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May Baskets—A Sweet Surprise!

May Baskets—A Sweet Surprise!

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beautiful bouquet of bright wildflowers in basket, isolated onLooking for a fun family activity with an element of service and surprise? May baskets are a charming way to celebrate the coming of spring while spreading a little joy to friends and neighbors. Plus, kids of all ages can enjoy this activity! The concept is simple: on May 1st, the giver leaves a small basket of flowers or goodies on a friend’s doorstep or front doorknob, then rings the doorbell and runs away and ducks out of sight. The friend opens the door to find the “anonymous” surprise left behind. (In theory, it’s entirely anonymous but realistically, the fun of surprising someone usually results in so much giggling that nobody stays hidden for long.)

Rolli™ – A line of rolling stamps from Funnybone Muse

Rolli™ – A line of rolling stamps from Funnybone Muse

Funnybone Muse is a company founded in 2014 by the creators of Funnybone Toys, the game and toy design company that sprang into life in 2012, creating products that have won nearly 20 awards among them. Funnybone Muse features products that do not fall into the “toy” or “game” categories. All products focus on the…

A Time For Thanks!

A Time For Thanks!

November is a great time to teach your kids to be thankful and appreciative.  Most likely many of you will be visiting with friends and family this holiday season, which always calls for our best manners.  This time of year, we all have things to be thankful for that we might take for granted.  Take…