Family Fun: April Fool!

Planning ahead for tomorrow…. It’s April Fool’s, you know. I would love to try all this fake food, but I know from experience, my kids don’t always respond well to being tricked, at least not where food is concerned. It’s bound to end up with someone pouting. And for me, that’s no fun.

I’d rather April Fool’s be about something that will make everyone smile.

So, for us it’s going to be backwards eating! We’ll have dessert for breakfast: apple pie and homemade ice cream. And, we’ll have breakfast for dinner: eggs, bacon, potatoes and donuts!

And for kicks, I’ll hide a few dollars this way.

For inspiration, check out this list of the Top 100 April Fool’s Day Hoaxes of All Time.

What kind of spoof do you have planned?

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  1. What a really cute idea! I hadn’t even considered doing something like this for April Fools Day! I’ll have to go think about this. 🙂 Thanks for posting!
    I have just recently found your blog and have been doing the URS. I love it here!

  2. Snow White says:

    what a fun idea! I’m sure your family will hardly be able to wait for next year 🙂

  3. CountryMama@The Cozy Country Home says:

    We’re doing the same thing! My kids don’t eat apple pie, so I’m making chocolate cake for bfast. Hey…it was good enough for the Huxtable kids…remember that episode? Dad is great…he gives us chocolate cake!! He has a valid point…it has eggs, milk, flour, etc…Hee hee! Oh…and for a joke on my husband, I’m sewing all of his boxer briefs together…just a stitch or two, each waistband to the bottom of another pair, so they make one big row…like a laundry line. He should find that hilarious at 5:30am, right??!!

  4. Katie @ goodLife {eats} says:

    I love your idea! I was hoping hubby’s business trip would be an april fools joke, but it’s very doubtful!

  5. Together We Save says:

    Sounds like a fun idea. Thanks for making me think about April Fool’s Day.

  6. Vincetastic says:

    This is a great post, those fake foods are awesome. April fool’s day is one of my favorite, I always try to come up with something new each year. Here are some of my favorite hoaxes that I draw inspiration from, you can vote on your favorite:

  7. Thanks for the April Fool’s Day dinner idea. We had breakfast for dinner. The donuts were the incentive that motivated everyone to finish their eggs and potatoes.
    Oh and I added a plastic cockroach onto my husband’s plate of food. I had a fabulous laugh at dinner.

  8. Dear Friends, Happy Fool’s Day!

    A man speaks frantically into the phone, “My wife is pregnant, and her contractions are only two minutes apart!”
    “Is this her first child?” the doctor queries.
    “No, you idiot!” the man shouts. “This is her husband!”
    A woman got on a bus holding a baby.
    The bus driver said, “That’s the ugliest baby I’ve ever seen.”
    In a huff, the woman slammed her fare into the fare box and took an aisle seat near the rear of the bus.
    The man seated next to her sensed that she was agitated and asked her what was wrong.
    “The bus driver insulted me,” she fumed.
    The man sympathized and said, “Why, he’s a public servant and shouldn’t say things to insult passengers.”
    “You’re right,” she said. “I think I’ll go back up there and give him a piece of my mind.”
    “That’s a good idea,” the man said. “Here, let me hold your monkey.”

    Happy April Fool’s Day!

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