Adorable animal alert: chocolate mint turtle cupcakes with York Peppermint Patties and Gummy Sour Poppers

I'm a sucker for any kind of animal cupcake, but one that includes one of my favorite cupcake flavors, chocolate mint, and is extremely adorable, totally wins me over. These green minty treats are by blogger Mrs. Fox's Sweets, via Flickr - visit her blog to find out how to make them. They sound like a perfect project to enjoy with kids. You can also follow Mrs. Fox's Sweets on Facebook, @MrsFoxsSweets on Twitter, and the increasingly popular Pinterest.

Somehow they're still cute even when deconstructed: