Fact: Movie theater snacks cost way too dang much. You think you're safe just getting some Mike and Ike's and a Diet Coke and suddenly, the cashier is like "that will be 25 dollars, ma'am." Sorry, what? But lo and behold! There is apparently a way around this predicament. All you have to do is sneak your own snacks into the movie theater and suddenly your total cost is brought significantly lower. And sure, there are the tried and true sneaking methods that we've all used in the past, but now there's an even better way to get your outside food inside the theater. All it takes is a couple bucks, sheer ingenuity, and a quick jaunt to your local Michael's Crafts.
You have a lot of options when it comes to sneaking food into movie theaters.
There’s the old “stuff it in a bag” maneuver. It works, but it’s not exactly elegant. Plus, you run the risk of errant pieces of candy trickling down your shirt and sprinkling to the ground.
There's also the "Dress your snack up like a baby" method:
But baby carriers are expensive. And honestly, this takes a level of artistry that we don’t have.
Lucky for you, there’s a better way.
It was discovered by Twitter user Angela Brisk, and boy, is it genius.
Once you read this lifehack, you’ll never go back to the old way of doing things.
Ready for it?
First, head to the craft store.
You’re gonna need a styrofoam bowl.
Remember: Bigger is better.
You're totally confused now, right?
We know. Stick with us.
Now, take that styrofoam bowl…