Made of clay terracotta, the Brown Sugar Mrs. Gingerbread Girl will keep your brown sugar soft and moist. Brown sugar is known to get hard and people have tried different methods throughout the years to solve this problem. To use the Brown Sugar Mrs. Gingerbread Girl, simply soak it in warm water for 20 minutes, then place it in your the brown sugar container. It will keep brown sugar moist for approximately three to six months, depending on the climate. When brown sugar begins to get hard again, simply take the Brown Sugar Mrs. Gingerbread Girl out and repeat the soaking process. The Brown Sugar Mrs. Gingerbread Girl can be used over and over again. Unlike other methods of keeping brown sugar moist, such as apples, bread or other degradable materials, the Brown Sugar Gingerbread Girl has the distinct advantage of not crumbling and intermixing with the sugar and not contaminating it with unwanted odors or particles. Brown Sugar Gingerbread Girl will even keep your cakes, cookies, raisins and other dried fruits moist. When dried in the oven, then cooled and placed in a sealed container, Brown Sugar Gingerbread Girl with keep spices and salt dry, and keep crackers and chips crispy. Environmentally friendly and reusable. Made in Canada.