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What happens when a mysterious creature shows up in Pixie Hollow? That’s the premise behind Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast, a fun action-adventure family movie now out on DVD. That big and hairy mythical Neverbeast comes to be known as Gruff, and it becomes clear that Tinker Bell and her friends must set out to save him.
Are you thinking your little girl will be excited to watch this movie? Oh yes, she will! My daughter was so happy when I surprised her with a fairy-ific movie night. But she wasn’t the only one. With a few more surprises, there was fun here for even the boys!
For every movie night, you first need a movie. So while at Walmart, I picked up a copy of Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast. It was really easy to find, too, thanks to the in-aisle display near the electronics department.
I also picked up a couple 4.5â€ Tinker Bell dolls, both Tink and Rosetta, so Abby could hold a few of the characters from the movie right in her hands! That was surprise number one.
The next surprise was one that the boys can enjoy, too. Cupcakes! But not just any cupcakes. These cupcakes are Fairy Dust Sugar-Sprinkled Cupcakes.
The Fairy Dust Sugar is very easy to make. Add food coloring to a quarter cup of sugar, I used organic cane sugar. Stir together until it’s well mixed. Then bake for about 10 minutes in a 350 degree oven.
I made aluminum foil â€œboatsâ€ for each color. Once done, break the sugar apart and store in little containers. I used plastic sauce cups.
Then, sprinkle a pinch of Fairy Dust Sugar over the tops of your cupcakes!
These Fairy Dust Sugar-Sprinkled Cupcakes were extra easy, because I used a white box cake mix and store-bought white frosting. The puff of white frosting helps the vibrant colors of the Fairy Dust Sugar really stand out! This would also be such a great girl’s birthday party idea!
Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast was such a good movie. The animation was so vivid and Fawn was hilarious and even Gruff, who started out a bit scary, was actually really adorable. It kept the kids on the edge of their seat! I say kids, because the cupcakes weren’t the only fun part for the boys. Buzz watched the whole thing with us, too.
- white box cake mix and it's needed ingredients
- white frosting
- 1/4 cup cane sugar for each color
- 5-10 drops of food coloring for each color
- Prepare your cupcakes as directed. Once done, sit to cool.
- While cupcakes are cooling, make your Fairy Dust Sugar. Combine 1/4 cup of cane sugar for each color with 5-10 drops of your choice of food coloring until you achieve the desired color. Stir and mix well.
- Pour into aluminum foil boats.
- Bake at 350 for 10 minutes.
- When done, break apart with a fork and store in containers.
- Frost cupcakes. Sprinkle with just a pinch of Fairy Dust Sugar.