Wednesday, March 9, 2011

for the birds

the kiddos and i made sweet bird treats today.

the recipe was halved and honey replaced corn syrup. we had a hard time getting the "cookies" out so we left the cutters on while they warmed in the oven, then placed them in the freezer for ease of removal.

three-year-old bubby also took photos of the bird treats with his camera, which i thought was super cute. then we watched beepers, tweeters and peckers (lol!) and did bird dances. fun day.=)


  1. Oh! I love adorable. Sounds like a lovely way to spend a day. Lucky birds. :)

  2. You are going to have some really happy birds.

  3. These are so cute, Kelli! This would be perfect project to do with the grandkids!

  4. A nice little project for kids. I love them and so will the birds!!! :)

  5. Awesome Kelli! A perfect post for this time of year. I think there are some hungry birds pretty happy that you've inspired us all with this idea.

  6. What a cute idea!! ♥ Love it!!!

  7. Is it weird that I want to eat one of your bird treats?

    What a happy day! I can totally envision the fun you had.

  8. I love the shapes. Very cute your 3 year old taking photos like mom.


  9. The birds in your hood are the luckiest ever!

  10. Okay this is the cutest thing ever. My daughter will love this. I am going to have to make them. Only one much snow. Maybe in a couple of weeks. Love it.

  11. Sooo cute! I can't wait to make them with Alaina. xoxo

  12. That's a excelent idea of yours using cute animal-shaped cookie cutters, Kelli, thanks for sharing!


  13. What an adorable idea! I love birds!! I'm going to have to make these, great project!

  14. thanks, julia!

    jane, i didn't make these for my birds yet. there aren't many trees around so i just sprinkle the seeds on the lawn.

    lisa, they had a lot of fun mixing (and trying to taste) the batter!=)

    hi katrina! thanks for stopping by!=)

    veganlisa, the kids have birds hanging out in their yard all day, waiting for bread crusts. i think they'll enjoy these snacks more.=)

    thanks, ashley! i can't take full credit - i got the idea from the website i linked to for the recipe.=)

    kt - the kids were in agreeance.=)

    brenda - like his nanny.=) i don't have any kiddos of my own, yet...?=)

    bitt, =)

    sasha, wishing you warmer days!

    anony, she will love it.

    cosmic, thanks lovie!

    lauren, if you do i'd love to see pictures!=)

  15. There you go again with those creative juices! Lucky birds.

  16. Too fun! Great idea to make these with the kiddos. You're making friends with the birdies - they'll be very happy. :)

  17. So cute! I totally want to make these and dangle them outside my windows so Pixi can be entertained by the birdies! Also, HI!!! I'm catching up on everyone's blogs again after taking a blog hiatus all winter :)

  18. clint, i was inspired by another blogger.=)

    heidi, we watch the birdies every time i'm there, the kids, me, and oscar the cat. i wish i knew what kind they were. i refer to them as the black ones and the red ones. hehe.

    nikki! so happy you're here! i imagine pixi would be very entertained, but if she's anything like biggles was in her youth, she'll want to go out and catch 'em!

  19. That looks like so much fun!! Thanks for sharing this. Will have to look at your source of inspiration.
    Peace and Raw Health,

  20. Hi Lovely, This is such a great idea...Lucky Birds ♥


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