I'm not even going to wait for guesses because I don't believe there's anyway in the world someone who wasn't privy to it's making would guess correctly.
It is a concoction of sugar paste. And why did we make a concoction of sugar paste? Because when you're on vacation in Colorado with my Aunt Patti, you get to do fun things like this:
in an attempt to win the money for making the hummingbird feeder hat from which a hummingbird actually feeds.
And when the dance doesn't work:
and sabotage doesn't work:
you resort to putting sugar paste on your head. But that didn't work either.
Notes for next year: Be sure to put sugarwater and not just water in the hat feeders before sitting on the deck.