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Have a spooky good time making popcorn ball spiders!

Fall time is fun time and I love looking for fun ideas to do with my family.  These popcorn spiders are simple and fun to make!  They make great party favors and are easy to create with your children.  Of course they should always be supervised.

I used this simple recipe I found on chow.com



If you use less popcorn, you can just reduce your ingredient portions.  I used 3 cups of popcorn, so I just divided all of my ingredients by 3.

To make the color of my spiders, I used both green and red food coloring and put a few drops of each in the bowl after applying  the binding ingredient and mixing it thoroughly.

To form my ball I used my Goodcook.com Popcorn baller.  It is so simple to use and makes great popcorn balls!  It also keeps my hands from getting sticky!



For the spider legs I used licorice sticks.  Simply poke a toothpick into one end of the licorice and insert it into your popcorn ball. (repeat for all legs)  (Please supervise children and remove toothpicks before serving)

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Fall Inspired

Fall is my favorite time of year.  There is so much to do and see.

I've been scouring the internet for Fall items that I think are fun and worth sharing.  Here are a few that caught my eye. I hope you enjoy them.

The Pumpkin Express Train available from the Oriental Trading Company


Fun decorating idea  from Marthastewart.com


Fall inspired front porch decorating  from Front Porch Ideas and more


Delicious Apple Crisp  from Allrecipes.com


Fun craft ideas from Craftjr.com

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