While clicking around in the Summer edition of Rhythm of the Home, I came across this awesome idea!! As soon as I saw the photos my heart skipped a beat and I started making a thrift store list for our own mud pie kitchen!!
It didn’t take us long to find just what we needed!!
First, I picked a nice shady spot in our yard. Not too far from the hose and close to lots of dirt and sand, sticks and leaves. All the essentials for good, messy fun. Something my kids love!
Next, we headed to the thrift store to stock our kitchen—think little and cheap. Pots, pans, muffin tins, cups, bowls, silverware…..
These make the perfect little molds and were only 30 to 50 cents a piece! Besides the fact they are pretty and shiny!!
More pretty, shiny, cheap staples that every kitchen must have… a beautiful bright yellow tea pot and pitcher.
The appliances were a little more tricky to find. It took a second trip to the store–but we totally lucked out and found the black shelf marked $5.00 and the little book shelf marked $2.96 and both were half off.
Let me tell you– this has been a bustling kitchen… breakfasts, coffee, lunch and dinner and don’t forget dessert–lots and lots of desserts!!
Oh …and lots of soup
All served on a table the girls made out of some scraps of wood they found above the garage— and then painted with glitter paint. Yes, they are my girls!!
And when the meal is over….you must wash the dishes!
If you need any recipe suggestions, Ginger highly recommends this cook book
What’s cookin’ in your mud pie kitchen?
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