What to do With All that Popcorn?

Why, wrap it up and serve it for New Year's, of course.

Here's what I did..

Anybody get some of these for Christmas? We got 2...

I put popcorn, M & M's, and a Reese's Mini into each "peanut" cup and put them in a cellophane bag. A pretty festive bow is the finishing touch.

Here is a tutorial about how to make a bowl from an old vinyl record from Fran at Skulls and Ponies. The way she made hers is a little more intense than the way I  made mine.

I put a bowl in the oven at about 300 degrees.. Then put the record on top of the bowl. Within about 15 seconds you will see the record start to droop around the bowl. Really. It is important how the record "droops" because you want it to be rather symmetrical but it wasn't an issue for me. The two bowls I made came out great. It's incredibly fast.

The records I bought at a tag sale for $1. so I didn't mind "melting" them.

All set for the party. The kids will like this, too.

Try melting a vinyl record yourself. It's great fun and it's fun to show people ... (how did you DO that?)

Best wishes,

Happy New Year


Yummy Snowman Cheese Ball for all your winter parties...


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Carol and me
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