DIY Festive Centerpiece: Branch out from conventional tablescapes by using an extra-long tree limb as a platform for displaying ornaments. Simply knot lengths of twine around the branch and hang it from a row of five or six ceiling hooks.
Get a brown paper lunch bag. Add a cup scoop of popcorn kernels to bag. Fold the bag over twice. Stick the bag in the microwave. Set it for 3 minutes on high….BUT…STOP the microwave when the popping slows to one to two pops per second to avoid burning.