What are those orbs in the snow outside of Kaubashine

What are those orbs in the snow outside of Kaubashine

Walking past Kaubashine these beautiful orbs caught my attention.  I had to stop in and see how they were made

Closer View

Closer View

I realized someone had taken the idea of ice candles we made in buckets to a new level.  What would make them round like this?  Most blog watchers have seen us fill up buckets of water and place them outside over night to make Ice Candles or Illuminaries.  My curiosity was up

Secret Answer

Secret Answer

Mary the ice orb queen had seen our ice candles on her trip a few years ago and did a little investiating on the internet and came up with this new and improved version of our idea.  She had never found a bucket that she was happy with the shape of, so looking around came up with this neat idea.  She used a heavy duty helium ballon the type they put in balloon arrangements and hooked it up to the kitchen sink

Expanding balloon

Expanding balloon

Mary was using green balloons but only brought these pink ones up on vacation.  Look like any body part to you:)  Sure looked like the title of this blog entry to me

Filled and ready for a snowbank

Filled and ready for a snowbank

Tied off and ready to sit outside for about 12 hours.  I suppose for those in a warm climate a freezer would work as well.  Martha Stewart eat your heart out

Hence the title of the blog entry

Hence the title of the blog entry

I would love to know what the people in Shamrock think of the army of pink looking orbs that look like a certain body part. that are surrounding Kaubashine.  Now you know the rest of the story of nipples on ice