Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Did you know that today is Dr. Seuss's birthday?  Dr. Seuss is a popular guy at our house.  Some of our favorite books are….

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I thought, for fun, I would make a fun dinner in honor of his birthday.  I found this idea for making “Cat in the Hat” Pizzas, here.  Jeremy was working late, so I needed a fun and easy dinner and this seemed to fit the bill. 

First, I took a pre-made pizza crust and cut it into six pieces.  I shaped each piece to look like a top hat.IMG_4559 I then spread the pizza sauce on.  Gavin seemed pretty intrigued with this step. IMG_4560 Next came the mozzarella cheese – my favorite part of the pizza!IMG_4561 Next, I took some turkey pepperoni, cut each in half, and made strips like those on the hat of “The Cat in the Hat.”IMG_4565 IMG_4562 IMG_4563

I had some great little helpers and quality control experts.  :)IMG_4567 These are the finished pizzas.  They aren’t very pretty, but they were yummy.  The kids (well, Mikayla, since Gavin eats nothing other than quesadilla, grilled cheese and chicken nuggets) enjoyed the pizzas.

To round out the day, we read “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish” for a bedtime story.  Thanks Dr. Seuss for all of the giggles and cuddle moments with my children!!