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SMURFS: The Lost Village – A Smurf Family Movie Night + Recipe

SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE

A Whole New World Awaits

A Smurfs Family Movie Night Moment

Smurfs The Lost Village

SMURFS: The Lost Village
In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette  and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy, and Hefty on an exciting and thrilling race through the Forbidden Forest filled with magical creatures to find a mysterious lost village before the evil wizard Gargamel does. Embarking on a rollercoaster journey full of action and danger, the Smurfs are on a course that leads to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history!

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I don’t always get excited for animated movies, but when I do the excitement is HUGE. Smurfs was one of my favourite cartoons growing up. I never missed an episode. I would wait not so patiently all week long for Saturday mornings so I could get my weekly Smurf fix.

When I heard about Smurfs: The Lost Village I actually did a small happy dance. To prepare for the new Smurf movie on the Big Screen, I decided to throw a little Smurf party for my boys and I for our weekly movie night. We watched the last Smurf movie on Netflix and had some very appropriate Smurf-approved snacks! What are Smurf-approved snacks? Candied BLUE popcorn of course!

Candied Smurf Popcorn

Its not a movie night without popcorn, and for our popcorn to be Smurf-approved it had to be blue!

To make your own Candied Smurf Popcorn you will need a few simple ingredients that you probably  have in your kitchen already! The recipe I used is similar to the one I use for making caramel popcorn except instead of brown sugar I used white sugar.

Candied Smurf Popcorn

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup popcorn kernels (enough for a good sized bowl full)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp margarine or salted butter
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp water
  • blue food colouring (use more for a more vibrant colour or less for more muted)

Instructions:

  1. Pop your popcorn. Set aside in a bowl or large pot (for mixing).

Candied Smurf Popcorn

In a sauce pan add the rest of the ingredients and melt together over medium heat.

Candied Smurf Popcorn

Boil for 2-3 minutes.

Candied Smurf Popcorn

Pour candy mixture over popcorn and stir well (or you can use a bowl with a tight fitting lid and shake vigorously)

Candied Smurf Popcorn

Store in an air tight container (will keep fresh for a few weeks although its never lasted longer than a day in my house!). Popcorn will be chewy and sweet!

Candied Smurf Popcorn

For more information on Smurfs, you can visit them online or check them out on social media. Look for the #SmurfsMovie hashtag!

Website: http://www.smurfsmovie.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SmurfsMovie/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SmurfsMovie/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/SmurfsMovie/

Smurfs: The Lost Village opens everywhere April 7, 2017.

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Andrea resides in Calgary, Alberta, and is the mom to five boys between the ages of 7-22. Running mainly on coffee and sarcasm, in her spare time she enjoys listening to Canadian Rock, watching Calgary Flames hockey, reading YA Dystopian novels, binge watching 90s television on Netflix, and entering contests.

 


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14 Comments

  1. I will be watching smurfs with my husband because we love the smurfs.

  2. Carrie McCarthy

    I will be watching with my husband and cats!

  3. Carmen Clement

    I will be watching the smurfs with my nephew.

  4. I’ll be watching with my mom and grandma!
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  5. Fiona N

    I will be watching Smurfs: The Lost Village with my nieces and son
    Thank You for the chance!

  6. I would be watching this with my granddaughter

  7. Tonya Mcminn

    I will be watching with my 2 boys and daughter!!

  8. jeremy mclaughlin

    I will be watching this movie with my sons.

  9. Jamie Williams

    My smurf girl and I would be watching together. Being so happy.

  10. beth

    I will watch it with my nieces.

  11. Natalie

    My husband and 2 kids 🙂

  12. I would be watching this with my grandson

  13. Angela Saver

    I will be watching this movie with my daughter! Thanks for the chance at this!

  14. DailyWoman (Lacey)

    I will be watching this with my son.

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