2. Figure out how many days it is until your event, and then drop that many Skittles into your Mason Jar. I needed 170.
3. Tie decorations around the neck of the jar. It takes 25 inches of yarn to tie a bow.
Tada! You've now made yourself an edible countdown. Eat one of the Skittles every day just before you brush your teeth at night until there aren't any left.