Wednesday, April 30, 2008

May Day

I hesitated,...then decided after reading the Laudry Pile today....that May Day is worth blogging twice in one day for! :)

Only because if I wait until tomorrow, it will look like I forgot...which, for once, I didn't!!

I somehow managed to stumble across this blog... and thought I'd share her craftiness with you all. There is a fantastic download there for you to print off your own and copy.... it's so easy and adorable.

We aren't putting real flowers in them. We are filling the cones with yummies and goodies young children in the neighborhood will love.

Oh... and how do I get this done in the midst of my crazy week? Aunt Shanda...and Gramma of course. After school Em's been going over there to, as my dad would say "git er done!".

If you're new to May Day, you should definately try it. I spent a bunch of my childhood in the Bay Area in California and we didn't do this stuff. It wasn't until I had kids that my MIL introduced me to it.

Fill your cups with candy and popcorn and fun little goodies... drop it off at the friends and neighbors house....ring the doorbell... and run like the dickens. Our rule is that if you catch someone dropping off a May basket, you have to try to catch them and kiss them. We don't usually practice this on unsuspecting neighbor kids...mostly just my nephews who are always afraid of kisses.

7 comments:

Beefy said...

OK! Thanks for the boost to go for May Day!

melanie said...

i have been thinkin all day that it is the 29th. my kids would have beat me up if i would have forgotten. uh oh. thanks.

ann said...

We made ours tonite! We just did plastic cups with pipecleaners for handles. I made a bunch for Eric to take to work too. NOBODY around here has ever heard of May Baskets, or May Day, which is actually the National Day of Prayer. I was so bummed that I couldn't find rootbeer barrels. Remember those? They don't seem to be around anymore.

Heth said...

The polka dot paper almost brought me to tears. SO stinking cute. I love crafty websites.

Diana said...

Momzie was telling about the catch and kiss part!! I missed something! Oh to be young again and live in your neighborhood....

Beefy said...

Tagged ya!

Angela said...

Tagged you!