for this year's birthdays and Christmas. :D

Click here for an invitation to join The Mini Social.  Check out their other sales.  They have new and interesting clothing and toys all the time!


training cup

Daily Candy Kids just featured an interesting training cup attachment for toddlers.  It's a BPA-free cap and sleeve that fit onto an 8 oz. canning jar and is spill-resistant, spout-free and valve-free!  You can buy the EIO Kids Cup at The Soft Landing or Mighty Nest.

Image: EIO Kids Cup



We decided that it was high time for more popsicles and made some pomegranate yogurt popsicles based on The Kitchn’s recipe.

This is what ended up working for us:

1 cup of Greek yogurt (we used Fage and Voskos)

1 tablespoon of maple syrup

1 teaspoon of lemon juice

½ cup of POM Wonderful pomegranate cherry juice

1 teaspoon of lemon juice

Mix the first three ingredients in a bowl, then mix the last two ingredients in another bowl.  Alternate pouring each mixture into popsicle molds or ice cube trays, swirl with a toothpick and insert popsicle sticks into each.  Freeze and enjoy on a hot summer day like the ones we've been having!

Needless to say, the starsicles were thoroughly enjoyed by a certain Avery.


forest animal sandwiches

Avery’s lunch consisted of ham and cheddar sandwiches shaped into little woodland animals using these IKEA cookie cutters (they would be great for a themed party!).  The different breads were Ezekiel Bread (which she tends to nibble on for breakfast) and two fresh breads from our favorite local bakery, Cream Pan.  By the way, the arrangement of the sandwiches was Dwell-inspired.  We love DwellStudio!  Avery sniffed the sandwiches, which we thought she would like, but in the end, she ended up gobbling up only the tangerines.  Oh well, sandwiches for another day!


eating time

Read about Rated by Mom's 10 Picks for Toddler Plates here.  My favorite is the Innobaby Din Din Smart™ Stainless Bus Platter!

Image: Innobaby