Cut the top of a crew sock off. Turn sock inside out, attach a rubber band to top of the sock. Turn sock right-side out again. Fill with rice. Pack it down to make a round base. Rubber band the top of the sock closed, another band for head. Now, decorate!
With its 24 openings, a mini-muffin pan makes a perfect base for a treat-filled Advent calendar. Because the numbered coverings are held on by magnets, youll be able to bake with the pan again after Christmas