Friday, December 17, 2010

Fruit Wreath

Last year, I was supposed to send fruit to the boy's pre-K class. When the day came, I only had apples and oranges. In an effort to make those frugal fruits look appetizing I created a fruit wreath. This year when the teacher's asked, "What are you going to bring to the party?" I immediately answered, "Fruit Wreath!" The funny thing is that even amidst candy canes and rice krispy treats and cookies and other 100% sugar yummies, these fruit wreathes were gobbled down by the oldest, the boy, and their classmates! Last year's wreath featured a fruit- by-the-foot bow, but the fruit-by-the-foot was not cooperating this morning (could have been that the boy was shaking all the papers out of Bible all over the floor and the 2yo was sticking very expensive stamps to her forehead and the girl was refusing to get dressed for school? Nah!) so the bows for this year's wreathes were plucked off the tree!
Fruit Wreath
Sliced red and green apples
Sliced pears
Sliced oranges
Sliced kiwi
Cherries
Cranberries
(And any other fruit you'd like to add!)
Arrange the apples and pears and oranges in a circle. Stick a cranberry or a cherry on a toothpick and insert the toothpick through layers of apples, pear, and oranges to secure the Enjoy!
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4 comments:

  1. This is such a wonderful idea and thanks for sharing it. I’m having a Christmas Open House…would love to have you join in on the fun. Merry Christmas to you and your family!

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  2. That sounds really light and delicious after all the Christmas sweets. I'd eat this over a cookie any day.

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  3. What a GREAT idea! :) I would have never thought of that!

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  4. You are the wreath queen! I remember you making this last year! (I think I might've been on the phone with you?)

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