Get ready for April Fool’s Day

April Fool’s Day is Wednesday and I am trying to remind myself that it will be here soon because my brother always seems to get me with some type of practical joke.  If you are a prankster and this is one of your favorite holidays then here are some ideas to help you plan your fun for the day.

Start with food that will surprise everyone.  Your family or friends might think they are getting a sweet chocolate cupcake but it is actually a Meatloaf Cupcake with mashed potatoes


This Hot Dog recipe will have everyone wondering what the odd ingredient is???


For dessert, serve Baked Potato Ice Cream Sundaes.


Kids will really be confused when they are served these Faux Fish Sticks.


Martha Stewart also has some other great ideas for some practical jokes.


For those of you who love to play pranks to the unsuspecting friends and family, have fun and try to have a little compassion for those of us who can be gullible.

Easter and Spring Wreaths

Wreaths are great to use for decorating inside or outside.  You can hang them in a variety of places or incorporate them into a beautiful tablescape.  Here are some Easter wreaths that will enhance any space.

This Wreath with a Nest will definitely greet guests at your front door.


The Millefleur Wreath creates an English cottage garden look.  If you are crafty, you could make this type of wreath using colorful spring flowers.


I have made a Speckled Egg Wreath like this one from Pier One but unfortunately it was destroyed in our last move and I am running late on making a new one!


I love daisies and these colors are sure to brighten anyone’s day.  This would be great to hang or place on a table with a candle or vase in the middle of it.


I hope these wreaths add a festive touch to your Spring and Easter decor.

Decorating for Easter

Easter is such a fun time to decorate.  Everything is so colorful and vibrant at this time of the year.  Hear are some ideas to help you get started with your Easter decorating.

Use Easter candy to enhance the look of your spring flowers.  This centerpiece uses two vases and brightly colored jelly beans.


Another idea using a vase or jar is this Easter Egg Vase.


This table uses disposable doilies as an elegant cover for your table.


I love this Flower Votive Candle that you can easily make yourself.


This Wheat Grass Centerpiece is a great way to bring the outdoors inside.


Let these ideas inspire you to celebrate the Easter season by brightening your house with spring decorations.

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